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Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi was an Indian politician and a central figure of the Indian National Congress. She was the first and, to date, only female Prime Minister of India. Indira Gandhi was the daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India. She served as prime minister from January 1966 to March 1977 and again from January 1980 until her assassination in October 1984, making her the second longest-serving Indian prime minister after her father.
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DNA Explainer: How Emergency imposed by ex-PM Indira Gandhi in 1975 changed Indian politics foreverRahul Gandhi, Congress leader and grandson of late PM Indira Gandhi said that Emergency was a 'mistake' and what happened in that period was 'wrong'.
Indira-imposed Emergency was wrong: Rahul GandhiIn an interaction with former chief economic advisor to GOI and Cornell university professor Kaushik Basu and students, Rahul Gandhi said Emergency was a “mistake” and “wrong”. “That was a..
'Hum do, Hamare do' slogan given by Indira Gandhi: Anil Vij to Rahul Gandhi
First time in 55 years possibility of no chief guest on Republic DayLast time the parade did not have chief guest was in 1966 when Indira Gandhi was sworn in as PM on January 24 after the demise of Lal Bahadur Shastri.
Congress to celebrate 'Samvidhan Charcha Divas' to mark 43 yrs to the 42nd amendment to Constitution42nd amendment in the Constitution was introduced by former PM Indira Gandhi, wherein the words 'socialist' and 'secular' were added in the preamble.
'US only now chose its first woman VP, while India elected woman PM 50 years ago'Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi on Thursday paid tributes to former prime minister and her grandmother the late Indira Gandhi and said while the US has for the first time elected a woman Kamala Harris..
Indira Gandhi Anniversary Special: Life journey and political decisions that made the 'Iron Lady' of IndiaIndira Gandhi enrolled at Oxford University in England to pursue higher education, but could not complete her course and returned to India. She was later married to Feroze Gandhi in 1942. They had two..
Sonia Gandhi pays tribute to Indira Gandhi on her 103rd birth anniversaryCongress leader Rahul Gandhi was also present alongside his mother to pay respect to his grandmother today. He also remembered her as a symbol of impressive leadership via a tweet.
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'Trailblazer, Iron lady': Cong leaders pay rich tributes to Indira Gandhi on birth anniversary
Indira Gandhi death anniversary: Congress to observe Kisan Adhikar Diwas on October 31Party's state leaders and activists will hold 'satyagraha' between 10 am and 4 pm at district headquarters to protest against the farm laws brought forth by the Narendra Modi government.
Alpine melt yields old India headlines: Indira Gandhi is PMThe copies of Indian newspapers the National Herald and The Economic Times were probably aboard an Air India Boeing 707 that crashed on the mountain on January 24, 1966, claiming 177 lives.
'Indira Gandhi' in unlikely places: Indian newspapers from 1966 found inside melting glacier in FranceHow on Earth did this come to be?
'Even leaders like Indira Gandhi, Atal Bihari Vajpayee lost': Sharad Pawar takes a dig at BJPThe piece, published in 'Saamana' today, was the first of a three-part interview series with the veteran politicians.
'I am Indira Gandhi's granddaughter': Priyanka dares UP govt"I am Indira Gandhi's granddaughter, not an undeclared BJP spokesperson like some of the opposition leaders," Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday said, as she alleged that the..
Emergency reminds us that democracies, when tested, fight back resiliently: Milind DeoraOn the occasion of 45 years of imposition of emergency in India by the Indira Gandhi government, Congress leader Milind Deora on Thursday said emergency reminds us that democracies, when tested, fight..
Indira Gandhi imposed emergency to save her PM's chair: Ravi Shankar Prasad"Today we recall the draconian day of 25 June 1975, when the then Congress Government led by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi imposed emergency to save her PM chair as her election to Lok Sabha from..
Let new generations draw right lessons from Emergency: Ravi Shankar PrasadHe recalled that after the Emergency was imposed by then prime minister Indira Gandhi, major opposition leaders including Jai Prakash Narayan, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, L K Advani, Chandrashekhar, along..
