The comments ranged from Sapna Chaudhary bewafa hai to ‘Because she supports Congress, I hate her’.
In the years since 1975, a lot of literature has captured the political turmoil of the Emergency. Here's what to read. New Delhi: On this day, 43 years ago, then prime minister Indira Gandhi declared a state of Emergency in the country. Civil liberties were suspended, opposition leaders thrown into jails as an atmosphere of fear gripped the nation in what was perhaps the darkest phase in modern Indian history. In the years since, a lot of literature has captured the social and political turmoil of the times, particularly in probing the role of Gandhi, her son Sanjay and the Congress party in the imposition of the Emergency. From journalists to academicians to authors, most have written about the most significant time in contemporary Indian history. Here are 10 books — from memoirs to novels — that deal with the Emergency. Emergency Retold, Kuldip Nayar The fourth estate carries an inherent responsibility to keep an eye on the powers that be. Unfortunately, it hasn’t always...
The way the ‘dark era’ of the Emergency hit the common man, it provided ample material for thought-provoking political subjects, but they were few takers.
In a video posted as part of a thread of tweets, a gushing Kulsum reads the note by Rowling: ‘It would be an honour to meet you one day. With Love.’