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.
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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.
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.
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’s change of heart got trapped between two tragic air crashes, one killing her most Left minister, and other, her economically Right son.
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.
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.
The legislative might of Nehru and Indira Gandhi prevailed, even though the judiciary tried to save the Constitution from amendment.
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