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'Indira Gandhi considered military strike on Pakistan nuke sites'
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'Indira Gandhi considered military strike on Pakistan nuke sites'

Returning to power in 1980, the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had considered a military strike on Pakistan’s nuclear installations to prevent it from acquiring weapons capabilities, a declassified Central Intelligence Agency document has claimed. Such a consideration by the then Indian Prime Minister was being made when the US was in an advanced stage of providing its fighter jets F-16 to Pakistan, says the September 8, 1981, document titled ‘India’s Reaction to Nuclear ... Rediff.com, 1 day ago
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Modi slams Congress, says Emergency was one of India's darkest periods

On the 40th anniversary of Emergency, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hit out at the Indira Gandhi government, saying that the nation was bound with chains and turned into a jail then due to ‘lust for power’. A day after Union Cabinet chaired by him decided to set up a national memorial for socialist icon Jai Prakash Narayan in his birthplace in Bihar, the prime minister said that the memorial will always be an inspiration to democracy-loving citizens of the country.
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'Sonia and Rajiv had no role in the Emergency'

‘I do not think Rajiv Gandhi at that stage had any influence on his mother. Indira Gandhi relied totally on Sanjay and she looked upon him as a dependable son’ ‘What really affected people and eventually Indira Gandhi was the sterilisation drive. She lost so badly in north India because of these drives’ ‘She is the one who has given this aura of ‘the family’ to the Gandhis’ The second and final part of veteran journalist Coomi Kapoor's, whose book ...
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'Emergency was a time when everyone was scared'

‘Overall responsibility must be taken by Indira because she was the one who gave the order’ ‘Indira was a strong and ruthless leader and Indians admire strong leaders’ ‘I do not think that many young people really know what happened’ Veteran journalist Coomi Kapoor, whose book The Emergency: A Personal Account was published recently, speaks to Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com about Independent India’s darkest phase. An archival image of former prime minister ...
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'Modi has set right his and India's image abroad'

‘To see editors calling themselves great intellectuals saying what Rahul Gandhi says, speaks of their credibility’ ‘You take any measure by Narendra Modi; it is not intended for today’s results; the result will be permanent’ ‘What Modi has achieved in 365 days in terms of India’s strategic relationship and economic benefits from abroad is unbelievable’ Swadeshi economist, columnist and chartered accountant S Gurumurthy speaks to Shobha Warrier ...
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Review: Manjhi The Mountain Man is watchable for Nawaz. And Nawaz alone.

Manjhi The Mountain Man carries much promise but it is flimsily executed, feels Sukanya Verma. There’s a wondrous quality to grand gestures, hyperboles holding true and against-all-odds triumph. With so much to be disappointed about and so little inspiration, any shred of truth in extraordinary achievements and impressive individuals infuses hope.  Such magnificent reality carries much promise on celluloid. At least, director Ketan Mehta seems convinced of its potential considering ...
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The people are silent

We’re behaving like frogs in warm water. We swim around untroubled, cooled by our faith in Indian liberal democracy. We are blind to the bubbles popping around us, the bubbles warning of fundamental changes, says Mihir S Sharma. India’s decades of liberal democracy have rightly been described as a “miracle”. In a country so complex, so divided, the odds were always against the success of liberal democratic institutions. And the success of democratisation has been about ...
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Margaret Thatcher wanted to prosecute Sikh who incited Indira’s killing

London: Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher wanted to take legal action against a UK-based Sikh separatist leader accused of inciting Indira Gandhi’s assassination but failed to comply with India’s request to deport him due to British law ...
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MNREGA world's largest public works programme: World Bank

India's rural employment guarantee programme Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Gurantee Act has been ranked as the world's largest public works programme, providing social security net to almost 15 per cent of the country's population, the World Bank has said. India is among the five middle-income countries running the world's largest social safety net programmes, said a World Bank Group's report 'The State of Social Safety Nets 2015'. "The world's five largest social safety net ...
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One more Vypam death; Jabalpur Medical College dean found dead in Delhi hotel

New Delhi: In one more death related to the Madhya Pradesh Vyapam Scam, the dean of Jabalpur’s Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, Dr Arun Sharma, was found dead at a Delhi hotel on Sunday morning.Sharma's body was found in the Uppal Hotel near ...
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