Mother India: A Political Biography of Indira Gandhi

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Penguin Books India, Feb 15, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 660 pages
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The first major biography of Indira Gandhi covers the breadth and scope of 20th-century India and the woman who left her indelible mark on that troubled country. Both widely supported and bitterly opposed, she was eventually removed from office, only to make a stunning comeback.
 

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Intended as both a political biography of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and a 20th-century history of India, this journalistic work falls dreadfully short of the mark on each point. The results ... Read full review

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Contents

INDIRAS INDIA
15
THE ASSASSINATION
45
THE NEWS
54
THE AFTERMATH
72
THE LEGACY OF INDIRA GANDHI
106
DAUGHTER OF PRIVILEGE
129
7
170
LOVERS WEDDING
182
15
347
INDIRA RAJ
367
45
379
EMPRESS OF INDIA
387
FRIENDS NEIGHBOURS AND ENEMIES
415
TRANSFORMING DEMOCRACY
422
DOMESTIC AFFAIRS
445
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO THE NEHRUS
477

MARRIAGE BY FIRE
198
12
204
THE APPRENTICESHIP
223
INTO HER
248
TOWARDS THE
271
THE PERILS OF POWER
296
PARTY TIMES
325
POWER PLAYS
504
INDIA AFTER INDIRA AND RAJIV
529
54
581
248
589
325
595
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Gupte is Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of The Earth Times, and President of the Earth Times Foundation. He is also a columnist for Newsweek International, and a contributing editor for Forbes. He created The Earth Times's Web site, and appears as a radio and TV commentator. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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