Indira Gandhi
India  /  Published 04.03.21

'Science has taken a backseat in India'

Science has taken the backseat in present-day India. A scientific temper and attitude is sorely missing in today’s India devoted to religiosity. But this was not so in the past. Eminent scientis...
By Subhoranjan Dasgupta in

Opinion  /  Published 16.02.21

Lights, camera, action: Ray centenary

The lukewarm preparedness for the centenary celebrations of Satyajit Ray’s birth on May 2, 2021 — ascribed largely to the pandemic — raises many questions. Sporadic efforts notwithst...
By Amitabha Bhattacharya in

Opinion  /  Published 11.02.21

Dark before dawn: legacy of neoliberalism

When the National Democratic Alliance government under Narendra Modi came to power in 2014, several liberal intellectuals simply pooh-poohed the fears of many that we would face an assault on democrac...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

Opinion  /  Published 09.02.21

There's no ‘internal matter’ in a global order

In June 1975, I was on my first trip to the West with my parents when we got the news that Indira Gandhi had declared an Emergency and put several Opposition leaders in jail. Our holiday still had a f...
By Ruchir Joshi in

Opinion  /  Published 26.12.20

Farmers’ protests unlikely to dent BJP’s appeal

In the summer of 1974, amidst a deepening economic downturn, an increasingly authoritarian Central government faced off against striking railway workers. The 20-day railway strike, led by George Ferna...
By Asim Ali in


India  /  Published 22.12.20

8 UK passengers test Covid-positive at Delhi, Calcutta

Six passengers who entered the country on Air India’s London-Delhi flight have tested positive for Covid-19 on arrival, a senior government official said on Tuesday. This comes at a time when a...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi/Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.12.20

SC to examine 1975 Emergency after 45 years

Emergency is something which should not have happened, the Supreme Court on Monday said as it agreed to hear a plea of a 94-year-old woman seeking to declare as wholly unconstitutional the proclamatio...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.12.20

Air India crew held for gold smuggling

An Air India crew member and a catering staff were arrested by the customs officials for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country gold valuing about Rs 72.46 lakh at the Indira Gandhi Internationa...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 31.10.20

Woman of steel: Memories of Indira Gandhi

It was a blistering day in 1982. The ground of the Boys School at Harippad, an agrarian town in Alappuzha district in Kerala, and its surroundings were flooded with people braving the raging summer. S...
By Ramesh Chennithala in

Sports  /  Published 15.10.20

Bhimani: a decent bloke and more

By Mudar Patherya in


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