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Jawaharlal Nehru

When Nehru Told Parliament He Sent Daughter Indira to Pune, Shantiniketan To Fathom Diverse India

Nov 14, 2021 Vikas Pathak

The context: the Lok Sabha was discussing the linguistic reorganization of states, and even as he backed the principle, Nehru cautioned members against linguistic chauvinism.

How Jawaharlal Nehru Understood India’s Past

Nov 14, 2021 Vikas Pathak

Nehru had a unique sense of India’s past and destiny. It can be gleaned through his 1946 text The Discovery of India, as also his speeches and writings at other points of time.


On Children's Day 2021, Say Hello To Kids Of India Cricketers, IPL Owners

On this joyous occasion of Children's Day, we have compiled a list of cricketer's and Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises owner's children.

Dalit Leader Jignesh Mevani To Join Congress Along Kanhaiya Kumar

Sep 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

An independent MLA from Gujarat Jignesh Mehvani said he will join the Congress along with former JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar on September 28.


Gandhi Topi Row: Gujarat BJP Claims Mahatma Never Wore Cap Named After Him, Only Nehru Did

Gujarat BJP's new general secretary tweeted on Sunday asking why the cap is called "Gandhi Topi" when it was worn by Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister, and not by Mahatma Gandhi himself.

29 August, 2021

Omission Of Nehru’s Image In 'Azaadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ Poster Ludicrous: Chidambaram

Outlook Web Desk

The Congress leader P Chidambaram lambasted ICHR for ‘bowing’ to ‘hate’ and ‘prejudice’.


28 August, 2021

Omission Of Nehru’s Image From ‘Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ Poster Creates Uproar

Outlook Web Desk

The Opposition parties slammed the government over the issue, terming it as ‘petty and atrocious’.


22 August, 2021

Raksha Bandhan: Five Power Siblings In Indian Political History

Outlook Web Bureau

Some relations go beyond the usual travails of politics - that between brothers and sisters.


22 August, 2021

Present Afghanistan Situation Akin To India’s Partition: Sanjay Raut

Outlook Web Desk

The Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said if Nathuram Godse had killed Jinnah instead of Mahatma Gandhi, there would have been no need to observe ‘Partition Horrors Remembrance Day'.


16 July, 2021

Himachal HC Reminds Govt Of 70-Year-Old Vital Road Visited By Pandit Nehru

Ashwani Sharma

Ganasidhar-Sungri road in Rohru in Shimla is a lifeline for people living in the high-altitude belt of Khadrala, a height of 10,000 feet.


13 June, 2021

Had Sardar Patel Instead Of Nehru Been India’s First PM, We Would Have Been A Hindu Rashtra: BJP MLA

Outlook Web Bureau

BJP MLA Surendra Singh on Saturday claimed that Jawaharlal Nehru was a ‘coward’ and it was because of him India didn’t become a Hindu Rashtra at the time of Independence


07 April, 2021

Book Excerpt: 'Sanghi Who Never Went To A Shakha' By Rahul Roushan

Rahul Roushan

In his new book, Rahul Roushan says, 'If Modi has spectacularly failed at something, he evidently has failed to be the despot and Hitler that he is supposed to be in the eyes of the liberals.'


28 January, 2021

Wasn’t Serious, Says Ex-Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh On Quitting Electoral Politics

Ashwani Sharma

Octogenarian Virbhadra Singh said he will not contest the Assembly poll slated for 2022 but quickly retracts.


14 November, 2020

PM Modi Pays Tribute To Jawaharlal Nehru On His Birth Anniversary

PTI

Born in 1889, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru remains India's longest-serving prime minister.


19 September, 2020

Jinnah, Partition And The Rise Of Hindu Nationalism

Mohammed Ayoob

The division of British India on the basis of religious majorities was the principal factor that reinforced and legitimized the ideology of Hindu nationalism.


27 July, 2020

India-China In 1962 And 2020: Uncanny Parallels But Difference In Leadership Is A Telling

Manish Tewari

Jawaharlal Nehru did not try to cover up the Chinese betrayal. Unlike Prime Minister Modi, Nehru accepted a young AB Vajpayee’s demand and called a Parliament session on November 8, 1962, writes Manish Tewari.


23 February, 2020

'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' Being Misused To Construct 'Militant' Idea Of India: Manmohan Singh

PTI

Addressing a gathering at the launch of a book on Jawaharlal Nehru's work and speeches, Manmohan Singh said that if India is recognised in the comity of nations as a vibrant democracy and, if it is considered as one of the important world powers, it was the first prime minister who should be recognised as its main architect.


06 February, 2020

PM Modi Talking Of Nehru, Pakistan, But Silent On Unemployment: Rahul Gandhi

PTI

'Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said two crore jobs will be given to youngsters, but five and a half years have passed. Last year 1 crore youth lost jobs, he is unable to say a word,' said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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