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Oct 02, 2018
CPM newspaper shuts in Tripura: Party blames BJP, says over 200 staff now joblessA 40-year-old CPM newspaper in Tripura, Daily Deshar Katha, has been ordered closed by the government on technical grounds.
Sep 26, 2018
Keki N Daruwalla on his latest novel Swerving to Solitude, telling an Emergency story using imaginationKeki N Daruwalla's latest novel is set in Lucknow and tells the story of a young journalist who is a critic of the Emergency. The story is told through the letters she writes to her mother
Sep 19, 2018
JNU students claim that varsity administration has imposed 'curfew' on campus a day after post-poll violenceA day after alleged violence between members of the RSS-affiliated ABVP and Left members in Jawaharlal Nehru University, there was an eerie silence across the campus as students alleged curfews had been imposed by the administration and it felt like they are "living in an era of emergency".
Sep 08, 2018
'BJP govt running electoral dictatorship, will fight saffronisation dreams': DMK adopts resolution against CentreIn its resolution, the DMK accused the BJP of running an "anti-people government" for four years and said there was an 'undeclared Emergency" in the country, with the clampdown on the media.
Aug 29, 2018
Bhima Koregaon raids and arrests point to final days of civil liberties and liberal democracy in IndiaIntellectuals make up not more than five percent of the population of India, and it is they alone who are bothered about freedom of speech, freedom of the press and other civil liberties
Aug 23, 2018
Kuldeep Nayar, veteran journalist and author of books like India After Nehru, dies at 95Kuldeep Nayar, who began his career as an Urdu reporter, also served as the editor of the Delhi edition of The Statesman and was the Editor of The Indian Express.
Aug 10, 2018
Rajya Sabha deputy chairman results show Opposition alliance is still a long way away; BJP can rest easy for nowThe result of the Rajya Sabha deputy chairman's election was no surprise. Coming close on the heels of the No Confidence Motion defeat in the Lok Sabha, it looked like yet another self-goal by Rahul Gandh
Aug 03, 2018
Centre's decision to end impasse over Justice KM Joseph's elevation may help resolve judiciary-executive deadlockThe impasse created over the elevation of Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice KM Joseph to the Supreme Court seems set to end soon
Jul 18, 2018
After two-year purge, Turkey to end State of Emergency; Opposition fears imposition of more repressive legislative measuresPresident Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared the state of emergency in Turkey on 20, July 2016, five days after warplanes bombed Ankara and bloody clashes broke out in Istanbul in a doomed putsch bid that claimed 249 lives.
Jul 07, 2018
Politicians' lust for power makes them forget lessons of 1975, say authors of book on EmergencyAuthors 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