Congress leaders including Ghulam Nabi Azad, Sheila Dikshit, Ahmed Patel, Sri Prakash Jaiswal and Ajay Maken too paid homage at the memorial of Nehru on the occasion.
An exhibition captures the bonhomie and grandeur of first Asian Relations Conference organised by Jawaharlal Nehru.
Nehru, despite disagreeing with Gandhi on several occasions, was ultimately happy to surrender to whatever Gandhi wanted; Bose was not willing to bend.
India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru had organised the historic Bandung conference that led to the Non-Aligned Movement.
RSS with special supplement on Ambedkar’s birth anniversary had been critical of the first PM on the issue of J&K and his foreign policy.
Anand Sharma said reports suggesting snooping are ‘motivated news plants based on selective and mischievous leaks.’
The strong initial leadership of Nehru and Patel helped strengthen the five institutions that built India.
An exhibition on Nehru’s first Cabinet tells of his capacious idea for India.
The conference, she told her aides later, was a lost opportunity in making political statement against communalism.
Mukherjee’s comments come days after Banerjee attended Jawaharlal Nehru’s 125th birth anniversary
The question is nagging over 1,000 jittery employees of the famous penicillin factory started after the death of Kasturba Gandhi
Banerjee is likely to meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi one on one on the sidelines of the conference on Tuesday.
Sonia Gandhi also said that there can be no India without secularism and it remains more than an ideal.
Apart from the Trinamool Congress, leaders of other political parties such as the CPM and Samajwadi Party have also been invited to the event, which is being organised by the Congress.
The request for access will now have to be okayed only by the PMO — which, sources said, will be done on a case-by-case basis.