Chidambaram slams ICHR for ‘omitting’ Nehru

Pointing out to the omission of Jawaharlal Nehru’s photo from the Indian Council of Historical Research’s (ICHR) poster of the 75th Independence day celebrations, Congress leader P Chidambaram has termed the autonomous body’s explanation on the matter ‘ludicrous’. Continue Reading

Shashi Tharror in spot of trouble over tweets

Jawaharlal Nehru remains the only Indian Prime Minister to be greeted on arrival at the airport by a US President, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said today after the ”Twitter kerfuffle” over his posting of photographs of the former Indian premier. Continue Reading

‘Glad Modi was reminded of Nehru’s contributions’

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh today said he is glad that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was reminded of the contributions of Jawaharlal Nehru by an American Democratic leader at the ”Howdy Modi” event in Houston. Continue Reading

Chidambaram slams BJP over Article 370 abrogation in J&K

The Former union minister said the Modi government had used muscle power in the Jammu and Kashmir issue and would not have taken away the special status had it been a Hindu-dominated State. Continue Reading

BJP slams Congress over death of Jana Sangh founder Mookerjee

The 66th death anniversary of Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee was held yesterday, in which former Karnataka Chief Minister and BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa took part.  Continue Reading

Should he resign?

Rahul offered to step down while the Congress Working Committee rejected it. They say that many do not realise during times of success that it is the very same family that fetched victories for the Congress. But Rahul is determined that his family should distance itself from the party leadership. Continue Reading

Modi only PM, after Nehru & Indira, to come back to power with full majority

After Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi, Narendra Modi is the third prime minister of the country who has been able to retain power for a second term with full majority in Lok Sabha. Continue Reading

Discovery of Nehru

27 May, 1964 — Jawaharlal Nehru’s last day on earth happened to be my first. My father, TRR, a great admirer of ‘Panditji’ or an admirer of the ‘great’ Panditji, as he would prefer it, promptly named me after the just-dead PM. So, I was among the first to be born into an India minus Nehru, the earliest possible member of the post-Nehru generation. Continue Reading