Tag: Jawaharlal Nehru

After 15 Prime Ministers, What?
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After 15 Prime Ministers, What?

June 2, 2020

By T.J.S. George When history bends to the whims of those in power, beware.  The British bent it to make them look like benefactors of India. After they left, we have had 15 Prime Ministers. How did they shape history?  Some put things down on paper, so we have a fair means of forming opinions…

Biography of V.K. Krishna Menon launched in city
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Biography of V.K. Krishna Menon launched in city

February 22, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Vengalil Krishnan Krishna Menon (V.K. Krishna Menon) continues to draw our attention not just because he was Jawaharlal Nehru‘s confidant and political soul-mate but also for many of his own political and literary accomplishments.  A relentless crusader for Indian independence in the UK in the 1930s and 1940s, he was a global star at…

India becomes a Republic: Somnath Temple in Gujarat, The First General Elections, Bharat Ratna to Nehru
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India becomes a Republic: Somnath Temple in Gujarat, The First General Elections, Bharat Ratna to Nehru

January 25, 2020

By Dr. C.D. Sreenivasa Murthy [Continued from yesterday] The famous Somnath temple was in Junagadh State (or Junagarh, a Princely State in Gujarat) before Independence and was known for its splendour and wealth. It was first plundered and destroyed by Gazni Mahamood in 1025 and subsequently by many more foreign invaders. After India’s Independence and…

India becomes a Republic
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India becomes a Republic

January 24, 2020

The First President, The First Prime Minister and The Initial Years… By Dr. C.D. Sreenivasa Murthy India gained Independence on 15th August 1947 but technically it was not yet a fully free nation. The newly-independent country had a dominion status and  King George VI of Britain was its nominal head. The process of giving it…

Hitler, Nehru & a worthless Bose
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Hitler, Nehru & a worthless Bose

May 2, 2018

By T.J.S. George When those who don’t have it in them think they have it in them, it’s sad. Chandra Kumar Bose was a qualified management expert who did well in the Tatas for many years. Then somebody told him that he was not just another Bose but Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s own grand-nephew. Worse,…

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