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DNA Explainer: How Emergency imposed by ex-PM Indira Gandhi in 1975 changed Indian politics forever

DNA Wednesday, 3 March 2021
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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Ex-Army personnel and star medal awardee drives auto rickshaw on Hyderabad streets to earn his bread and butter. Sheik Abdul Kareem received a special award for his contribution in the1971 Indo-China war. During Indira Gandhi reign due to surplus of army personnel, several were removed from their postings. The 71-year-old served in the army for 9 years but now is homeless and is fighting daily for a living. Kareem requested the government for financial support in the form of pension and shelter.

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Income Tax officials are carrying out searches at properties of filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, actor Taapsee Pannu in Mumbai. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday that the Emergency was a mistake. He said that 'I think that was a mistake. Absolutely, that was a mistake. And my grandmother said as much. Dismissing a petition against Jammu and Kashmir MP Farooq Abdullah, The Supreme Court said today, that expression of views that are different from government opinion cannot be termed sedition. The son of a BJP MP Kaushal Kishore was shot in the chest by bike-borne miscreants in Lucknow on Tuesday. However, police arrested one of his relatives who confessed that Ayush carried out the attack on himself to frame another person. Karnataka Water Resources minister Ramesh Jarkiholi has been embroiled in a controversy after a CD allegedly showing him in a compromising position with a woman emerged on Tuesday. #AnuragKashyap #TapseePannu #TaxRaids

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Jharkhand Congress MLA Irfan Ansari stoked controversy by performing puja at a temple. Ansari performed puja at Deoghar's Baidyanath Dham temple, a sacred abode of Lord Shiva. BJP MP Dr Nishikant Dubey demanded arrest of Ansari after he offered prayers at temple. Dubey claimed that entry of non-Hindus is strictly not allowed at Baidyanath temple. The MP from Godda demanded that Jharkhand's JMM-led govt order arrest of Ansari. He also sought action against the deputy commissioner and SP of Deoghar. Meanwhile, Ansari accused Dubey of playing dirty politics in the name of religion. Ansari, MLA of Jamtara, had entered temple's sanctum sanctorum with his companions and performed puja. Ansari claimed that he has been coming to the temple since childhood to seek blessings.

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