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40th Anniversary of The Emergency: Indira Gandhi or Siddhartha Shankar Ray, Who Should be Blamed for it?
International Business Times India

40th Anniversary of The Emergency: Indira Gandhi or Siddhartha...

Indira Gandhi's close aide RK Dhawan revealed that the then West Bengal CM Siddhartha Shankar Ray, not her, was responsible for the Emergency. Wikimedia Commons/McZusatz Just days ahead of the 40 th anniversary of The Emergency, declared from 1975 ... International Business Times India, 2 months ago
Asian Connection

Indira loyalist holds Ray responsible for Emergency

Remembering emergency days, PM Modi tweeted, We mark 40 years of one of India's darkest periods- the Emergency, when the then political leadership trampled over our democracy. Arrest list of opposition leaders were prepared days before declaration ...
 Asian Connection2 months ago Remembering the dark days of India's Emergency  Gulf News2 months ago Remembering the Emergency  Millennium Post2 months ago Emergency: Decoding the darkest period of Indian democracy  Jagran Post2 months ago
Forbes India

Coomi Kapoor's The Emergency is highly readable

F ew events in independent India have evoked as much condemnation as the Emergency. Civil society pretty much took a break between 1975 and 1977; the judiciary did the government's bidding; and enough commentators have long bemoaned the role ...
 Forbes India1 month ago Media sat back and took govt handouts during Emergency: Senior journalist Coomi Kapoor  Hindustan Times2 months ago

Scholarly productions

Novel kirtan That Suman Bhattacharya is a renowned kirtan exponent with a difference is a known fact. He believes in scholastic pursuits within the confines of his traditional art form and has worked extensively on the kirtan-based philosophy and ...
 The Statesman1 month ago
Indian Express

How artists and individuals creatively resisted Emergency

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 Express1 month ago

40 years after Emergency

Like in fascist Italy, trains ran on time and government moved faster and better. Besides, there was less corruption Sanjay Kapoor Delhi Forty years ago , in 1975, India was in serious ferment. Strikes, demonstrations and large public ...
 HardNews Magazine1 month ago

Eternal Vigilance Price for Freedom: Journalist Coomi Kapoor

, the lights went off here at Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, the "Fleet Street of India" from where most of the country's major national dailies are published. The blackout was the beginning of a 21-month period lasting up to January 1977, characterised ...
 Outlook India2 months ago

Book review: Coomi Kapoor's latest book on Emergency really is a personal history

Forty years to the day I write this, I returned to Ahmedabad from a tribal area deep in the Dang forests of Gujarat, after a week's voluntary service at the health centre my friend Dr Fouzdar ran there. I had not shaved. Three days later, on June ...
 Business Standard India2 months ago

40th anniversary of the Emergency: The lessons youth of India should take from it

With more than two-third of the present population below the age of 35, majority of Indians had not been born when Indira Gandhi declared Emergency in 1975 and wouldn't even know what it means to live with one's constitutional rights completely ...
 Firstpost.com2 months ago Emergency anniversary: Youth of India should be wary of leaders with 'I, me, myself' attitude  Firstpost.com2 months ago Recalling the Emergency on its 40th anniversary  Oneindia2 months ago
Odisha 360

Emergency recalled: 40 years later

By Ajit Mozoomdar The experience of the Emergency - 19 months of undemocratic rule in India, without civil liberties - is now a distant memory. For the young, it is a paragraph in history books. Those who do not remember history, it has been ...
 South Asia Monitor2 months ago Emergency:A bureaucrat recalls the dark months  ProKerala.com2 months ago It's about the Dear Leader  Indian Express2 months ago Emergency: A Bureaucrat Recalls the Dark Months  Odisha 3602 months ago
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