Were ancient Indian polities democratic, democracy thus representing India’s enduring culture? And what was Jawahar Lal Nehru’s role in institutionalising democracy?
Never before in Indian political discourse has Jawaharlal Nehru — and his idea — been so pilloried or celebrated depending on which side of the faultline you are on. On his 128th birth anniversary, Indian Express captures the debate around the man and his legacy.
A dinner menu from August 14, 1947, is revived and served afresh on India’s 70th Independence Day
Does the BJP really differ from these family-run parties? The answer is both yes and no. Instead of one family, it is the Sangh Parivar which has the final say.
From foreign policy to gay sex, what went wrong and what went right.
A short film, which focussed on the scientific institutions established during Nehru’s regime, was also screened.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi will pay homage to Pandit Nehru at his samadhi, Shanti Van, at 7.30 am.
Nehru’s recognition of this was his tragedy. It left him with a constant sense of failure.
The Congress party has drawn up a committee headed by A K Antony to organise events to mark the culmination in November.
An exhibition tells us why Jawaharlal Nehru initially mooted January 26, 1930, as India’s Independence Day.
Cong alleges govt put hurdles in holding Nehru conference.
Children from various schools across the city visited the Nehru Centre in Worli on Jawaharlal Nehru’s 125th birth anniversary.
Nehru’s 125th birth anniversary falls on November 14 this year.
Despite its many problems,the robustness of Indias democracy comes from its political system.
Mohan singh: [1945-2013