A Letter From Mrs. Gandhi's India

August 1976
New Republic;8/7/76, Vol. 175 Issue 6/7, p19
Provides information on the political conditions in India, under Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Accusations of Gandhi that the opposition had plans to overthrow the government; Information on conspirators for whom non-violence is an article of faith; Declaration of an emergency in India by Gandhi; Issues related to censorship, the most effective instrument of India's dictatorship.


Related Articles

  • Indira Gandhi's Dictatorship Digs In.  // Time;7/14/1975, Vol. 106 Issue 2, p27 

    The article reports on the political crisis in India that occurred under the administration of Prime Minister Indira Ghandi. When Gandhi proclaimed the state of emergency, political freedoms have been suspended. Twenty-six minor political factions were banned, representing the most extreme...

  • 10 political disgraces. Sra, Gunjeet K. // India Today;12/29/2008, p5 

    The article offers a look at the top ten national events in India that transpired between 1975 and 2008. Indira Gandhi, former prime minister of the Republic of India, had the power to rule by decree when The Emergency transpired in 1975. Information on a political disaster that occurred during...

  • Indira's Walking Tour.  // Time;4/26/1976, Vol. 107 Issue 17, p36 

    The article focuses on the padayatra, a journey on foot, of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in Uttar Pradesh and Hillaur. It notes that Gandhi was asking people to give up one-tenth of their land to the landless and redistributed surplus land to 77 families in Hillaur each getting about...

  • Life in a Derailed Democracy.  // Time;7/21/1975, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p39 

    The article focuses on the suspension of the fundamental freedoms in India by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1975. Opponents of Gandhi's regime and alleged smugglers and black marketeers were arrested. The number of detainees reached to 20,000 from 5,000 and internal censorship of information...

  • Mrs. Gandhi's Opposition: Moraji Desai. Fallaci, Oriana // New Republic;8/2/75, Vol. 173 Issue 5/6, p12 

    Interviews Indian politician Morarji Desai regarding his opposition to policies of Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India. Criticism of Gandhi for her inability to solve a problem, either social or economic; Discussion of the kind of fascism practiced by Gandhi; Opinion of Desai about Gandhi's...

  • Emergency in India. Lall, Arthur // Challenge (05775132);Nov/Dec75, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p57 

    This article focuses on the state of emergency declared in India by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. In a recent interview on the present emergency in India, Gandhi said: "Our people are highly individualistic. They don't have that discipline that you have in Germany or in Japan." This prized...

  • The Elephant Turns Frisky.  // Time;2/7/1977, Vol. 109 Issue 6, p73 

    The article discusses the administration of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. It states that during the government of Gandhi, the press censorship has ended while political prisoners were set free. It mentions that the economy of the country during her had been described by a U.S. expert as...

  • Uniting Against Indira.  // Time;3/7/1977, Vol. 109 Issue 10, p39 

    The article focuses on the efforts done by the opposition party to fight against the administration and to the Congress Party of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. It states that in order to stop the dictatorial rule of the Prime Minister and its members, the opposition formed the Janata...

  • Empress in Distress.  // Time; 

    The article discusses a court case against Indira Ghandi for an alleged abuse of administrative power. She was accused of tampering with the judiciary, political favoritism, and punitive police raids. In addition, investigation for the charges that the 104 Jeeps had been provided illegally by...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics