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  • Anand Sharma refutes charges of senior Congress leaders not invited for Nehru's event 5 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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." ...
  • Congress's guest list influenced by its depleting fortunes: BJP November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party, which was left out of a conference on Jawaharlal Nehru organised by the Congress, on Monday took a swipe at the opposition party wondering if their guest list was influenced by its "depleting fortunes" as even those who rejected Nehru's politics were a part...
  • 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...
  • Political war continues over Jawahar Lal Nehru's 125th birth anniversary November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The political war over commemorating national icons continues even after snubbing the PM and by not inviting the BJP or any of the NDA allies for the massive celebrations for Jawahar Lal Nehru's 125th birth anniversary. While addressing the party workers and leaders on the occasion of 125th birth...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 13, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 13, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Rahul vs Modi November 13, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the party's conclave at 125th birth anniversary of former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru. ...
  • 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...
  • Watch: Sonia Gandhi's address at Nehru's 125th birth anniversary November 13, 2014

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi addressed the party's conclave saying, "Jawahar Lal Nehru's vision was liberal, democratic rooted for a united India. We need to fight for the people, we need to create a people's movement to fight for the ideals of Pandit Nehru." ...
  • Watch: Rahul Gandhi's speech at Nehru's birth anniversary November 13, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addressed the party's conclave at 125th birth anniversary of former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru. He took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' and said, "On one hand they are cleaning the road for photo opportunities and on other hand they...
  • At Nehru's 125th birth anniversary, Rahul calls PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' a photo opportunity November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress party on Thursday began massive celebrations to mark the 125th birth anniversary of former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru in the national capital. After a drubbing in the Lok Sabha elections and Assembly polls, the party is hoping to motivate its workers and increase its cadre...
  • Congress celebrates Jawahar Lal Nehrui's 125th birth anniversary: As it happened November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The political war over commemorating national leaders continues. While the BJP government celebrated Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary by calling it National Unity Day, the Congress has taken a cue and organised massive celebrations for Jawahar Lal Nehru's birth anniversary. The Congress has organised one of its biggest...
  • Congress to take Nehru's legacy to people in a bid to regain its foothold November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: After being reduced to just 44 MPs in the Lok Sabha, the Congress is struggling to find its feet and in its hour of crisis, the party has decided to take former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru's legacy to the people and re-emphasise what it stood for. Congress offices...
  • Leaders of India's freedom struggle now caged in political battle between Congress, BJP November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A political war has begun over national leaders now. After the Bharatiya Janata Party organised a grand national day of unity to mark Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary, the Congress has decided to hit back by also celebrating Jawahar Lal Nehru's birth anniversary in a big way on...
  • 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...