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May 28, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Falkland War Rages

May 27, 2022 11:20 pm

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has said that Britain's landing forces were moving forward from their position around St Carlos. Speaking in Parliament, she said that our forces are moving forward on the bridgehead.

May 19, 1982, Forty Years Ago: State Polls

May 18, 2022 11:09 pm

The Congress (I) is facing its toughest challenge since it returned to power in 1980 when about 52 million voters line up at the polling booth on May 19 to elect state governments in Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, West Bengal and Kerala.

May 6, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Pressure On UK

May 05, 2022 10:37 pm

Amid international pressure to end the fighting for the Falkland Islands, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher had a meeting with her war cabinet to discuss the loss of the destroyer H M S Sheffield knocked down by Argentine forces with at least 30 killed.

April 27, 1982, Forty Years Ago: UK’s Assault

April 26, 2022 11:44 pm

She said some 180 Argentines have been taken prisoners during the assault that began on April 25 with a landing on the largest port, Grytviken followed by the securing of the Leith labour on April 26.

January 15, 1982, Forty Years Ago: 20 Point Programme

January 14, 2022 11:34 pm

🔴 The PM announced a recast and redefined 20 point programme. Mrs Gandhi shared the details of the programme while marking two years in office since her return to power.

May 20, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Protesters Differ

May 19, 2021 10:57 pm

While AASU President Prafulla Kumar Mahanta said nothing new had emerged in the talks, AAGSP convenor said that the talks had progressed satisfactorily.

April 17, 1981, Forty Years Ago: The Afghan Plan

April 17, 2021 2:25 am

Speaking at the Central Hall of Parliament, she said her government was ready to join with others, including Afghanistan’s neighbours and permanent members of the Security Council, on how these plans would be achieved.

April 16, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Indira-Thatcher meet

April 15, 2021 11:20 pm

The two prime ministers met for 90 minutes without aides and later led their deliberations at the formal talks.

Explained: What Margaret Thatcher said in 1985 about media coverage of terrorism

October 17, 2019 7:00 am

NSA Doval mentioned former British PM while discussing role of media in fight against terrorism. From the archives, excerpts from a speech by Thatcher on terrorism and media.

Factbox: Female face of Britain 40 years after Iron Lady

May 03, 2019 7:24 pm

On Friday's anniversary of her landmark 1979 victory, here are six ways that women's representation, rights and roles have developed since Thatcher changed British politics.