Jawaharlal Nehru was India’s first prime minister. Sunday, May 27, marks the 54th death anniversary of Nehru.
Civil-military relations are delicately poised. Keep them away from electoral battles
People have been sharing screenshots of the ‘Indias first PM’ Google search result page that shows Jawaharlal Nehru’s in big and bold lettering, but current PM Narendra Modi’s photo, asking Google why. Well, here’s the reason.
‘I’m not supporting Hitler -of course he was a devil- but he was not fraudulent like Nehru – who in the guise of being a nationalist was actually a British lackey,’ Chandra Kumar Bose said.
“One property which is being destroyed is of Indira Gandhi’s mother who used to stay here. Even Jawaharlal Nehru had come here to marry Kamala. Builders are destroying this heritage building for their financial lust,” the petition said.
The fraud allegedly committed by Nirav Modi on the Punjab National Bank brings me back to what I have been arguing for the last several years. The legacy of Indira Gandhi is toxic and the Indian economy must be cleansed of it.
Nehru as a historian was at one level the curious philosopher trying to seek answers of the human present and future, and at another level, he was also the loving father who wished to present his daughter more than just good wishes on her thirteenth birthday.
A petition of enormous significance to Jammu & Kashmir and its relationship with the Indian Union is currently before the Supreme Court. Under what terms and conditions did the former princely state accede to India? How was that agreement overridden? A look at the past and present of a fraught relationship.
The NMML has drafted “an Expression of Interest for selection of a professional advisor”, who will “assist in conducting the global competition” for selecting an “architect and design specialist” for the new museum.
Delivered to the Indian Constituent Assembly in Parliament, just before midnight on August 15, 1947, the speech has been referenced over the years to show how the idea of India was an experiment in many ways
What has freedom meant to the residents of a village in Phulpur, the constituency Nehru fought from in independent India’s first election?
The old order has collapsed. A new dispensation is in power. Raising the threat of communalism no longer has the bite Congress expects it to have. It is corruption which is the big worry of the new generation. It was this shift that propelled Nitish Kumar back to his old friends in the BJP/NDA.
Does Modi want the Indian people’s voluntary love and respect? Does he want the world’s approval? The future’s appreciation? Or does he merely want to rule for a long time, allowing persons in his large parivaar and supportive vigilantes to enforce obedience?
Six years on, India would find itself fighting an ultimately disastrous war with China in which no clear objective was served, but which continues to cast a long shadow over bilateral relations.
Indira Gandhi’s love for the outdoors set the tone of India’s environmental policies