Congress leaders Digvijay Singh and Mohan Prakash (extreme L) along with other party members. (Photo: PTI)

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh shows Dholpur Palace issue documents in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Photo: PTI)

BJP MLA OP Sharma is marshalled out after he tried to disrupt CM Arvind Kejriwal's speech. (Photo: PTI)

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AIADMK supporters celebrate the party supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's victory. (Photo: PTI)

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras checks his notes during an emergency Parliament session in Athens. (Photo: AP)

A Bangladeshi daily came up with this advertisement on Monday.

RSS will stay out, let PM Modi take Raje call (Photo: PTI)


116 dead in Indonesia military plane crash

Air Force plane crashes into a major city shortly after takeoff, buildings left in ruins and cars reduced to wrecks


Infrastructure sector surges 4.4 per cent in May

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It was on June 26, 1975, that the Emergency was declared in the country.

The declaration of a state of Emergency in India forty years ago is a matter of debate even now.