JAWAHARLAL NEHRU

  • Anand Sharma refutes charges of senior Congress leaders not invited for Nehru's event November 21, 2014

    The rift within the Congress party seems to be wide open. According to sources, senior party leaders like former finance minister P Chidambaram and former Union minister Kamal Nath are upset with the Congress high command over not being invited for the event organised on the 125th birth anniversary of...
  • Chidambaram, Kamal Nath other Congress leaders upset at not being invited for Nehru's event: sources November 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The rift within the Congress party seems to be wide open. According to sources, senior party leaders like former finance minister P Chidambaram and former Union minister Kamal Nath are upset with the Congress high command over not being invited for the event organised on the 125th birth...
  • Day 2 of Nehru International Conference to begin on Tuesday November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress's two day Nehru International Conference as part of the 125th birth anniversary celebrations of Jawaharlal Nehru continues on Tuesday. It is being attended by many eminent leaders. The event, which Congress used to reach out to non-NDA parties, saw Mamata Banerjee from Trinamool Congress and Left...
  • Congress leaders Antony, Chidambaram, Shinde missing at international Nehru meet November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Several senior Congress leaders including AK Antony, P Chidambaram, Sushilkumar Shinde and Kamal Nath were conspicuous by their absence at the International Conference on Jawaharlal Nehru organised on Monday. A number of party Chief Ministers including from Karnataka and Kerala were also...
  • Jawaharlal Nehru messed up Kashmir issue, says Subramanian Swamy November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday accused India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru of being "short-sighted" and "contributing immensely" to the Kashmir issue. "There is no record whatsoever in our parliamentary history that Nehru consulted his cabinet before going to the United Nations with the issue," Swamy said at...
  • No India without secularism, says Sonia Gandhi November 17, 2014

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday said that India can not exist without secularism. She also said, "Secularism was an article of faith for Jawaharlal Nehru." ...
  • Secularism a compelling necessity for country: Sonia Gandhi November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Seeking to reassert Jawaharlal Nehru's legacy, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday said secularism is a compelling necessity for a country as diverse as India. She also said that there can be no India without secularism and it remains more than an ideal. Addressing an international conference on the 125th...
  • Congress to showcase its political clout on Nehru's 125th anniversary celebration today November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: After the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) grand celebrations for Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, it's the Congress' turn to show its political might. Utilising the 125th birth anniversary celebrations of Jawaharlal Nehru, the Congress is organising a big international conference on the former prime minister's legacy in the national capital...
  • Mamata Banerjee leaves for Delhi setting off political buzz November 16, 2014

    Kolkata: Setting off speculation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee left for New Delhi on an invitation by Congress president Sonia Gandhi to attend a programme on Jawaharlal Nehru. The chief minister abandoned a plan to attend the closing ceremony of the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF), to make herself...
  • 'Modi should focus on RSS and not on Gandhi, Nehru and Patel' November 15, 2014

    Dehradun: Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh today said he had better focus on the legacy of RSS than trying to claim the legacy of Gandhi, Nehru and Patel. Speaking at a function in the city on the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister...
  • PM Modi wows students at Queensland University of Technology November 14, 2014

    Brisbane: Prime Minister Narendra Modi wowed Queensland University of Technology students, freely mingling with them during a visit, and made it a point to tell them that it is Jawaharlal Nehru's birthday as he sent his best wishes to children. Within hours after his arrival following an overnight flight from...
  • Jawaharlal Nehru: A leader and his legacy November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The nation observes the birth anniversaries of two of the tallest leaders of post-Independence India - Jawaharlal Nehru and Vallabhbhai Patel - two weeks apart. This year, these celebrations have generated a controversy in view of the efforts being made by different political parties to 'appropriate' the legacy...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 13, 2014

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  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 13, 2014

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  • News 360: Burdwan blast probe trail reaches Jharkhand, NIA to visit Dhaka November 13, 2014

    The probe trail in Burdwan blast case has now reached Jharkhand. National Investigation Agency on Thursday interrogated Harun and Mohammad Hussain, the two aides of Jamaat operatives Sajid and Amjad who were arrested recently. The interrogation of these Jamaat operatives zeroed in on the names of these two individuals. ...
  • BJP hits back at Congress for 'spreading-communalism-poison' charge November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP on Thursday hit back at the Congress leadership for accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of spreading the "poison" of communalism and charged Congress with using Jawaharlal Nehru's anniversary to divide society and spread hatred. The party also attacked Rahul Gandhi for his remarks against...
  • Congress invites all parties for Nehru's birth anniversary celebrations except BJP-led NDA November 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress is organising an international conference as a part of India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru's birth anniversary celebrations. Congress leaders says barring Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) parties all others have been invited. Even Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not been invited for the...
  • ISL: Kerala Blasters looking for a home win against in-form Mumbai City November 12, 2014

