Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022

Ronald Reagan


November 14, 1982, Forty Years Ago: 390 Akalis arrested

November 14, 2022 5:28 am

A series of explosions rocked Punjab during the last 36 hours while the state government swung into action to round up middle rung Akali leaders as a step to foil their plan to protest in New Delhi during the Asian Games.

October 20, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Tension in Amritsar

October 19, 2022 11:26 pm

Shoot-at-sight orders were issued in Amritsar by the deputy commissioner, Sardar Singh. The official statement said that the order was issued in the city in view of the violent clashes between police and Akali supporters in the vicinity of the Golden Temple.

In US security strategy, China 'only competitor', India key partner

October 14, 2022 2:09 pm

The National Security Strategy lists the security concerns and challenges of the US and the plans to deal with them. A year and a half into its term, the Biden administration's latest NSS spoke of a "decisive decade".

How Reagan and Bush overcame skepticism to collaborate with Gorbachev

August 31, 2022 1:40 pm

First Reagan and then Bush came to view Gorbachev as an authentic agent of change and a trustworthy interlocutor who could at last help end the 4-decade-old, nuclear-armed Cold War.

August 26, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Assam Talks

August 25, 2022 10:33 pm

Tripartite talks on the foreigners in Assam got off to a hopeful start with the unanimous acceptance of a formula for the detection of foreigners.

Explained: Who is John Hinckley, the man who almost killed Ronald Reagan, but will soon be free?

June 03, 2022 2:34 pm

Forty-one years after he attempted to assassinate former United States President Ronald Reagan, John Hinckley Jr. is set to be released unconditionally from supervision under court orders. Who is Hinckley, and how did he come to be freed from these restrictions?

May 13, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Falkland Battle

May 12, 2022 10:55 pm

Two Argentine military planes were shot while attacking a British ship off the disputed Falkland Islands, the Defence Ministry announced. The ministry spokesperson reporting the action said three planes attacked the ship.

November 19, 1981, Forty Years Ago: ESMA In Assam

November 19, 2021 5:06 am

The Centre invoked the sweeping powers given to it by the Essential Services Maintenance Act after a meeting of the Union Cabinet.

May 28, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Assam Talks Drag On

May 27, 2021 11:03 pm

They hold the view that no useful purpose will be served by holding talks with officials.

Trump’s travel ban not a first, US immigration laws go as far as 1798

June 27, 2017 7:04 pm

Following the Iranian hostage crisis in 1979, President Jimmy Carter severed diplomatic relations with Iran and enacted a law to ban Iranians from entering the US in 1980. The present partially-approved travel ban initiated by President Donald Trump also includes Iran.