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The 44th amendment ensured democracy's survival in India: Shanti Bhushan

The 44th amendment ensured democracy's survival in India: Shan...

New Delhi: Shanti Bhushan, a senior advocate in the Supreme Court, represented Raj Narain in the case against then prime minister Indira Gandhi, accusing her of corrupt electoral practices. The Allahabad high court on 12 June 1975 found Gandhi ..., 2 months ago

Conditional GST, says Cong

The Congress has put conditions for passing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) which the party believes is political in nature. The conditions are in addition to the four points articulated by former finance minister P Chidambaram. Congress leaders expect the government should reach out to it otherwise it will not get support on GST, a senior leader of Congress on condition of anonymity, said. The Prime Minister's speech in Abu Dhabi and Dubai blaming the Congress (without naming it) for the ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

The intriguing politics of postage stamps

Postage stamps depicting former Prime Ministers Indira Gandhi and her son Rajiv Gandhi are to be phased out. Instead, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance government wants to popularise postage stamps that depict ...
 Business Standard India3 weeks ago Emergency: All you need to know  India Today2 months ago

Preparations in full swing as PM Modi set to visit Bihar on July 25

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Patna, July 19 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Bihar for the first time since the Lok Sabha polls on July 25. Modi will be attending functions ...
 HT Syndication1 month ago

India in turmoil

In June 1975, citizens of India woke up to a state of Emergency. All freedom was taken away and the country was fettered. In India, the term Emergency refers to the 21-month period between June 25, 1975, and March 21, 1977, when civil liberties ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Emergency's real essence lost

12:04 am Watching clips from an old documentary on the Emergency, on the occasion of its 40th anniversary, my wife pointed to a rotund man with long sideburns standing next to the unmistakable figure of Raj Narain—the socialist troublemaker whose ...
 The Freepress Journal1 month ago Revisiting unsung heroes who defied Emergency  New Delhi Pioneer2 months ago

Emergency? So what?

Mehru Jaffer Lucknow In June 1975, I was a cub reporter at The Pioneer , the historic daily published from Lucknow. When I go back to that time to recall my reaction when the then President of India declared a state of Emergency in the country ...
 HardNews Magazine2 months ago

Vajpayee, RSS cowered before Indira: BJP can't ignore Subramanian Swamy's account of the Emergency

What has been true of every anniversary of the Emergency will also be of the 40th RSS-BJP leaders will recount tales of resistance they mounted against the authoritarianism of Indira Gandhi. But what they will not talk about, or counter, are the ...
 Firstpost.com2 months ago
Jagran Post

Emergency: Decoding the darkest period of Indian democracy

1. The foundation for the Emergency was laid when the Allahabad High Court rendered Indira Gandhi’s re-election to the Lok Sabha in 1971 null and void on the grounds of electoral malpractices leveled against her by Raj Narain, who had lost the Rae ...
 Jagran Post2 months ago
India Today

Indira was relieved after 1977 poll defeat: RK Dhawan

RK Dhawan was then PM Indira Gandhi€s private secretary when the Emergency was imposed in 1975. The Relateds Former prime minister Indira Gandhi seemed visibly relieved when she was told that she had lost the 1977 general election, her ...
 India Today2 months ago Indira Gandhi had typed her resignation after Allahabad HC order  Central Chronicle2 months ago The scars of Emergency  Livemint.com2 months ago
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