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Parliament: Reapers of Chaos

Tolerance of dissent was the cornerstone of Jawaharlal Nehru's policy in Parliament. In a speech he made towards the end of 1985, the late President R Venkataraman noted that the first Prime Minister of India never capitulated on his famed values ... Open, 3 weeks ago

The First Step TowardsDe-mythifying Nehru

When he had just been two years in office, Prime Minister Nehru once wrote to a close colleague expressing a view which would, 15 years later, in a sense define the decadent political legacy he would eventually leave behind. I have repeatedly made a ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago The First Step Towards De-mythifying Nehru  New Indian Express1 month ago
Indian Express

Fifth column: Questions for a Nobel laureate Amartya Sen

Amartya Sen As someone who blames Nehruvian socialism for the shabby state of our dear Bharat Mata, I miss no opportunity to take on leftist ideologues. This week it is the mightiest of them, Amartya Sen, who gives me a chance to stick the knife in ...
 Indian Express1 month ago
Hindustan Times

Truth about Nehru: Why conspiracy theorists are wrong about him

Last week, certain malicious revisions were made to Jawaharlal Nehru's Wikipedia page from an IP address that belonged to the state-run National Informatics Centre (NIC). The edits claimed Nehru's grandfather, Gangadhar Nehru, was a Muslim, and ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago

We need Modivians, not Nehruvians

he world of politics is composed of three groups, (i) idealists (ii) those who mimic idealism to mask the pursuit of self-interest and (iii) realists, who frame policies which reflect the factual situation prevailing at the time, rather than go by ...
 The Sunday Guardian2 months ago

Kashmir problem a Nehruvian blunder

l Nehru's blunder in the past has created the present problems regarding the situation in Kashmir, writes SURENDRA KUMAR GUPTA The present situation in Kashmir is the outcome of the misdeeds of Pandit Nehru who referred the issue of Accession of ...
 New Delhi Pioneer2 months ago

The Grand Passion of K. Asif

Srinagar, June 25 -- Hindi cinema of the 1950s was quite heavily influenced by left-of-centre ideas and Nehruvian socialism. Themes like migration, the rural-urban divide, caste and gender discrimination were often preferred over the mythological or ...
 HT Syndication2 months ago
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What if it was Haider Pathan and not Hardik Patel?

'If Haider petitions the court and the government for legitimate rights it is called minority appeasement, but when Hardik orchestrates violence he is lionised, romanticised and given huge media space that ends up both legitimising and oxygenating his movement, no matter how contrary it is to the Rule of Law,' argues Shehzad Poonawalla. Hardik Patel is a 22-year-old BCom graduate who comes from an average middle-class Patidar family from Viramgam, near Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Son of a Bharatiya ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago
New Indian Express

Niti Ayog- in lieu of Planning Commission

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the establishment of the new body to replace the time-tested Planning Commission, many eyebrows were raised. It signaled the departure totally from the Nehruvian System of Planning which was being followed ...
 New Indian Express1 day ago
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Book Review: The Cosmopolitans by Anjum Hasan

Qayenaat, the protagonist of Anjum Hasan 's new novel The Cosmopolitans , is an unusual woman, and not only for her name. She doesn't have a surname or a man in her life or even a cat. What she does have are good friends, former boyfriends, a quick ...
 Livemint.com3 days ago Writers at work: Anjum Hasan  Livemint.com5 days ago
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