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The 44th amendment ensured democracy's survival in India: Shanti Bhushan
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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 ... Livemint.com, 1 week 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 Hindu15 hours 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 Journal3 days ago Revisiting unsung heroes who defied Emergency  New Delhi Pioneer5 days 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 Magazine3 days ago
Firstpost.com

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.com1 week 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 Post1 week ago

Emergency: All you need to know

Indira Gandhi with her son Rajiv, who became prime minister after her assination in 1984. The Relateds On the 40th anniversary of the Emergency, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to describe the nearly two year period as "one ...
 India Today1 week 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 Today1 week ago Indira Gandhi had typed her resignation after Allahabad HC order  Central Chronicle1 week ago
Deccan Chronicle

Emergency in the newsroom

Nothing energises a news room as much as a cataclysmic event. The Emergency clamped on the country late on the night of June 25-26, 1975, merited such a description. Jayaprakash Narayan, universally known by his initials JP, the messiah of several ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 week ago
Indian Express

June 25, Forty Years Ago: Conditional stay

A look at the front page of The Indian Express, published on June 15, Forty Years Ago. Indira Gandhi will not have the right to vote in the Lok Sabha until the court disposes of her appeal against the Allahabad High Court judgment, but she can ...
 Indian Express1 week ago June 23, Forty Years Ago: Do or die  Indian Express1 week ago When darkness descended at noon  Mid Day1 week ago June 22, Forty Years Ago: Indira hatao  Indian Express1 week ago
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