In 1969, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi nationalised 14 private banks in one fell swoop. Although aimed at uplifting the economy, it was also a political move to silence her rivals in Congress. Here’s how Indira executed it, with cloak-and-dagger stealth and precision.
India’s first Olympic gold medal in 1928 represented a country determined to shake off the colonial yoke. Here’s India’s fascinating story at the Games, from barefoot athletes, to a dream run on the hockey field, to a country trying to rekindle the Olympic spirit. Take a look.
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