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KRK believes Kangana Ranaut's film Emergency will not be successful.

KRK says Kangana's Emergency will be her 12th flop film in a row

UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2021 09:51 AM IST
  • KRK has tweeted his prediction for Kangana Ranaut's film Emergency, based on the life of late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi(File Photo / PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi(File Photo / PTI)

PM tweets on 46th anniversary of Emergency, says 'dark days' can't be forgotten

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 25, 2021 10:04 AM IST
Prime Minister Modi, looking back at the chequered legacy of the Emergency period in India's history, said that the period between 1975 and 1977 witnessed a "systematic destruction" of India's democratic institutions.
A 15 June 1975 photo of wall posters proclaiming support for Indira Gandhi along with ones calling for her resignation. (Photo: Rane Prakash/Hindustan Times)
A 15 June 1975 photo of wall posters proclaiming support for Indira Gandhi along with ones calling for her resignation. (Photo: Rane Prakash/Hindustan Times)

It's been 46 years since the Emergency. What remains of its legacy?

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 25, 2021 09:11 AM IST
The chequered legacy of the Emergency, imposed by Indira Gandhi on June 25, 1975, meant that the topic would forever remain hotly contested in India's hyperpartisan political climate, even nearly half a century later.
Kangana Ranaut has said that she will be directing Emergency.
Kangana Ranaut has said that she will be directing Emergency.

Kangana to direct Emergency: 'No one can direct it better than me'

UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2021 09:43 PM IST
  • Kangana Ranaut is all set to direct her second movie, Emergency. The film will be based on late Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
Rahul Gandhi interacted with economist Kaushik Basu and shared what he thinks of Emergency, his father's assassination.
Rahul Gandhi interacted with economist Kaushik Basu and shared what he thinks of Emergency, his father's assassination.

Emergency was a mistake, says Rahul Gandhi; talks about father, Prabhakaran

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 09:05 AM IST
"It was more painful to see my father walking towards his death, as a son knowing that he is not going to come out of what he is fighting," Rahul Gandhi said on his father's death.
Pro-democracy activists protest in front of Government House, the prime minister's offices in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
Pro-democracy activists protest in front of Government House, the prime minister's offices in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

Thailand cancels emergency decree in bid to calm protests

Bangkok | By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2020 11:56 AM IST
In a televised address to the nation, PM Prayuth Chan-ocha appealed to pro-democracy protesters to reduce political tensions. The protesters made certain demands and said they would return if these were not met.
Pro-democracy activists gather in Central Pinklao, suburbs of Bangkok, Thailand on October 20, 2020.
Pro-democracy activists gather in Central Pinklao, suburbs of Bangkok, Thailand on October 20, 2020.

Thailand protests: Student activists move court against govt-declared state of emergency

Bangkok | By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 04:28 PM IST
Demonstrations are taking place in Thailand calling for PM Prayuth Chan-ocha to step down, for a more democratic constitution and for reforms to the monarchy.
A protester shows a white ribbon as a symbol of peace to a police officer during anti-government protests in Bangkok, Thailand (REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun)
A protester shows a white ribbon as a symbol of peace to a police officer during anti-government protests in Bangkok, Thailand (REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun)

Thailand declares emergency after major student-led protest in Bangkok

Bangkok | By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2020 02:40 PM IST
Several top leaders of the protest movement were taken into custody, with the police saying they had made 22 arrests. The protest is taking place against the country’s royal family.
Sudan declares three-month state of emergency over floods(Twitter/AhmedNo63265364)
Sudan declares three-month state of emergency over floods(Twitter/AhmedNo63265364)

Natural disaster zone: Apart from COVID-19, Sudan faces three-month emergency over floods

CAIRO | By Reuters | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2020 11:50 AM IST
The current state of floods and rain this year in Sudan has exceeded the records set during the years 1946 and 1988, country declares three-month state of emergency
Addressing a public meeting on Tuesday, Jyotiraditya Scindia said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi implemented lockdown to save the life of people.(ANI Photo)
Addressing a public meeting on Tuesday, Jyotiraditya Scindia said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi implemented lockdown to save the life of people.(ANI Photo)

