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Indira gets too much credit for the 1971 victory
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Indira gets too much credit for the 1971 victory

'Had Sam Bahadur not dictated the timing of India's military intervention, Bangladesh would not have been created without a prolonged battle.'' Manekshaw's strategy won the war for India in just 13 days,' says Sudhir Bisht. IMAGE: Then prime minister Indira Gandhi with General S H F J Manekshaw, then the chief of the army staff. November 19 was an important date for leaders and followers of the Indian National Congress. Had Indira Gandhi been alive on Sunday, she would have been one hundred ... Rediff.com, 2 days ago
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Khushwant Singh remembers Indira Gandhi

'In her insecurity, she destroyed the institutions of democracy.''She packed Parliament with her supporters with loyalty being more important than ability; she superseded judges; she corrupted the civil service.''She knew how to use people against each other and was quite a master of that.''She would do this with calculated skill and in the bargain cause enmity between brothers, split up families.' IMAGE: Indira Gandhi surrounded by folk dancers from Rajasthan at her home in New Delhi in 1967.
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Bringing the phulkari back in vogue

A mother-daughter duo is working tirelessly to revive the art and empower rural artisans too. Nivi's mother interacts with the staff at Virsa. All photographs: Kind courtesy   Phulkari is a centuries-old embroidery tradition of the northwestern part of undivided, pre-1947 Punjab. It flourished during the relatively peaceful reign of Maharaja Ranjit Singh prior to 1849, when Punjab fell to the British in the second Anglo-Sikh War. Of the 47-52 stitches that were widespread among ...
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Should India take in more Rohingya refugees?

A young Rohingya Rohingya Muslim boy waits alongwith others for his turn to collect food aid near Kutupalong refugee camp . Image: AP The United Nations High Commissions for Refugees states that more than 3 lakh Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar since late ...
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