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August 7, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Sanjay Crash Probe

August 07, 2021 12:41 am

This is the finding of the departmental inquiry by the inspector of accident, after a nearly a year-long investigation.

Forty Years Ago: June 30, 1980

June 30, 2020 12:05 am

A Kabul report reaching New Delhi on Friday said that Afghan army mutineers had killed 10 Soviet troops in an encounter following the rebellion. However, sources here said the embassy's account did not cite casualties.

Forty years ago: July 24, 1978

July 24, 2018 12:33 am

A two-day international conference called for the establishment of a zone of peace in the Indian Ocean and for a nuclear-free zone in the South Pacific.

May 25, 1978, Forty Years Ago: Fernandes Case

May 24, 2018 11:31 pm

On May 25, 1978, Justice Shah rejected an application filed by counsel for four Karnataka police officers seeking a short adjournment of the inquiry into the alleged illegal detention and torture of Lawrence Fernandes, brother of George Fernandes.

Mother's Day 2018: From Indira Gandhi to Sheila Dikshit, here are some powerful politician moms

May 13, 2018 5:39 pm

The history of women in Indian politics goes back to more than a hundred years. Even before the constitution of India guaranteed the women the right to vote, many of them tried their best to make a difference and they did succeed.

February 26, 1978, Forty Years Ago

February 26, 2018 1:30 am

Voters in five states — Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Assam and Meghalaya — and the UT of Arunachal Pradesh, turned up in large numbers to choose their governments.

June 3, 1976, Forty Years Ago: Sanjay For USSR

June 03, 2016 12:35 am

Sanjay Gandhi was set to visit Tashkent.

March 21, 1976, Forty Years Ago: Discipline Must

March 21, 2016 12:19 am

Discipline, Mrs Gandhi said, was not regimentation but the ability to look beyond the interest of one’s group to the larger interests of the country.

March 8, 1976, Forty Years Ago: Sanjay’s Rules

March 08, 2016 12:00 am

Gandhi wanted all progress reported straight to the pradesh Congress president. More action and less talk was urgently required

Forty Years Ago: Sanjay in Bihar

September 14, 2015 12:30 am

PM Indira Gandhi said the law must enable political institutions to be resilient and responsive to new situations.


Sanjay Gandhi's birth anniversary: His unseen pictures with Nehru, Indira, Varun, Rajiv

December 14, 2015 3:19 pm

Sanjay Gandhi was born on December 14, 1946 and was a dominant figure in the Indian political scenario. He died in a plane crash on 23 June 1980 while he was flying a new aircraft of the Delhi Flying club.