Nehru

  • Nehru one of the architects of Indian democracy: LK Advani 20-04-2014 03:27 PM

    Senior BJP leader LK Advani has praised former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru in an election speech in Madhya Pradesh. He called Nehru one of the architects of Indian democracy. "Democracy has increasingly become strong and more efforts are being made towards the poor and the underprivileged people. Those who are...
  • Three JNU students killed in motorcycle accident 18-04-2014 09:18 PM

    Three students of Jawaharlal Nehru University were killed when their motorcycle hit a divider and then rammed in a tree on the campus, police said on Friday. The deceased, all in their mid-twenties, have been identified as Ravi Singh Chaudhary and Ravi Shankar Gupta, both residents of Gaya, Bihar while...
  • Snapshot: An old photo of Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi with young Rajiv and Sanjay 17-04-2014 02:11 PM

    This archival image of the one of the first families of India showcases Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru with his sister Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit. He is also accompanied by his daughter Indira Gandhi and two young grandchildren, Rajiv and Sanjay. (Photo credit: Photodivision.gov.in) ...
  • Uttarakhand government gives final touches to Char Dham yatra preparations 15-04-2014 02:17 PM

    With just a fortnight to go for the start of the annual Char Dham pilgrimage, Uttarakhand government is giving final touches to preparations for the yatra route to ensure a smooth and trouble-free journey for the devotees en route to the four Himalayan shrines. "Almost all major roads on the...
  • Vajpayee's tenure better than that of Nehru, Indira: LK Advani 14-04-2014 11:49 PM

    Senior BJP leader LK Advani on Monday held that Atal Bihari Vajpayee's six years as prime minister were better for India's development than the long rule of Congress' prime ministers Jawaharal Nehru and Indira Gandhi "Vajpayee's tenure as PM was best ever," Advani said addressing election meetings in Bihar's Banka...
  • Driver killed, 2 policemen injured after their jeep rams into a truck 10-04-2014 01:57 PM

    The driver of a mobile police jeep was killed and two policemen were seriously injured in a mishap near Makanpur chowk in Bihar's Navgachhia district, a police officer said. Superintendent of Police (SP) Shekhar Kumar said that a mobile police jeep with three cops rammed into a stationary tractor after...
  • Report on 1962 war released to rid India's induced delusion: Maxwell 01-04-2014 06:40 PM

    Beijing: Veteran Australian journalist Neville Maxwell has said he decided to release a classified 1962 Sino-Indian war report to rid Indian opinion of the "induced delusion" that India was the "victim of an unprovoked surprise Chinese aggression". Parts of the still-classified Henderson Brooks Report (HBR), accessed by Maxwell, have found...
  • Phulpur heading for engrossing four-cornered contest 28-03-2014 11:42 AM

    An engrossing four-cornered contest appears to be on the cards in Phulpur Lok Sabha constituency, which Congress seeks to reclaim after 25 years, BJP hopes to win for the first time, BSP wants to retain and Samajwadi Party aims at wresting back. From nationwide fame earned on account of Jawaharlal...
  • Varanasi reflects national mood but will it bless Narendra Modi? 24-03-2014 10:58 AM

    New Delhi: Perhaps the biggest battle in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections would be the battle for Varanasi. The temple town of Varanasi is believed to be the oldest living city in the world and as election frenzy reaches its zenith, the town is geared up to face one of...
  • 1962 war report irrelevant, says Congress after row over Nehru's role 18-03-2014 01:49 PM

    A large section of the still classified Henderson Brooks Report which indicts former Indian prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and top government officials for India's failure in the 1962-Sino Indian war has been made public. ...
  • 1962 Sino-Indian war: My Henderson Brooks Albatross 18-03-2014 11:27 AM

    Those who gave me access to the Henderson Brooks Report when I was researching my study of the Sino-Indian border dispute laid down no conditions as to how I should use it. That they would remain anonymous went without saying, an implicit condition I will always observe, otherwise how the...
  • Report blaming Nehru for India's defeat in 1962 war made public 18-03-2014 08:32 AM

    New Delhi: A large section of the still classified Henderson Brooks Report which indicts former Indian prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and top government officials for India's failure in the 1962-Sino Indian war has been made public. The report on the 1962 Sino-Indian War has been uploaded on the internet by...
  • PM to move to Motilal Nehru Place bungalow after retirement 28-02-2014 01:31 PM

    A sprawling bungalow on Motilal Nehru Place will be the abode of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh once he retires after the Lok Sabha elections. The 3, Motilal Nehru Place type VIII bungalow, spread over 2.5 acres, was vacated by former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit recently. The four-bedroom bungalow with...
  • Three mutilated bodies recovered, police launch probe 26-02-2014 08:29 AM

    Police recovered three almost beheaded bodies on Tuesday which were abandoned near a rail bridge here. "It appears that the (trio was) killed somewhere else and the bodies abandoned here. "Every attempt has been made to disfigure the bodies," IG Ashutosh Pandey said. The bodies were recovered in the highway...
  • FIFA team meets sports ministry, starts inspection of venues 21-02-2014 05:36 PM

    New Delhi: Taking the first step towards ensuring smooth conduct of the 2017 Under-17 football World Cup in India, a three-member FIFA team has met officials of the Sports Ministry before leaving to inspect probable venues for the showpiece event. "FIFA officials are already in India and they also had...
  • JNU and BHU keen to open centres in Bihar, says PK Shahi 19-02-2014 06:49 PM

