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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African leader praises PM Modi for following Nehru’s foreign policy

Eddarhem, who was among the 29 speakers at the inaugural ceremony, thanked India for having a “responsible foreign policy based on respect for legitimacy and territorial integrity of a state”.

The year of Nehru: From rose to jacket, 2018 was all about the first PM of India

Jawaharlal Nehru’s purported interaction with the armed forces, his attitude towards other nationalist leaders as well as his personal style and attire have been mired in political controversy, so much so that we can safely claim 2018 to be the year of Nehru.

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When the former PM played Holi in a foreign land and more fun tales of Nehru

In 1958, Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru spent a night in Rangoon, Burma en route to the Bandung Conference. The next day was Holi.

Chandigarh: Place where Nehru envisaged ‘modern city’ now a shambles

From here, Nehru had seen the layout of Chandigarh from an observatory on April 2, 1952. After his death, a 30-feet-high tower and a memorial was laid.

Demolishing Nehru

Hall of Nations-Nehru Pavilion must be rebuilt as a tribute to his vision of India.

Children's Day 2018 celebrated with a Google doodle on space exploration

Children's Day 2018 Google Doodle: Children's Day is celebrated on November 14 in India as a tribute to former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, who was born on November 14, 1889.

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Children's Day 2018 Speeches, Quotes by famous personalities

Children's Day 2018 Speeches, Quotes: On the occasion of Children's Day, we bring you some quotes on the importance of nurturing children with love and care.

Nehru, and others

A 59-year-old gardener talks about plans to build “two new museums” on the premises of Delhi’s Teen Murti Bhawan, one of which may cut through the trees he has tended to for 38 years.

Venkaiah Naidu invokes Nehru in Serbian address

During his visit, Naidu held detailed discussions on a range of bilateral and multilateral issues with President Aleksandar Vucic, Prime Minister Ana Brnabic and Speaker of the National Assembly of Serbia Maja Gojkovic, besides addressing a business forum.

Venkaiah Naidu invokes Nehru as he addresses Serbian Parliament on International Democracy Day

"Marshal Tito was a familiar name in many Indian households. I understand that he addressed Indian Parliament during his visit to India in 1954. Thus, the Parliaments of our two countries had the privilege of and benefit of learning from each other," Vice President Naidu said.

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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.

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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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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.

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