The Congress was founded by Indian and British members claiming that it had the objective of obtaining a greater share in government for educated Indians and to create a platform for civic and political dialogue of educated Indians with the British Raj. Obviously the Congress party was created in its core DNA as a political … Continue reading Manmohan Singh: The Bahadur Shah Zafar of Congress !!
Subhash Chandra Bose was one of India's greatest freedom fighter. He was the founder of the Indian National Army, popularly known as 'Azad Hind Fauj'. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose had visited London during the pre-independence period to discuss the future of India, with the members of the Labor party. His sudden disappearance from Taiwan, led … Continue reading Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose : The Greatest Indian Freedom Fighter !!
The man whom India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru prophesied to become the Prime Minister of India one day, the man whom the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called the "Bhishma Pitamah of Indian Politics," the man who led an Indian delegation to the United Nations for a discussion on the Kashmir issue despite being … Continue reading Atal Bihari Bajpayee – Patriot, Orator, Poet, PM and a Rare Statesman !!
A disciple of Mohandas Gandhi and leader of India's independence movement, Jayaprakash Narayan remained a rebel in his native land until the end of his life. Jayaprakash Narayan was a freedom fighter and political leader of India popularly called JP. Narayan played a pivotal role in the Quit India movement and is remembered for spearheading … Continue reading Jai Prakash Narayan – The King of the Hearts of the youth
Lal Bahadur Shastri was the second Prime Minister of India. Though, diminutive in physical stature he was a man of great courage and will. He successfully led our country during the 1965 war with Pakistan. To mobilize the support of country during the war, he coined the slogan of "Jai Jawan Jai Kisan". Lal Bahadur … Continue reading Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan !! Remembering Lal Bahadur Shastri
Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay was a profound Indian philosopher, economist, sociologist, historian, journalist and an eminent political activist. He was an organizer par excellence and a prominent leader of Jan Sangh who maintained the highest standards of personal integrity. Pandit Deendayal has been the source of ideological guidance and moral inspiration for the Bhartiya Janata Party since … Continue reading PANDIT DEENDAYAL UPADHYAY: TRIBUTE TO A GENTLE GIANT
It was February 1906. A grand exhibition had been arranged at Midnapur in Bengal. The intention was to hide the injustice of the British then ruling India. On exhibition were articles like pictures and puppets which could create the impression that the British rulers were doing much to help the people of India. There were … Continue reading FORGOTTEN LIBERATORS: KHUDIRAM BOSE
Dr Shyama Prasad Mookherjee Early life and career Syama Prasad Mookerjee was born in a Bengali family on 6 July 1901 in Calcutta (Kolkata). His father was Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee, … Continue reading Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee: a heartfelt tribute
Reformers who rock the boat, who become unpopular, who disturb the social balance, who hurt religious sentiments, who turn their back on majority opinion, who think rationally—all these reformers face the inevitable consequences of their actions. Every reformer has had to face these challenges. This is because social reform—by definition rooting out any evil social … Continue reading Veer Savarkar – A nationalist, a rationalist and a humanist !!
The Prime Minister's Office will soon issue commemorative coins in honor of Jamshetji Nussserwanji Tata to mark his 175th birth anniversary. Jamshetji Tata will be the first industrialist to be felicitated by the Indian government in such a manner. Previously, the government had honored Jamshetji by releasing postal stamps - one in 1958 and another … Continue reading Jamshetjee Nussarwanjee Tata : builder of Modern India !!