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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

US Prez Donald Trump declares Emergency to fund border wall on Mexican border

US Prez Donald Trump declares Emergency to fund border wall on Mexican border

New York: President Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency on Friday to fund his campaign promise of building a wall on the Mexican b...Read More

Emergency declared at Kolkata Airport after fuel leakage from Air India plane

Emergency declared at Kolkata Airport after fuel leakage from Air India plane

Kolkata (West Bengal): An emergency was declared at Kolkata Airport late on Saturday following fuel leakage from an Air India plane. The ...Read More

French National Assembly approves ‘yellow vest’ tax cuts

French National Assembly approves ‘yellow vest’ tax cuts

Paris: The French National Assembly on Friday approved a package of emergency concessions first announced by President Emmanuel Macron in...Read More

Emergency is quietly approaching, how can we be silent?

Emergency is quietly approaching, how can we be silent?

Mumbai: An emergency is quietly approaching, said the Shiv Sena chief, Uddhav Thackeray, taking a dig at its estranged ruling partner, th...Read More

Today’s situation worse than Emergency: Arun Shourie

Today’s situation worse than Emergency: Arun Shourie

Mumbai: Former Union minister Arun Shourie on Sunday said ex-Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had a “great sense of remorse” for imposing Eme...Read More

Mumbai: Medical student’s eye slit by manja, dies

Mumbai: Medical student’s eye slit by manja, dies

Mumbai: Deepak Thokchoam, 23, a medical student, died days after being struck by manja in the eye as he was travelling on his motorcycle ...Read More

Women are less likely to be ‘saved’ during an emergency

Women are less likely to be ‘saved’ during an emergency

New York: Bystanders are less likely to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) on women – even “virtual” women – than on men who col...Read More

Indore: Take precautions this Diwali

Indore: Take precautions this Diwali

Preparations are on full swing for Diwali festival, which falls on Wednesday. Fire crackers are lit on Diwali. Lighting fire crackers are...Read More

Emergency, Operation Blue Star are 2 serious mistakes of Indira Gandhi: Veteran Congressman K Natwar Singh

Emergency, Operation Blue Star are 2 serious mistakes of Indira Gandhi: Veteran Congressman K Natwar Singh

New Delhi: Indira Gandhi made two “serious mistakes — declaring the Emergency in 1975 and allowing Operation Blue Star to happen”, but re...Read More

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