History

Operation Blue Star 1984

Operation Blue Star was a military operation which was ordered by Indira Gandhi, the then Prime Minister, to remove Sikh militants who were amassing weapons in the Golden Temple in Amritsar, in order to establish control over it. The operation was launched in response to deterioration of law and order in Read more…

History

Panchsheel Agreement Between India and China

What is Panchseel Act? The ‘Panchsheel Agreement’ marked the apogee of the Hindi-Chini-Bhai-Bhai policy: Gopal, Nehru’s official biographer, called the ‘Zenith of World Influence’. The preamble was merely a post-mortem sermon for Tibet as an independent State. During the following months, this innocuous agreement dealing with trade and travel regulations Read more…