Dadabhai Naoroji, in the opinion of this writer, can certainly be counted as one of the three greatest Indians of the pre-Gandhi era.
02 Jul 2019 1:18 AM
Bhagat Singh was in prison for two years before he was hanged on March 23, 1931.
20 Mar 2019 2:32 AM
In 1928 Bose was in the front ranks to support Motilal Nehru for the Congress presidentship in Calcutta.
22 Jan 2019 11:46 PM
Today is the 129th birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister.
14 Nov 2018 12:04 AM
The first condition of Satyagraha is strict regard for truth. Nonviolence is the natural consequence of truth.
02 Oct 2018 12:19 AM
When Rajiv Gandhi took over, the situation in Sri Lanka had been deteriorating. State violence against Tamils was on the increase.
20 Aug 2018 12:20 AM
Kamaraj’s nine years as chief minister saw Madras undergoing tremendous industrial and agricultural progress.
16 Jul 2018 12:42 AM
Rajiv had become Prime Minister at a very critical juncture in the country’s post-Independence history.
21 May 2018 1:00 AM
Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev were hanged to death on March 23, 1931.
23 Mar 2018 12:21 AM
During Gandhi’s Dandi March, in March-April 1930, Motilal Nehru gifted his palatial house Anand Bhavan in Allahabad to the nation.
05 Feb 2018 12:53 AM
The darkness followed the three bullets fired by Nathuram Godse, which felled Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation.
28 Jan 2018 11:10 PM
The talks began in Tashkent on January 3, 1966 with Kosygin meeting Shastri and Ayub, initially, separately before the later summit meetings.
10 Jan 2018 1:35 AM
Like Y.B. Chavan in 1965, Jagjivan Ram as defence minister was a great asset and was popular with the troops.
15 Dec 2017 12:26 AM
China’s “stab in the back” adversely effected the reputation and careers of many important personalities — both military and civil.
01 Dec 2017 6:49 AM
We briefly examine here the events of 1966 and 1967 relating to her election as leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party and thus Prime Minister.
17 Nov 2017 12:56 AM
Any historian would tell you that both Nehru and Patel, despite their differences, had tremendous respect and affection for each other.
30 Oct 2017 5:01 AM
Defence and foreign policy received Rajiv Gandhi’s top priority even while he was preoccupied with political and economic affairs.
21 Aug 2017 12:47 AM
Lokmanya Tilak was the tallest of the leaders of his generation who prepared the nation for the trials and triumphs of the Gandhian era.
24 Jul 2017 12:38 AM
JP asked students to boycott classes, leave their schools and colleges for one year and work to mobilise the people for his “total revolution”.
26 Jun 2017 1:02 AM
As the situation deteriorated, Bhindranwale moved into the Golden Temple complex with his militant followers.
14 Jun 2017 2:28 AM