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Jawaharlal Nehru and the real story of his five blunders on Kashmir, writes Kiren Rijiju
India

Jawaharlal Nehru and the real story of his five blunders on Kashmir, writes Kiren Rijiju

It is time for students of history to find the courage, in light of facts, to set history right, clear the name of those unfairly besmirched by family historians to make Jawaharlal Nehru look good, writes Kiren Rijiju

How Nehru remains a guiding light for Indian Republic, despite his monumental failures
India

How Nehru remains a guiding light for Indian Republic, despite his monumental failures

Today, on his birth anniversary, as we look back at the Nehruvian legacy, it’s obvious that Jawaharlal Nehru remains relevant for India, even if as a cautionary tale

From ‘Loha Campaign’ to Sardar with peasant-like dhoti, how PM Modi guided the story of the Statue of Unity
Opinion

From ‘Loha Campaign’ to Sardar with peasant-like dhoti, how PM Modi guided the story of the Statue of Unity

Narendra Modi's vision for erecting the tallest statue was not limited to the Statue of Unity only, he also envisioned the development of an entire tribal area through boosting tourism to pay a befitting tribute to Sardar and his idea for the nation

Gujarat: PM Modi to pay tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary, launch development projects
India

Gujarat: PM Modi to pay tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary, launch development projects

Modi will launch various projects in the parched region, mostly related to water supply, worth Rs 8,000 crore, according to government officials.The prime minister is on a visit to Gujarat from Sunday, ahead of the state Assembly polls due this year-end

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Birth Anniversary 2022: Some lesser-known facts about Iron man of India
India

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Birth Anniversary 2022: Some lesser-known facts about Iron man of India

To honour his pivotal role in making a united India, in 2014, the government decided to commemorate National Unity Day on Vallabhbhai Patel’s birth anniversary

PM again ‘whitewashed’ real history: Congress slams Modi for criticizing Nehru on Kashmir
Politics

PM again ‘whitewashed’ real history: Congress slams Modi for criticizing Nehru on Kashmir

The prime minister stated that Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel deftly resolved issues related to merger of other princely states, but “one person” could not settle the Kashmir issue, in a veiled attack on India’s first PM Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

Off-centre | ‘Hyderabad Liberation Day’ and the spectre of Muslim separatism
India

Off-centre | ‘Hyderabad Liberation Day’ and the spectre of Muslim separatism

Of the 565 princely states that made up 40 per cent of the territory of undivided, pre-Independence India and 23 percent of its population, Hyderabad was the richest, most-populous, and, after Jammu and Kashmir, the largest in size

Right Word | Congress needs a Purushottam Das Tandon, and not Nehru
Politics

Right Word | Congress needs a Purushottam Das Tandon, and not Nehru

There is a general consensus in the country’s political discourse that Congress cannot revive without ouster of Sonia-Rahul-Priyanka from the party’s leadership

Can tall tales 'short' circuit Rishi Sunak’s campaign?
World

Can tall tales 'short' circuit Rishi Sunak’s campaign?

It is a measure of the maturity of the Indian electorate that height has never been brought up as a relevant factor when assessing leaders

National Civil Service Day 2022: All you need to know about date, history and significance
India

National Civil Service Day 2022: All you need to know about date, history and significance

The date of 21 April was selected to commemorate National Civil Service Day as it marks the anniversary of the historic address given by the country’s first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel to the newly appointed administrative services officers

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 moment: When communists killed thousands of untouchables in Bengal but no one talked about it
Entertainment

The Kashmir Files moment: When communists killed thousands of untouchables in Bengal but no one talked about it

Forty-two years down the line, Marichjhapi is still seeking justice. Like the Pandits of Kashmir, these children of lesser gods have been shabbily treated and their history of genocide completely sanitised

1946 Naval Uprising: How honouring Netaji Bose marks a paradigm shift in India’s Independence narrative
Politics

1946 Naval Uprising: How honouring Netaji Bose marks a paradigm shift in India’s Independence narrative

The Royal Indian Navy mutiny, inspired by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and the Indian National Army, happened on 18 February 1946

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 | Congress leadership on India’s China policy: When a pot calls the kettle black
Politics

Right Word | Congress leadership on India’s China policy: When a pot calls the kettle black

Before Rahul Gandhi and his party raise this issue next time, it would be appropriate if they come out with an explanation on their own party’s China policy that laid the foundation of a disaster in 1962

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel 71st Death Anniversary: PM Modi, Amit Shah pay tribute to 'Iron Man' of India
India

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel 71st Death Anniversary: PM Modi, Amit Shah pay tribute to 'Iron Man' of India

Sardar Patel is remembered and credited for his political acumen and efforts to integrate the princely states into the Union of India

‘Had Sardar Patel not died in 1950, he would have found it difficult to work with Nehru for much longer’
India

‘Had Sardar Patel not died in 1950, he would have found it difficult to work with Nehru for much longer’

‘It was Patel’s loyalty towards Gandhi that made him work with Nehru. Otherwise, his problem with Nehru was almost the same as Jinnah’s problems with Nehru,’ say Adeel Hussain and Tripurdaman Singh, authors of a new book on Nehru

National Unity Day: Protecting democracy real tribute to Sardar Patel, says Rahul Gandhi
India

National Unity Day: Protecting democracy real tribute to Sardar Patel, says Rahul Gandhi

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said his struggle 'inspires us to stand like a rock in the fight for justice against the oppression of the farmers'

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas: Narendra Modi and Amit Shah pay tribute to the Iron Man of India
India

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas: Narendra Modi and Amit Shah pay tribute to the Iron Man of India

The Prime Minister emphasised that Sardar Patel wanted a strong, inclusive, sensitive and alert India, an India that has humility as well as development

The Statue of Unity is a message to world that India stands united, says Amit Shah at 'Rashtriya Ekta Divas'
India

The Statue of Unity is a message to world that India stands united, says Amit Shah at 'Rashtriya Ekta Divas'

India celebrates Rashtriya Ekta Divas on 31 October every year to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who played a significant role in the country's struggle for Independence