Chandragupta Maurya who together laid the foundation of the first great historical empire of ancient India. The other duo was that of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru who were instrumental in laying the base of a modern Indian state and giving shape to ideas in the realm of education, culture and democracy.1...
ways and with what success did Nehru deal with the economic and social problems facing India?
Jawaharlal Nehru, leader of the Indian National Congress and later India’s first prime minister, led the Congress Party to victory in India’s first three general elections. Nehru was born in 1889, educated in...
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) is a port located at the eastern end of Mumbai in the Nhava Sheva area of the state of Maharashtra, India. Its approach channel is an extension of the Mumbai Harbour main channel and is approximately 33km inland of the Mumbai Harbour Channel entrance point at sea....
Jawaharlal Nehru Biography
Born: November 14, 1889
Died: May 27, 1964
Achievements: Took active part in Non-Cooperation Movement; elected President of the Allahabad Municipal Corporation in 1924, and served for two years as the city's chief executive; Presided over Congress' annual...
Tryst with Destiny
14-15 August, 1947
With the clock striking the midnight hour on 14-15th August, 1947, India was 'to
awake to freedom'. The Constituent Assembly to whom power was to be transferred
began its sitting at 11 pm with Smt Sucheta Kripalani singing Vande Mataram...
“At the stroke of the midnight hour, whenthe world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.” These were the historical words of our first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, on the eve of India's much awaited Independence Day. However, has India really woken up from its sleep of dreams and aspirations? It was a m...
cultural events of my college. I was one of the chief organizers of the National Level Technical Symposium “RACE’09” held by the Civil Department of Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University College of Engineering, Anantapur. Infact this experience along with my inherent generic skills assisted me to a large...
to stage one spectacular fixture of the IPL in Lahore in defiance of the terrorists. Lahore after all is the place on December 26, 1929, where Jawaharlal Nehru led Congress members to take the vow of Purna Swaraj .Lahore is therefore the birthplace of the intense phase of India's freedom struggle-all...
Prof. Amit S Ray, Consultant, Planning Commission and Associate Professor
of Economics, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University,
Members Co-opted Subsequently, Invitees and Other Contributors
1. Dr. Garry Jacobs, Mother Service Society, Plot...
political personalities. When the children interviewed did mention a national leader who inspired them, it was more often Mahatma Gandhi rather than Jawaharlal Nehru. Sociologist Andre Beteille thinks that Nehru's decline as a national figure is a result of a uniquely Indian reaction which holds the father...
November every year. As a tribute Children's Day is celebrated on the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru's birthday. Lovingly called 'Chacha Nehru' which means Uncle Nehru by the kids, Jawaharlal Nehru gave emphasis to the significance of giving love and affection to children, who are the bright...
a special lecture was organized today at Vidyajyoti. The speaker was Dr. Kamal Mitra Chenoy, Professor at the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and well-known Human Rights activist.
Dr. Chenoy pointed to the many contradictions and anomalies that beleaguer us. In...
translated as "Oh God". These are widely believed to be Gandhi's last words after he was shot, though the veracity of this statement has been disputed. Jawaharlal Nehru addressed the nation through radio:
Gandhi dedicated his life to the wider purpose of discovering truth, or Satya...
Our true strength comes from our ideal
Have you ever came across a situation like, you have seen a statue of Mahatma Gandhi or Jawaharlal Nehru or somebody similar and you have felt a sense of current flowing through your body and telling you to be like that? Or have you ever dreamt of being like...
Park, Lalitpur, Nepal
3.2.3 NEHRU PLANETARIUM, NEW DELHI
Nehru planetarium was established on 1984 by the Jawaharlal Nehru memorial
fund, set up to promote his idea and subsequently it undertook to build the Nehru
planetarium with its primary aim being the promotion...
was President of Congress party.
In 1927, after being released from prison, Bose became general secretary of the Congress party and worked with Jawaharlal Nehru for independence. Again Bose was arrested and jailed for civil disobedience; this time he emerged to become Mayor of Calcutta in 1930. During...
failed. As a result of the instability, India was brought under the direct rule of the British Crown.
Mahatma Gandhi (right) with Jawaharlal Nehru, 1937. Nehru would go on to become India's first prime minister in 1947.In the 20th century, a nationwide struggle for independence was launched by the...
Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Human Resource from JBRE College, Hyderabad. Affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad. (2006-08)
* B.Sc (Bio-Technology)...
If we look to the recent history of our country, Jawaharlal Nehru has been one of the greatest heroes of our country. He was the star of the East and the whole eastern world looked to him for guidance, freedom from foreign yoke and progress. After the rule of the British ended in India he brought a ray...
scientific cooperation of the United States of America. Space research was further encouraged by the technically inclined Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru. In 1957, the Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik and opened up possibilities for the rest of the world to conduct a space launch....
life and freedom. A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new...India discovers herself again." - Jawaharlal Nehru
After more than two hundred years of British rule, India finally won back its freedom on 15th August, 1947. All the patriotic hearts rejoiced...
concept of nonviolence and civil disobedience were that great and
appealing that it brought appreciation even from the mouth of the British.
