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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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Emergency and RSS

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Srinagar, June 28 -- On the 41st anniversary of Emergency... ...

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/Emergency-and-RSS/14081548
Democracy is an alien concept to dynasties

The excesses of the Emergency era may appear too distant in the past to be worthy of recall. But to believe that would be incorrect. There has been... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/coffee-break/democracy-is-an-alien-concept-to-dynasties.html
12 Facts On The 1975 Emergency That Take You Through The Darkest Phase Of Indian Democracy

41 years ago, in 1975, India saw its darkest phase since Independence when then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi called for an emergency to be declared... ...

http://www.indiatimes.com/news/india/12-facts-on-the-1975-emergency-that-take-you-through-the-darkest-phase-of-indian-democracy-257348.html
Above all, RBI matters

THERE is often a turning point in the life of an institution. Until it reaches the next point of inflection, perhaps! We saw this with the Supreme... ...

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/above-all-rbi-matters/255004.html
Muslims Must Break Out of Narrow Cocoon

By Firoz Bakht Ahmed One laments that even almost seven decades after Independence emotive issues still occupy front seat. Someone is playing a... ...

http://www.navhindtimes.in/muslims-must-break-out-of-narrow-cocoon/

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