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THE EMERGENCY

Justice Jagmohan Lal Sinha’s judgment said that even though her violations were relatively minor, Indira Gandhi was guilty of corrupt practices in her election to the Lok Sabha in 1971, and the law allowed for only one punishment—declaring her unseated. Photo: HT<br />

When India was forced to grow up

8 min read . 25 Jun 2015
Sanjay Gandhi at Ramlila Maidan. Photo: Hindustan Times<br />

Taming the statute

1 min read . 22 Jun 2015
A file photo of Indira Gandhi. Photo: K.K. Chawla/HT<br />

Men and a few women of the Emergency

1 min read . 22 Jun 2015
Photo: Hindustan Times<br />

A timeline of the Emergency

1 min read . 22 Jun 2015
Photo: India Today<br />

A free press

5 min read . 22 Jun 2015
Demolition work carried out during the Emergency in Delhi’s Jama Masjid area. Photo: HT<br /><br />
JP, also known as Lok Nayak (people’s hero), is credited as the face of the people’s movement, especially the youth, that sprang up to resist the Emergency rule imposed by prime minister Indira Gandhi on 25 June 1975. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />
A file photo of Jai Prakash Narayan addressing a rally on 31 October 1974. Photo: Rane Prakash/HT<br />

The birth of anti-Congressism

4 min read . 23 Jun 2015
Photo: iStock<br />

The generation of e-Emergency

4 min read . 22 Jun 2015
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