Jawaharlal Nehru is another major figure. His love for children and fight for
their rights is more than worth noticing. He once said that
"Children are blossom-buds...
Bengal and included in Assam province under its call “Assam Chalo” means let’s go to Assam. This demand was made through memorials submitted to Pt Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar B. Patel, the congress High command, the Cabinet Mission and the Constituent Assembly through subcommittee.
Further, in the same year...
activities contributing to growth in photovoltaics are also tabulated. Special attention is given to the growth engine of solar PV in India, the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM).
The competition section begins with the Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, illustrating the competitive rivalry...
ˈsɪ́ŋɡ] ( listen); born 26 September 1932) is the 13th and current Prime Minister of India. A renowned economist, he is the only Prime Minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to return to power after completing a full five-year term, and the first Sikh to hold the office.
Mohammad Hamid Ansari ( pronunciation (help·info);Bengali:...
Indian National Congress leaders, including Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, envisioned a unified India under a secular state that would enable people of differing religions, languages, and ethnic groups to coexist. However, while Nehru and others were able to win independence from Great Britain in...
competitive heights of the new Indian marketplace and has tackled the appropriate issues to acquire the miscellaneous challenges of global environment (Nehru, 1946). Banks that make use of information technology solutions are supposed to be futuristic and proactive group of actors competent enough together...
Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India. His Prime-Minister-ship was marked by social and economic reforms of the Indian state. A number of foreign policy landmarks like the founding of the Non-Aligned Movement also marked the tenure of Jawaharlal Nehru as Prime Minister.
Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission
Mission : Objectives and Targets
What is the objective of Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission?
Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission is aimed at reducing the cost of solar power generation in the country through (i) long term policy; (ii) large...
Pay Scales, 2010.
iii) Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff of Universities including the Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University who are drawing pay in a regular scale of pay in the Revised Pay Scales, 2010. 3.1. Government also hereby order the...
to Aligarh, where he had the opportunity of meeting several educationists and nationalists, including Reverend Wigram (his principal), Gandhi Jawaharlal Nehru and Abul Kalam Azad. After returning to his own province (NWFP of British India), he worked for inculcation of ideas of nationalism in the minds...
delivered his famous visionary speech “Let Freedom Ring"
Non violent activist- Mrs. King visited India at the invitation of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. King had long been interested in Mahatma Gandhi's practice of nonviolence. Yet when they returned to the United States, the civil rights struggle...
Ideas that have helped Mankind: Bertrand
10. Prayer – The Essence of Religion:
M. K. Gandhi
11. Work in the Sun and in the Light: Jawaharlal
12. The Awakening of Women: K. M. Panikkar
13. Youth and the Tasks Ahead: Dr. Karan Singh
14. My Struggle for an Education:
BR Kt OM FBA |
.President of India |
13 May 1962 – 13 May 1967 |
Prime Minister | Jawaharlal Nehru
Gulzarilal Nanda (Acting)
Lal Bahadur Shastri
Gulzarilal Nanda (Acting)
Indira Gandhi |
Vice President | Zakir Hussain |
Preceded by |...
TA: Amy Pojar
Literacy Rates Affecting Women and Development in India
Jawaharlal Nehru once said that you could tell a lot about the development of a nation by looking at the status of its women. This is often a very good indicator of development especially when...
Indira 'Priyadarshini' Gandhi was born on 19 November, 1917, in Allahabad to Kamala and Jawaharlal Nehru. Indira's father was a well-educated lawyer and an active member of the Indian Independence Movement. Since the Nehru family was the centre of national political activity, Indira Gandhi was exposed to...
Jawaharlal Nehru was born on November 14, 1889 in Allahabad, central India. His father Motilal Nehru was a prominent advocate and early leader of the Indian independence movement. The younger Nehru graduated from Cambridge University, and returned to India in 1912. Over the next thirty years, he rose...
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7.5 Solar PV Market, India, Regulations, 2014 63
7.5.1 Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission 63
7.5.2 Generation-Based Incentives 68
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gives detailed account of final days of Gandhi and who, why and how of the assassination of this revered leader. The reader is also introduced to Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Patel and Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
What happened to the Maharajas, the palaces, the tigers, the jewels and the harems? What lead to the...
take on Soul Force him-herself
N. Spinning cloth: 30 minutes/day; a sacred duty
O. Vs. Europe: Hitler, Mussolini, Japan, Lenin, Stalin
P. Jawaharlal Nehru: violent independence movement
Q. 1930: India vowed a showdown if no independence
R. Salt tax: non-violent resistance [Boston Tea Party]
Indira Gandhi’s Political Career:
Death of Jawaharlal Nehru had generated a lot of speculation about the usual question of succession: after Nehru,who? But in a newly independent country like India, this situation gave rise to a more serious question: after Nehru, what? So K. Kamraj, the then president...
centuries of British rule on 15 August 1947. This new era was heralded in by a historical speech given by the nation’s first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, at the stroke of midnight. Entitled Tryst with Destiny, this speech is a must-read for both children and adults.
