The Indus Waters Treaty may have prevented “another Korea”, as the World Bank had anxiously observed, but it did not fundamentally change Pakistan’s lower riparian angst nor in its perception of the upper riparian dominance of India.
Updated on Sep 19, 2020 05:56 AM IST
At the dawn of history India started on her unending quest, and trackless centuries are filled with her striving and the grandeur of her successes and her failures.
Published on Aug 15, 2020 05:52 AM IST
Shashi Tharoor shares note Rabindranath Tagore wrote to Jawaharlal Nehru after reading his autobiography
Shashi Tharoor’s tweet about Rabindranath Tagore’s note to Pandit Nehru encapsulates the essence of nostalgia.
Published on Aug 01, 2020 12:27 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Sanya Budhiraja
Four generations of Nehru-Gandhis have become congress presidents — and on two occasions prime minister — while still in their forties
Updated on Jul 18, 2020 08:41 PM IST
In India, village common land is an example of an asset which is theoretically common property, and should be managed by the community, but all too often, is not
Updated on Jul 18, 2020 08:30 PM IST
Pawar recalled that when he was the defence minister in 1993, he had gone to China and a treaty was signed, under which soldiers from both the sides were to be pulled back.
Published on Jul 08, 2020 12:00 AM IST
Pune |Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
There has been a military lapse, or a political-diplomatic failure. Acknowledge it, course correct
Updated on Jun 18, 2020 06:58 PM IST
One of the principal leaders of the Indian freedom struggle along with Mahatma Gandhi, Nehru became the first prime minister of the country after Independence.
Updated on May 27, 2020 08:57 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
In the FIR, it has been claimed that BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra in his tweets had levelled false allegations against Nehru and Rajiv Gandhi in connection with the Kashmir issue, 1984 anti-Sikh riots and Bofors scam.
Updated on May 12, 2020 05:08 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Raipur | Ritesh Mishra
In 1947, Nehru and Patel reached out to their fiercest critics and invited them to join the Cabinet. They worked with bureaucrats who had helped the Raj repress the freedom struggle. This helped the country tide over Partition. Modi-Shah should emulate the example
Updated on Apr 04, 2020 05:07 PM IST
As India battles Covid-19 amid a 21-day lockdown, many of the most-loved TV serials are coming back on the TV screens beginning with Ramayan and followed by Mahabharat. Here’s a list of serials which we would love watch again.
Updated on Mar 30, 2020 07:08 AM IST
They were courageous under fire and united under pressure. Today’s leaders have much to learn from them
Updated on Mar 05, 2020 06:54 PM IST
Science, a functioning public health system, and government support are critical in managing epidemics
Updated on Mar 06, 2020 12:26 PM IST
Three Marathas — Shivaji, Tilak and GK Gokhale — made their mark on history in different ways on February 19
Updated on Feb 19, 2020 12:00 PM IST
The first time India used teeming thousands to woo a US president was during Dwight D Eisenhower’s state visit in December 1959.
Updated on Feb 19, 2020 06:34 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Pramit Pal Chaudhuri
Jaishankar, who launched the book “VP Menon, the unsung architect of modern India” here on Wednesday, tweeted that he “learnt from the book that Nehru did not want Patel in the Cabinet in 1947 and omitted him from the initial Cabinet list.
Updated on Feb 14, 2020 02:34 AM IST
According to MJ Akbar’s new book, Jinnah was both overestimated and underestimated by Gandhi, Nehru, and Patel
Updated on Feb 07, 2020 07:54 PM IST
Hindustan Times |K Natwar Singh
A glimpse of their continuing political duel came during the PM’s speech when he took a dig at Rahul Gandhi’s intervention and suggested the former president of the Congress party was slow to react.
Updated on Sep 09, 2020 06:35 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
REASONABLE RESTRICTIONS: The enumeration of specific subjects in Article 19(2), on which the freedom of speech could be restricted, kept a check on excessive inroads into the right.
Updated on Jan 27, 2020 06:37 AM IST
The protests we’re seeing today — and which show little sign of slackening — are the most positive reaffirmation of our commitment to the Constitution. That’s another reason why this Republic Day is special
Published on Jan 25, 2020 05:50 PM IST
India is going to celebrate its 70th Republic Day on January 26 this year.
Updated on Jan 22, 2020 09:53 PM IST
New Delhi | HT Correspondent
The diversity referred to the unmistakable extant social and economic conditions; the unity and democracy were challenges and aspirations.
Published on Jan 20, 2020 01:18 AM IST
Hindustan Times |Uday S Mehta
He said the Act, which seeks to give citizenship to non-Muslim minorities when entered India before December 31, 2014 from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, should have been passed 70 years ago.
Updated on Jan 19, 2020 11:13 AM IST
Surat |Press Trust of India
Pramod Sawant was chosen to succeed Manohar Parrikar as chief minister in March last year despite being among the youngest BJP legislators in the Goa Legislative Assembly.
Updated on Jan 15, 2020 06:25 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Panaji |Gerard de Souza
An exceptional IAS officer, a truly non-partisan governor, TNC was engaged with ideas and books till the very end
Published on Jan 12, 2020 07:35 PM IST
VK Krishna Menon, Shi’ism in Pakistan, and a book of witty essays are on our list of good reads this week
Updated on Jan 10, 2020 07:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times |HT Team
If Nehru and Krishna Menon had listened to Thimayya, India would not have lost the 1962 war
Updated on Jan 10, 2020 08:34 AM IST
The Print |Shekhar Gupta
The Indian polity must aim to make them full and active participants in all spheres of national life
Updated on Jan 07, 2020 09:12 PM IST
Payal Rohatgi was detained by Rajasthan police for making an ‘objectionable video’ about former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.
Updated on Dec 15, 2019 02:17 PM IST
Asian News International, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi said that the bill is a part of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s “divisive policy” of “one nation, one religion”.
Updated on Dec 11, 2019 12:27 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Amrita Madhukalya