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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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The lessons youth of India should take from it

With more than two-third of the present population below the age of 35, majority of Indians had not been born when Indira Gandhi declared Emergency... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/politics/40th-anniversary-emergency-means-youth-india-2310384.html
Remembering the Emergency

Contrary to popular perception that Sanjay Gandhi and his motley crew of goons were behind the decision to impose the Emergency, the strange truth... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=129483
The house where it all happened...

A February 1977 photo of Indira Gandhi addressing a rally at the Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi. Photo: The Indian Express New Delhi: T he opening... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/pfSCreffhvOB7KDvYyI94N/The-house-where-it-all-happened.html
An Authoritarian Impulse that Abides

What was initially seen as a mere lapse, an interlude, looks like a persistent factor and an option that can be misused even today The... ...

http://www.tehelka.com/an-authoritarian-impulse-that-abides/
Lalit Mishra forebodings on night before murder

Siddhartha Shankar Ray with Indira Gandhi at Calcutta airport in March 1972 June 14: A night before Lalit Narayan Mishra was killed in a bomb... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150615/jsp/bihar/story_25709.jsp

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