Did Indira Gandhi know she was going to be assassinated?


By Sunil Kumar After the assault on the Golden Temple; Indira Gandhi would certainly have been aware of the fact that there would be considerable resentment amongst the Sikhs. It is speculated that the PM had a premonition regarding her …

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Was there any visible change in Indira Gandhi’s working style after she was re-elected as PM in 1980?


By Sunil Kumar After the 7th General elections were held on 3rd and 6th Jan 1980; Indira Gandhi again became the 8th Prime Minister with a landslide victory of 353 seats; on Jan 14th.   Her prime-ministership(the final innings of …

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The Accidental Prime Minister: India’s West Wing


By Sunil Kumar Now that the dust has settled over India‘s elections; and a new government is firmly in the saddle; it’s time to talk about Sanjaya Baru’s “The Accidental Prime Minister: The Making And Unmaking of Manmohan Singh“. For …

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