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Pranabda and the burden of two past Presidents

Unlike Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed and Giani Zail Singh, one hopes Pranab Mukherjee will do a better job when asked to 'preserve, protect and defend the Constitution', says T V R Shenoy. Pranab Mukherjee......

'It was the darkest period of Indian democracy'

R V Chandramouli, a retired IAS officer, was Gujarat's home secretary when President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed declared a state of Emergency in the country on June 25-26, 1975. Chandramouli recounts......

Dr Kalam was an exemplar of plural India

'For showing us a shining vision of how even a ceremonial role can be infused with life by a patriot, a scientist and a humble man of the people, representing the best of India's pluralist ethos,......

Not such a Common Man

'His Common Man, with his unforgettable bewildered look, will live on for a long time to come, as will so many of his cartoons. They captured important moments in half a century of India's......

I did not waver from my loyalty to Indira Gandhi: Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Mukherjee's book The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years takes the readers through the economic and social unrest of the period leading up to the emergency, rise and......

Why Sanjay Gandhi forced SBI chairman to quit in 1976

This Monday marks the 37th anniversary of the imposition of "internal" Emergency, on June 25, 1975, with President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed signing the proclamation late at night, even before it had......
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India's missing first spouses

It was only in the news of her death that most Indians learnt Suvra Mukherjee's name though she had been married to President Pranab Mukherjee for... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/jg29IQVVdQQ9S4PLH8zJyK/Indias-missing-first-spouses.html
Emergency On I-Day

President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed in his Independence Day address said that the Emergency was a “passing phase” and cautioned that liberty should... ...

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Pranab Mukherjee's role in deciding Yakub's petition raises fresh questions on powers of President's office

The statues of President Mukherjee and his predecessors at the Rashtrapati Bhavan museum. (Source: Express photo by Renuka Puri) In parliamentary... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/sunday-story-changing-picture/
The late president and my class

Sheela Jaywant Two days after President Kalam died I asked my class what they knew about him. Blank stares greeted me (that's the norm when I... ...

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Dr Kalam was an exemplar of plural India

'For showing us a shining vision of how even a ceremonial role can be infused with life by a patriot, a scientist and a humble man of the people,... ...

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