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Britain was NOT involved in Operation Bluestar: PM Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron has asserted that there was "absolutely no" involvement of the Margaret Thatcher-led United Kingdom government in Operation Bluestar -- when the Indian Army......

We had no choice: Gandhi told Thatcher on Operation Blue Star

Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi wrote a personal letter to her British counterpart Margaret Thatcher soon after the 1984 Operation Bluestar in an attempt to justify her decision to send army to......

Britain to reveal Thatcher's role in Operation Bluestar

Foreign Secretary William Hague is set to inform parliament on Tuesday about Britain's alleged involvement in planning Operation Bluestar to flush out terrorists from the GoldenTemple in 1984, with......

Thatcher supported Gandhi after Operation Bluestar: report

Margaret Thatcher in a personal note to Indira Gandhi extended Britain's full support in the aftermath of the 1984 Operation Bluestar to flush out Sikh militants holed up in the Golden Temple, a......

Cameron orders urgent probe into Thatcher link to Op Bluestar

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday ordered an urgent investigation into a decision by Margaret Thatcher's government to send an SAS officer to India in 1984 to advise Indira Gandhi in......

Why India needs politicians like Margaret Thatcher

We need politicians like Margaret Thatcher, who can articulate economic solutions for the country rather than concentrating on politics alone. Margaret Thatcher lent herself easily to hatred and......

Column: Lessons from the NTPC fiasco

There can be no forgetting the Margaret Thatcher principle of leaving something on the table for the small investor, writes Subir Roy.The government has come in for severe criticism for the poor......

Has political advertising matured?

'Labour isn't working. Britain's better off with the Tories' -- Saatchi and Saatchi's advertisement for Margaret Thatcher in 1978, not only made Saatchis famous, but also opened the doors for the......

'We need to reinvent the Pay Commission to link salaries with performance'

The problem in India, is not unemployment because people need to work to feed themselves, but widespread under-employment. Image: Workers pull a cart laden with metal sheets at an industrial area......

The little known story about Shakuntala Railway

A historic railway service flounders for an inflexible privatisation policy, notes Bibek Debroy. Narrow Gauge Train at Rajim Station. Photograph, courtesy: Pankaj Oudhia/Wikimedia Commons......

Review: The Iron Lady works because of Meryl Streep

The Iron Lady is much too lethargic to create the complexity of Margaret Thatcher's supremacy or match the aura of Meryl Streep's ambitions, writes Sukanya Verma. It was in a Linda Goodman book......

Meryl Streep has a winner in The Iron Lady

Meryl Streep wows critics with her performance as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady.If anyone in the United Kingdom had doubts about an American actress playing a person who dominated British......

Juhi or Shabana? Vote for your fave Lady Politician in Bollywood!

Take a look at the most talked-about lady politicians of Bollywood. Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country, said......

Jaya Bachchan turns 65!

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Actress Jaya Bachchan, who is often remembered for her performances in films like Guddi, Sholay, Mili, Uphaar, celebrated......

The Best Oscar 2013 Speech? VOTE!

Most of them can act surprised. But that isn't enough to craft -- or to spontaneously come up with -- a genuinely touching, clever or beautiful acceptance speech. Whose acceptance speech......

Race row: 1986 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games were on brink of cancellation

Secret papers have revealed that senior officials in the Thatcher government were not worried about a boycott by African and Caribbean nations that made the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh......

World Cup Blog: Limiting most of the World Cup to pay TV is limiting audiences

A selection of musings from around the cricket World Cup Indian fans during the ICC World Cup Pool B match played between India and West Indies at the Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA)......

British PM Cameron apologises for 1989 stadium disaster

British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday he is "profoundly sorry" for failures and cover-ups in the wake of the 1989 Hillsborough soccer disaster in which 96 spectators died after a......

UK government to release football stadium disaster report

The British government said on Monday it was committed to disclosing the full facts behind the 1989 Hillsborough football stadium disaster in which 96 Liverpool fans were killed in a crush, an......
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