Children's Day 2022: When patriotic Chambal dacoits donated money to Nehru
Jawaharlal Nehru himself got down from the jeep, walked over to the leader of the dacoits and revealed his true identity. The entire group of dacoits was stunned into silence
Congress attacks BJP government in Karnataka over non-inclusion of Nehru in government advertisement
Congress leader Siddaramaiah called CM Basavaraj Bommai a 'RSS slave'. He also attacked VD Savarkar, who is included in the advertisement, accusing him of pleading with British officials and acting as their 'stooge' for his survival
Opinion | Does the Nehruvian ‘idea of India’ exist?
The political parties which claim to uphold the old idea of India either exhaust themselves with one generation or transition into family-based parties, however the BJP, which positions itself as rejecting Nehruvian ideas, has no such problem
Akhilesh Yadav defends remark lauding Jinnah for India's freedom struggle, asks detractors to read history books
Yadav courted controversy when he named Jinnah, along with Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, and Mahatma Gandhi, saying they had helped India achieve independence
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
Malevolent Republic: In new book, KS Komireddi's opinions and prejudices lead to contradictions
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.
As Sahitya Akademi embraces e-books, sales on Amazon, is it ready to adapt to the digital era?
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.
Venkaiah Naidu invokes Jawaharlal Nehru in Serbian Parliament to stress importance of democracy
Quoting Nehru in Serbia, Venkaiah Naidu said, "Freedom is essential because freedom will give us strength and enable us to build prosperous societies."
What Freedom Looks Like: How political art in Rajasthan's havelis captured a new nation's anxieties
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