    Delhi-based Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Banaras Hindu University (BHU) are keen to open their centres in Bihar, state Education Minister PK Shahi on Wednesday said. "JNU's official has informed us that they will open a centre in Bihar after permission from the union human resource ministry," Shahi said. Shahi...
  • Ashutosh Gowariker teams up with mountaineering institute for TV show 'Everest' 11-02-2014 03:16 PM

    Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker returns to the small screen with a new show titled "Everest". He has teamed up with a mountaineering institute in Uttarkashi for it. Gowariker, who is producing the show under his banner Ashutosh Gowariker Productions Pvt Ltd, has collaborated with Nehru Institute Of Mountaineering (NIM), Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand,...
  • Furious over petrol pump manager's murder, BJP calls for Bhagalpur shutdown 28-01-2014 02:23 PM

    A petrol pump manager was shot dead by unidentified assailants at Goshala road in Bihar's Bhagalpur town, police sources said on Tuesday. Two motorcycle-borne assailants stopped at Jain petrol pump on Monday night and shot at its manager Jai Kishan Sharma from close range, the sources said. Sharma, aged about...
  • Congress ticks off Aiyar for his teaboy remarks against Modi 18-01-2014 10:49 PM

    Congress on Saturday ticked off party leader Manishanker Aiyar for his controversial remarks that the party would welcome Narendra Modi to sell tea at AICC meetings. "The party does not approve of the statement," Congress general secretary Ajay Maken, who is in charge of the media department, told. Aiyar had...
  • Journey of the Nehru-Gandhi family 16-01-2014 08:19 PM

    New Delhi: Indian National Congress was founded in 1885 and in the following decades the party became the pivot of the Indian Independence Movement. After Independence in 1947, it became the nation's dominant political party. Congress leader Jawaharlal Nehru became the first Prime Minister of India and remained a central...
  • Congress calls Ramdev mentally bankrupt for comparing Modi with Nehru 05-01-2014 10:57 PM

    New Delhi: Congress leader Harish Rawat slammed yoga guru Ramdev and called him mentally bankrupt as he compared former prime minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru with BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. He said, "Jawaharlal Nehru was one of the founders of the Indian nation. Ramdev is a fool to compare...
  • Ramdev hits out at Congress, calls Nehru 'maut ka maha saudagar' 05-01-2014 06:56 PM

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Ramdev on Sunday hit out at the Congress for targeting BJP prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and calling him 'maut ka saudagar'. Ramdev said if Modi is branded 'maut ka saudagar', then Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was a bigger mass murderer. He said,...
  • FIR lodged against contractors for non-maintenance of roads 04-01-2014 07:31 PM

    An FIR was lodged on Saturday against contractors of UP Jal Nigam, L~~amp;amp;T and Megha Engineering and Infrastructure for the alleged ignoring of maintenance of developmental projects here. BJP MLA Ravindra Jaiswal and others lodged the FIR under sections 406, 419 and 420 of IPC for fraud and laxity in...
  • GDA opens three flyovers in the city 02-01-2014 10:31 AM

    On the first day of 2014, Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) vice chairman Santosh Yadav on Wednesday opened three flyovers in the city. The three flyovers - at Dasna, Nehru Nagar and Karhera-Hindon Bridge - cost the GDA Rs 148 crore. The Dasna flyover, built at a cost of Rs 64...
  • J&K division could have been averted if Sardar Patel had taken a decision' 15-12-2013 07:31 PM

    On the 63rd death anniversary of Sardar Vallabbhai Patel, BJP chief Rajnath Singh said that had Sardar Patel taken the decision on J&K instead of Jawahar Lal Nehru, then PoK would have been a part of India. Rajnath Singh gave this statement at 'Run For Unity' marathon which sought support...
  • Footfalls in government-run primary health centres have skyrocketed: Nitish Kumar 05-12-2013 09:41 AM

    Footfalls in government-run primary health centres in Bihar have skyrocketed to 8,000 per month from a paltry 39 when he assumed power in 2005, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Wednesday while announcing a slew of measures to augment medical services to the people. "As a result of improvement in...
  • Sardar Patel belongs to the nation, not one party, says BJP 24-11-2013 05:51 PM

    Asserting that Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel belongs to the whole country, BJP, on Sunday, said it is not trying to claim the legacy of the nation's first Deputy Prime Minister by installing his huge statue in Gujarat. "(Sardar) Patel belongs to the entire country. He does not belong to one party....
  • ISRO seeking Lord Balaji's blessings is superstition: CNR Rao 24-11-2013 12:19 AM

    Bharat Ratna-designate Prof. CNR Rao terms ISRO's long-time practice of seeking the divine blessings in Tirupathi before its space missions an act of superstition he does not believe in. "Yes," he replied when a reporter asked if he thought the space agency placing a miniature replica of soon-to-be-lofted satellite at...
  • 4 generations of Nehru-Gandhis only talked about poverty: Modi 23-11-2013 08:46 AM

    Continuing to target the Nehru-Gandhi family, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Indore on Friday said poverty remained the theme of the speeches through its four generations starting from Jawaharlal Nehru but "nothing changed" on the ground. "I request the political pundits to get the speeches of first Prime...
  • Virat Kohli equals Viv Richards, fastest to reach 5000 ODI runs 21-11-2013 08:27 PM

    Kochi: Virat Kohli continues to scale new peaks, with his 86 in the first ODI against West Indies here on Thursday putting him level with batting legend Vivian Richards as quickest to 5000 ODI runs. Both have done it in 114 innings. Kohli, needing 82 to enjoy the company of...