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Aspirational India is not looking for a wishy-washy, half-time leader. The Congress needs professional, committed and worthy politicians, not part-time dynasts.
Morarji Desai saw this letter from Indira Gandhi as a brazen attack on his self-respect and resigned
In Morarji Desai: A Profile in Courage, Arvindar Singh writes about how 1969 was a turning point in Morarji’s life and in the history of India.
It was 1972 and Indira Gandhi was the PM and HM. Muslims were protesting a law curtailing autonomy of AMU. And then secular Congress set a template for state action.
A physicist first and a politician later, Madhu Dandavate did not hold back from speaking truth to power. On his 96th birth anniversary, a look back at his legacy.
Under Indira Gandhi, JNU turned a deep shade of red because of curricula and faculty chosen by Education Minister Syed Nurul Hasan from a pool of pro-CPI teachers.
The Minerva Mills case was as important as the Kesavananda Bharati case. And fighting it was Nani Palkhivala, India’s foremost constitutional litigator.
Kishore Kumar's songs were taken off AIR. Stars such as Dev Anand were harassed. Even Raj Kapoor and Satyajit Ray were given advice on film-making.
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot, unlike his deputy Sachin Pilot, played down Kota infant deaths. Instead, he preferred to praise Priyanka Gandhi’s comments on Yogi.
When Gandhi talked about secularism, he was shown black flags. When Indira Gandhi amended the Constitution to add it, she was asked to clarify what she meant.
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