Jawaharlal Nehru

Google India depicts "India first PM " as PM Narendra Modi, not Jawaharlal Nehru

When you type in the words ‘India first PM’ into Google India’s search bar you will find unusual results. Google is the go-to answer for any question or query and has almost entirely replaced the earlier concept of checking facts in encyclopedias, however, it might not be a good idea to blindly believe Google, after all, machines also make mistakes? A screenshot of a person’s Google search for ‘India’s first PM’

Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi Ordered To Face Trial In National Herald Case

Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son and deputy Rahul Gandhi are not required to appear in court in the National Herald case, the Supreme Court said today. The court has, however, rejected an appeal by the Gandhis to stop trial in the case saying, “Let there be a fair trial.” “Their presence will cause more inconvenience than convenience in the court. These people are of such prominence and they

Feuds within Mumbai Congress surface ahead of Rahul Gandhi's visit

The issue of alleged factionalism within the Mumbai unit of Congress is again in focus as party vice president Rahul Gandhi begins his two-day visit to the city on Friday. There were noisy scenes at a party meeting two days ago to discuss the programs during Rahul’s visit with slogan-shouting by rival factions who wanted to ensure that the route of Rahul’s rally covered specific areas. Some media reports claimed

Congress leader: 'RSS' dictionary words used in Congress mouthpiece

A senior Congress leader while accusing the party’s city unit chief Sanjay Nirupam claimed that the terminology used in the articles in Congress mouthpiece criticizing Jawaharlal Nehru and Sonia Gandhi was borrowed from the “RSS” dictionary. Yesterday, former minister Naseem Khan while accusing Nirupam for bringing disgrace to the party on the occasion of its 131st Foundation Day, demanded his ouster from the post. Even BJP and Shiv Sena ridiculed

Sanjay Nirupam apologises for criticism of Jawaharlal Nehru, Sonia Gandhi in Congress Darshan

Congress Mumbai chief Sanjay Nirupam on Monday apologised for criticism of former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and party president Sonia Gandhi in party mouthpiece ‘Congress Darshan’, and said that action would be taken against the people responsible in the editorial team. “Some words that have been used in some articles of ‘Congress Darshan’ are certainly objectionable. I accept the mistake. Action will be taken against people in editorial team who

Modi govt pursuing 'communal' politics, working to dismantle Congress legacy: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday accused the Narendra Modi government of pursuing “communal and divisive politics” and said it was “systematically working to dismantle the Congress legacy and rewrite history”. “Today, when we see the ruling establishment pursuing communal and divisive politics and follow policies that favour a few and the powerful, when we see their ideology that shuns secularism, tolerance and inclusion, when the spokespersons of its agenda

Expect Rahul Gandhi to become Congress president this year: Jairam Ramesh

Rahul Gandhi is expected to become the party president this year and intends to build the outfit similar to the one that existed during Nehru’s time by promoting regional faces, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said on Wednesday. “..I expect that it would be in 2015. We are expecting that he will take over (as Congress president), and we are expecting that he would take over in 2015,” the former

Subhas Chandra Bose's family to discuss snooping with PM Modi on Sunday

A day after it was revealed that successive Congress governments had snooped on family members of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose for 20 years after independence, a prominent member of the clan on Saturday said the revolutionary leader’s family would discuss the matter with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday. Chandra Kumar Bose, the grand-nephew of Netaji, told a news agency that he would like to know “why and under what

Snooping on Netaji family by Nehru govt a "sinister propaganda": Congress

Congress Friday rejected reports that Jawaharlal Nehru’s government had snooped on the family of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and accused the Narendra Modi dispensation of launching a “sinister propaganda of selective leaks and half truths” to malign national icons. AICC said that since the Intelligence Bureau reports directly to the Home Minister, the ruling party was “attempting to malign the great Home Ministers between 1948 to 68 including Sardar Patel

Gandhi's killer Nathuram Godse was a patriot: BJP's Sakshi Maharaj

Amid reports of a controversial ceremony organised by the right-wing groups in Maharashtra on Thursday to honour Mahatma Gandhi’s killer, Nathuram Godse, BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj said, “Godse was a patriot. Gandhiji also did a lot for the nation.” In October this year, a Malayalam mouthpiece of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) had said that Nathuram Godse should have killed former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and not Gandhi. “Godse was

Sonia Gandhi refuses to make Nehru's personal papers public

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi has refused to make public personal papers of India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. The Congress chief has refused hand over of Nehru’s papers to Nehru Memorial Museum and Library which could provide a glimpse into his relationships with his family members and others. Meanwhile, the papers which are made available are only official documents including Nehru’s speech and other material from Independence till his death

We have to fight against forces who want to destroy Nehru's ideals: Sonia Gandhi

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday took criticized the forces in the country for attempting to belittle the legacy of India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s and “destroy his ideals”. “Nehruji’s ideologies are not just a part of history, they inspire us even today and undoubtedly it will inspire generations to come. We should remain committed to fight those who want to destroy the liberal and progressive edifice of India,”