Author and commentator Nayantara Sahgal regards her uncle Jawaharlal Nehru as the ‘biggest influence’ in her life and work. The daughter of Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit is appalled at the alleged attempts to wipe him out from history. Speaking to Atul Sethi at ... Times of India, 1 week ago
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee (her left hand in picture) goes through one of the 64 declassified files at the Kolkata Police Museum near Manicktala in north Kolkata on Friday. (Picture by Bishwarup Dutta) Kolkata: The Mamata Banerjee ...ABP Live, 2 weeks ago THE NETAJI PILE Calcutta Telegraph, 2 weeks ago
Two important books have appeared recently dealing with India and the Second World War. Farthest Field is the poignant story of a single Parsi middle class family which was caught up in the Second World War. Bobby enlisted as an army engineer with ...The Statesman, 3 weeks ago
A section of Netaji's descendants, including his daughter Anita Pfaff, as also some Indian National Army (INA) veterans, hold that the revolutionary leader perished in the accident and his ashes have been interred at Tokyo's Renkoji temple. But a ...Jagran Post, 1 month ago
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'For showing us a shining vision of how even a ceremonial role can be infused with life by a patriot, a scientist and a humble man of the people, representing the best of India's pluralist ethos, we will remember Dr Kalam,' says Sankrant Sanu. I heard Dr A P J Abdul Kalam in person only once. This was in Seattle, a couple of years after he had stepped down as President, in a small gathering arranged by The Indus Entrepreneurs group. What struck me then was his infectious energy, his childlike ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
APJ Abdul Kalam was passionate about everything he did. He was perfect, says Aditi Phadnis APJ Abdul Kalam's elevation as president was the brainchild of Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Photograph: PTI Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, this country's 11th president, 83, died a satisfied man. He oversaw India test its nuclear bomb twice, developed India's missile system, rose to czar of the Defence Research and Development Organisation and scientific advisor to the defence minister. He became ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago Remembering the Missile Man of India Rediff.com, 2 months ago Kalam, From India's missile man to people's President Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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