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Meet Narendra de Gaulle, India's 'Republican Monarch'

Aug 17, 2014

Meet Narendra de Gaulle, India's 'Republican Monarch'

Is Narendra Modi more Charles de Gaulle than Thatcher or Reagan? One thing is certain: he derives his authority directly from the people, and in this he is more closely linked to the aam aadmi that any of our previous prime ministers #PoliticalPlay #Independence Day #Margaret Thatcher #Ronald Reagan #Lee Kuan Yew #narendra #FreeIndia #Modi At Red Fort #Modi's I-Day Speech #Charles de Gaulle #Modi's Independence Day speech
Reagan? Nixon? Thatcher? Which world leader is Modi?

May 02, 2014

Reagan? Nixon? Thatcher? Which world leader is Modi?

Is Narendra Modi India's Reagan? Or Nixon? Or Thatcher? Our need to classify Modi is turning into a pundits' version of a Buzzfeed quiz. #Narendra Modi #Richard Nixon #Margaret Thatcher #Ronald Reagan #Adolf Hitler #Buzzfeed
Op Bluestar: Documents trigger controversy over alleged British connections

Jan 17, 2014

Op Bluestar: Documents trigger controversy over alleged British connections

Declassification of confidential documents has thrown light on interesting nuggets in Indo-British relations 30 years ago besides triggering controversy over purported British help in operation Bluestar #Indira Gandhi #David Cameron #UK #Margaret Thatcher #Operation Bluestar
UK docs on Operation Bluestar: Time to probe Indira Gandhi's role

Jan 15, 2014

UK docs on Operation Bluestar: Time to probe Indira Gandhi's role

If it is true that the operation had been cleared and planned as far back as February 1984, then Indira Gandhi stands accused of near criminal culpability. #Indira Gandhi #Chandigarh #Golden Temple #Amritsar #Margaret Thatcher #Operation Bluestar #1984 #Bhindranwale

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UK docs on Operation Bluestar: Time to probe Indira Gandhi's role

Sep 19, 2014

Hilary Mantel reveals she fantasised about killing Margaret Thatcher

Author tells of day she spotted unguarded prime minister, who she describes as anti-feminist, 'psychological transvestite' Hilary Mantel has recalled the day in 1983 when she spotted an unguarded Margaret Thatcher from the window of her Windsor flat ... #Margaret Thatcher #Hilary Mantel
UK docs on Operation Bluestar: Time to probe Indira Gandhi's role

Sep 17, 2014

Madrids Plaza Margaret Thatcher is a curious landmark for curious times

Despite the fanfare that accompanied the squares opening, Thatchers brand of conservatism was never popular in Spain, a country now split by austerity Margaret Thatcher now ranks between Columbus and Goya. Not between the men and their achievements, ... #European Union #Madrid #David Cameron #Margaret Thatcher #Mark Thatcher #Columbus, IN #Spain #Europe
UK docs on Operation Bluestar: Time to probe Indira Gandhi's role

Sep 20, 2014

My fantasies about killing Margaret Thatcher inspired my new short story about her assassination, says best-selling author Hilary Mantel

Hilary Mantel said the former PM was an anti-feminist and a 'psychological transvestite' who she imagined shooting after spotting her in an unguarded window in 1983... #Margaret Thatcher #Hilary Mantel