Saturday, 1 October, 2022

Topic: Emergency

Plea seeks 1975 Emergency proclamation be held unconstitutional, SC issues notice to Centre

A 94-year-old has filed the petition, citing her personal experience of her family's rights being infringed upon. Supreme Court says prima facie, it doesn't see any merit in case. 

KR Malkani — RSS ideologue, journalist and politician who predicted Emergency

Malkani, who was the longest-serving editor of RSS mouthpiece Organiser, also served as the vice-president of BJP and Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry. 

Siddhartha Shankar Ray was crisis manager from Bengal to Punjab, not just Emergency advisor

Siddhartha Shankar Ray was pulled into tasks involving the two Bengals — administering West Bengal, and a diplomatic outreach to Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

‘Worse than Covid’ Mumbai power cut and Jagan Mohan Reddy’s ‘Pandora’s box’ for CJI

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Nehru loved India, but the things he did were not right for India — Gayatri Devi in 2006

From her record win in elections to her opposition to then Congress govt, Maharani Gayatri Devi spoke about career, royal life and more in this 2006 interview to Shekhar Gupta.

Unlike Indira Gandhi, this is why Modi era isn’t producing strong new foes

Unlike the Emergency, the processes of democracy have been left intact by Modi, preventing the opposition from highlighting the seriousness of the situation.

Mutations and symptoms of the Emergency & WHO advises Baba Ramdev

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Amit Shah slams Congress, says one family’s interest prevailed over national interest

On the 45th year of imposition of Emergency, Shah claimed Congress leaders are feeling suffocated and the party's disconnect with people keeps widening.

How RSS fought Indira Gandhi’s Emergency — as the foreign media saw it

With the Indian media heavily censored by the Indira Gandhi govt, foreign media highlighted the role played by the RSS during the Emergency.

The story of how RSS leaders deserted Jayaprakash and the resistance during Indira’s Emergency

BJP leaders have been asked to remember Jayaprakash Narayan and his struggle on Emergency anniversary. But RSS was ready for a compromise with Indira Gandhi.

On Camera


Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.