Jawaharlal Nehru

After vandalism spree, Jawaharlal Nehru statue disrespected in Rajasthan's Bundi

After vandalism spree, Jawaharlal Nehru statue disrespected in Rajasthan's Bundi

Several incidents of statue vandalism of famous personalities, including Mahatma Gandhi, Syama Prasad Mukherjee, E V Ramasamy Periyar and Vladimir Lenin, have been reported from various parts of the country over the last few months.

Jun 23, 2018, 07:24 AM IST

Vantage Point: Now that he has charmed RSS at Nagpur, Pranab Mukherjee should visit AMU to discuss Nehru and Jinnah

Here's an interesting take on ex-President Pranab Mukherjee's recent visit to the RSS HQ in Nagpur and the bitter controversies related to Nehru and Jinnah at the AMU.

Jun 14, 2018, 09:50 AM IST
British jailed Gandhi, Nehru in same Indian prisons: PM Modi told Theresa May on Vijay Mallya

British jailed Gandhi, Nehru in same Indian prisons: PM Modi told Theresa May on Vijay Mallya

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya is absconding and currently living in the United Kingdom. His assets in India have been seized by the Indian authorities as he faces money laundering charges to the tune of more than Rs 9000 crores.

May 28, 2018, 18:19 PM IST
Google Search shows Narendra Modi as India's first PM: Here's how Twitter reacted

Google Search shows Narendra Modi as India's first PM: Here's how Twitter reacted

When the issue got highlighted, several Twitter users started posting their reactions along with the screenshots. Some of them were quick to blame Google for the "error", some took it with light humour.

Apr 26, 2018, 16:11 PM IST
November 14 can be Uncle Day, not Children's Day: BJP parliamentarians write to PM Modi

November 14 can be Uncle Day, not Children's Day: BJP parliamentarians write to PM Modi

BJP parliamentarians who have written to PM Modi on the matter have said that Children's Day be moved to another date as it should highlight the need for welfare of kids rather than Jawaharlal Nehru's love for them.

Apr 06, 2018, 11:53 AM IST

Jinnah initially did not want a Pakistan for Muslims: Farooq Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah claimed that Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, did not want to “divide” India and create a separate nation for Muslims. The entire partition took place because top political leaders of the time, including Jawaharlal Nehru, Maulana Azad and Sardar Patel, refused to accept minority status for Muslims and Sikhs in the country.

Mar 04, 2018, 13:52 PM IST
Jinnah initially did not want a Pakistan for Muslims: Farooq Abdullah

Jinnah initially did not want a Pakistan for Muslims: Farooq Abdullah

Abdullah went on to allege that the Indian leaders' refusal to accept minority status for Muslims and Sikhs in the country led to Jinnah's demand for Pakistan 

Mar 04, 2018, 06:47 AM IST
Congress accuses BJP of 'saffronising' education, distorting Indian history

Congress accuses BJP of 'saffronising' education, distorting Indian history

The party tweeted a 48-second video claiming that 'children may not know who built the Taj Mahal or who killed Mahatma Gandhi'

Jan 28, 2018, 07:23 AM IST
Jawaharlal Nehru's alien philosophy of secularism didn't succeed: Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy

Jawaharlal Nehru's alien philosophy of secularism didn't succeed: Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy

Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy said Nehru "didn`t realize" India`s plurality.

Dec 22, 2017, 18:45 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi officially announced new Congress president, to take charge on December 16

Rahul Gandhi officially announced new Congress president, to take charge on December 16

Rahul Gandhi will be the sixth member of the Nehru-Gandhi family, the fifth since Independece, to hold the top post in the Congress.

Dec 11, 2017, 15:34 PM IST
Why no Bharat Ratna for Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar? Narendra Modi asks Congress

Why no Bharat Ratna for Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar? Narendra Modi asks Congress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday remembered Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar to hit out at the Congress while campaigning for the upcoming Gujarat elections 2017. He questioned the Congress for not conferring Bharat Ratna to Dr Ambedkar.

Dec 06, 2017, 12:35 PM IST
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

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