Friday, 18 January, 2019

Topic: Jawaharlal Nehru

On KM Munshi’s birth anniversary, remembering his fight to rebuild Somnath Temple

Sunday marks the 131st birth anniversary of freedom fighter and politician KM Munshi, who was born this day in 1887.
Jitendra Singh

Nehru responsible for crisis in Jammu & Kashmir, says Union minister Jitendra Singh

Apart from blaming the first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Jitendra Singh also said the crisis is an outcome of successive Congress governments.
Jawaharlal Nehru | Baron/Getty Images

The many plots to kill Jawaharlal Nehru from 1948 to 1955

The attempts on Nehru’s life made headlines in local and international media.
Jawaharlal Nehru

A peacenik, Nehru courted controversy for using force to liberate Goa from Portuguese rule

On Indian armed forces were able to capture Goa in a span of two days with negligible pushback, liberating it on 19 December, 1961. 
The bust of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at Godhra | Khandubhai Parmar

Seven decades before Statue of Unity, Nehru had unveiled a Sardar Patel statue in Godhra

Jawaharlal Nehru and Sardar Patel shared mutual respect as comrades in the Independence movement and disciples of Mahatma Gandhi.
Benegal Rama Rau

Before Urjit Patel, the last RBI governor to quit was under Nehru in 1957

In January 1957, Sir Benegal Rama Rau resigned after Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru's strongly-worded letter about the nature of RBI's function.
File image of C. Rajagopalachari | Twitter

Remembering C. Rajagopalachari, independent India’s first and last Indian Governor General

Chakravarti Rajagopalachari, who was a fierce Mahatma Gandhi loyalist, made Hindi a compulsory language in Tamil schools when he was CM.
PM Narendra Modi | Wei Leng Tay/Bloomberg

Modi’s efforts to target Nehru are ignorant at best, malicious at worst, says Manpreet Badal

Barrage of election speeches given by BJP leaders are centred on ‘alleged’ blunders committed by the previous Congress governments.
Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy | YouTube

Governor Tathagata Roy targets Gandhi, blames Nehru for Bengal’s high Muslim population

During an interview on Syama Prasad Mookerjee, Tathagata Roy claims Gandhi conspired against Netaji, says Nehru-Liaquat pact ‘bordered on stupidity’.

Shiv Sena’s march to Ayodhya and CP Joshi’s ‘tribute’ to Nehru

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.
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Why even an ex-IAS officer like Shah Faesal sympathises with murderers of his kith and kin

Every 2-3 years Kashmir has a collective call of conscience. Most entertaining are the ones from wannabe conflict entrepreneurs selling pipe dreams.
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Does sedition law apply to JNU & Assam cases or is it being used as tool to stifle dissent?

Ten JNU students, including Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya have been charge-sheeted under the sedition law for raising ‘anti-India’ slogan...