Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi , née Nehru; 19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984) was an Indian politician who served as the third Prime Minister of India for three consecutive terms and a fourth term . Gandhi was the second female head of government in the world after Sirimavo Bandaranaike of Sri Lanka, and she remains as the world's second longest serving female Prime Minister as of 2012. She was the first woman to become prime minister in India. Gandhi was the only child of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of independent India. She adhered to the quasi-socialist policies of industrial development that had been begun by her father. Gandhi established closer relations with the Soviet Union, depending on that nation for support in India’s long-standing conflict with Pakistan. She was also the only Indian Prime Minister to have declared a state of emergency in order to 'rule by...
1984 Anti-Sikh riots in pics
When Rajiv Gandhi was sworn in as the PM of India and he was asked about the riots, he replied saying, "when a big tree falls, the earth shakes" more »
Neelam Nath reported the Street-journo
on Apr 19, 2013 , 02:13 pm
Popular Lajwanti'Phulkari' Behnji at Dilli Haat,Surajkund,and Now at Her Own Exhibition.
Phulkari means Floral Work,Hand Embroidery Art passed on from Mother to Daughters. It is Not a Dying Art, courtesy Women like Lajwanti, a Rashtrapati awardee, and I met her at her Stall in Dilli Haat, years ago,and have been Learning lots from her, more »
Pankaj Rana updated the Photo
on Mar 13, 2013 , 10:00 am
Varun during his rally
A good part of Varun Gandhi’s political career has involved controversies. Today, on his birthday, here are some unseen pictures of this political progeny and a quick glimpse of his political career.