President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed in his Independence Day address said that the Emergency was a “passing phase” and cautioned that liberty should never be allowed to “degenerate into licence”. He said the imposition of the Emergency was warranted and ... MSN India, 2 weeks ago
August 15 Forty Years Ago: Emergency On Independence Day - Indian Express, 2 weeks ago
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On 25 June, 1975, then India President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed under India Gandhi declared a state of emergency. All the fundamental rights were suspended, politicians arrested and a heavy censorship was imposed on the media. Here's a look at how the newspapers ...First Post.com, 2 months ago Celebrate the true meaning of freedom, say India's top artists Hindustan Times, 2 weeks ago India in turmoil The Hindu, 2 months ago
JORHAT, July 18 - The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has selected two scientists - Dr Badal Bhattacharyya and Dr Satyendra Kumar Dutta of the Assam Agricultural University (AAU) - for the prestigious Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Award, 2014. Dr ...The Assam Tribune, 1 month ago
NEW DELHI: The first six Presidents of Independent India received 263 mercy petitions from those who were on death row, of which only one was rejected and the rest commuted to life imprisonment. The only rejection of a mercy petition was by Dr ...Times of India, 21 hours ago Death sentence of 306 convicts commuted by successive prezs Millennium Post, 21 hours ago Mercy pleas of 306 death row convicts accepted by presidents Siasat Daily, 1 day ago
according to a meticulously designed plan hatched by some high ranking persons of the then BNP-led government. They allegedly conspired to annihilate their political rivals and engaged Islamic militant mercenaries to carry it out. The militants ...Bangladesh Daily Star, 1 week ago
It was only in the news of her death that most Indians learnt Suvra Mukherjee's name though she had been married to President Pranab Mukherjee for almost 59 years. She passed away on 18 August. Mukherjee had been unwell for quite some time and ...Livemint.com, 2 weeks ago This Can Happen Only In India OpEd Eurasia Review, 4 weeks ago This can happen only in India South Asia Monitor, 4 weeks ago
Princeton's Physicist Extraordinaire Professor Zahid Hasan with other Princeton scientists who worked on the experiment in which the quantum Hall effect was seen in a material without the presence of an applied magnetic field. Photo: Brian Wilson ...Bangladesh Daily Star, 2 weeks ago
Pranab Mukherjee's role in deciding Yakub's petition raises fresh questions on powers of President's office
The statues of President Mukherjee and his predecessors at the Rashtrapati Bhavan museum. (Source: Express photo by Renuka Puri) In parliamentary democracy, the presidency is higher on symbolism than real powers. However, as the mourning for ...Indian Express, 1 month ago
Sheela Jaywant Two days after President Kalam died I asked my class what they knew about him. Blank stares greeted me (that's the norm when I ask anything). You had a day off, I prompted them. Why? One hesitant hand was raised. A cautious ...Navhind Times, 1 month ago
APJ Abdul Kalam— farzana versey.blogspot.in INDIA has announced a seven-day mourning for its former president APJ Abdul Kalam. As TV channels paid rich tributes to the People's President, they all but blacked out news of a militant attack in ...New Age Bangladesh, 1 month ago A President And A Yogi: Abdul Kalam's Symbolism Counter Currents, 1 month ago What bothers me about APJ Abdul Kalam—and the way he is being mourned Quartz, 1 month ago Kalam dies a teacher's death Calcutta Telegraph, 1 month ago
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