Saturday, 29 January, 2022
TopicSyama Prasad Mookerjee

Topic: Syama Prasad Mookerjee

How SP Mookerjee took on Nehru in one of the fiercest & finest parliamentary duels in India

The opposition’s debate over the Constitution (First Amendment) Bill in 1951 was a far cry from the kind of brawling that led to 12 RS members being suspended from Parliament.

The ghosts of Nehru and Syama Prasad Mookerjee are back. Modi’s India is reliving 1951

In 'Nehru: The Debates that Defined India', Tripurdaman Singh and Adeel Hussain highlight the former PM's encounters with his contemporaries.

BJP’s present politics different from what Syama Prasad espoused, Jana Sangh founder’s nephew says

In an interview with ThePrint, Chittatosh Mookerjee says much was expected of the BJP in Bengal but they have not fulfilled expectations.

Revive jobs in Bengal, promote phuchka, push tourism — report by BJP think tank ahead of polls

Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation has come up with a report suggesting that BJP’s focus should be on two most important job-creating sectors — knowledge and tourism. 

On this day 69 years ago, 200 leaders formed Jana Sangh. It is now the BJP

On 21 October 1951, delegates from all over the country congregated for a convention in central Delhi to form the Bharatiya Jana Sangh. Its later avatar is now ruling dozens of Indian states.

BJP has found its Bengali Hindutva icon ahead of 2021 assembly polls — Syama Prasad Mookerjee

Modi govt renamed 150-yr-old Kolkata Port as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port in January. Bengal BJP has launched programmes to celebrate him as Bengali leader of eminence.

Sardar Patel wanted RSS to be merged into Congress but Nehru & Golwalkar stood in way

It was also ironical that in December 1948, the RSS’ first mass agitation was based on Mahatma Gandhi’s principles of non-violence.

BJP dumped PDP more due to voter sentiment than terrorism, suggests BJP mouthpiece

The PDP-led state government had alienated Jammu, Ladakh, left BJP with no option but to quit, says Kamal Sandesh.

Jan Sangh founder S.P. Mookerjee was murdered, claim academicians at Nehru Memorial event

Mookerjee’s death has been the subject of debates and conspiracies for decades and Nehru is among those who have been controversially linked to it. New...

In MP, Modi pays tributes to Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee, slams Congress

When Congress was ruling, Madhya Pradesh was called a BIMARU state, while BJP has worked hard to remove this tag, says PM. 

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India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.