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Indira Gandhi was not aware of constitutional provision for declaring Emergency: Pranab writes in book
Indian Express

Indira Gandhi was not aware of constitutional provision for de...

Pranab writes that Siddhartha Shankar Roy, the then CM of West Bengal, played a vital role in the decision to declare the Emergency. President Pranab Mukherjee's new book The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years reveals that former prime ... Indian Express, 1 month ago
Defending dictatorship in a vibrant democracy New Delhi Pioneer, 1 month ago
The Freepress Journal

The Midnight Drama: Declaration of the Emergency

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Special Arrangement The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years; Pranab Mukherjee TOPICS An insider's account of one of the most turbulent times in Indian history. A few minutes before midnight on 25 ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago The President's meandering memories  Business Standard India1 month ago It happened one night  Financial Express1 month ago The Dramatic Decade  The Freepress Journal1 month ago

Book Review: The Dramatic Decade

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.com1 month ago Pranab documents the dramatic Indira decade  The Sunday Guardian1 month ago Have we been unfair to Indira?  The Freepress Journal1 month ago I did not waver from my loyalty to Indira Gandhi: Pranab Mukherjee in 'The Dramatic Decade'  Business Standard India1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

Pranab Mukherjee's autobiography doesn't rock any Gandhi boat

Narendra Modi greets Pranab Mukherjee on his birthday at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday. ( Source: PTI) The first part of President Pranab Mukherjee's three-part autobiography, The Dramatic Decade The Indira Gandhi Years, has the Emergency era as ...
 Indian Express1 month ago Emergency a misadventure, Indira Gandhi paid a heavy price: PM Pranab Mukherjee  DNA India1 month ago Indira Gandhi paid heavy price for misadventure emergency: President  Deccan Chronicle1 month ago Indira paid a heavy price for Emergency, writes Pranab in new book  Rediff.com1 month ago

A Seventies story, retold by the quintessential insider

By Pranab Mukherjee Rs 595 Rs 595 The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years Despite the high office he holds, Pranab Babu, as he is universally known, is the most consummate politician in the post-Nehru era in Indian political history. Indeed, he has a ...
 Asian Age3 weeks ago
Business Standard India

1975: 'Shock treatment'

ency only to repudiate their claims when the Shah Commission was set up, writes Pranab Mukherjee who had a ringside view of those seminal years for Indian democracy, in this excerpt from The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years, the first of a ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago

I knew I had no skeletons in my closet: Pranab Mukherjee in his book

Those who have been looking out eagerly for some juicy bits about the inner- goings on and palace intrigues of party politics in the late 1960s and through the 1970s in president Pranab Mukherjee's "The Dramatic Decade The Indira Gandhi Years" (Rupa; Pages: ...
 DNA1 month ago
India TV

Indira didn't know what constitutional provision to use for imposing 1975 Emergency, claims Pranab in his book

India TV Politics Desk [ Updated 10 Dec 2014, 12:18:06 ] New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee, in his upcoming book, has revisited the entire sequence of events that led to imposition of Emergency in the country in 1975 and has disclosed that the ...
 India TV1 month ago Pranab's book revealing but not explosive  Nagaland Post1 month ago

22 years ago, before Barack, there was John Abraham

'It was a moment when I felt what power can get. Such a reception was beyond my expectation.' George Joseph reports. President Barack Obama is the chief guest at this year's Republic Day celebrations in India, but he may not be the first US political leader to receive the privilege. Way back in 1993, John Abraham, mayor of Teaneck in New Jersey, was a guest of honour at the Republic Day celebrations that year. Then British prime minister John Major was the chief guest, and Abraham was the only ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago

In Praise of Mrs G

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 ...
 Open3 weeks ago
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