    Kochi:<b> Kerala Blasters FC take on Mumbai City FC in what is expected to be a thrilling tie in the Indian Super League on Wednesday at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Both the teams come into the match after being held to goalless draws in their previous encounters. Kerala were drew...
  • From his wedding day to meeting the revolutionary Che Guevara: 27 unseen vintage photos of Jawaharlal Nehru November 12, 2014

    The first Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru emerged as a dominant leader during India's struggle for independence. He was among the front-runners during the non-cooperation movement against the British and the home rule movement. Nehru played a leading role in the development of the internationalist outlook of the...
  • Congress invites 55 international leaders for conference on Nehru's legacy but ignores Modi November 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Keen to resurrect Jawaharlal Nehru's legacy at a trying time for the party and take the message to the masses, the Congress is organising an international conference from November 17-18 to mark the 125th birth anniversary of India's first prime minister. The party, however, has not invited Prime Minister...
  • Modi combining best of Gandhi, Nehru to bring '3rd revolution' in India: Shimon Peres November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Nobel Prize winner and former President of Israel Shimon Peres lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying he is paving the 'third revolution' in India by combining tradition with the right technology to take the country to new heights. "I met yesterday your Prime Minister and he himself is running...
  • Modi chairs meet on Nehru's 125th birth anniversary celebrations November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the 125th birth anniversary of late Jawaharlal Nehru should be celebrated in a manner so that the younger generation can be inspired by India's first Prime Minister. Modi, who chaired a meeting of the National Committee for Commemoration of the 125th birth...
  • Netaji deputy, Nehru aide ACN Nambiar was Soviet spy: British documents October 25, 2014

    London: A deputy of freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, an "old friend" of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and a former Indian ambassador, ACN Nambiar, has been described as a Soviet spy. According to documents declassified under the 30-year-rule at the National Archives, Nambiar went to Berlin in 1924 as a journalist...
  • ISL: Delhi Dynamos get first win, hammer Chennaiyin FC 4-1 October 25, 2014

    Delhi: Delhi Dynamos produced a fine display of attacking football as they cruised to a 4-1 win - their first of the season - over Chennaiyin FC in an Indian Super League (ISL) match that saw end-to-end stuff from both the teams but better finishing from the hosts here at...
  • Congress frowns at RSS article holding Jawaharlal Nehru responsible for India's partition October 25, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Congress in Kerala has expressed strong resentment against an article carried by RSS journal 'Kesari' allegedly running down India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. On getting a complaint seeking action from KPCC General Secretary Sooranad Rajasekharan, state Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala has asked DGP KS Balasubraniam to examine the issue...
  • RSS distances itself from article saying Godse should have killed Jawaharlal Nehru, not Mahatma Gandhi October 25, 2014

    Thiruvanathapuram/New Delhi: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has distanced itself from an article on Nehru-Gandhi-Godse written by a BJP leader in Kerala. The RSS has called it personal views of the writer and expected to release a statement in this regard. An article that appeared in the RSS mouthpiece 'Kesari' on...
  • From meeting Che Guevara to hosting a dinner for the Dalai Lama's family: 20 unseen vintage photos of Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi October 8, 2014

    The first Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru emerged as a dominant leader during India's struggle for independence. He was among the front-runners during the non-cooperation movement against the British and the home rule movement. Nehru played a leading role in the development of the internationalist outlook of the...
  • Congress steers clear of HR Bharadwaj's claim of Nehru opposing quota September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Monday steered clear of former Union Minister HR Bharadwaj's claim that Jawaharlal Nehru had opposed quota on caste and communal lines. "I have not read the book and hence will not be able to comment. Moreover, if anything has been written in the book, it could...
  • India's first time-keeper HMT turns into a collector's item September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Time has stopped for India's first timekeeper - the Hindustan Machine Tools or the HMT watches as the company ran into financial crisis. It was in 1962 when Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru inaugurated the now-vintage hand-wound wrist watched. But today it has turned into a collector's item. Neemchand, a...