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Former Bengal CM Siddhartha Shankar Ray dead

Former West Bengal chief minister Siddhartha Shankar Ray on Saturday night died at his south Kolkata residence after a protracted illness. He was 90 and survived by his wife Maya Ray. "Ray was ill......

22 years ago, before Barack, there was John Abraham

'It was a moment when I felt what power can get. Such a reception was beyond my expectation.' George Joseph reports. President Barack Obama is the chief guest at this year's Republic Day......

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......

Indira paid a heavy price for Emergency, writes Pranab in new book

Indira Gandhi with a young Pranab Mukherjee. The 1975 Emergency was perhaps an “avoidable event” and Congress and Indira Gandhi had to pay a heavy price for this......

From Spelling Bee to Super Bowl, Indian Americans championed it all

Aziz Haniffa walks through Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation, an exhibition that explores the 'American Dream' as lived by the community stretching far behind the stereotypes such......

Kamal Nath benefited from Bengal contract: WikiLeaks

In 1976, Kamal Nath, now urban development minister, may have benefited from “a very large” contract awarded under the then West Bengal power minister, A B A Ghani Khan Choudhury,......

TV get high on poll fever in WB

Competition for eyeballs kicks in on the run-up to the elections in West Bengal.If you have any doubt about elections being auspicious for the launch of news channels, take a look at West Bengal's......

HC vacates stay, tells Dalmiya to reply

A two-judge bench of Calcutta High Court on Friday vacated the stay on the show cause notice slapped on former Board of Control for Cricket in India president Jagmohan Dalmiya, on charges of......

Chandi Ganguly elected to CAB

India skipper Sourav Ganguly's father Chandi Ganguly was formally elected chairman of the trustee board of the Cricket Association of Bengal, while Jagmohan Dalmiya retained his post as president......
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22 years ago, before Barack, there was John Abraham

'It was a moment when I felt what power can get. Such a reception was beyond my expectation.' George Joseph reports. President Barack Obama is the... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/obama-india-22-years-ago-before-barack-there-was-john-abraham/20150126.htm
In Praise of Mrs G

Shortly after the Congress party's debacle in the 1977 Lok Sabha election, I asked Indira Gandhi why she had gone to the polls if the signs were... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/books/in-praise-of-mrs-g
Thus spoke the President

kherjee understands that time can be both ruthless and kind. So, his take on the Emergency; on the rise, fall and rise of Indira Gandhi; of... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/sunday-edition/agenda/cover-story/thus-spoke-the-president.html
Not setting the record straight

If Pranab Mukherjee's book excerpts are to be taken at their face value, he appears as an apologist for the Emergency. But what is most galling is... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/oped/not-setting-the-record-straight.html
A Seventies story, retold by the quintessential insider

By Pranab Mukherjee Rs 595 Rs 595 The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years Despite the high office he holds, Pranab Babu, as he is universally... ...

http://www.asianage.com/books/seventies-story-retold-quintessential-insider-983

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