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North East India took its present shape largely in the ’60s and ’70s. How did a region with so many ethnic groups and identities integrate with the union of India? The saga of the ‘Seven Sisters’ is one of strife, compromises and delicate diplomacy.
On 30th January 1948, the 20th century’s greatest advocate of non-violence fell victim to an act of extreme violence – Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated and India lost her beloved ‘Bapu’. Rewind to that dark day and its aftermath...
As Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi inherited an economy in crisis and took a decision that rescued the nation but was almost political suicide – she devalued the rupee. Find out how Indira weathered the storm and proved she meant business.
The Indo-China War of 1962 came as a shock to India as it violated the Panchsheel pact signed by China only 8 years earlier. But it was a wake-up call for India in more ways than one. Here’s how the month-long conflict between the two neighbours panned out.
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