Anant Patwardhan's film Prisoners of Conscience on political prisoners of the Emergency The dawn of the Seventies. The promise of Independence, and the hope of a socialist, welfare state, stood discredited. A young nation was confronting its ... Indian Express, 1 month ago
Indira Gandhi addresses the nation in August 1975. She announced the Emergency in a similar address on June 26. (Below) The Indian Express of June 27. What was the Emergency? Early on June 26, 1975, President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed drew on ...Financial Express, 2 months ago
Every generation has a moment that awakens its political consciousness; ours was the declaration of Emergency, 40 years ago today. I was a schoolboy at that time. Our concerns that year were adolescent: convincing our parents to buy us a pair of ...Livemint.com, 2 months ago
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