Friday, Dec 09, 2022

Jawahar Lal Nehru


Jawaharlal Nehru's birth anniversary: Things you didn't know about the first PM

November 14, 2022 5:49 pm

Did you know Nehru was fond of kite flying, and made it popular in Harrow and Cambridge? Or that he spun a khadi saari in jail, which Indira, Sonia and Priyanka Gandhi wore for their wedding?

From caste reservations to Kashmir, the many conflicts between Nehru and Ambedkar

November 15, 2022 4:48 pm

Nehru and Ambedkar did not differ much in terms of ideology, but had significantly contrasting views about their execution, particularly with regard to their ideas on caste reservations, codification of Hindu law, and foreign policy. Kashmir too was an issue on which these two founders of modern India differed drastically.

Karnataka: Madhya Pradesh CM attacks Congress’s Bharat Jodo Yatra, says Nehru ‘divided’ India

October 31, 2022 6:45 am

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan also praised his Karnataka counterpart Basavaraj Bommai for bringing in the anti-conversion legislation and criticised the Congress for opposing it.

Modi's cheetah-pigeon comparison: A bird's-eye view

September 19, 2022 5:20 pm

Remark seen as directed at Nehru, who released pigeons on birthday; BJP earlier too attacked former PM saying pigeons equalled peacenik equalled weakness

Leaders like Gandhi, Nehru inspired others about democracy, non-violence: New York State Governor Kathy Hochul

August 16, 2022 10:18 pm

Kathy Hochul added that “we also learn from celebrating the many languages and the religions…by the 1.2 billion people, but it's also a statement of a community rising up, a world rising up.

Mango diplomacy: When Nehru gifted Dasheri, Langra saplings to Zhou Enlai

July 04, 2022 9:12 pm

The National Archive of India has made public the records of “Gift of Mango Saplings from the Prime Minister of India to the Government of China”.

Jawaharlal Nehru: The first and longest-serving PM

May 27, 2022 8:31 am

Jawaharlal Nehru's prime ministerial tenure spanning 6,130 days – the longest premiership in the country so far – over multiple terms ended with his demise on May 27, 1964 at the age of 74.

Singapore PM's remarks on Indian MPs: MEA summons envoy

February 18, 2022 10:01 am

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong had invoked India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru while arguing how democracy should work in the city-state during a passionate debate in Parliament.

Without knowledge of history, one can't create new history: Ashok Gehlot

November 14, 2021 11:54 pm

The Chief Minister said that the State Government has established the Directorate of Peace and Non-Violence to spread moral values and Gandhian philosophy of life among children

Asked about inflation, MP minister says problems started with Nehru's 1947 speech from Red Fort

July 31, 2021 10:45 pm

Inflation would have been under control had the first prime minister of the country and his party left the economy in good shape, Minister for Medical Education Vishvas Sarang said.


'Maker of modern India': Mallikarjun Kharge, Sonia Gandhi pay tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru

November 14, 2022 1:54 pm

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, Sonia Gandhi and other party leaders paid tributes to Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary on Monday, November 14.