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Jawaharlal Nehru

Mohan Guruswamy | India’s good fortune to have had Nehru at the beginning

Remembering Jawaharlal Nehru: Sixty years since the passing of India's first Prime Minister

27 May 2024 12:05 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Amid global stir, why are Indians so quiet on Gaza?

From student protests to economic shifts, India grapples with changing ideals

09 May 2024 12:00 AM

Pawar challenges PM to speak about his work instead of criticising Nehru

The veteran leader said that no one in history can forget the contribution of former PM Nehru but Modi continuously criticises him

22 Apr 2024 11:29 PM

Sunanda K Datta Ray | Compromise vital as India tries to expand global role

Similar credibility issues in explaining India’s foreign policy face Modi and Jaishankar as Nehru did

07 Mar 2024 12:00 AM

Pavan K. Varma | Govts a continuum: Modi, Nehru face-off ill-advised

Comparing leaders like Nehru and Modi is facile; history should be judged in context. Both have strengths and weaknesses

18 Feb 2024 1:40 AM


AA Edit | Bharat Ratna for Karpoori well-deserving recognition

His ideological, political and social impact is best gauged by the sheer number of politicians he inspired

25 Jan 2024 12:00 AM

Book Excerpt: In his own words: How Gandhi stayed true to his ahimsa ideal


08 Oct 2023 12:00 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | The Narendra Modi style of governing a complex nation

The PM is number one and the organisation is flat after that

27 Jun 2023 12:05 AM

Manish Tewari | Why South Asia in dire need of statesmanship

South Asia requires statespersons who can look beyond the horizon to the future that beckons rather than remain stuck in the history

04 Jun 2023 12:22 AM

AA Edit | Much ado about ‘Sengol’

The symbol’s value is just one of historicity as it was associated with India’s tryst with destiny as a nation freed of the colonial yoke

27 May 2023 12:54 AM


Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Amidst waffling over China, US-India embrace deepens

It is India’s permanent dilemma that complacency about foreign policy alternatives leads to a fatal complacency about defence

11 May 2023 12:05 AM

AA Edit | PM’s Mann Ki Baat sets one-of-a-kind milestone

Mann Ki Baat must be one of the world’s most prolific, versatile and engaging political conversations

01 May 2023 12:15 AM

Praveen Davar | How Ambedkar ensured Hindu society’s reform despite all odds

A saffron-clad swami went to the extent of saying “an ‘untouchable’ had no business meddling in matters normally the preserve of Brahmins”

14 Apr 2023 12:05 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | English Hinglish: Taking liberties with language…

Hinglish, a cherished reminder of the Raj that we love to hate, will forever remain India’s pride and glory

11 Apr 2023 12:00 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Indus waters: Yawning gap between threat and reality

World Bank brokered the IWT between India and Pak after many years of intense negotiations to allocate the waters of the Indus river basin

08 Mar 2023 12:05 AM


Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | CAA not the real problem, but NRC is open to abuse

The NRC is another matter. Not because its wording is offensive but because its provisions can be abused

01 Feb 2023 12:00 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Strengthen India’s future: You can’t change the past

The communal angle looms largest because it threatens life and stability

18 Jan 2023 12:05 AM

Dinesh C. Sharma | How the Nizam in 1947 waged propaganda war against India

The propaganda war and political lobbying did result in some gains for the beleaguered Nizam

04 Jan 2023 12:00 AM

Abhijit Bhattacharyya | 1962 to 2022: No lessons learnt on tackling China

One only hopes that 60 years from now, history won’t repeat itself in 2082

16 Dec 2022 12:00 AM

Aakar Patel | Sardar worked differently from Nehru, but had the same ideals

There is a belief that Sardar Patel would have “sorted out” Pakistan and we would never have had the Kashmir problem

06 Dec 2022 12:05 AM