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The year India turned right
The Financial Chronicle

The year India turned right

In their classic novel Freedom at Midnight, Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre recall Lord Louis Mountbatten, by the side of Gandhi as he lay in state, hours after being felled by an assassin’s bullet in Delhi. From the crowd a man shouted, “It was a ... The Financial Chronicle, 3 weeks ago

Capturing the quirks of a city

An ongoing photography exhibition is showcasing interesting images of 1940s Kolkata Prakriti Prasad January 17, 2015 Last Updated at 20:44 IST A very different view of Chowringhee Square greets the eye as soon as one enters Aakriti Art Gallery, ...
 Business Standard India1 week ago

Motivate Yourself throughout 2015! A-Quote-A-Week on Goals, Success, and Power

Now is the time to wrap up your achievements for this year, pat yourself on the back, and start thinking about the road ahead. You've got a lot more to accomplish, and it isn't always easy to muster the strength and enthusiasm to set out...again! ...
 Inc.com1 month ago

Could Gandhiji have been saved from Godse?

Memories long consigned to oblivion get re-ignited by stray events. The controversy following the mention of the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi by Nathuram Vinayak Godse on 30 January 1948 at Birla House, Delhi, brought back memories of a ...
 The Sunday Guardian1 month ago

Reminiscing the past: Nehru and Kashmir

How ironic of history to put a great statesmen like Nehru posthumously in the dock. Deliberately ignoring facts or due to utter ignorance, politicians and some columnists seeking cheap publicity or pelf excavate archives and rummage private drawers ...
 Kashmir Times1 month ago

Fatal charm that has left India bleeding

Most analysts will readily admit that Nehru blundered in taking the Kashmir dispute to the United Nations. Madhav Godbole's new book speaks of the role Mountbatten played in setting Nehru on the wrong path Like Banquo's ghost in Macbeth , the ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago

Did S P Singha's vote win Punjab for Pakistan in 1947?

The barbaric burning to death of a young Christian couple by demented vigilantes on the grounds of alleged blasphemy is yet again a reminder of the fact that Pakistan is a failed state insofar as protecting its citizens is concerned. Protecting ...
 Daily Times2 months ago

Sports promoters to meet Minister

Kandy sports in disarray: By Hafiz Marikar Kandy's football, cricket and hockey games have declined recently at club level. All these sports are in total disarray.A great effort is needed to bring back these sports to the standard where they ...
 Sunday Observer2 months ago
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Nehru, the Lady and Middle-Age Morality

NEHRU ISSUE Sunanda K Datta-Ray is the former editor of The Statesman. He is a columnist and author of several books. He is a regular contributor to Open How he juggled with supreme ease the personal and the public Jawaharlal ...
 Open2 months ago
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