Monday, Jan 30, 2023

Amrit Kaur


Rajkumari Amrit Kaur: The princess who built AIIMS

February 02, 2022 12:46 pm

In the past couple of years, as India has been battling a global pandemic, the role of the country’s apex medical body has come under discussion on several occasions. Significantly, it is the first prime minister of the country, Jawaharlal Nehru, who is credited for the heights reached by AIIMS. It is true that AIIMS came to be under the Nehru government. However, the real driving force behind it was Kaur..

Who was Rajkumari Amrit Kaur, named in TIME's magazine list of 100 influential women?

March 07, 2020 3:44 pm

Rajkumar Amrit Kaur was the first woman in independent India who joined the Cabinet as the Health Minister and remained in that position for 10 years.

Indira Gandhi, Amrit Kaur named by TIME among '100 Women of the Year'

March 06, 2020 11:54 am

The profile in TIME said that in 1976, Gandhi, "'Empress of India' had become India's great authoritarian."

Amrit Kaur: The princess turned Gandhian who fought Nehru on women’s political participation

September 07, 2020 9:36 am

#GenderAnd: Many of the 15 women who drafted the Indian Constitution did not support reservation for women.

Court extends stay on declaring Faridkot Maharaja’s will as ‘forged’

September 28, 2013 1:17 am

The August order allowed the trust to withdraw Rs 50 lakh from the trust accounts to meet day-to-day expenses,and pay the salary of employees and doctors of a hospital run by the trust.

Now,nephew of erstwhile king says he is rightful successor

August 30, 2013 1:47 am

Kanwar Bharatinder on Thursday challenged the order of a local court by which property worth Rs 20,000 crore has passed on to the two living daughters of the erstwhile king

Will Power: Maharaja of Faridkot's daughters win Rs 20,000 cr legal battle against servants

April 09, 2014 2:50 pm

Servants allegedly forged a will benefitting themselves,leaving royalty penniless.

Girl’s suicide note surfaces,blames boyfriend for death

December 29, 2011 1:01 am

In a twist to the alleged “honour killing” of a 27-year-old woman in Hayana’s Jind district,a suicide note — purportedly written by victim Amrit Kaur — has surfaced,which blames her boyfriend for having forced her to commit suicide.

Coast Guard washes hands of Pavit row

August 04, 2011 12:09 am

The Coast Guard has tried to wash its hands of the security loophole exposed by MT Pavit sailing undetected and running aground at Mumbai’s Juhu beach by telling the Ministry of Defence