Jawaharlal Nehru

Pundit Jwaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India and a leading figure in the indian indepence struggle and the process of political development in the country post independence. Home tutored and then later having finished his education in law from England, Nehru on returning to India had enrolled himself as an advocate at the Allahabad High Court. However, his career in law was shortlived and he soon got extensively involved in the independence movement. As president of the

Indian National Congress, Nehru had called for complete independence from the British Raj in 1929. As prime minister of independent India, Nehru had initiated socio-economic policies of the idealistic socialist kind. The Nehruvian model of development came under a lot of criticism from opposition parties in years after his death. During his prime ministerial tenure, Nehru mentored his daughter Indira Gandhi in political affairs. She went on to be elected as the prime minister in 1957. Nehru was also a prolific writer and orator and authored books like 'The Discovery of India' and 'Glimpses of the World History'.

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Priyanka Gandhi recalls 'favourite story' about great-grandfather Nehru

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his tributes to Jawaharlal Nehru. "Tributes to our former PM Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary," he tweeted.

Jawaharlal Nehru Birth Anniversary: Biography, Facts and Information about Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru Birth Anniversary Biography, Facts, Information: Nehru's political awakening happened when he learnt about Annie Besant's arrest in 1917.


For Nehru, spirituality was rooted in Indian tradition and connected to ethics

The need to address the “spiritual” was not merely personal for Nehru. Reflecting on the human condition, he noted in a conversation with R K Karanjia in 1960, “the need to find some answer to the spiritual emptiness facing our technological civilisation”.

Children's Day 2019: Why is Jawaharlal Nehru's birthday celebrated as Children's Day?

Children's' Day 2019: Jawaharlal Nehru was also one of the principal leaders of India’s independence movement in the 1930s and ’40s.

Nehru’s Chanakya

India’s first PM was his own vocal critic. That served democracy well, and is something leaders today can emulate

Jawaharlal Nehru: Know more about India's first PM with these children's books

Jawaharlal Nehru death anniversary: Get your child to read these books on India's first prime minister.


When Jawaharlal Nehru played Holi in a foreign land and more fun tales

In 1958, Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru spent a night in Rangoon, Burma en route to the Bandung Conference. The next day was Holi. He said he wanted to show the hosts how we played Holi in India.

Parthasarathy Rocks not closed, entry restricted: JNU

“All members of JNU community... will be allowed into this area during opening hours by producing their ID card. Current arrangements will be in force until further notice,” it added.

After Twitter 'kerfuffle', Shashi Tharoor sets record straight with footage from Nehru's US visits

Hoping to silence trolls, Tharoor shared YouTube video links of footage showing Nehru meeting various US presidents.

Fact Check: Article 35, UN Charter — How India took up Pakistan invasion of J&K

Amit Shah said that had Nehru taken the matter to the United Nations under Article 51 of the UN Charter, instead of Article 35, the outcome would have been different.

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PM Modi, Congress leaders pay homage to Jawaharlal Nehru on his 55th death anniversary

India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru was born to Motilal Nehru and Swaroop Rani on November 14, 1889, in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh.

Jawaharlal Nehru's 128th birth anniversary: Manmohan Singh, Pranab Mukherjee offer tributes

India's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was born in Allahabad in 1889. Former prime minister Manmohan Singh and former president Pranab Mukherjee paid their tribute to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 128th birth anniversary.


Remembering 'Chacha Nehru' on his death anniversary through some rare archive pictures

See here rare glimpse of Jawaharlal Nehru from Express archives. From his first speech on India's Independence, light moments at a cricket match to a stroll with Edwina Mountbatten.

Pranab Mukherjee, Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi pay homage to Jawaharlal Nehru on his 51st death anniversary

Born on November 14, 1889, Nehru was one of the prominent nationalist leaders of the freedom struggle in the 20th century.

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Nehru Erased From Rajasthan School Textbook

The new Social Science textbook for Class VIII in schools of Rajasthan has erased Nehru from the pages of history. It does not mention who India’s first Prime Minister was. Not yet available in the market but uploaded on the website of publisher Rajasthan Rajya Pathyapustak Mandal — http://www.rstbraj.in — the textbook features Mahatma Gandhi, […]

Delhi police is competent to handle JNU unrest: Bassi

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Monday said he is confident that his team is competent enough to handle the Jawaharlal Nehru University unrest.He further said that the world is full of opportunities and options when asked whether the police will enter the JNU campus and arrest students.