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First Prime Minister of India

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Jawaharlal Nehru: First Prime Minister of India
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was an Indian independence activist, and subsequently, the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics before and after independence. He emerged as an eminent leader of the Indian independence movement under the tutelage of Mahatma Gandhi and served India as Prime Minister from its establishment as an independent nation in 1947 until his death in 1964. He has been described by the Amar Chitra Katha as the architect of India. He was also known as Pandit Nehru due to his roots with the Kashmiri Pandit community while Indian children knew him as Chacha Nehru.

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Old video shows Jawaharlal Nehru participating in puja for launch of India's first ship 'Jal Usha'


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Nehru approaching UN on J&K was Himalayan blunder: Amit Shah

The home minister faulted the country's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru for approaching the United Nations in 1948 on the issue of Jammu and Kashmir. "In 1948, India went to United Nations. That..
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'Jawaharlal Nehru used wrong charter to approach UN over Kashmir': Amit Shah slams former PM for 'Himalayan mistake'

Shah stated that if Nehru had taken the matter to the United Nations in 1948 under Article 51 of the UN Charter, instead of Article 35, the outcome would have been different.
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Modi turned Nehru's 'injustice' into 'justice' on Article 370: BJP


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Amit Shah distorting historical facts about Kashmir, TNCC chief says

Union home minister Amit Shah was distorting historical facts about Jawaharlal Nehru and Pakistan occupied Kashmir, said Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president K S Alagiri on Monday. He was speaking..
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Glad that PM Modi was reminded of Nehru's contributions by Democrat leader: Jairam Ramesh

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Monday said he is glad that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was reminded of the contributions of Jawaharlal Nehru by an American Democratic leader at the 'Howdy..
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J&K a disputed territory due to Nehru, says Shah

Union home minister Amit Shah on Sunday made it clear that Centre’s decision to abolish ‘special status’ for J&K by nullifying Article 370 will be one of the key planks of BJP’s Maharashtra..
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Amit Shah blames ex-PM Nehru for PoK's existence

Blaming former prime minister late Jawaharlal Nehru for the Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK), Union home minister Amit Shah on Sunday said it would not have come into existence had Nehru not declared..
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Amit Shah kind towards J&K leaders: Jitendra Singh

Union home minister Amit Shah has been very "lenient and kind" towards political leaders in J&K with regards to their detention following the abrogation of Article 370, Union minister Jitendra Singh..
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Sonia's opposition to police action in Kashmir similar to Nehru's during Hyderabad merger: Ram Madhav

BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Wednesday hit out at Congress president Sonia Gandhi for following in the footsteps of former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, by opposing police action in Kashmir..
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'Nehru was aiyaash': UP BJP MLA says first PM divided the country after being 'swayed by Britishers'

He ended the post with a jibe at Nehru and a piece of advice for Solberg, "Don't look at him in in a wrong way silly woman. He is Modi, not Nehru."
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Sena mouthpiece hails Nehru, Congress for upholding parliamentary democracy


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Elections in J&K after delimitation of constituencies: JP Nadda

Nadda said Article 370 was the mistake of Jawahar Lal Nehru.
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Patel was right, Nehru wrong on Kashmir: Ravi Shankar Prasad


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BJP video points out Nehru 'blunder'


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When Nehru hailed Babulal Gaur for donning RSS cap


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'Article 370 degraded Ladakh's culture': BJP MP

In his speech, Namgyal clearly stated that through abrogation of Article 370, the mistakes made by India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru will be rectified by Narendra Modi-led BJP government.
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'Nehru ji ke pairon ki dhool bhi nahi hain Shivraj': Digvijaya on Chouhan's 'Nehru was a criminal' remark

Asserting that saving Kashmir is their prime focus, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh also appealed Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and National Security Advisor (NSA)..
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Article 370 & ceasefire with Pak 'crimes' by Jawaharlal Nehru, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan

BJP veteran slams India's first prime minister for playing into hands of neighbouring country
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Shivraj Singh Chouhan calls Nehru a 'criminal', Kamal Nath terms remarks condemnable


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Nehru was a 'criminal': Shivraj Singh Chouhan slams former PM, says he 'committed crime' of imposing Article 370

Shivraj Singh Chouhan's comments have come after Parliament recently revoked Article 370 that gave special status to the Jammu and Kashmir and also passed Jammu and Kashmir (Reorganization) Act 2019,..
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Article 370 temporary, not relevant in today's situation: Deepender Hooda

Coming out in support of the BJP-led central government's move to repeal Article 370 that granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Congress leader Deepender Singh Hooda on Wednesday said the..
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Did Nehru consult Patel on 370? Govt, opposition slug it out


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Amit Shah parries Opposition arrows, Lok Sabha passes bill with 3/4 majority

Congress top leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi chose not to respond even as the treasury benches said the "monumental mistake" of first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru had been corrected by PM Modi..
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Non-Aligned Movement needs to undertake a new journey: India

