INDIA: For Indira: Victory and Vindication

From deepest disgrace to an overwhelming landslide

Overturning nearly all predictions, confounding every pundit, Indira Gandhi swept back into power as Prime Minister of India last week. In the biggest electoral victory of her checkered political career, and in one of the most extraordinary political comebacks of all time, Mrs. Gandhi led her Congress Party to recapture India less than three years after voters had resoundingly repudiated her 21-month "emergency" dictatorship. When the last of the 196 million votes in national elections were counted, her party had won 351 of the 525...

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