INDIA: Indira Gandhi's Dictatorship Digs In

For a country living in a state of emergency, India seemed surprisingly normal last week. Shops remained open and crowds thronged the streets; trading continued on the stock exchanges and schools held classes; even the trains ran more or less on schedule. Indeed, for most of India's 600 million citizens, it apparently was business as usual. If anything, life in New Delhi seemed more orderly than ever: the typically mad swirl of traffic was restrained, and queues for buses were models of decorum.

State of Emergency. Despite the surface calm, however, reported TIME Correspondent William Stewart from New Delhi, there was...

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