Shortly after the Congress party's debacle in the 1977 Lok Sabha election, I asked Indira Gandhi why she had gone to the polls if the signs were not propitious. She turned her large eyes on me in surprise to exclaim artlessly, One doesn't hold ... Open, 3 weeks ago
kherjee understands that time can be both ruthless and kind. So, his take on the Emergency; on the rise, fall and rise of Indira Gandhi; of factionalism in the Congress through the 1970s; and of the suicidal Janata Party months has come at a time ...New Delhi Pioneer, 3 weeks ago
In the Trinamool Congress, it does not take long to figure out which way your fortunes are swinging. Transport Minister Madan Mitra knew what lay in store for him days before he was arrested in the Saradha Chit Fund scam case on December 13. He had ...The Week, 1 month ago
Pranab Mukherjee with Indira Gandhi in 1983. Photo: KK Chawla/Hindustan Times It is fashionable to describe 6 December 1992 as the end of the Nehruvian age. The demolition of a mosque in a small town in northern India signalled the death of ...Livemint.com, 1 month ago
Receiving some Rs 9 crore in tin boxes from then SBI chairman, impounding of his passport when he had none and running a raid raj - President Pranab Mukherjee faced too many allegations and barbs from within and outside Congress soon after the lifting of ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
NEW DELHI: Former union minister Jaswant Singh, who was hospitalised with a severe head injury four months ago, continues to be in coma and is showing no sign of improvement, doctors said Tuesday. "His (Jaswant Singh) condition is still the same.Economic Times, 1 month ago Jaswant Singh still in coma after four months (Second Lead) Chennai Online, 1 month ago
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