Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday denied in Lok Sabha that he had ever sought a debate on the words 'secular' and 'socialist' in the Constitution's preamble, an issue which had triggered a controversy.
Trinamool Congress Tuesday attacked the government for ignoring the name of leaders like Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru from the President's address to Parliament and said naming of schemes after BJP leaders who do not enjoy national stature was inappropriate.
Notwithstanding the fact that it apparently indicts late prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru for India's military defeat in the 1962 war with China, Congress MP and former army captain Amarinder Singh has called for the release of the Henderson-Brooks report.
Following up on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day announcement, the government, Thursday, replaced, the Planning Commission with a new institution named NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India).
Subhash Chandra Bose, a revolutionary; Jawaharlal Nehru, the quintessential democrat. Could the twain ever meet? Sadly not says a new book by historian and educationist Rudrangshu Mukherjee on the parallel lives of two stalwarts of India's freedom movement.
The government on Wednesday rejected as "completely baseless and misleading" the allegations made by senior Congress leader Anand Sharma that the party was denied permission for an event at Vigyan Bhavan on Jawaharlal Nehru's birth anniversary (November 14) though it was "not in use".
Days after party supremo Mamata Banerjee hailed Jawaharlal Nehru's ideals of secularism, TMC leaders on Wednesday lauded Indira Gandhi's nationalist ideology and said her secular ideals are more relevant now.
This year on Children’s Day, Narendra Modi-led NDA government had come up with a unique idea of ‘Bal Swachhata Abhiyan’ which was jointly carried out by the education and health departments from November 14 to19 in various schools.
India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru appeared to have reservations about the Congress support to the 'liberation struggle' against Kerala's first Communist ministry led by EMS Namboodiripad, which was dismissed in 1959 within two years of coming to power.
On the second and last day of Nehru International Conference, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said efforts were on to remove Jawaharlal Nehru's legacy from the country and there was a need to thwart such attempts urgently.
As the battle between Congress and BJP over Jawaharlal Nehru's legacy continues, senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Monday hit out at the NDA Government saying it has no understanding of Nehru's values.
Several senior Congress leaders including A K Antony, P Chidambaram, Sushilkumar Shinde and Kamal Nath were conspicuous by their absence at the International Conference on Jawaharlal Nehru organised here on Monday.