Non-Aligned Movement was established in Belgrade in 1961 and was a joint initiative of former Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito.
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Chandrayaan-2 launch: Congress says 'good time' to remember Nehru; BJP hits back


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'Muslims who stayed in Indian on promises of Azad, Nehru and Bapu now being punished: Azam Khan on mob lynchings

Speaking on the mob lynching of three men in Bihar's Saran district over alleged attempt to steal cattle, Rampur MP Azam Khan said it is the "punishment" Muslims are getting after 1947
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MJ Akbar spearheads a quiet revamp of Nehru Museum at NMML

Akbar is said to be actively involved with editing and vetting all written literature on Nehru that will be displayed at the museum.
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Kashmir situation would have been different had Nehru let Patel to handle it: Jitendra Singh

"Just because Panditji thought he knew Kashmir better than anybody else, we landed up in the kind of mess we are in today," MoS PMO Jitendra Singh said.
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Amit Shah's Nehru taunt irks Congress in Lok Sabha

Taking the argument further, Shah asks the Congress not to teach BJP a lesson in history as the root of Kashmir problem lies in the decisions made by Nehru
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'One-third of J&K not with India, who is responsible?' Amit Shah blames Nehru, Congress for Kashmir problem

Amit Shah's attack on Nehru drew a sharp reaction from Congress members in the Lok Sabha.
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Congress protests against BJP member's remarks on Nehru, Rajiv

Rajya Sabha witnessed strong protests by Congress Members on Tuesday after a BJP member targeted former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru and Rajiv Gandhi over treatment meted out to B R Ambedkar and..
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PM resorted to 'old evading tactics' to hoodwink common people, failed to address real issues: Congress

Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury claimed that his party scored a "great victory" as the Prime Minister, who was previously "reluctant" to quote any Congress leader, was..
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JP Nadda slams Jawaharlal Nehru over Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee

Ex-PM in 1953 rejected demands for probe into his mysterious death
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Nehru government did not investigate 'mysterious' death of Mookerjee: Yeddyurappa


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Nehru turned down demand of independent inquiry in Shyama Prasad Mukherjee's death: JP Nadda


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History is witness ... Nehru did not order inquiry into Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee's death: JP Nadda

"The whole country demanded an inquiry into Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee's death, but Pandit Nehru did not order an inquiry. History is witness to this," BJP's working president JP Nadda said.
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Congress out of power as Nehru, Indira's heirs did not honour yoga: Baba Ramdev

Ramdev will be attending an International Yoga Day event in Maharashtra's Nanded on June 21.
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Maharashtra: Congress gears up to counter online propaganda

As the state gears up for assembly elections later this year, a mixture of propaganda and conjecture against the Congress are doing the rounds on social media. Some of them include, "Petty politics by..
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DMK likens Rahul Gandhi to Nehru, says victory is possible


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Modi a charismatic leader like Nehru, Rajiv Gandhi: Rajinikanth

Rajinikanth on Tuesday while praising the PM for his victory in Lok Sabha polls said that Modi is now a charismatic leader like Jawaharlal Nehru and Rajiv Gandhi. The actor further said that the recent..
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Rajnikanth to attend swearing-in ceremony of Modi as PM

Rajnikanth on Tuesday said that he will attend the swearing in ceremony of PM Modi on May 30. Praising the PM for his victory, the actor said that after Jawaharlal Nehru and Rajiv Gandhi, Modi is now a..
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ADC defamation case: Rahul Gandhi gets relief on Nehru's death anniversary

Congress president Rahul Gandhi, on Monday, moved an application before a metropolitan court seeking exemption from physically appearing before it in connection with the defamation suits filed by..
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Modi's Varanasi speech, polls in Jammu Kashmir, Afghanistan's cricket team; today's must-read stories

Editor's Picks: Narendra Modi's Varanasi speech, Engineer Rashid and Kashmir politics, Jawaharlal Nehru's death anniversary; today's must-read stories.
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Sonia and Rahul pay homage to India's first PM Jawaharlal Nehru on his 55th death anniversary

Former president Pranab Mukherjee, former vice president Hamid Ansari, former prime minister Manmohan Singh also paid homage to the late prime minister at the Shanti Van on the banks of the Yamuna..
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PM Narendra Modi recalls Jawaharlal Nehru's contribution in nation building

Prime Minister Modi on Monday recalled the contribution of former PM Jawaharlal Nehru in nation building on his 55th death anniversary. "Tributes to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Ji on his death anniversary...
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This was the house that Nehru built


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After Nehru and Indira, Modi is only PM to retain power with full majority

After Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi, Narendra Modi is the third prime minister of the country who has been able to retain power for a second term with full majority in Lok Sabha. As counting goes..
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Jawaharlal Nehru opposed ‘Punjabi Suba’, but so did ally Jana Sangh


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Phulpur Lok Sabha Constituency: Candidates for 2019 LS poll, past results, all updates

Phulpur, a prestigious seat which sent India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru to parliament, became an experiment for SP-BSP in the bypoll last year.
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