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An emergency is a situation that poses an immediate risk to health, life, property, or environment. Most emergencies require urgent intervention to prevent a worsening of the situation, although in some situations, mitigation may not be possible and agencies may only be able to offer palliative care for the aftermath.


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Attempts were made to crush democracy during Emergency: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that during the Emergency imposed in 1975 attempts were made to "crush democracy" in India, and asserted that it is difficult to find another such example in..
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Portions of 2002 Gujarat riots, Emergency scrapped from Class 12 textbooks by NCERT, know why

NCERT has removed several topics from Class 12 textbooks including the 2002 Gujarat riots, the Emergency, and the Mughal court.
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June 25, 1975-1977: PM Modi says 'dark days' of Emergency can never be forgotten

PM Narendra Modi on Friday said those 'dark days' can never be forgotten when the 21-month period witnessed a systematic destruction of institutions.
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Nitish unimpressed by Rahul calling Emergency a mistake

​​​The JD(U) leader recalled his own days in prison where he had been lodged beside other young student activists opposing the draconian measure, and pointed out that the verdict of the elections..
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DNA Explainer: How Emergency imposed by ex-PM Indira Gandhi in 1975 changed Indian politics forever

Rahul Gandhi, Congress leader and grandson of late PM Indira Gandhi said that Emergency was a 'mistake' and what happened in that period was 'wrong'.
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Ram Madhav takes dig at Rahul; says Emergency will never come back

In an apparent dig at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Tuesday said leaders whose grandparents were responsible for imposing Emergency are trying to misguide people by..
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Modi-Shah 'hijacked' BJP, NDA govt with no breather for other leaders: Ashok Gehlot

Reacting sharply to Amit Shah's remarks on the Congress on the 45th anniversary of Emergency, Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot accused the home minister along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of..
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Covid lockdown legitimate confinement, but Emergency was illegitimate: VP Naidu

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said home confinement of people in order to cope with the rising Covid-19 cases was legitimate, but the Emergency in 1975 was "illegitimate" as people were..
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Lockdown not akin to Emergency, default bail an indefeasible right: SC

A bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan said the view of the high court that restrictions imposed during the lockdown should not give the right to an accused for default bail even though the charge..
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Lockdown can’t be reason for non-filing of chargesheet: SC

Clarifying that the Centre’s decision to impose lockdown to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic is not akin to the proclamation of Emergency, the Supreme Court on Friday said the right of an accused to get..
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CPM leader Yousuf Tarigami says situation in J&K like Emergency, say no minister visited J&K to access crop loss

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Manmohan Singh: 1984 riots could have been avoided if Narsimha Rao had listened to Gujral's advice

Speaking at an event organised to remember former PM IK Gujral on his 100th birth anniversary, Former PM Manmohan Singh said that Inder Kumar Gujral advised then home minister Narsimha Rao "to call the..
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