Emergency was lockdown on democracy: Jyotiraditya Scindia

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 08:09 AM IST
Jyotiraditya Scindia said that former Madhya Pradesh government led by Kamal Nath betrayed every section of people whether it was farmers, youth, women or others.
BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Jyotiraditya Scindia addresses during Sewa Samvad virtual rally in Bhopal on Friday.(ANI)
BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Jyotiraditya Scindia addresses during Sewa Samvad virtual rally in Bhopal on Friday.(ANI)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Jyotiraditya Scindia says he opposed Emergency even when in Congress and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2020 09:16 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Taking a dig at his former colleague, Kamal Nath, Scindia asked if the then Congress chief minister took any steps to help check the coronavirus situation in the state. (Photo @JM_Scindia)
Taking a dig at his former colleague, Kamal Nath, Scindia asked if the then Congress chief minister took any steps to help check the coronavirus situation in the state. (Photo @JM_Scindia)

‘Opposed Emergency even when in Congress’: Jyotiraditya Scindia

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2020 07:48 PM IST
Jyotiraditya Scindia made the comments while addressing the party workers through a virtual rally across the state to mark 100 days of Shivraj Singh Chouhan government in Madhya Pradesh.
Congress leader Milind Deora has in the recent past taken a different line from the Congress, triggering speculation that he might soon jump the ship.(HT PHOTO.)
Congress leader Milind Deora has in the recent past taken a different line from the Congress, triggering speculation that he might soon jump the ship.(HT PHOTO.)

Congress’ Milind Deora tweets another surprise. It is on Emergency

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2020 04:15 PM IST
In April this year, Milind Deora publicly disagreed with former party president Rahul Gandhi on the demand for passing on the benefits of the unprecedented fall in prices of international crude oil to consumers.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday tweeted on the Emergency which was imposed in the country on June 25, 1975.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday tweeted on the Emergency which was imposed in the country on June 25, 1975.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

‘I salute those who defended democracy during Emergency’: PM

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2020 01:19 PM IST
PM Modi attached a clip of his Mann ki Baat radio address last year in which he had spoken about the Emergency era.
India needs uniform outcomes, not uniform measures. Command and control won’t work. Be flexible, work with states(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
India needs uniform outcomes, not uniform measures. Command and control won’t work. Be flexible, work with states(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Covid-19: An emergency economic manifesto

By Yamini Aiyar and Mekhala Krishnamurthy
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2020 08:07 PM IST
To prevent distress, the State must manage the movement of people, food, money, schemes
Representational image.(HT file)
Representational image.(HT file)

JNU’s tryst with Indira’s Emergency

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2020 12:19 PM IST
Students who fought the Emergency had to face arrests, jail terms, expulsions, and disciplinary actions. The SFI had brought out quite a few leaflets in the name of “The Resistance”. Read on to know more..
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called upon people to do everything it takes to “protect rights and freedoms” guaranteed by the Constitution.(ANI)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called upon people to do everything it takes to “protect rights and freedoms” guaranteed by the Constitution.(ANI)

Mamata Banerjee says country under ‘super emergency’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 01:45 PM IST
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee warned of a ‘super emergency’ under the BJP government at the Centre.
Maharashtra is to launch an emergency medical services (EMS) for animals, introducing a toll-free number - 1962 - for the same.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
Maharashtra is to launch an emergency medical services (EMS) for animals, introducing a toll-free number - 1962 - for the same.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)

Maharashtra to launch emergency medical toll-free number for farm animals

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nozia Sayyed
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 02:31 PM IST
The state animal husbandry department has identified 349 vulnerable areas in which 80 mobile care centres and 80 call centres will be established.
Former President Pranab Mukherjee, 83, will receive India’s highest civilian award Bharat Ratna today.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Former President Pranab Mukherjee, 83, will receive India’s highest civilian award Bharat Ratna today.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Emergency, Sanjay Gandhi: As Pranab Mukherjee receives Bharat Ratna, a look at his memoirs

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 12:00 PM IST
The former president’s political career began in 1969 and there was no looking back after that. He has been a member of both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha and has held top posts of Defence Minister, Finance Minister, External Affairs Minister, Leader of Lok Sabha, Leader of Rajya Sabha and the President of India.
Home Minister Amit Shah speaks in Rajya Sabha on Aug 2, 2019. (Photo:ANI)
Home Minister Amit Shah speaks in Rajya Sabha on Aug 2, 2019. (Photo:ANI)

Amit Shah pilots anti-terror bill in RS, gets powers to designate terrorists

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2020 08:28 AM IST
Home Minister Amit Shah attacked the Congress during the debate telling the party to look at ‘its past’ before accusing the government of misusing the law.
A wildfire is seen on the island of Maui, Hawaii, U.S., July 11, 2019 in this video grab taken from social media, July 12, 2019. John Sandbach Photography/Instagram@sandbachspics via REUTERS(John Sandbach Photography)
A wildfire is seen on the island of Maui, Hawaii, U.S., July 11, 2019 in this video grab taken from social media, July 12, 2019. John Sandbach Photography/Instagram@sandbachspics via REUTERS(John Sandbach Photography)

