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’.
Ever since the Facebook post had gone viral, there were talks that Ajay Singh Gangwar could be shunted out of the district any time.
Serving until his death till May 27, 1964, Jawaharlal Nehru remains India’s longest-serving prime minister
He lauded Nehru for promoting scientific temperament and for choosing Vikram Sarabhai and Homi J Bhabha over “intellectuals like Baba Ramdev and Asaram Bapu”.
Organisation that played a big role in state to make RTI a national Act to write to Chief Minister on the issue
The new books by the Rajasthan government mention PM Modi’s Mann ki Baat and Swachh Bharat Mission along with tales from Ramayana and Mahabharata. Syllabus to inculcate ‘traditional indian’ values.
First reported by The Indian Express on May 8, the new Social Science textbook for Class VIII has virtually erased Nehru from the pages of history.
The chapter — a part of his autobiography — has Nehru explaining the idea of Bharat Mata to a group of farmers in Rohtak, Haryana.
Since the 1960s, there has been a constant tussle among various ideological trends to determine what goes in and what needs to be left out of school curriculum.
History sometimes isn’t what you just read in the books, unlike Pitaji, there were many forgotten heroes who had no one to tell their story.
Theft of the dagger, gifted to former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru by Saudi Arabia, from a glass frame in the gifts gallery Monday had triggered a furore.