The role of Cold War in Indira Gandhi’s Emergency 

Indira Gandhi declared the Emergency in 1975, plonk in the middle of the most intense phase of the Cold War. Détente was going so badly for the Americans that stand up comedians in Washington were comparing it to a wife swapping party “from where you return alone”. (function ($) { var bsaProContainer = $(‘.bsaProContainer-2′); var […]

Rajnath Singh flags off ‘Run for Unity’ in Delhi

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday flagged off the ‘Run for Unity’ here to commemorate the birth anniversary of former Deputy Prime Minister Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel. (function ($) { var bsaProContainer = $(‘.bsaProContainer-2′); var number_show_ads = “0”; var number_hide_ads = “0”; if ( number_show_ads > 0 ) { setTimeout(function () { bsaProContainer.fadeIn(); […]

Over 300 mn children not in school: Unicef

United Nations: Over 300 million children globally between the age of five and 17 years of age were not in school, the Unicef said in a news report. (function ($) { var bsaProContainer = $(‘.bsaProContainer-2’); var number_show_ads = “0”; var number_hide_ads = “0”; if ( number_show_ads > 0 ) { setTimeout(function () { bsaProContainer.fadeIn(); }, number_show_ads […]

Pak court suspends jail terms of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam, Capt. Safdar 

Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday suspended the prison sentences of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Muhammad Safdar in a corruption case. (function ($) { var bsaProContainer = $(‘.bsaProContainer-2’); var number_show_ads = “0”; var number_hide_ads = “0”; if ( number_show_ads > 0 ) { setTimeout(function () { bsaProContainer.fadeIn(); }, number_show_ads […]