In Colonial India, the process of creating a civilian intelligence agency started only after the 1872 killing of the highest colonial official. In independent India, SPG and NSG were created only after the 1984 Indira Gandhi assassination, writes Vapalla Balachandran.
The SIT concluded that the “lack of interest shown by the police...” during the early stages and the manner in which judges “routinely” handed out acquittals to accused ensured that “there is no possibility of further investigation” in any of the 199 cases it scrutinized.
Sena made certain observations in an editorial in its mouthpiece 'Saamana' about gangster Karam Lala, saying he once headed an organisation of the Pathan community and drew inspiration from Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, who is also called Frontier Gandhi.
The Emergency refers to the period from June 25, 1975 to March 21, 1977, when then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had declared a state of Emergency leading to the suspension of election and curbing civil liberties, on the nation.