Nehru as a historian was at one level the curious philosopher trying to seek answers of the human present and future, and at another level, he was also the loving father who wished to present his daughter more than just good wishes on her thirteenth birthday.
A petition of enormous significance to Jammu & Kashmir and its relationship with the Indian Union is currently before the Supreme Court. Under what terms and conditions did the former princely state accede to India? How was that agreement overridden? A look at the past and present of a fraught relationship.
The NMML has drafted “an Expression of Interest for selection of a professional advisor”, who will “assist in conducting the global competition” for selecting an “architect and design specialist” for the new museum.
Delivered to the Indian Constituent Assembly in Parliament, just before midnight on August 15, 1947, the speech has been referenced over the years to show how the idea of India was an experiment in many ways
What has freedom meant to the residents of a village in Phulpur, the constituency Nehru fought from in independent India’s first election?
The old order has collapsed. A new dispensation is in power. Raising the threat of communalism no longer has the bite Congress expects it to have. It is corruption which is the big worry of the new generation. It was this shift that propelled Nitish Kumar back to his old friends in the BJP/NDA.
Does Modi want the Indian people’s voluntary love and respect? Does he want the world’s approval? The future’s appreciation? Or does he merely want to rule for a long time, allowing persons in his large parivaar and supportive vigilantes to enforce obedience?
Six years on, India would find itself fighting an ultimately disastrous war with China in which no clear objective was served, but which continues to cast a long shadow over bilateral relations.
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Harish Puri, a professor at Punjabi University, said Nehru’s handling of the post-Partition situation prevented the spread of communal sentiments among Hindu refugees from Pakistan.
Pandit Nehru remains the longest-serving prime minister of India as he remained in power for 17 years from August 15, 1947 until his death on May 27, 1964.
US President John F Kennedy had offered of helping the country detonate a nuclear device much before China did in 1964, according to former Foreign Secretary Maharajakrishna Rasgotra.
Rai added that he believed in “what Ambedkar had himself said during his Constituent Assembly address in November 1949”. “
The BJP president was speaking at a function to release Jana Sangha leader Deendayal Upadhyaya’s biography ‘Rashtradrashta’.