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Timely push from SC, Narendra Modi's mandate indicate time is right for fresh look at Uniform Civil Code
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Timely push from SC, Narendra Modi's mandate indicate time is right for fresh look at Uniform Civil Code

A Uniform Civil Code for citizens — one law for one nation — has not been implemented even though it is enshrined in Article 44 of the Indian Constitution dealing with Directive Principles of State Policy, and 63 years have lapsed since the reformation of Hindu law in 1956

Nehru’s Cabinet was no place for yes men
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Nehru’s Cabinet was no place for yes men

At the apex of his political career, Nehru chose to induct two bitter critics of the Congress into his cabinet. And even if it were Gandhi’s call, it was an extraordinary one

Google celebrates Children's Day 2018 with Mumbai student Pingla Rahul More's doodle on space exploration
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Google celebrates Children's Day 2018 with Mumbai student Pingla Rahul More's doodle on space exploration

Google, on Wednesday, celebrated Children’s Day 2018 with a doodle on space exploration that has been created by a school student. Pingla Rahul More, the winner of the 2018 Google 4 Doodle competition in India, is a student from Mumbai.

Pranab Mukherjee at RSS event: As controversy erupts, here's a look back at controversial guests RSS has hosted before
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Pranab Mukherjee at RSS event: As controversy erupts, here's a look back at controversial guests RSS has hosted before

Former president Pranab Mukherjee will be addressing the valedictory function of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's (RSS) Sangh Shiksha Varg — a training camp for the volunteers — at the headquarters in Nagpur on 7 June and this has led to a controversy considering his loyalties with Congress.

Rahul Gandhi says Congress seeks transformation; party to introduce new young faces
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Rahul Gandhi says Congress seeks transformation; party to introduce new young faces

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has said that his plan is to transform the Congress from bottom upwards and he will like to bring in many new, young, exciting and dynamic faces.

Hamid Ansari says free, responsible media is important, can hold power to account
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Hamid Ansari says free, responsible media is important, can hold power to account

Amid raging debate over the role of the press and its freedom in the country, Vice President Hamid Ansari on Monday said only a "free and responsible" media could hold power to account in this age of "post-truths" and "alternative facts".

Adityanath Yogi and his cow-love: The fringe is now the centre, what a journey from Nehru to Narendra Modi
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Adityanath Yogi and his cow-love: The fringe is now the centre, what a journey from Nehru to Narendra Modi

With Yogi Adityanath as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, the wheel has made a full circle. Adityanath heads Gorakhdham peeth (also known as goraksha peeth), which virtually regulates the social life in eastern Uttar Pradesh and Terai region on account of its enormous clout over the region's political economy.

PM Narendra Modi on demonetisation: 'Govt has implemented Nehru's vision'
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PM Narendra Modi on demonetisation: 'Govt has implemented Nehru's vision'

Talking on the demonetisation drive, Modi said: "I want to assure you that your inconveniences will not go in vain."

Why PM Narendra Modi's speech on triple talaq was Nehruvian in scope, zeal and importance
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Why PM Narendra Modi's speech on triple talaq was Nehruvian in scope, zeal and importance

The debate over triple talaq is so conflated with hard ideological, religious and political positions that it is very easy to miss the woods for trees.

Bengaluru is still great, but to make it liveable again needs a lot of work
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Bengaluru is still great, but to make it liveable again needs a lot of work

India’s tech capital Bengaluru is falling apart — well, almost. In the second part of this article, Firstpost traces the origins of IT boom in Bengaluru and offers solutions to the infrastructural bottlenecks that plague the city.

National Herald: Having it back will be a welcome change if the founding intentions are kept in mind
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National Herald: Having it back will be a welcome change if the founding intentions are kept in mind

If the move to bring back National Herald with Nehru’s original intentions in mind — which according to Chalapathi Rau were about press freedom, tolerance, values, it is welcome.

Bihar govt website says Indira's rule was worse than British
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Bihar govt website says Indira's rule was worse than British

The mention about "autocratic rule" of Indira Gandhi and "oppression" perpetrated during the Emergency has been made in a write up on Bihar's history.

Mouthpiece faux pas: Nirupam yet to get rid of DNA of Shiv Sena days, says Congress leader
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Mouthpiece faux pas: Nirupam yet to get rid of DNA of Shiv Sena days, says Congress leader

In his defence, Nirupam said he was not involved in the day-to-day functioning of the magazine and was unaware of the articles.

Ram Mandir in Ayodhya: How Rajiv Gandhi obeying Deoraha Baba opened the floodgate of trouble
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Ram Mandir in Ayodhya: How Rajiv Gandhi obeying Deoraha Baba opened the floodgate of trouble

The indignation shown by the Congress in Parliament over Ayodhya appears to be a smokescreen for its own complicity and criminality in this political enterprise.

The mystery of our enduring fascination with Netaji Bose: What 64 declassified files can't resolve
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The mystery of our enduring fascination with Netaji Bose: What 64 declassified files can't resolve

No wonder, the declassification of 64 Netaji files in Bengal is being dubbed a pre-election gambit by Mamata Banerjee.

Strengthen democracy, follow Vajpayee: Jairam Ramesh to PM Modi
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Strengthen democracy, follow Vajpayee: Jairam Ramesh to PM Modi

Congress leader and former Union minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of weakening the democratic foundation of the country and threatening those who are raising their voice against his government, saying it was not a 'BJP Sarkar' but 'Modi Sarkar'.

Photos: On Children's Day, school kids pay homage to Chacha Nehru
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Photos: On Children's Day, school kids pay homage to Chacha Nehru

Students paid tribute to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on the eve of his 125th Birth anniversary. His birth anniversary is celebrated as Children's Day.

Photos: Congress marks Nehru's 125th anniversary with memorial lecture
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Photos: Congress marks Nehru's 125th anniversary with memorial lecture

Congress party celebrated Pandit Nehru's 125th birth anniversary with a memorial lecture. Sonia and Rahul Gandhi were present at the event as was former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Nehru's 125th birth anniversary: Cong 'family puja' is too little, too late
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Nehru's 125th birth anniversary: Cong 'family puja' is too little, too late

Congress still hopes that Jawaharlal Nehru's 125th birth anniversary celebrations will be a boost to the party’s very sagging morale.

Nehru's birth anniversary: No invite for Modi, Cong says only democratic people allowed
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Nehru's birth anniversary: No invite for Modi, Cong says only democratic people allowed

Congress has not invited PM Narendra Modi to an international conference it is organising to mark the 125th birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru.