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Rest In Peace: Cartoonist Sudhir Tailang passes away

Feb 06, 2016

Rest In Peace: Cartoonist Sudhir Tailang passes away

Sudhir Tailang, who was suffering from a brain tumour, passed away on Saturday, his family said #InMemoriam #Indira Gandhi #Padma Shri #cartoonist #brain tumour #Sudhir Tailang
Differently-abled woman allegedly denied wheelchair, made to crawl after deboarding Air India plane

Feb 01, 2016

Differently-abled woman allegedly denied wheelchair, made to crawl after deboarding Air India plane

Air India has ordered an enquiry into an incident where a differently-abled woman was allegedly made to crawl after deboarding a plane in New Delhi. #ThatsJustWrong #India #air india #Indira Gandhi International Airport #Wheelchair #plane #Flight #Shareworthy #Differently-abled woman
'Modi govt may meet same fate as Indira': Yashwant Sinha says his remark was misinterpreted

Feb 01, 2016

'Modi govt may meet same fate as Indira': Yashwant Sinha says his remark was misinterpreted

Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha contended his remarks made in Goa on Sunday had been "completely misunderstood" and misinterpreted but the comments he made at a conference indicated that he was critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, without naming him. #Politics #India #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Indira Gandhi #Goa #Yashwant Sinha #Emergency
How Rajiv Gandhi blundered on Ayodhya: Baba said 'bachcha' let it happen, and 'bachcha' did

Jan 29, 2016

How Rajiv Gandhi blundered on Ayodhya: Baba said 'bachcha' let it happen, and 'bachcha' did

Pranab Mukherjee has written in The Turbulent Years: 1980-96 that the opening of the Ram Janmabhoomi temple was an “error of judgment” by Rajiv Gandhi. #Politics #Pranab Mukherjee #Congress #Ayodhya #ConnectTheDots #Rajiv Gandhi #Indira Gandhi #Ram Janmabhoomi #The Turbulent Years: 1980-96
Never wanted to be prime minister in 1984: Pranab Mukherjee

Jan 28, 2016

Never wanted to be prime minister in 1984: Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee reveals that he never wanted to be the prime minister after Indira Gandhi's death, as several reports have suggested, as per the second part of his memoirs. #Congress #BJP #TheySaidIt #President #Pranab #IndiraGandhi
Supreme Court asks whether governors can be sacked via phone: Why has Arunachal crisis come to this?

Jan 28, 2016

Supreme Court asks whether governors can be sacked via phone: Why has Arunachal crisis come to this?

Arunachal Pradesh governor JP Rajkhowa will obviously figure no less prominently than those of his predecessors who adorn the “hall of infamy and notoriety” in subverting the Constitution by holding onto their gubernatorial assignments #Arunachal Pradesh #ConnectTheDots #Rajiv Gandhi #Indira Gandhi #Jawaharlal Nehru #Constitution of India #President's rule #JP Rajkhowa
India's most patriotic song: How Lata Mangeshkar almost turned down 'Ae mere watan ke logon'

Jan 26, 2016

India's most patriotic song: How Lata Mangeshkar almost turned down 'Ae mere watan ke logon'

A few years ago — the exact date eludes me — I interviewed Lata Mangeshkar at her Peddar Road home in Mumbai. We talked of many things, among them a song that is inextricably linked with Mangeshkar’s singing voice, is emblematic of her oeuvre and, of particular relevance today, enmeshed in the national imagination #Indira Gandhi #TheySaidIt #Jawaharlal Nehru #Lata Mangeshkar #Republic Day #Kavi Pradeep #S Radhakrishnan
National Herald: Having it back will be a welcome change if the founding intentions are kept in mind

Jan 22, 2016

National Herald: Having it back will be a welcome change if the founding intentions are kept in mind

If the move to bring back National Herald with Nehru’s original intentions in mind — which according to Chalapathi Rau were about press freedom, tolerance, values, it is welcome. #India #Sonia Gandhi #ConnectTheDots #Rahul Gandhi #Indira Gandhi #National Herald #Jawahar Lal Nehru #National Herald case #Chalapathi Rau