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
Children's Day 2019: In memory of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, India celebrates Bal Diwas on 14 November
Children's Day 2019: Every year, on 14 November India pays tribute to the first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru by celebrating his birth anniversary on Children’s Day
KS Komireddi is a gifted writer but he arms himself with opinions and prejudices. Although he tries to be fair they get in the way of his judgement and lead to contradictions.
Venkaiah Naidu says abrogation of Article 370 'not communal' but for national security, calls it 'need of the hour'
Terming the abrogation of Article 370 the need of the hour for the unity and integrity of the nation, Vice President Naidu said that the move is not 'communal' but is a matter of the country's security.
Revoking of Article 370 forces long evaded questions on freedom, democracy back into focus; puts an end to unicorn hunting in Kashmir
The Narendra Modi govt's hopes of building a naya Kashmir rest on developing a relationship with Valley's youth, a profoundly alienated generation which had mainly encountered India at the wrong end of a soldier’s gun
Prison cell in Punjab's Faridkot where Jawaharlal Nehru was briefly lodged in 1923 collapses due to heavy rains
One wall and the roof of the historical 240 square-feet jail room, in which Nehru, K Santhanam and AT Gidwani were kept on 22 September, 1923, collapsed on Wednesday following heavy rains, Faridkot Senior Superintendent of Police Rajbachan Singh Sandhu said.
'One election, one ideology' not acceptable to India, BJP should not 'divide country for votes': Congress' Anand Sharma in RS
The Congress said in the Rajya Sabha that the idea of 'one election, one face, one ideology' is not acceptable to India and asked the BJP to desist from 'dividing the country for votes'.
India and the Indian: Hindu nationalism is an inherently secular notion, not a theocratic concept, writes Sreemoy Talukdar
For Hindus, respect for different customs, faiths and religion is not a value to strive for. It is not an inalienable concept to be discussed and adopted with rigour. Pluralism, for Hindus, is a way of life.
Firstpost Editor's Picks: PM's China outreach, who's in charge of Congress, Magnus Carlsen; today's top stories
Finding a way forward on China, the critical foreign policy task for which S Jaishankar has been brought into government, is no small task.
Resignations of PCC chiefs won’t help Congress; party must strengthen Seva Dal, show door to dynastic non-performers
Unless Congress party sets accountability for each and every leader, and show the door to non-performers, the same set of senior leaders will be visible in the CWC meetings, brainstorming on their debacle after the Lok Sabha election in 2024
On Jawaharlal Nehru's death anniversary, reexamining his vision for Indian cinema, film institutions
The development of the Indian film industry is credited to the Film Enquiry Committee (FEC) set up by Jawaharlal Nehru in 1949. Ever the statesman, Nehru was also well-versed with the skill of using the appeal of film stars as a tool of diplomacy.
For the first time in its history, the Sahitya Akademi seeks to shed its cloak of librarian and has therefore taken the plunge into the market of actively selling books online on Amazon.
Masood Azhar latest hot topic in campaign politics: BJP, Congress' battle over China's snub likely to go on till polls
For the fourth time in 10 years, China blocked India's bid to have JeM chief Masood Azhar designed a global terrorist by the United Nations.
Quoting Nehru in Serbia, Venkaiah Naidu said, "Freedom is essential because freedom will give us strength and enable us to build prosperous societies."
These collages were painted by women artists and featured cut-outs of political figures like Gandhi and Nehru. Each of them is a commentary on the politics of the time: likening independence to the return of Ram to Ayodha, depicting India as Bharat Mata — a new, unorthodox goddess
Saifuddin Soz launches book on Kashmir: Congress' boycott of event reflects communication lag within party
When the Musharraf comment of Soz made it to headlines, Congress rejected the contention and said that Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India and that this was an incontrovertible and unquestionable truth.
The BJP's opposition to Gandhi family is nothing but to remove the only long term impediment in their desire to grab power. BJP's nationalistic rhetoric, their love for Hinduism, their so-called anti-corruption stand has been exposed time and again.
Congress slams Amit Shah for likening Opposition to animals, says opponents must be treated with respect
The Congress's Maharashta unit on Friday reacted sharply to BJP president Amit Shah's remarks comparing the Opposition parties in the country with animals
India had become a sovereign republic with a constitution of her own and the minute the Constitution came into effect, the Government realised, that it needed amendment.