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45 years later, how Indira Gandhi's 1975 Emergency appears through the lens of the Films Division of India 
Lifestyle

45 years later, how Indira Gandhi's 1975 Emergency appears through the lens of the Films Division of India 

When the Emergency was declared on 25 June 1975, the Films Division's resources were marshalled to defend the clampdown and sing the praises of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and her Twenty Point Programme.

Amarinder Singh deplores arrests of Kashmiri political leaders, questions BJP's claim on revocation of Article 370 ending terrorism
Politics

Amarinder Singh deplores arrests of Kashmiri political leaders, questions BJP's claim on revocation of Article 370 ending terrorism

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday slammed the BJP for the arrest of political leaders in Kashmir after the abrogation of the Article 370 which gave Jammu and Kashmir a special status

In Lok Sabha address, Modi scalds Congress' devotion to Nehru-Gandhi family, says party has lost touch with reality
Politics

In Lok Sabha address, Modi scalds Congress' devotion to Nehru-Gandhi family, says party has lost touch with reality

During his Lok Sabha speech on Tuesday, Narendra Modi seemed anguished over Congress' accusations that he and the BJP intended to obliterate achievements and work done by past governments

44th anniversary of Emergency: Narendra Modi says democracy prevailed over authoritarianism, Rajnath terms period 'darkest chapters in Indian history'
India

44th anniversary of Emergency: Narendra Modi says democracy prevailed over authoritarianism, Rajnath terms period 'darkest chapters in Indian history'

BJP leaders on Monday remembered the Emergency imposed by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on 25 June, 1975 and paid homage to all those who resisted the Emergency.

44th anniversary of Emergency: How love letters between Madhu and Pramila Dandavate in jail defied odds of authoritarian rule
Politics

44th anniversary of Emergency: How love letters between Madhu and Pramila Dandavate in jail defied odds of authoritarian rule

The letters of the Dandavates are both a celebration of their love as well as defiance of the authoritarian rule, their refusal to bend and submit to it during the 1975 Emergency.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Mamata Banerjee and 'cut money' row, India-China's NSG deadlock, Federer wins Halle Open; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Mamata Banerjee and 'cut money' row, India-China's NSG deadlock, Federer wins Halle Open; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Amid BJP's rise in West Bengal, controversies like cut money row could cost Mamata Banerjee, China continues to block India's NSG bid, Federer wins 10th Halle Open title, 44th anniversary of the 1975-76 Emergency; today's must-read stories

Artist Gagan Singh slows down the news
long-reads

Artist Gagan Singh slows down the news

New Delhi-based artist Gagan Singh draws. It’s his thing. He draws to think and thinks to draw. He draws to make sense of the world. From Gitanjali Dang | Khanabadosh's series, #JagteRaho

Karunanidhi's memorial meet turns into anti-BJP event, Opposition accuses Modi govt of authoritarianism
India

Karunanidhi's memorial meet turns into anti-BJP event, Opposition accuses Modi govt of authoritarianism

Leaders representing Congress, Trinamool Congress, CPM and National Conference among others targeted the Centre, after the BJP and JDU representatives left the venue after delivering their speeches, hailing Karunanidhi

Bhima Koregaon raids: Arrest of activists shows 'Emergency-like' conditions prevailing in India, says Yashwant Sinha
Politics

Bhima Koregaon raids: Arrest of activists shows 'Emergency-like' conditions prevailing in India, says Yashwant Sinha

Former union finance minister Yashwant Sinha said that the Bhima Koregaon raids are a prime example of assault on freedom of speech and freedom of the press.

Politicians' lust for power makes them forget lessons of 1975, say authors of book on Emergency
Life

Politicians' lust for power makes them forget lessons of 1975, say authors of book on Emergency

Authors John Dayal and Ajoy Bose spoke with Firstpost about the Emergency, its parallels in today's India, the Congress’ burden, and how they originally pieced their research together in a time of censorship

Retired Supreme Court judge says SC/ST Act verdict aimed at protecting rights, prevent violations seen during Emergency
India

Retired Supreme Court judge says SC/ST Act verdict aimed at protecting rights, prevent violations seen during Emergency

Adarsh Goel, who retired as the Supreme Court judge on Friday said in his farewell the wrongdoings of Emergency based his SC/ST Act verdict

'Indira Gandhi's personal and political vendetta led her to declare Emergency', says Odisha governor Ganeshi Lal
India

'Indira Gandhi's personal and political vendetta led her to declare Emergency', says Odisha governor Ganeshi Lal

"Mrs Indira Gandhi misguided the country with fake democracy and it was personal and political vendetta that led her to take such a decision," Lal said.

Manohar Parrikar describes 1975 Emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi's govt as 'darkest phase in democratic history'
India

Manohar Parrikar describes 1975 Emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi's govt as 'darkest phase in democratic history'

On Tuesday the 1975 Emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi's govt marked its 43rd anniversary. Manohar Parrikar described the imposition as the darkest phase in the history of democracy.

21 Months Of Hell, documentary based on Emergency, denied certificate by CBFC
Bollywood

21 Months Of Hell, documentary based on Emergency, denied certificate by CBFC

After Ka Bodyscapes and S Durga, this is the third time that the CBFC has denied certification to a Malayalam director's film, 21 Months Of Hell.

Indu Sarkar: Supreme Court refuses to stay film's release; says it is within 'parameters of law'
Entertainment

Indu Sarkar: Supreme Court refuses to stay film's release; says it is within 'parameters of law'

The Supreme Court refuses to put stay on the release of Madhur Bhandarkar's upcoming film, Indu Sarkar which is based around the 1975 Emergency imposed by the Indira Gandhi government.

Indu Sarkar: Madhur Bhandarkar will add disclaimer to film, stating 70 percent of story is dramatised
Entertainment

Indu Sarkar: Madhur Bhandarkar will add disclaimer to film, stating 70 percent of story is dramatised

Director Madhur Bhandarkar will put disclaimer in Indu Sarkar about the events being dramatised in the film. The film is based around Emergency period in 1975 during Indira Gandhi government.

Indu Sarkar: CBFC recommends 14 cuts to Madhur Bhandarkar's contentious film, reveals tweet
Entertainment

Indu Sarkar: CBFC recommends 14 cuts to Madhur Bhandarkar's contentious film, reveals tweet

Already amid multiple controversies, Madhur Bhandarkar's Indu Sarkar film has now been advised 14 cuts from the Central Board of Film Certification.

Indu Sarkar: Jagdish Tytler flags negative portrayal in film, writes to Madhur Bhandarkar
Bollywood

Indu Sarkar: Jagdish Tytler flags negative portrayal in film, writes to Madhur Bhandarkar

The Congress leader claims that he had no role in the imposition of the 1975 Emergency and has asked for access to research work behind Indu Sarkar.

Indu Sarkar trailer: Madhur Bhandarkar's next has us enthralled, Neil Nitin Mukesh steals spotlight
Entertainment

Indu Sarkar trailer: Madhur Bhandarkar's next has us enthralled, Neil Nitin Mukesh steals spotlight

The trailer for Madhur Bhandarkar's Indu Sarkar, based on the Emergency of 1975 is out and it looks enthralling.

Indu Sarkar: Neil Nitin Mukesh looks uncannily similar to Sanjay Gandhi in new poster
Entertainment

Indu Sarkar: Neil Nitin Mukesh looks uncannily similar to Sanjay Gandhi in new poster

Neil Nitin Mukesh is playing the role of Indian politician Sanjay Gandhi in Indu Sarkar. The film also stars Kirti Kulhari, Supriya Vinod and Anupam Kher in integral roles.