'Peace, tranquillity' at border imperative, Manmohan tells Xi

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Friday told Chinese President Xi Jinping that "peace and tranquillity" at the border is imperative and that all issues as agreed earlier should be resolved.

India to celebrate Nehru's 125th birth anniversary

The Ministry of Culture on Friday said Rs 20 crore has been allocated for various projects to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru this year.

Sheila Dikshit heads group for Nehru's 125th birth anniversary celebrations

Back to party work after resigning as Kerala Governor a fortnight back, Sheila Dikshit was on Sunday named as Chairperson of Congress group to implement programmes related to Pt Jawaharlal Nehru's 125th birth anniversary celebrations.

CEC appointed for JNU students' union polls

The election process of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students' union was on Tuesday set in motion with the appointment of chief election commissioner along with constitution of an election body.

World`s first nuclear power plant to turn 60 this week

The first nuclear power plant in the world, which showcased the peaceful uses of atomic energy to the world, especially during the Cold War era, turns 60 this week.

Odisha CM meets Naidu, seeks modification of JNNURM funding

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday met Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu and sought modification of funding released under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) so as to make the scheme state specific.

Slovenia pays tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru

Goriska Brda, a beautiful Alpine district in western Slovenia, paid tribute to India`s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 50th death anniversary.

Nation remembers Jawaharlal Nehru on 50th death anniversary

The nation remembered the country`s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 50th death anniversary with several senior leaders paying homage to him.

India supports building of two schools in Palestine

India has donated Palestine USD 7,00,000 for the construction of two schools to develop education system.

Keep majoritarianism, authoritarianism at bay: Sonia Gandhi

Keeping majoritarianism and and authoritarianism at bay is the best means of managing India`s extraordinary diversity and holding the country together, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has said.

LK Advani praises Jawaharlal Nehru, credits him for strengthening India`s democracy

LK Advani paid glowing tributes to India`s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru while addressing an election rally in the tribal heartland of Madhya Pradesh on Saturday.

Why remaining parts of Henderson Brook`s report on 1962 war no made public? asks Jaitley

BJP wondered if Henderson Brook`s reports` remaining parts have not been been made public because its content could have been embarassing for Jawaharlal Nehru government.

BJP trains guns on Cong over 1962 war report

Fifty years after the Sino- Indian war, Congress on Tuesday battled it out with BJP over a report which is said to blame former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru`s "forward policy" for India`s defeat in the conflict amidst calls by the saffron outfit for the release of the top-secret document.

1962 war report holds Nehru responsible for failing to avert misadventure

In what may open up a new debate, a part of the classified Henderson Brooks report on the 1962 Sino-India war has been made public by an Australian journalist.

Legendary bhajan singer Juthika Roy dead

Legendary bhajan singer Juthika Roy, who enthralled the likes of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru with her enchanting voice, died at a city hospital following multiple ailments, a family member said Thursday. She was 93.

Govt plans slew of programmes to mark Nehru`s 125th birth anniversary

As a mark of special tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru, government has earmarked a slew of programmes throughout the year to commemorate his 125th birth anniversary at a possible cost of Rs 100 crore.

Congress slams Ramdev over remarks against Nehru

Congress on Monday launched a scathing attack on yoga guru Ramdev over his alleged remarks against Jawaharlal Nehru and asked the BJP whether it endorses them.

Patel would have freed Goa in 1948: Manohar Parrikar

Had Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel lived longer, Goa would have been freed from the Portuguese yoke in 1948, said Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar here Sunday.

‘Seven central schemes named after Gandhis’

As many as 7 centrally sponsored schemes (CSS) are named after either father of the nation Mahatama Gandhi or former prime ministers - Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi, Parliament was informed on Monday.

Sonia Gandhi lauds Sheila Dikshit, says Opposition targeting Congress unfairly

Delhi assembly elections — Congress President Sonia Gandhi said that if the party’s detractors didn’t spare their tall leaders like Indira Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, they wouldn’t stop at anything.