Greed of one family led to imposition of Emergency: Amit ShahUnion Home Minister and former BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday criticised former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi saying one family's "greed for power" led to the imposition of Emergency 45 years ago..
45 years of Emergency: Recalling sequence of events leading up to darkest chapter of Indian historyIt is during this period that democratic institutions were subverted, and the authorities clamped down on any form of dissent which cast a dark shadow over Indira Gandhi's regime,
Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi, suggests measures to save money to fight Covid-19In her letter to the Prime Minister, Gandhi also called for ordering proportionate reduction of 30 per cent in expenditure budget (other than salaries, pensions and central sector schemes) for the..
Indira, Manmohan's 'Raj dharma' was of equality, harmony; BJP has divisive mindset: CongressThe Congress on Friday slammed the BJP for attacking Sonia Gandhi over the party's 'Rajdharma' reminder, saying its leaders like Indira Gandhi and Manmohan Singh believed in equality and harmony, while..
PM Modi did what previous PMs said they would: JP Nadda on CAAAddressing a rally in Himachal Pradesh's Solan, Nadda called Modi a “world leader”, citing also the praise he got from US President Donald Trump during his recent India visit. Nadda claimed that..
Women officers in army: Shiv Sena attacks Centre for 'regressive' views, says India won 1971 war under Indira GandhiIn a landmark decision, the Supreme Court on Monday (February 17) directed the central government to grant permanent commission to all women officers in the Indian Army within three months.
'Like Indira Gandhi...': In attack against Modi-Shah, NCP leader Jitendra Awhad's Emergency referenceMaharashtra minister and NCP leader Jitendra Awhad on Wednesday targeted former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, saying she had also strangulated democracy but was ultimately defeated.
Sanjay Raut should not have made comment about Indira Gandhi: Sharad PawarShiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut should have refrained from saying that former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi used to meet yesteryear gangster Karim Lala, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said here on Friday.
Haji Mastan ‘pucca Congressi’, many netas met him, says ‘son’Wading into the controversy Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut stoked with his comment that former PM Indira Gandhi had met gangster Karim Lala, another mafia don Haji Mastan’s adopted son Sundar Shekhar..
Such pinpricks will sow division among allies: Mallikarjun Kharge on Sanjay RautOn Thursday, Kharge said he telephoned Maharashtra Congress chief and state revenue minister Balasaheb Thorat to convey this advice-message to Shiv Sena leadership. As a result, Raut expressed regret..
Sanjay Raut's comments on Indira Gandhi taken out of context: Aaditya Thackeray
After Congress attack, Sena's Sanjay Raut retracts statement on Indira Gandhi visiting underworld don Karim LalaRaut withdrew his remarks on Indira Gandhi, saying that "our friends from Congress need not feel hurt."
Sanjay Raut withdraws his remark about Indira Gandhi meeting gangster"If someone feels my statement hurt Indira Gandhi's image, or someone's feelings, I take it back," Raut said. "In the past, I have taken her (Gandhi's) side and argued with people who tried to malign..
Indira Gandhi used to visit underworld don Karim Lala: Sanjay RautIndira Gandhi used to go and meet Karim Lala. We've seen that underworld, now it's just chillar," Raut said at a function in Mumbai.
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Congress asks Sanjay Raut to withdraw remarks against Indira Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi should drop his surname as it was stolen by his family: Sambit PatraAddressing a press conference, Patra said former prime minister Indira Gandhi had called Savarkar "son of soil", while her grandson was referring to him in a derogatory note. "They stole the Gandhi..
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BJP: Indira Gandhi called Savarkar 'remarkable son of India'
Not against Savarkar but the Hindutva ideology he stood for: Manmohan SinghWhen asked about Savarkar, Singh said that former prime minister Indira Gandhi had issued a postal stamp commemorating him. "We are not against Savarkar, but the question is we are not in favour of the..
Indira Gandhi never sought votes in name of Army but PM Modi did: Sharad PawarNCP chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday sought to remind Prime Minister Narendra Modi that "unlike him" former premier Indira Gandhi never sought votes in the name of the "valour of the Army" but had given..