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  • Indira Gandhi Opposed Those Dividing India Over Religion: Sonia Gandhi

    Indira Gandhi "fought for secularism, against all those forces seeking to divide the Indian people on lines of religion and caste", Congress President Sonia Gandhi said on Sunday. On the centenary of the birth anniversary of the former Prime Minister, Sonia Gandhi spoke at the inauguration here o..

  • Indira Gandhi’s Fearlessness Brought Out The Best In Her

    No past Prime Minister of India evokes as much passion as Indira Gandhi. Her admirers believe she could do no wrong and was the messianic leader India needed in her time; her detractors hold her responsible for creating a personality cult, encouraging dynastic politics and weakening the institutions..

  • PM Modi Accuses Congress Of Obliterating Sardar Patel’s Contribution From History

    In a veiled attack on Congress and its previous governments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that some political parties and governments tried to obliterate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's name from the history books or tried to diminish his stature by ignoring his contribution in unifying t..

  • Congress Pays Tribute To Patel On His Birth Anniversary

     The Congress party on Tuesday paid rich tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 142nd birth anniversary saying his "uncompromising efforts" kept India united after Independence. "Remembering Iron Leader Sardar Patel, whose uncompromising efforts were instrumental in kee..

  • On Om Puri’s 67th Birth Anniversary, Friends And Family Pay Tribute

    Fans, friends and family members paid tribute to veteran actor Om Puri, who passed away in January this year, on his 67th birth anniversary on Wednesday. "Haven at home," Om Puri's former wife Nandita Puri, who marked the occasion by listening to the actor's favourite songs, told IANS. Om Pur..

  • Vice President To Flag Off Rally On Kalam’s Birth Anniversary

    To mark the 86th birth anniversary of former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on Sunday, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu will flag off the Vision 2020 Clean and Green India rally here. Organised by APJ Abdul Kalam International Foundation, a large number of school students are to participate in the ..

  • Google Doodle Honours Norwegian Explorer Fridtjof Nansen

    Google on Tuesday marked legendary Norwegian adventurer Fridtjof Nansen's birth anniversary with a Doodle. Born in Oslo, Norway in 1861, Nansen who explored the world's unknown terrain and broke new ground as an international humanitarian, would have turned 156 on Tuesday. Nansen was gripped b..

  • PM Modi Greets Nation On Valmiki Jayanti

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the nation on the occasion of Valmiki Jayanti. "Greetings on Valmiki Jayanti. A great sage and master litterateur, his rich ideals and works guide generations...," Modi tweeted on the birth anniversary of Sanskrit poet Maharishi Valmiki. ..

  • PM Modi Remembers Bhagat Singh On Birth Anniversary

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to Bhagat Singh on his 110th birth anniversary. "I bow to the brave Shaheed Bhagat Singh on his Jayanti. His greatness and exemplary courage inspire generations of Indians," Modi tweeted. The revolutionary freedom fighter was born in B..

  • Celebrities Remember ‘Legendary’ Yash Chopra On 85th Birth Anniversary

    "Legendary", "king of romance" and "a partner-in-crime" are some terms which have been used for late filmmaker Yash Chopra by Bollywood celebrities like Rakesh Roshan, Karan Johar and Anushka Sharma, who remembered him on his 85th birth anniversary on Wednesday. Yash Chopra, who made his directo..