Nehru


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Nehru

1. Jawaharlal . 1889--1964, Indian statesman and nationalist leader. He spent several periods in prison for his nationalist activities and practised a policy of noncooperation with Britain during World War II. He was the first prime minister of the republic of India (1947--64)
2. his father, Motilal , known as Pandit Nehru. 1861--1931, Indian nationalist, lawyer, and journalist; first president of the reconstructed Indian National Congress
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Taking a dig at Modi, Sonia said any citizen could tell his ' Mann ki Baat' to Nehru, which has now been reduced to a radio broadcast.
Biswajit Chattergee's chapter gives critical views on the development thinking since Independence in India but growth with social justice highlighted in both the models of Nehru and post-reform economic policy still remains elusive.
Dr Nehru said the incident prompted him to dig deeper into cellphone radiation and the dangers associated with it.
The British established an interim government in 1946, with Nehru as Prime Minister, but throughout the year, events on the ground pushed Muslims and Hindus apart.
Months before Indian independence, Nehru hosted this impressive conference as a way of asserting the prominence of Asian nations in the political future of the world.
When Nehru visited the site in 1952, the city plan was visible, but with vast and vacant spaces.
The three prime ministers in the Nehru-Gandhi family -- India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, his daughter Indira Gandhi and her elder son Rajiv Gandhi -- all held seats in Uttar Pradesh, which sends the largest number of members, 85, to the 545-member lower house of parliament.
The subtitle of the hook also serves as the title of the first chapter, which contains a running commentary on passages from the unforgettable speech that Nehru delivered before India's Constituent Assembly at midnight August 14-15, 1947: "Long years ago, we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge.
But Nehru himself was a writer and well-read, prompting more than one British diplomat to comment that he would have been an author of note had he shunned politics.
According to Anyaoku's predecessor, Shridath Ramphal, the vision of Nehru and Gandhi lay behind India's decision in 1948 to become both a republic and a member of the Commonwealth.
With his urbane charm and stylish taste in jackets, Nehru never had any pretense to celibacy.
The Veeco-India Nanotechnology Laboratory will be jointly operated with the Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR).