Sunday, 22 July, 2018

Topic: Nehru

Latest news on Narendra Modi |

Modi draws the worst, dumps the best of Nehru & Indira Gandhi — and this might win him 2019

Modi is deeply statist, just like Indira and Nehru. He believes nothing is wrong with the government, if you know how to run it: Like him.
Nehru, Gandhi, and Sardar Patel sitting together

Sardar Patel was happy to let Kashmir go, and what Deve Gowda’s bed yoga means for 2019

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in the last 24 hours.

Last Laughs: CBSE results for Delhi and the ‘re-discovery of Nehru’ by India

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.
File photo of Nitin Gadkari and Rajnath Singh paying tribute to Shyama Prasad Mukherjee | Arvind Yadav/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Syama Prasad Mookerjee had pointed out to Nehru his two grand follies

In this book excerpt, governor of Tripura Tathagata Roy writes about the difference between Jawaharlal Nehru and Syama Prasad Mookerjee, founder of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh—predecessor to the BJP.
Punjab National Banks South Mumbai branch. | PTI / Shashank Parade

PNB’s long journey from being the first swadeshi bank to the Nirav Modi fraud

The image of Punjab National Bank, whose clientele once included Nehru, Shastri and Indira Gandhi, has taken a major hit with the Nirav Modi fraud.
RSS cadets | Representational image

Unlike Nehru, Narendra Modi has no army of intellectual elite and the RSS is to blame

The ‘elite’ doesn’t mean elitism, it just means intellectuals and artists who can promote the spread of knowledge. And Modi doesn't have them.
Indira Gandhi

Modi detests Nehru, but loves Indira’s lousy economics. Fact: she was rectifying her blunders

Indira’s change of heart got trapped between two tragic air crashes, one killing her most Left minister, and other, her economically Right son.

Modi says if Patel had been PM, all of Kashmir would’ve been India’s. Unlikely, say experts

Modi said that had Patel become Prime Minister all of Kashmir might have been part of India. Many have pointed out that historical accounts don't support this theory.  
C. Rajagopalachari with Bhim Rao Ambedkar

When Maharajas, business tycoons and peasant leaders joined the mundu-clad Rajaji to form the Swatantra Party

The Swatantra Party wandered in the wilderness for a few years and then disappeared but it succeeded even as it failed.

BJP shouldn’t be apologetic about amending Constitution. It should learn from Congress

The legislative might of Nehru and Indira Gandhi prevailed, even though the judiciary tried to save the Constitution from amendment.