Forty Years Ago

Forty Years Ago News

Forty Years Ago, September 20, 1979: Congress Exodus

The Indian Express front page on September 20, 1979

Forty Years Ago, September 19, 1979: Taraki Killed

The Indian Express front page on September 19, 1979


Forty Years Ago, September 18, 1979: Fight Hindu Rashtra

Janata Party president Chandra Shekhar felt that there is bound to be a clash between the party and the RSS if the latter decides to be a political party.

Forty Years Ago, September 17, 1979: Afghan Prez Resigns

The Indian Express front page on September 17, 1979

Forty Years Ago, September 16, 1979: No One-day Poll

The Indian Express' front page on September 16, 1979

September 14, 1979, Forty Years Ago

The situation aggravated with IOC employees from Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Goa joining the countrywide strike.


Forty years ago, September 12, 1979: Advani on Indira

Advani, former Information and Broadcasting Minister, said she wanted from the people endorsement of what she did during the Emergency — something the people had refused in 1977.

Forty years ago, September 11, 1979: Clamping down press

Participating in a meet-the-press programme of the Bombay Union of Journalists, Mrs Gandhi said that all countries had some kind of censorship or the other.

Forty Years Ago, August 31, 1979: UP Drought

After the flood ravages of mid-July in five districts, Rajasthan now faces famine in a vast area because of a severe drought.

August 26, 1979, Forty Years Ago: President Vs Janata

A large number of Congressmen feel there should be a total change in the Congress leadership.