Blast onboard Somali plane punches hole in fuselage, triggers emergency landing; one killed

Blast onboard Somali plane punches hole in fuselage, triggers emergency landing; one killed

Daallo Airlines said on its Facebook page on Tuesday that the plane, operated by Hermes Airlines, took off from Mogadishu and was bound for Djibouti.

Yashwant Sinha clarifies his remark comparing Modi govt with Indira was 'misunderstood'

Yashwant Sinha clarifies his remark comparing Modi govt with Indira was 'misunderstood'

After creating a flutter in political circle with his remark that "there is no dialogue and they (Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government) may meet the same fate as the Indira Gandhi-led Congress which was drubbed in the elections after Emergency", former finance minister and BJP veteran Yashwant Sinha on Sunday clarified that he was completely misunderstood.

Modi govt may meet same fate as that of Indira Gandhi's: Yashwant Sinha

Modi govt may meet same fate as that of Indira Gandhi's: Yashwant Sinha

Veteran BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Friday tore into Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government, saying there is no dialogue and they may meet the same fate as the Indira Gandhi-led Congress which was drubbed in the elections after Emergency.

BJP hits back at Cong, says 1975 emergency was 'murder of democracy'

BJP hits back at Cong, says 1975 emergency was 'murder of democracy'

Asserting that the 1975 emergency was the murder of democracy and not the imposition of President`s rule in Arunachal Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday asked the Congress to introspect its role rather than levelling allegations on decisions based on facts and not sentiments.

Francois Hollande to prolong state of emergency by three months

Francois Hollande to prolong state of emergency by three months

 French President Francois Hollande was seeking the parliament's approval to prolong by another three months the state of emergency declared in the wake of the deadly November 13 Paris attacks, the Elysee has said.

Was Indira Gandhi's rule worse than British? - Have Your Say

Was Indira Gandhi's rule worse than British? - Have Your Say

Bihar government website calls former prime minister Indira Gandhi's rule worse than British reign in India.

Bihar govt website calls Indira Gandhi's rule worse than British; Congress enraged

Bihar govt website calls Indira Gandhi's rule worse than British; Congress enraged

Bihar government’s official website has called former prime minister Indira Gandhi’s rule worse than the British reign in India.

Bengal plans 24x7 helpline for sick kids, pregnant women

State health service director B.R. Satpathi said the proposal is "under consideration."

Severe cyclone takes aim at Tonga

Tonga declared a pre-emptive state of emergency Saturday as severe tropical cyclone Ula hit the tiny Pacific kingdom.

Air pollution situation in Delhi of an emergency nature: High Court

Air pollution situation in Delhi of an emergency nature: High Court

Air pollution in the national capital is of an "emergency nature", the Delhi High Court today observed and said this situation would not have arisen if the authorities had implemented laws and rules in place to prevent environmental degradation.

Emergency was mistake, 1984 riots happenings wrong, says Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia

Emergency was mistake, 1984 riots happenings wrong, says Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia

Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia's admission came during a panel discussion at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2015

Ban on 'The Satanic Verses': Chidambaramji could have corrected it himself, says Congress leader

Ban on 'The Satanic Verses': Chidambaramji could have corrected it himself, says Congress leader

“If Chidambaramji had thought banning these books was not correct, he could have corrected it at that time,” Dikshit.

Goa Congress member compares Hollande, Indira Gandhi's Emergency

France on Thursday formally imposed emergency following November 13 terror attacks in Paris for which the Islamic State claimed responsibility.

Maldives sacks chief prosecutor after lifting emergency

The Maldives Parliament sacked the chief prosecutor shortly after the government bowed to international pressure and lifted a state of emergency imposed after an alleged plot to blow up the president.

Maldives declares 30-day Emergency after explosives discovered

Maldives declares 30-day Emergency after explosives discovered

Attorney General Mohamed Anil announced the decision made by President Abdulla Yameen.

Venkaiah Naidu lashes out at writers, accuses them of being 'selective'

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday accused the writers, who returned their awards, of double standards saying they were selective in attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "growing intolerance" in the country and overlooked the Congress wrongdoings including Emergency in the past.

Egypt extends state of emergency in N Sinai for 3 months

Egypt on Wednesday extended by another three months the state of emergency imposed on parts of northern Sinai since October last year.

Emergency history should be part of school, college curricula: LK Advani

Emergency history should be part of school, college curricula: LK Advani

 BJP veteran LK Advani on Sunday suggested inclusion of history of the Emergency in school and college curricula and establishment of a memorial to those who fought against it.

Remembering Loknayak Jayaprakash Narayan on 113th birth anniversary

Loknayak Jayaprakash Narayan, popularly known as JP was an Indian activist, social reformer and political leader who led the 1970s opposition against the Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Anti-Emergency movement strengthened Indian democracy: PM Modi

Anti-Emergency movement strengthened Indian democracy: PM Modi

PM Modi said on Sunday that anti-Emergency movement had strengthened Indian democracy.