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1975 Emergency

12 June 1975: The Day That Changed India, Shook Indira

Ravi Visvesvaraya Sharada Prasad

How the events of 12 June 1975 launched a political revolution

Why Did Indira Gandhi Call for Elections in January 1977?

The author, whose father HY Sharada Prasad was Information advisor to Indira Gandhi, examines the likely reasons why she relaxed the Emergency and called for elections

Indira Gandhi’s Emergency

The impact has been so profound that it has become a shorthand term for almost anything that is viewed as undemocratic

“One Leader, One Nation”

In her last years in power, even Indira Gandhi was a much diminished figure

14 Days to the Darkest Phase of Indian Democracy

A peek into the crucial events from June 12 to June 26 of 1975, the day Emergency came into force

How Morarji Desai outwitted Jagjivan Ram and Charan Singh

Looking back at the intriguing political deliberations of late March 1977 that saw the rise of the first non-Congress government at the Centre

The Scarred Megapolis

The evolution of Delhi as a city of the unfortunates comes alive in this novel by a master storyteller

Was Emergency Inevitable?

Indira Gandhi was planning it from January 1975, long before the Allahabad High Court judgment

Indraprastha

On Emergency, media, realtors and Nusrat Jahan

George Fernandes: The Last Street Fighter

In the end, the erstwhile action hero of Indian politics was left with no cause except his own relevance 

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