Tag: Indira Gandhi

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Congress leader Sajjan Kumar sentenced to life

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Sajjan Kumar (73) is the first big politician, convicted after 34 years of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that broke out after the assassination of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by two of her sikh bodyguards. The anti-Sikh riots had left nearly 3,000 people dead. Sajjan Kumar has

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Emergency, graduate school and the Four Friends Quartet

Lalit Shastri When emergency was imposed by Indira Gandhi in 1975, we were a Four Friends Quartet in the graduate school¹ (Salam Khan, Jyotish Dubey and Gautam Mukherjee) – all of us burning deep inside with fire and the desire to set right all that was wrong in society and was pulling the country away

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2017: Narendra Modi’s tributes to former Prime Ministers of India

Newsroom24x7 Network Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday (23 December 2017) paid tributes to former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh, on his birth anniversary. Remembering Chaudhary Charan Singh on his birth anniversary, Modi said in a statement: “Chaudhary Sahab served the nation with utmost dedication. He worked assiduously for the development of our villages and

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“The Enabler Narendra Modi: Breaking Stereotypes”

Latest Book review by Newsroom24x7 It has been a year since Narendra Modi came to power after leading the Bharatiya Janata Party to a landslide victory in the 2014 parliamentary election. Modi in a few months after his inauguration shut down the Planning Commission, which by default subverted the idea of India being a federal

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“Mental agony and tension” forces Natarajan to hit out at Congress leadership?

  Lalit Shastri Former Union Minister of State for Environment and forest and Congress spokesperson Jayanthi Natarajan’s outburst unleashed through her letter of November 5, 2014 to Congress President Sonia Gandhi, which has been flashed widely in the public domain by the media today, goes on to expose in large measure how she was working as

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