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  • Battle for Dignity

    Battle for Dignity

    This is the time of the year when people across the length and breadth of this ancient land of ours are busy worshipping the primal goddess, conceived as the protector of the weak and destroyer of evil.

    October 9, 2022
  • Fatima Sana Shaikh preps for Indira Gandhi’s role in ‘Sam Bahadur’

    Fatima Sana Shaikh preps for Indira Gandhi’s role in ‘Sam Bahadur’

     Fatima Sana Shaikh is all set for 'Sam Bahadur' starring Vicky Kaushal in the lead. The actress has started prepping to play the role of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in the upcoming movie.

    September 17, 2022
  • Mahima Chaudhry to play Indira Gandhi’s confidante Pupul Jayankar in ‘Emergency’, first look out

    Mahima Chaudhry to play Indira Gandhi’s confidante Pupul Jayankar in ‘Emergency’, first look out

    Makers of the upcoming period film 'Emergency', on Saturday, dropped actor Mahima Chaudhry's first look as Mrs Gandhi's confidante Pupul Jayankar.

    August 20, 2022
  • Worth of Rupee from 4 to 80: Journey of Rupee since India’s Independence

    Worth of Rupee from 4 to 80: Journey of Rupee since India’s Independence

    "Dollar Distancing is finally happening and it is time for India to pitch Rupee as a credible, secular alternative in the changing world order?" SBI Research questioned in its report.

    August 15, 2022
  • The paradox of secularism

    The paradox of secularism

    The basic criterion for labeling a group of citizens as minority is that they constitute less than 10 per cent of the total population.

    August 3, 2022
  • Kangana Ranaut unveils her Indira Gandhi look from ‘Emergency’

    Kangana Ranaut unveils her Indira Gandhi look from ‘Emergency’

    The film dialogues are by Ritesh Shah, who was previously associated with celebrated films such as 'Kahaani', 'Pink', 'Raid' and 'Airlift'.

    July 14, 2022
  • Where Pakistan lost out to India in 1971

    Where Pakistan lost out to India in 1971

    India's decisive role in the liberation of Bangladesh in 1971 is praised globally and has been the subject matter of numerous books and articles, many of which have been published on the occasion of its fiftieth anniversary.

    April 28, 2022
  • 50-year-old memories

    50-year-old memories

    On the way we saw many bodies of Pakistani soldiers. Passing by were vehicles carrying Indian soldiers being wildly cheered by the Bangladeshis. I also saw local people carrying the heads of Pakistanis on rickshaws. We got ourselves photographed atop a T-72 Indian tank that was the mainstay of India’s artillery in the Indo-Pak war of 1971.

    December 24, 2021
  • JKPCC recalls Indira Gandhi’s contribution in formation of Bangladesh

    JKPCC recalls Indira Gandhi’s contribution in formation of Bangladesh

    AICC Convener, Bangladesh Liberation War Commemoration Committee, Captain Praveen Davar was the chief guest and JKPCC chief GA Mir presided over the function.

    November 9, 2021
  • Jai Ram pays tributes to Sardar Patel, Indira Gandhi

    Jai Ram pays tributes to Sardar Patel, Indira Gandhi

    While addressing the people on the occasion, Thakur stated that Sardar Patel always wanted India to be strong, inclusive, alert, polite and developed.

    November 1, 2021
  • Rajasthan health minister backs UP’s population control policy

    Rajasthan health minister backs UP’s population control policy

    State minister Pratap Singh Khachriya also raised a demand for bringing in population control policy saying, "Indira Gandhi brought in the slogan of 'Hum Do Hamare Do' years back. At that time, the RSS and Jan Sangh protested against the same and made it an election issue. Now it's the time when the BJP should stop politicising the issue and follow the footsteps of Indira Gandhi on this issue," he added.

    July 15, 2021
  • Kangana Ranaut undergoes body scan for Indira Gandhi’s role in ‘Emergency’

    Kangana Ranaut undergoes body scan for Indira Gandhi’s role in ‘Emergency’

    The film is being written and directed by Sai Kabir, who helmed Kangana's 2014 release "Revolver Rani".

    June 24, 2021
  • Birth of Dynasticism

    Birth of Dynasticism

    In retrospect, there is no doubt that between Indira Gandhi and her son Sanjay, a dynastic tradition had been introduced in the Congress and soon enough, this contagion spread to other political parties

    January 19, 2021
  • PM Modi pays tributes to former PM Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary

    PM Modi pays tributes to former PM Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary

    'Tributes to former PM Smt. Indira Gandhi Ji on her birth anniversary,' PM said in a tweet.

    November 19, 2020
  • Lessons of the past

    Lessons of the past

    While Nixon and Kissinger adamantly supported the army rulers of Pakistan, the carnage in East Pakistan continued. The Nixon administration put considerable premium on its reliance on Islamabad for facilitating normalized relations with Beijing, as that was its top foreign policy concern. Kissinger was categorical, 'Yahya must be kept afloat for six more months'

    October 5, 2020
  • The Congress

    The Congress

    Let us turn to Gandhiji, who ruled the Congress with an iron fist concealed by goat’s milk, from 1920 to 1946. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose won the Congress presidential election with a substantial majority in the AICC, defeating Gandhi‘s favourite, Pattabhi Sitaramayya. The great leader strongly disapproved of Netaji‘s conduct. He had been president in 1938 and his standing again for the election was not to Gandhi's liking. He, therefore, saw to it that Netaji could not function in office

    September 2, 2020
  • The nation’s loss

    The nation’s loss

    As a senior member of the Congress party, he was trusted by his colleagues to present cogent analyses of political issues and chart a course that others could follow, including the drafting of party manifestos

    September 2, 2020