Children’s Day in India was officially celebrated on the birthday of Jawaharlal Nehru after the first prime minister's death in 1964. Until then, India also celebrated the day on 20 Nov, which is the UN-designated event
India rejects China's position on Ladakh, says New Delhi never accepted 'so-called unilaterally defined' 1959 LAC
The MEA's comments come after a Chinese spokesperson said that Beijing abides by the LAC as proposed by the then-Premier Zhou Enlai to Nehru in a letter dated 7 November, 1959
Independence Day 2020: PM hoists the Tricolour from Red Fort; history and significance behind celebration of India's freedom
On the day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's seventh Independence Day speech from the Red Fort, celebrations will remain subdued owing to the coronavirus pandemic
Narendra Modi becomes the longest serving non-Congress PM, surpassing tenure of Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Modi, who took the oath of the prime minister in May 2014, became the fourth longest-serving prime minister after Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Manmohan Singh
UP Congress sources say that the shifting of base was eventually going to happen even if she had not been asked to vacate the Delhi bungalow.
Chinese govt mouthpiece Global Times takes aim at India's economic credentials after a week of tirades against Indian Army
Even as the Chinese foreign ministry announced Tuesday that People's Liberation Army and the Indian Army have agreed to take necessary measures to "cool down" the situation at their borders, recent coverage of Beijing's mouthpiece Global Times is a patchwork of anti-India tirade and systematic attacks on India's economic credentials
Galwan Valley clash: Five short-term and three long-term ways in which India can contain the Chinese threat
Beyond the short-term objectives, as Sino-Indian relationship turns unambiguously adversarial and hostile, India must appropriately reset its national security and foreign policy strategies.
India-China LAC clash will test move to disengage; political leadership's ability to resolve conflict offers no guarantee on preventing future tragedy
Leaders of both militaries know a nightmare confronts them: the transformation of a relatively peaceful LAC into a kind of India-Pakistan Line of Control, where troops trade fire on an everyday basis, in battles that serve no genuine strategic purpose.
Indian, Chinese troops disengage in Eastern Ladakh, but decades-old ambiguity in demarcation of LAC remains unsolved
The perceptions of the two countries about the LAC vary widely, and there is huge disagreement even on its length.
Jawaharlal Nehru 56th death anniversary: Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal pay tributes to first PM and 'architect of modern India'
Several leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, took to social media to pay tributes to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 56th death anniversary
As Xi Jinping escalates border crisis to divert attention from China's economic woes, India should steer clear of missteps in 1962 at Galwan Post
Every India-China crisis since 2013 has played to much the same script: a small local stand-off; a build-up of forces; a negotiated restoration of the status quo.
Sixteen Stormy Days: Tripurdaman Singh's account of the First Amendment to Indian Constitution makes for a compelling read
When did the executive branch begin to bend the judiciary to their (political) will in India and how? Sixteen Stormy Days, a new non-fiction book by Tripurdaman Singh, tries to answer this question — and address the long-term effects of the First Amendment to the Indian constitution.
S Jaishankar cites VP Menon's biography to claim Nehru didn't want Patel in Cabinet; Jairam Ramesh, Shashi Tharoor rebut charge
Jaishankar's tweet evoked a sharp response from Guha, who said 'this a myth that has been comprehensively demolished by Professor Srinath Raghavan.'
In twin strike in Parliament, Narendra Modi busts moral justification behind anti-CAA protests, reveals it as de facto political project
The meticulous research by the prime minister into history was an attempt to show, primarily, that it is the Congress and Opposition that has deviated from the secular tradition.
The paradise India is constructing in Kashmir looks a lot like a prison, seems to be a throwback to 1951
Kashmir's long and tragic history as a site for experiments in utopianism ought to inform our understanding of the bizarre spectacle of two former chief ministers being arrested under the Public Safety Act
Delhi University college drops theatre group's play on Kashmir from annual fest to 'maintain political neutrality'
The theatre collective alleges Delhi University's Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies cancelled their play on Kashmir on the grounds of political correctness.
From inaugurating museum to declassifying 'Netaji Files', BJP has often appropriated Bose's legacy to make inroads in Bengal
Despite not adhering to Jawaharlal Nehru and Mahatma Gandhi's non-violent worldview, Bose recognised the fact that they all shared the same purpose for India – end of colonial rule.
Watch: Dastangoi Collective's performance marking centenary of Jallianwalla Bagh massacre, in solidarity with Shaheen Bagh
Dastangoi Collective's Dastan-e-Jallian draws from various writings across genres — protest poetry in Urdu and Punjabi (some of which were earlier banned); writings of Saadat Hasan Manto and Krishan Chander; speeches of Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and Rabindranath Tagore, and official reports such as the Hunter Commission report.
Singapore Police probes Indian national for allegedly taking part in anti-CAA protest without permit at Marina Bay
Singapore police are investigating an Indian national for allegedly being involved in a public protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s controversial citizenship law
CAA protests: What the government must learn from India's mass movements against citizenship reforms
As India confronts the largest protest movements seen since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office, it's important to understand the lessons of the past decades