Indira Gandhi

Meet the only five women who have been awarded the Bharat Ratna

The Bharat Ratna is India’s highest civilian award and recognises ‘exceptional service/performance of the highest order’. Of the 48 awardees so far, only five are women.

published on : 7th March 2020

Down Memory Lane: How Express covered the oath-taking ceremonies of India's Prime Ministers

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi took oath as the Prime Minister of India for the second consecutive term on 30 May 2019, let's take a look at how The New Indian Express covered the oath-taking ceremonies of some of India's former Prime Ministers.

published on : 30th May 2019

Down memory lane: When India got new Prime Ministers

From Jawaharlal Nehru to Narendra Modi, here is a look back at the oath-taking ceremony of Indian PMs.

published on : 21st May 2019

This is how Express stood up to 'The Emergency' declared by Indira Gandhi in 1975

From a blank editorial to celebrating Indira and Sanjay's fall, a look at our finest hour - when we stood up to the Emergency so haughtily and arbitrarily imposed on an unwilling nation on June 25, 1975.

published on : 25th June 2018

Congress gets its new president, Rahul Gandhi; here are four others from Nehru-Gandhi family who held the post

The grand old party of India today elevated Rahul Gandhi as their president. Rahul Gandhi is the fifth from the Nehru-Gandhi family to hold the highest post in Congress. The party got its new president after 19 years. 

published on : 16th December 2017

Article 356 and the President's Rule in India: A quick fact check

With less than twenty-four hours left before the polls to elect the fourteenth President of India, here is a quick look at Article 356 of the Indian Constitution and the President's Rule.

published on : 16th July 2017

43 years since first nuclear weapon test by India at Pokhran

On May 18th, 1974, India tested its first fission bomb, a nuclear weapon which had the explosion power similar to the bomb dropped by  USA in Hiroshima, Japan.

published on : 18th May 2017