An analysis of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's shooting electoral graph since the 2009 elections drop big clues on how the State is heady with personal voting in election after election
Indira Gandhi was martyred in 1984 when her guards opened fire on her on this day when she was the Prime Minister of the country.
On the 46th anniversary of the imposition of the Emergency, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said those "dark days" can never be forgotten and called for taking a pledge to strengthen India's democratic spirit and live up to the values enshrined in the Constitution.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 36th death anniversary. The then prime minister was assassinated by her bodyguards here in 1984. “Tributes to our former PM Smt. Indira Gandhi Ji on her death anniversary,” Modi tweeted. Tributes to our former PM Smt. Indira […]
New Delhi: Famous for using unique and at times bizarre words in his tweets, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor found himself in a soup over a tweet where he wrongly spelled Indira Gandhi as “India Gandhi” in an old photo — leaving Tweeple baffled. Trying to take a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi after his […]
Chennai: Actor-politician Rajinikanth on Tuesday termed the Lok Sabha election outcome a victory for one individual: Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Rajinikanth also said that Congress President Rahul Gandhi need not resign from his post owning responsibility for the party’s defeat. Speaking to reporters here, Rajinikanth said the victory in the 2019 general election was for […]
New Delhi: Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who worked closely with former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, says the imposition of Emergency in 1975 could have been avoided as it curbed the rights of people. “The Emergency is noted in the context of certain misrules. Emergency, in generic terms, is a constitutional provision. Articles 352, 353, 354 to […]
New Delhi: The Delhi BJP on Saturday accused Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of playing politics over the “serious” matter of security and making false allegations against it for “cheap popularity”, after he claimed that there was threat to this life from the saffron party. The party questioned why the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief did […]
New Delhi: Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha said that Pakistan founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah was part of the Congress family and praised him for his role in independence and development. Addressing a public rally in Sausar, Madhya Pradesh, on Friday, Sinha said the Congress belonged to Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel, Jinnah, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi. “These […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tributes to former prime minister Indira Gandhi and icon of first war of independence Rani Lakshmibai on their birth anniversaries. “Tributes to India’s former Prime Minister, Mrs. Indira Gandhi Ji on her birth anniversary,” he tweeted. Gandhi was born on November 19, 1917 in Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad. […]
New Delhi: Former President Pranab Mukherjee, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi paid rich tributes to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 33rd death anniversary here today . They paid floral tributes to the late Prime Minister at Shakti Sthal here. “We pay tribute to a dynamic leader; India’s first and only […]
Mumbai: While the makers of a film on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would be asked to get a no objection certificate (NOC) from the man himself, filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar can heave a sigh of relief for “Indu Sarkar” — a film on Indira Gandhi-declared Emergency. “Indu Sarkar” won’t have to get an NOC from anyone […]