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Gandhi Topi Row: Gujarat BJP Claims Mahatma Never Wore Cap Named After Him, Only Nehru Did

Sep 07, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Gujarat BJP's new general secretary tweeted on Sunday asking why the cap is called "Gandhi Topi" when it was worn by Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister, and not by Mahatma Gandhi himself.

Omission Of Nehru’s Image In 'Azaadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ Poster Ludicrous: Chidambaram

Aug 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Congress leader P Chidambaram lambasted ICHR for ‘bowing’ to ‘hate’ and ‘prejudice’.


Omission Of Nehru’s Image From ‘Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ Poster Creates Uproar

The Opposition parties slammed the government over the issue, terming it as ‘petty and atrocious’.

Raksha Bandhan: Five Power Siblings In Indian Political History

Aug 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Some relations go beyond the usual travails of politics - that between brothers and sisters.


Present Afghanistan Situation Akin To India’s Partition: Sanjay Raut

The Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said if Nathuram Godse had killed Jinnah instead of Mahatma Gandhi, there would have been no need to observe ‘Partition Horrors Remembrance Day'.

16 July, 2021

Himachal HC Reminds Govt Of 70-Year-Old Vital Road Visited By Pandit Nehru

Ashwani Sharma

Ganasidhar-Sungri road in Rohru in Shimla is a lifeline for people living in the high-altitude belt of Khadrala, a height of 10,000 feet.


13 June, 2021

Had Sardar Patel Instead Of Nehru Been India’s First PM, We Would Have Been A Hindu Rashtra: BJP MLA

Outlook Web Bureau

BJP MLA Surendra Singh on Saturday claimed that Jawaharlal Nehru was a ‘coward’ and it was because of him India didn’t become a Hindu Rashtra at the time of Independence


07 April, 2021

Book Excerpt: 'Sanghi Who Never Went To A Shakha' By Rahul Roushan

Rahul Roushan

In his new book, Rahul Roushan says, 'If Modi has spectacularly failed at something, he evidently has failed to be the despot and Hitler that he is supposed to be in the eyes of the liberals.'


28 January, 2021

Wasn’t Serious, Says Ex-Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh On Quitting Electoral Politics

Ashwani Sharma

Octogenarian Virbhadra Singh said he will not contest the Assembly poll slated for 2022 but quickly retracts.


14 November, 2020

PM Modi Pays Tribute To Jawaharlal Nehru On His Birth Anniversary

PTI

Born in 1889, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru remains India's longest-serving prime minister.


19 September, 2020

Jinnah, Partition And The Rise Of Hindu Nationalism

Mohammed Ayoob

The division of British India on the basis of religious majorities was the principal factor that reinforced and legitimized the ideology of Hindu nationalism.


27 July, 2020

India-China In 1962 And 2020: Uncanny Parallels But Difference In Leadership Is A Telling

Manish Tewari

Jawaharlal Nehru did not try to cover up the Chinese betrayal. Unlike Prime Minister Modi, Nehru accepted a young AB Vajpayee’s demand and called a Parliament session on November 8, 1962, writes Manish Tewari.


23 February, 2020

'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' Being Misused To Construct 'Militant' Idea Of India: Manmohan Singh

PTI

Addressing a gathering at the launch of a book on Jawaharlal Nehru's work and speeches, Manmohan Singh said that if India is recognised in the comity of nations as a vibrant democracy and, if it is considered as one of the important world powers, it was the first prime minister who should be recognised as its main architect.


06 February, 2020

PM Modi Talking Of Nehru, Pakistan, But Silent On Unemployment: Rahul Gandhi

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'Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said two crore jobs will be given to youngsters, but five and a half years have passed. Last year 1 crore youth lost jobs, he is unable to say a word,' said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.


06 January, 2020

Night After Mob Violence At JNU, Anger Grows Against Varsity VC, Delhi Police For 'Inaction'

Aritry Das

At least 28 people, including JNU Students' Union (JNUSU) president Aishe Ghosh, were injured as chaos reigned on the campus for nearly two hours.


29 December, 2019

India Of 2019 Would Have Shocked Nehru And Gandhi. Not So Much Jinnah

Aakar Patel

We have learned no lessons from our history even when its teaching has been so clear and precise, writes author-columnist Aakar Patel.


14 November, 2019

India Remembers Jawaharlal Nehru, The First PM, On His 130th Birthday

Outlook Web Bureau

Born on November 14 in 1889 in Allahabad, Nehru's birthday is celebrated as children's day.


06 November, 2019

Can't Do Away With Nehru's Legacy: Ashok Gehlot Tells BJP On Reconstituting NMML Society

Outlook Web Bureau

Former Union Minister M J Akbar has also been dropped from the reconstituted NMML Society.


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In this file image, Punjab Cabinet Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs Charanjit Singh Channi addresses the foundation stone laying ceremony of a memorial for those killed in Jallianwala Bagh massacre, at Anand...

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Congress supporters outside Governor's residence after Charanjit Singh Channi, was announced as the next CM of Punjab, in Chandigarh.

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Former union minister and sitting MP Babul Supriyo during interaction with media, in the presence of TMC Rajyasabha MP Derek O'Brien (R) and TMC leader Saugata Roy (L) at a city hotel in Kolkata.

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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath being garlanded on his visit to Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University in Ayodhya.

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The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) team at Mandapam have seized two tonnes of banned sea cucumber.

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