PAMELA MOUNTBATTEN

  • 'Nehru was a statesman but Indira a politician' July 24, 2007

    Indira Gandhi betrayed my father and Jawaharlal Nehru during Emergency as they would never have done what she did, says Lady Pamela Mountbatten. In an exclusive interview to Karan Thapar on India Tonight, Lady Pamela along with her daughter India Hicks talk about partition, Independence, and the role Lord Mountbatten...
  • 'Nehru, Edwina united in souls, not bodies' July 22, 2007

    The love Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru had for Lady Edwina Mountbatten was chivalric and it was not physical, says a new book by Lady Pamela Mountbatten, the daughter of Lord Mountbatten. In an exclusive interview to Karan Thapar, Lady Pamela speaks about NehruEdwina relationship and how it influenced history. Lady Pamela...
  • Mountbatten's daughter says he wanted India's good July 20, 2007

    London: Pamela Mountbatten says Independence and partition happened because her father, Lord Mountbatten, felt that Indian leaders had to learn to cope with their own problems. She was speaking exclusively to Karan Thapar just ahead of the release of her book India Remembered, being published by Roli Books. Karan Thapar: Lady...
  • Congress, historians rubbish Pamela claims July 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Lord Mountbatten's daughter, Pamela Mountbattens remarks in an interview to CNNIBN seem to be setting off a storm. The Congress and historians have rubbished Pamelas claim that her father used Edwina's deep love with Nehru to influence him on Kashmir. "I think it could have been my father,...
  • 'EdwinaNehru affair got Kashmir deal done' July 18, 2007

    Pamela Mountabatten, the daughter of Lord Mountbatten, writes of the passionate relationship between her mother Edwina and India's first Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru in her book India Remembered. On Devil's Advocate, Karan Thapar questions her on the affair and how it could have influenced India's history. Karan Thapar: Hello and...
  • 'Nothing physical between my mother, Pt Nehru' July 17, 2007

    London: Lord Mountbatten's daughter Pamela Mountbatten says there was deep love between her mother Edwina and Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Speaking exclusively to CNNIBN, Lady Pamela also said that speculation that there was any kind of physical aspect to the relationship was misplaced. Karan Thapar: In your introduction you write "towards...