Her own party projects her as a messiah of the poor, while the Opposition gleefully reduces her to a ruthless architect of the Emergency, but neither does justice to the unique trail that Indira Gandhi blazed in the political firmament. A complex figure, she happened to live and rule at a time of great change. Read more »
Sadanand Dhume | The Wall Street Journal
Roger Bate | AEI
by Michael S. Bernstam via The Wire
In the early 1950s, urban social life in the Soviet Union was constrained, with few opportunities for young people to meet and date. But that changed after Jawaharlal Nehru’s visit in 1955.