Pictures: India This Week – Diwali, Channel Ban And Currency Ban (6 Nov – 12 Nov)

In this ‘History Series’, we are revisiting Indian and world history every week for key events that shaped the world. This educational series reaffirms our position as a responsible and purposeful media.

This Week In History: Teekhi Mirchi brings to you a flashback of key historical events that shaped the history of India and beyond this week, including Channel Ban and Currency Ban. A collage of rare photos that is reminder of India’s rich past full of struggle and dominance.

 1. Kisan Ka Beta (2016)

Robert Vadra reacting to the news that no farmer will be punished for black money.
Robert Vadra reacting to the news that no farmer will be punished for black money.

2. Human ATM Machine (2016)

Footage of desperate bank account holders queueing outside an ATM machine in Tamilnadu.
Footage of desperate bank account holders queueing outside an ATM machine in Tamilnadu. 

3. Economic Emergency (1975)

Rare picture of former PM Indira Gandhi leaving India for a foreign tour, after imposing emergency in the country. (1975)
Rare picture of former PM Indira Gandhi leaving India for a foreign tour, after imposing emergency in the country. (1975)

4. Economic Idea Plagiarism (2013)

An economist consults his counsel to sue India's PM for stealing his economic idea conceived in 2013, and branding it as his own in 2016.
An economist consults his counsel to sue India’s PM for stealing his economic idea conceived in 2013, and branding it as his own in 2016.

5. Hawan For Amreekan Desi (2016)

Burning Ghee not only releases O2 in the air, but it can also lead to making somebody President of a country.
Burning Ghee not only releases O2 in the air, but it can also lead to making somebody President of a country.

6. Ajeeb Smog Se Jang! (2016)

Former Union Carbide Chief Warren Anderson expressing shock and disgust over Delhi Smog Disaster, and demanding the perpetrators to be brought to justice. (2016)
Former Union Carbide Chief Warren Anderson expressing shock and disgust over Delhi Smog Disaster, and demanding the perpetrators to be brought to justice. (2016)

7. British Indian Police in British India (1919)

Rare photo of British Indian soldiers arresting a woman on charges of asking whereabouts of her son, who went missing after Jalianwalla Bagh Massacre ordered by General Dyer. (Delhi, 1919)
Rare photo of British Indian soldiers arresting a woman on charges of asking whereabouts of her son, who went missing after Jalianwalla Bagh Massacre ordered by General Dyer. (Delhi, 1919)

8. Kadva Sach (827 BCE)

Rare picture of Dhritarashtra ordering Gandhari to ban his broadcaster Sanjay for showing Kaurava's defeat in the battle of Mahabharata. (827 BCE)
Low resolution picture (in technology available at that time) of Dhritarashtra ordering Gandhari to ban his broadcaster Sanjay for showing Kaurava’s defeat in the battle of Mahabharata. (827 BCE)

9. Chinese Andhera! (2016)

Satellite picture of India captured by NASA this Diwali. India mostly turned dark this year, thanks to the boycott of Chinese goods.
Satellite picture of India captured by NASA this Diwali. India mostly turned dark this year, thanks to the boycott of Chinese goods.

10. World Extortion Contest (2016)

Two men pose for a photograph in World Extortion Contest, after they were chosen to represent India's booming extortion industry.
Two men pose for a photograph in World Extortion Contest, after they were chosen to represent India’s booming extortion industry.

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