Free Press Journal
  • Nehru’s statue removed from road in Allahabad

    Allahabad : A statue of Jawaharlal Nehru was removed from an intersection here as part of a road-widening project, triggering a protest by the Congress.

  • Pakistan President Arif Alvi’s father served as Jawaharlal Nehru’s dentist

    Islamabad: Senior Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Arif Alvi was elected as the 13th President of Pakistan. But not many know that Alvi shares an interesting connection with India. According to his biography published in the PTI website, Alvi’s father Dr. Habib ur Rehman Elahi Alvi was a dentist to India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Alvi’s family has claimed that they have letters from Nehru to Dr. Alvi. Alvi’s father, who practiced dentistry in

  • Irish PM keeps religion separate from politics

    There is a lesson for India in the modernising mission that Leo Eric Varadkar, the half-Indian Taoiseach or prime minister of Ireland, has undertaken without severing links with religious orthodoxy. Last weekend Mr Varadkar made a powerful plea for rational enlightenment while hosting Pope Francis on a historic two-day visit. No country has rejected religious majoritarianism more forcefully than Ireland.

  • Don’t change nature, character of NMML, leave Teen Murti complex undisturbed: Manmohan Singh

    New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh has expressed concern over attempts to change the “nature and character” of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, saying Jawaharlal Nehru did not just belong to the Congress but to the entire nation. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he urged him to leave the Teen Murti complex “undisturbed” and said this would be respecting both history and heritage.

  • ‘Nehru wasn’t a Pandit as he ate beef, pork’

    Jaipur : In a provocative remark against Jawaharlal Nehru, Rajasthan BJP MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja said the country’s first prime minister was not a ‘pandit’ as he ate beef and pork. Often in the news for his contentious statements, the legislator from Ramgarh constituency of Alwar district blamed the Nehru-Gandhi family for all the social evils prevailing in the country.

  • Jawaharlal Nehru cannot be Pandit as he used to eat beef and pork: BJP MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja

    New Delhi: BJP MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja has stirred controversy again with his words. Ahuja, who represents Alwar’s Ramgarh assembly constituency, and made derogatory comments against first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru. While interacting with media, Ahuja said that Nehru cannot be called a Pandit because he used to consume beef and pork. Have a look at the video below.

  • Narendra Modi interview

    PM Narendra Modi in Mann ki Baat remembers Veer Savarkar, Jawaharlal Nehru

    New Delhi: PM Modi can be effusive in his praise, when he so desires. On Sunday, he fondly remembered Hindutva proponent Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, saying the memories of this month are linked with him. He also mentioned former PM Nehru – May 27 is his death anniversary – but only in the passing, a casual one liner. “This was the very month (May) in 1857, when Indians had displayed their strength against

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    Jawaharlal Nehru death anniversary: 3 bizarre theories and facts around the life of the first PM of India

    Jawaharlal Nehru doesn’t need any introduction. He is well known as an influential leader in the Indian independence movement and  was the political heir of Mahatma Gandhi. He became the first prime minister of Independent India in 1947 and held the Prime Ministerial office for three times. He is known as a visionary who laid the foundation of free India. He successfully established various economic, social and educational reforms that are even

  • SP MP compares Jinnah to Gandhi, Nehru

    Gorakhpur (UP) : Newly elected Samajwadi Party MP Praveen Nishad on Friday sparked a controversy by comparing the contribution of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru to that of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, during the freedom struggle.

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    PM Narendra Modi skipped critical issues on ‘casual’ China visit: Shiv Sena

    New Delhi: The Shiv Sena on Monday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his just-concluded China visit, claiming it was a “casual” tour during which he avoided taking up crucial bilateral issues with President Xi Jinping in view of the next year’s general elections.

  • Heritage building where Jawaharlal Nehru got married being destroyed: Delhi HC told

    New Delhi: Haksar Haveli, the centuries-old heritage building in old Delhi where India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru got married to Kamala Nehru, is on verge of being destroyed by builders for their “financial lust”, the Delhi High Court was today told. The issue was brought before the court by advocate M Qayam Ud Din, representing petitioner Kusum Sehgal, who submitted that unauthorised construction was being carried out in the famous heritage property