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File photo of painter Satish Gujral.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Acclaimed artist Satish Gujral passes away at 94

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2020 06:59 AM IST
A poetry lover, Satish Gujral often said that his love for art derived from the words of poets like Faiz Ahmed Faiz and Ghalib.
Jawaharlal Nehru addressing a meeting of a committee of the Constituent Assembly in New Delhi, 1949.(Alamy Stock Photo)
Jawaharlal Nehru addressing a meeting of a committee of the Constituent Assembly in New Delhi, 1949.(Alamy Stock Photo)

Republic at 70: In Partition’s shadow, Constituent Assembly adopted secular charter

By Vikram Raghavan
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2020 06:50 AM IST
Taking a leaf from the Round Table conferences, the Assembly created several committees on specific subjects (fundamental rights, minorities, and allocation of powers). Drawing on the committees’ recommendations, the Assembly’s advisor, B.N. Rau, prepared a draft constitution in October 1947.
IK Gujral showed it was the duty of the PM to face up to criticism of his government and performance(HT)
IK Gujral showed it was the duty of the PM to face up to criticism of his government and performance(HT)

Inder Kumar Gujral’s life and leadership | Opinion

UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2019 08:11 PM IST
This was a prime minister who readily – in fact, happily – faced questions about his lapses and failure
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh was addressing a function to mark the 100th birth anniversary of Gujral, one of his predecessors.(PTI)
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh was addressing a function to mark the 100th birth anniversary of Gujral, one of his predecessors.(PTI)

1984 riots could’ve been avoided if Gujral’s advice was heeded: Manmohan Singh

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2019 09:25 AM IST
If the advice by late Inder Kumar Gujral had been heeded, perhaps the massacre that took place in 1984 could have been avoided,” former PM Manmohan Singh said on Tuesday.
The Gujral doctrine was based on the premise that India needed the goodwill of its smaller neighbours(HT Photo)
The Gujral doctrine was based on the premise that India needed the goodwill of its smaller neighbours(HT Photo)

What IK Gujral gave Indian politics | Opinion

By Shekhar Gupta
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2019 09:10 AM IST
The accidental prime minister had one quality so lacking in Indian public life — decency
Paying tribute to Bhagat Singh on the eve of his 110th birth anniversary in 2017.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Paying tribute to Bhagat Singh on the eve of his 110th birth anniversary in 2017.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Essay: Bhagat Singh and the idea of revolution

Hindustan Times | By Chaman Lal
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2019 11:58 PM IST
In time for Bhagat Singh’s 112th birth anniversary on 28th Sept, Chaman Lal, editor of The Bhagat Singh Reader, writes exclusively for HT on the range of the writing of the young revolutionary who was executed at age 23 by the colonial British government
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