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PM Narendra Modi wanted it to be engaging for the younger generation: Saurav Bhaik, the designer of the PM Museum
Arts & Culture

PM Narendra Modi wanted it to be engaging for the younger generation: Saurav Bhaik, the designer of the PM Museum

One of the suggestions of PM Modi was to make it engaging for the younger generation and highlight how different Prime Ministers have risen despite being from humble and regular backgrounds.

Aspects of Nehru, Mountbatten letters can stay redacted, UK tribunal finds
World

Aspects of Nehru, Mountbatten letters can stay redacted, UK tribunal finds

The UK Cabinet Office has maintained that most of the information from those papers is already in the public domain and any withheld aspects would compromise the UK's relations with other states — India and Pakistan

Why Western media loves and promotes the likes of Rana Ayyub
India

Why Western media loves and promotes the likes of Rana Ayyub

Rana Ayyub and her ilk are a symptom and a revelation. Of several things simultaneously. Operating almost in concert

India is standing up and defending itself, but is Uncle Sam taking note of it?
World

India is standing up and defending itself, but is Uncle Sam taking note of it?

The Indian media is agog with Jaishankar’s blunt responses to US pressure to toe its line on Ukraine. But the American media hasn’t reported on this: Which means that official America simply hasn’t heard the retort by the Indian MEA

Majnu Ka Tilla: Story of Tibetans rising up the commercial ladder
Business

Majnu Ka Tilla: Story of Tibetans rising up the commercial ladder

Behind the visual distinctiveness of Majnu Ka Tilla lies the story of hundreds of bamboo shacks, tarpaulin roofs and ‘Chang’, the Tibetan barley wine

The latest reset: India and the United States amid Ukraine war
World

The latest reset: India and the United States amid Ukraine war

Firm Indian positions on the Ukraine war and the understanding the United States has shown that a reset in relations continues

Pradhan Mantri Sangrahalaya to open on 14 April: History of Indian prime ministers to come alive at new museum
India

Pradhan Mantri Sangrahalaya to open on 14 April: History of Indian prime ministers to come alive at new museum

Located at the Teen Murti complex in New Delhi and built at a cost of Rs 271 crore, the new museum will shed light on the lives and contributions of all 14 prime ministers of the nation

PM Modi to inaugurate 'Pradhanmantri Sanghralaya' on 14 April
India

PM Modi to inaugurate 'Pradhanmantri Sanghralaya' on 14 April

The government has said that the museum aims to sensitise the younger generation about the leadership, vision and achievements of all the former prime ministers

How renaming Nehru Memorial Museum is another nail in the coffin of colonisation
India

How renaming Nehru Memorial Museum is another nail in the coffin of colonisation

A week from now, this remnant of the Nehruvian colonisation of India will fade into history. Dr BR Ambedkar has had the last laugh

How are Hindus treated in states where they are in a minority?
India

How are Hindus treated in states where they are in a minority?

Hindus are in a minority in 10 states, but unlike Muslims and Christians, get none of the minority benefits

The great Nehruvian myth-making: How Nehru wasn’t that secular, humanist and democrat as made out to be
Politics

The great Nehruvian myth-making: How Nehru wasn’t that secular, humanist and democrat as made out to be

Jawaharlal Nehru distrusted Hinduism and Hindu organisations, admired Stalin and Mao, mocked Tibetan refugees, and occasionally distorted India’s federal structure

The Kashmir Files crosses Rs 200 crore, but Bollywood isn’t too happy about it. Here’s why
Entertainment

The Kashmir Files crosses Rs 200 crore, but Bollywood isn’t too happy about it. Here’s why

More than the industry being uncomfortable with the shift in the narrative or the support that the film has garnered from the government, the audience response — read box office collection — has rattled it

Nehru should not have taken Kashmir issue to the UN, says Nirmala Sitharaman in RS
Politics

Nehru should not have taken Kashmir issue to the UN, says Nirmala Sitharaman in RS

The finance minister targeted Congress on the issue while replying to a discussion on the Budget 2022-23 for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir (J-K) in Rajya Sabha.

Interview | There is still a lot more to be said about the Mountbatten-Nehru relationship, says historian Andrew Lownie
India

Interview | There is still a lot more to be said about the Mountbatten-Nehru relationship, says historian Andrew Lownie

‘It’s so perplexing to understand why the Gandhi family is trying to suppress something we all know about,' the prize-winning historian said

Amulya KN Reddy, IISc electrochemist and ASTRA founder, chose to imagine a different science
India

Amulya KN Reddy, IISc electrochemist and ASTRA founder, chose to imagine a different science

Reddy's stress on environmental sustainability at a time when it had still not come into popular conversation is an indication that he foresaw the destruction that blind devotion to ‘growth’ paradigms would bring

Ghosespot | Why big boys are suddenly overactive to sully India’s global image
India

Ghosespot | Why big boys are suddenly overactive to sully India’s global image

The government must adopt a proactive strategy to counter the motivated campaign against India

Head-on | India at 75: Why former foreign secretary Shyam Saran misses the point
India

Head-on | India at 75: Why former foreign secretary Shyam Saran misses the point

Shyam Saran, while analysing India’s journey as an independent nation in the past 75 years, is right to stress inclusive growth. But he misses the larger point

Amid Udupi hijab controversy, demand for Uniform Civil Code grows stronger
Politics

Amid Udupi hijab controversy, demand for Uniform Civil Code grows stronger

The hijab controversy — a completely avoidable incident otherwise — lays emphasis on the need for a Uniform Civil Code in the country

The Nehruvian nightmare: Why Nehru acted like a bloated Brown Sahib who distrusted Hindus and Hinduism
Politics

The Nehruvian nightmare: Why Nehru acted like a bloated Brown Sahib who distrusted Hindus and Hinduism

Jawaharlal Nehru wilfully believed that Hindus should stand accused in every situation, no matter who is the real culprit

Right Word | Hallmarks of Nehru model of governance: Corruption, inefficiency, nepotism
Politics

Right Word | Hallmarks of Nehru model of governance: Corruption, inefficiency, nepotism

Those who often tout the Nehruvian era as the golden years of Indian democracy probably need to understand that Jawaharlal Nehru’s legacy has been proving to be a more of a burden