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Amid Rajasthan crisis, Cong shares Indira Gandhi's quote on 'respecting  electoral mandate', gets panned

Amid Rajasthan crisis, Cong shares Indira Gandhi's quote on 'respecting electoral mandate', gets panned

Amidts the political unrest in Rajasthan, Congress on Twitter posted a photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with her quote on 'respecting the...Read More

Not making this up: When Congress gave tickets to two brothers who hijacked a plane for Indira Gandhi

Not making this up: When Congress gave tickets to two brothers who hijacked a plane for Indira Gandhi

The incident was touted as a political comedy since the brothers had carried toy weapons.

Sacked INC spokesman Sanjay Jha updates Twitter bio on Emergency day, says ‘ready to win second freedom struggle’

Sacked INC spokesman Sanjay Jha updates Twitter bio on Emergency day, says ‘ready to win second freedom struggle’

On the 45th anniversary of the Emergency, former Congress National Spokesperson Sanjay Jha updated his Twitter bio demanding a ‘reawakene...Read More

Lockdown not akin to Emergency, default bail an indefeasible right: SC

Lockdown not akin to Emergency, default bail an indefeasible right: SC

The lockdown announced by the government due to COVID-19 is not akin to the proclamation of Emergency, the Supreme Court has said holding...Read More

Owaisi corners Army Chief Rawat, asks if Modi participating in 'anti-Emergency protests' was 'wrong'

Owaisi corners Army Chief Rawat, asks if Modi participating in 'anti-Emergency protests' was 'wrong'

Earlier in the day, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, referring to anti-CAA protests, said that leaders are not those who spearhead people ...Read More

Like Emergency, Opp can unite against Modi: Sharad Pawar on CAA protests

Like Emergency, Opp can unite against Modi: Sharad Pawar on CAA protests

Pawar said it is not just minorities who are participating in the ongoing agitation but it comprises all sections which may create proble...Read More

'Indira thought Emergency was a mistake': When Sonia Gandhi recounted her mother-in-law's darkest legacy

'Indira thought Emergency was a mistake': When Sonia Gandhi recounted her mother-in-law's darkest legacy

In an old interview in 2006 while speaking to Shekhar Gupta on NDTV, Sonia Gandhi recounted her memories of the Emergency and what her mo...Read More

Chile President Sebastian Pinera lifts state of emergency, protests continue

Chile President Sebastian Pinera lifts state of emergency, protests continue

The decision to lift the decree at midnight, just two days after more than a million people took to the country's streets demanding econo...Read More

Chile extends state of emergency amid unrest

Chile extends state of emergency amid unrest

"We are at war against a powerful, implacable enemy, who does not respect anything or anyone and is willing to use violence and crime wit...Read More

Don’t take democracy for granted: PM Modi on Emergency

Don’t take democracy for granted: PM Modi on Emergency

Resuming his 'Mann ki Baat' radio programme after being elected for a second term, the Prime Minister also urged people to make water.

What if Gandhi had lived, asks Manu Pillai

What if Gandhi had lived, asks Manu Pillai

Would he have sided with Indira Gandhi to end genocide in East Pakistan and help birth Bangladesh, would Mrs Gandhi have thrown him into ...Read More

Country went through Super Emergency in last 5 years: Mamata Banerjee attacks PM Modi government

Country went through Super Emergency in last 5 years: Mamata Banerjee attacks PM Modi government

"Today is the anniversary of the #Emergency declared in 1975. For the last five years, the country went through a 'Super Emergency'.

FPJ Archives: Are these 4 reasons why Indira Gandhi imposed Emergency?

FPJ Archives: Are these 4 reasons why Indira Gandhi imposed Emergency?

“The President has declared a state of Emergency,” these words were announced on the All India Radio on the night of 25 June 1975, just a...Read More

Rukhsana Sultana: Sanjay Gandhi’s ‘buddy’ who added glamour quotient to the Emergency

Rukhsana Sultana: Sanjay Gandhi’s ‘buddy’ who added glamour quotient to the Emergency

Rukhsana Sultana, socialite and activist, was Sanjay Gandhi’s one of the close associates during the Emergency in India. She was also kno...Read More

PM Modi, Amit Shah remember those who opposed Emergency

PM Modi, Amit Shah remember those who opposed Emergency

Emergency is considered to be one of the most controversial periods of independent India's history

44 years of Emergency: 10 dark facts about the shocking chapter

44 years of Emergency: 10 dark facts about the shocking chapter

‘The Emergency’ is the apt term used to describe the 21-month ordeal, spanning from 25 June, 1975 to 21 March, 1977, which was imposed up...Read More

Anticipatory bail back in UP after 33 years

Anticipatory bail back in UP after 33 years

Anticipatory bail is back in Uttar Pradesh after almost 33 years. The provision of pre-arrest bail was scrapped in 1976 during the Emerge...Read More

State of emergency extended in Sri Lanka by one month

State of emergency extended in Sri Lanka by one month

Colombo [Sri Lanka]: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday extended the state of emergency in the nation by one month in...Read More

Blast-hit Sri Lanka to impose conditional state of Emergency from midnight

Blast-hit Sri Lanka to impose conditional state of Emergency from midnight

Colombo: Sri Lanka will enforce a state of emergency from midnight Monday in the wake of the deadly Easter blasts that killed 290 people ...Read More

Bhopal: 181 helpline for women to work round the clock

Bhopal: 181 helpline for women to work round the clock

Bhopal: In a cabinet meeting held at Jabalpur on Saturday it was decided to launch women helpline facility which would be working round t...Read More

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