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.
#DidYouKnow that India’s space programme began in a church in a fishing village in Kerala in 1963? From using satellites for weather forecasting and remote classrooms to orbiting Mars, India is now on the cutting-edge of space exploration. Let’s rewind to when it all began.
August 15th - India’s Independence Day - is perhaps the most significant date in the history of modern India. Did you know that the new nation signalled her freedom with the blowing of a conch? But why at the midnight hour? Find out more about this climactic moment...
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