'Indira Gandhi was the James Bond of power politics'
July 11, 2017  10:23
"She was the only prime minister who won a decisive military victory. She won a real war; she didn't play video games on prime time TV over surgical strikes! She understood power better than any other politician, saw it as her birthright and used it with inborn expertise. Every politician today who tries to be a "supremo" through populism and absolute control over his or her party is referring to the Indira Gandhi playbook!"

Rediff.com's Nikhil Lakshman interviews Sagarika Ghose on her book, Indira: India's Most Powerful Prime Minister.

Part one of a two-part interview. Do read
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