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Indian politician Sajjan Kumar gets life over 1984 anti-Sikh riots

NEW DELHI: A veteran Indian politician was given a life sentence on Monday over anti-Sikh riots in 1984 that killed nearly 3,000 people following the assassination of then-premier Indira Gandhi. The Delhi High Court found Sajjan Kumar, 73, guilty of instigating mobs during the mass killings triggered by the death ...

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Vidya Balan to play Indira Gandhi in upcoming web series

BOLLYWOOD actor Vidya Balan has done a variety of roles in her 15-year film career. After prolific roles like Lalita in Parineeta and Reshma in Dirty Politics, the starlet will now be taking up the role of former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi, reported The Indian Express. In a recent interview, the ...

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Vidya Balan is all set to play Indira Gandhi

BOLLYWOOD’s sassiest woman Vidya Balan is all set to essay the role of former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi onscreen in a project based on journalist-author Sagarika Ghose’s book Indira: India’s Most Powerful Prime Minister. “I am happy to have acquired the rights to Sagarika Ghose’s Indira: India’s Most Powerful ...

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Modi’s govt drop Indira Gandhi’s name from Oxford centre

NEW DELHI: A centre established by Somerville college in the University of Oxford in 2013 with a £3 million grant from India and named after Indira Gandhi has seen the name of the former prime minister dropped after the Narendra Modi government came to power in 2014. The Oxford India ...

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