Saturday, September 18, 2021


The Letters that Cultivated Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi was in Mussoorie in 1928 when her father Jawaharlal Nehru began writing to her a series of lucid letters that talked about themes as diverse as politics, arts, epics, civilizations, science and culture. On her 34th death anniversary, we recall the significance of the letters she exchanged with her stalwart father and the deep impact it had on her mind.

The Ghost of 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots: Sajjan Kumar is sentenced to Life Imprisonment

POLITICS The anti-Sikh riots of 1984 exemplified a black mark in the political landscape of the Congress and jolted the fabric of the nation based on communal sentiments. When prime accused Sajjan Kumar is sentenced to life imprisonment three decades after the massacre, it is the opportune moment for the nation to revisit the gruesome massacre and the nation’s discomfort with India’s minorities.

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