Jawaharlal Nehru

Happy Children's Day: Indian sportspersons urge to protect 'greatest treasure'

Happy Children's Day: Indian sportspersons urge to protect 'greatest treasure'

On the occasion of Children's Day, which also marks the 128th birth anniversary of independent India's first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, several sportspersons sent out their wishes on social media on Tuesday.

Nov 14, 2017, 12:44 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to Nehru on his birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to Nehru on his birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tribute to the nation`s first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 128th birth anniversary.

Nov 14, 2017, 11:16 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi greets soldiers on Infantry Day

PM Narendra Modi greets soldiers on Infantry Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended his greetings to the Indian Army on the 70th Infantry Day.

Oct 27, 2017, 11:23 AM IST
Congress pushed Nehru-Gandhi garbage into minds of people: Assam BJP MP

Congress pushed Nehru-Gandhi garbage into minds of people: Assam BJP MP

A BJP MP from Assam came under attack on Sunday for comparing Mahatma Gandhi and India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru with garbage.

Oct 23, 2017, 09:31 AM IST
Sarovar Dam on a roll, 56 years after Nehru laid foundation: Top 10 facts

Sarovar Dam on a roll, 56 years after Nehru laid foundation: Top 10 facts

PM Modi inaugurated the dam on the occasion of his 67th birthday.

Sep 17, 2017, 18:25 PM IST
On his b'day, Modi to inaugurate world's second biggest dam

On his b'day, Modi to inaugurate world's second biggest dam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Sardar Sarovar Dam, one of India's biggest, in Narmada district's Kevadia, on September 17, which also happens to be his birthday. 

Sep 15, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate world's second biggest dam on September 17

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate world's second biggest dam on September 17

The Narmada Control Authority had ordered the gates of the Sardar Sarovar Project be shut on June 16. The gates of the country`s highest dam were closed the following day.

 

Sep 13, 2017, 21:13 PM IST
Caste politics overshadows poll-bound 'liberal' JNU  campus

Caste politics overshadows poll-bound 'liberal' JNU campus

On August 30, the candidate's names for JNU Student Union (JNUSU) elections was announced by the poll committee.

Sep 05, 2017, 13:09 PM IST
Jawaharlal Nehru bars outsiders inside campus on polling day

Jawaharlal Nehru bars outsiders inside campus on polling day

No outsiders will be allowed inside the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus on Friday when the students' union election is held, the varsity has announced.

Sep 04, 2017, 13:45 PM IST
Doklam row: Don't ignore China's threats as Nehru did in 1962, Chinese daily warns Narendra Modi govt

Doklam row: Don't ignore China's threats as Nehru did in 1962, Chinese daily warns Narendra Modi govt

Amid simmering border tension over Doklam, China's state-controlled media has warned the Narendra Modi government for ignoring the warnings from Beijing.

Aug 08, 2017, 15:18 PM IST
'Russian leader Nikita​ Khrushchev blasted China's Mao Zedong for 1959 border skirmish with India'

'Russian leader Nikita​ Khrushchev blasted China's Mao Zedong for 1959 border skirmish with India'

Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev squarely blamed China's Mao Zedong for the border skirmish in 1959 with India and the subsequent escape of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, absolving then Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru of any blame, a media report said on Saturday.

Aug 05, 2017, 14:25 PM IST
'Jawaharlal Nehru, Edwina Mountbatten were rarely alone to have physical affair'

'Jawaharlal Nehru, Edwina Mountbatten were rarely alone to have physical affair'

Jawaharlal Nehru and Edwina Mountbatten loved and respected each other, says the daughter of India's last vicereine.

Jul 30, 2017, 14:34 PM IST
Congress, BJP clash over no mention of Nehru in President Ram Nath Kovind's speech, Rajya Sabha adjourned

Congress, BJP clash over no mention of Nehru in President Ram Nath Kovind's speech, Rajya Sabha adjourned

The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday witnessed uproarious scenes after Congress leader Anand Sharma slammed President Ram Nath Kovind's speech, which failed to mention India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

Jul 26, 2017, 12:43 PM IST
Jawaharlal Nehru's 1959 letter shows former PM didn't endorse India-China treaty on Sikkim border

Jawaharlal Nehru's 1959 letter shows former PM didn't endorse India-China treaty on Sikkim border

Contrary to the Chinese government's assertion that Jawaharlal Nehru had accepted the 1890 Sino- British treaty over Sikkim to buttress Beijing's claim over the Dokalam area, the former prime minister had pointed out to China that it is claiming sizeable part of Bhutan's territory.

Jul 04, 2017, 20:16 PM IST
Kashmir ex-CMs become semi-separatists out of power: Minister Jitendra Singh

Kashmir ex-CMs become semi-separatists out of power: Minister Jitendra Singh

He pointed out that 14 students from the Valley cleared the civil service examination this year and referred to 11 officers from Kashmir who recently graduated from the IMA.

Jun 16, 2017, 20:23 PM IST
Amid court battle with BJP, Congress to relaunch 'National Herald' today

Amid court battle with BJP, Congress to relaunch 'National Herald' today

The Congress Party will relaunch the National Herald newspaper here on Monday, which was founded by former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

Jun 12, 2017, 09:37 AM IST

B K Nehru's widow dies at 109, cremated at Kasauli

Shobha Nehru, wife of Jawaharlal Nehru`s cousin B K Nehru, who died at her residence in Kasauli town of Himachal Pradesh due to age-related complications, was cremated here on Wednesday.

Apr 26, 2017, 16:53 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi's aunt Shobha Nehru dead

Rahul Gandhi's aunt Shobha Nehru dead

 Vice President Rahul Gandhi's aunt Shobha Nehru died at her residence here on Tuesday morning owing to age-related complications.

Apr 25, 2017, 14:11 PM IST
Narendra Modi third most successful PM in Indian history: Ramachandra Guha

Narendra Modi third most successful PM in Indian history: Ramachandra Guha

Commenting on Indian political history, renowned historian Ramachandra Guha noted that caste system and discrimination against women were two of its "indisputable facts".

Mar 30, 2017, 14:48 PM IST
Indus Water Treaty: India, Pakistan expected to hold parleys in Islamabad this month

Indus Water Treaty: India, Pakistan expected to hold parleys in Islamabad this month

India and Pakistan are expected to hold parleys on various aspects of the Indus Water Treaty in Islamabad later this month.

Mar 03, 2017, 10:45 AM IST