Every year, it is now tradition...
myself as an undergraduate student specialized in Biomedical Engineering at Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering For Women affiliated to JAWAHARLAL NEHRU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India. I have always wanted to pursue my undergraduate study in the field of Biomedical as...
Jawahar lal Nehru, our first prime minister and son of Motilal Nehru was brought up in rather a democratic surrounding. Nehru joined the Indian national congress in 1912 (Gandhi being the then leader of the party) and joined the league of fighter for India’s independence. He became the first democratically...
• 1 Personal life and education
• 2 Life and career
• 3 Successor to Gandhi
• 4 India's first Prime Minister
o 4.1 Economic policies
o 4.2 Education and social reform
o 4.3 National security and foreign policy
o 4.4 Final years
• 5 Legacy
Partition of India
Jawaharlal Nehru being sworn in as India’s first Prime Minister by Lord Mountbatten on August 15, 1947
Jawaharlal Nehru being sworn in as India’s first Prime Minister by Lord Mountbatten on August 15, 1947
Jawaharlal Nehru’s tryst with destiny speech
Jawaharlal Nehru’s tryst with...
Nehru’s Dream of Socialism
Jawaharlal Nehru was, in the truest sense, the builder of modern India. He saw the naked poverty and hunger of the Indian people and registered his protest through his lectures in meetings throughout the country, and through his writings against the British Government. He...
in the Times Higher Education list of the world’s top 200 universities — Indian Institutes of Technology, Indian Institutes of Management, and Jawaharlal Nehru University in 2005 and 2006. Six Indian Institutes of Technology and the Birla Institute of Technology and Science - Pilani were listed among...
a day. He slept only for two or three hours on the laboratory tables with his books as his pillow.
The first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, worked for seventeen hours a day and seven days a week. There were no holidays in his calendar. Mahatma Gandhi worked ceaselessly day and night...
If the first half of the 20th century in the history of India belonged to Mahatma Gandhi, the other half belonged to Jawaharlal Nehru, though he ruled over the newly independent India as its elected prime minister only for about 20 years from 1947 through 1964. It was on the democratic...
in no way communally separatist. Repeatedly he emphasized that religious differences should have no political and national significance”.
( Jawaharlal Nehru, Founder Prime Minister of India)
“Sir Saiyad’s vision and his laborious efforts to meet the demands of challenging times are highly commendable...
Our country is proud of being the birth place of great heroes and immortal souls like Yogi Aurobindo, Swami Vivekananda, Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Netaji Subhas, Sardar Patel, Savarkar, Rana Pratap, Sivaji, Saheed Bhagat Singh who have sacrificed their lives for the sake of the country.
Many women of Nehru
family joined the freedom
movement. The mother of
Jawaharlal Nehru, Swarup
Rani Nehru cheerfully gave her
husband and children to the
country’s cause and she herself,
old and frail, entered the fray
at its thickest. Kamala Nehru,
married to Jawaharlal Nehru in
colonial-capitalist experience and anti-colonial struggle, Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first prime minister, created a model of development with the intention of India being master of its own fate. India, newly independent and with a economy drained from colonialism, Nehru was determined to implement several economic...
would never claim to be an activist."
Ramachandra Guha has also shown a lot of veneration towards Nehru in all his works. He calls himself a ‘Nehruvian Indian’ and strongly supports the ideology of Nehru. This can be illustrated in the Anita Nair’s essay on Ramachandra Guha. Where she writes this:
facing the crowd and to open fire. No final warning was given to the protesters.
Those two things were a great mistake.
Jawaharlal Nehru, also known as Pandit Nehru was an Indian statesman who was the first (and to date the longest tenure of) prime minister of India, from 1947 until 1964. Ward...
About the Author :
A charismatic nationalist leader, Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964) Indian nationalist leader and statesman fought for Indian independence from British rule for nearly three decades beginning in the late 1910s. He was deeply involved in the political opposition and was imprisoned...
a hove-mentioned Dublisher of this book.
To the selfless tribe of librarians and archivists— and in particular to
D r N . Balakrishnan of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library
PROLOGUE: THINKING THROUGH INDIA
PART I: THE OPENING OF THE INDIAN MIND
INTRODUCTION TO PART I
Shri Jawaharlal Nehru | August 15, 1947 - May 27, 1964 |
Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri | June 9, 1964 - January 11, 1966 |
Shrimati Indira Gandhi | January 24, 1966 - March 24, 1977 |
Shri Morarji Desai | March 24, 1977 - July 28, 1979 |
Shri Charan Singh | July 28, 1979 - January 14, 1980 |