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfires

Honolulu | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2019 02:22 PM IST
Although most of the evacuees were later allowed to return home, the blaze more than tripled in size to spread over about 9,000 acres (3,642 hectares), scorching mostly former sugarcane fields and brush.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar(Santosh Kumar / HT Photo)
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar(Santosh Kumar / HT Photo)

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar recalls being arrested at gunpoint during Emergency

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Anil Kumar
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2019 09:51 AM IST
Nitish Kumar’s statement came when he intervened during a reply by a minister to a question on police action in the state.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks in the Lok Sabha during the 'Motion of Thanks on President's Address', at Parliament in New Delhi, Tuesday, June 25, 2109.(PTI photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks in the Lok Sabha during the 'Motion of Thanks on President's Address', at Parliament in New Delhi, Tuesday, June 25, 2109.(PTI photo)

‘This is not Emergency that we throw anyone in jail’: PM Modi’s top 10 quotes in Lok Sabha

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 08:26 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed Lok Sabha during his reply to a discussion.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said those who were imprisoned during the Emergency will be provided pension and a citation.(Kunal Patil/HT File Photo)
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said those who were imprisoned during the Emergency will be provided pension and a citation.(Kunal Patil/HT File Photo)

‘Those who served jail time during emergency to get pension’: Devendra Fadnavis

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 05:50 PM IST
Speaking in the state Assembly during the Question hour, Fadnavis said “pension was an honour more than money” for those who served jail term during the Emergency.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to procure 27 walkie-talkie sets for its officials to tackle emergencies at Deonar dumping ground. (Kunal Patil/HT photo)
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to procure 27 walkie-talkie sets for its officials to tackle emergencies at Deonar dumping ground. (Kunal Patil/HT photo)

Walkie-talkie sets for BMC officials to tackle emergencies at Deonar dumping ground

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2019 02:28 AM IST
According to the BMC, the walkie-talkies will be given to the officials concerned and engineers of the dumping ground so that they will be able to remain connected 24x7 in case of any untoward incident.
Vitamin D is essential for people who have large amounts of the pigment melanin in their skin(iStock)
Vitamin D is essential for people who have large amounts of the pigment melanin in their skin(iStock)

The Indian emergency of Vitamin D

Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2019 06:18 PM IST
Doctors make you worry too much about dietary cholesterol. They should be focusing on Vitamin D deficiency, the real health emergency
TOPSHOT - Sri Lankan security personnel walk through debris following an explosion in St Sebastian's Church in Negombo, north of the capital Colombo, on April 21, 2019.(AFP)
TOPSHOT - Sri Lankan security personnel walk through debris following an explosion in St Sebastian's Church in Negombo, north of the capital Colombo, on April 21, 2019.(AFP)

Sri Lanka to declare emergency from midnight after Easter day blasts that killed 290

Colombob | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2019 03:25 PM IST
The government has decided to gazette the clauses related to prevention of terrorism to emergency regulation and gazette it by midnight, Sri Lanka president’s media unit said in a statement.
Senior Samajwadi Party leader Reoti Raman Singh.(HT Photo)
Senior Samajwadi Party leader Reoti Raman Singh.(HT Photo)

‘Last five years have been worse than the Emergency’: SP leader Reoti Raman Singh

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Kenneth John
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2019 04:03 PM IST
Senior SP leader Reoti Raman Singh, in an interview with HT, spoke about deterioration in politics and the missing essence of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee in the Bharatiya Janata Party.
US President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington.(Bloomberg photo)
US President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington.(Bloomberg photo)

Donald Trump’s border wall ‘emergency’ faces first legal challenge

Washington | By Bloomberg
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2019 11:48 AM IST
A nonprofit sued to block President Donald Trump from diverting funds from the federal budget to spend about $8 billion on his promised border wall, hours after he declared a national emergency.
US president Donald Trump has said he is getting closer to declaring a national emergency to secure funding for a wall.(AFP)
US president Donald Trump has said he is getting closer to declaring a national emergency to secure funding for a wall.(AFP)

Getting closer to declare national emergency to build the wall: Donald Trump

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2019 04:59 PM IST
A national emergency would allow Trump to proceed with a wall without congressional approval and give him executive powers to reallocate disaster relief funds to the southern Mexico border.
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