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Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Biography, Indian Politician, Educationist

Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Biography, Indian Politician, Educationist

Born On: July 6, 1901 Born In: Calcutta (Kolkata), India Died On: June 23, 1953 Career: Politician Nationality: Indian Shyama Prasad Mukherjee, the son of eminent educationist and Calcutta University Vice Chancellor Ashutosh Mukherjee, was a prominent member of the Congress party during the prime ministership of Jawaharlal Nehru. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee was responsible for the ministry of industry and …

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Presidents & Prime Ministers Coloring Pages

Presidents & Prime Ministers Coloring Pages

Presidents & Prime Ministers Coloring Pages: Here in this collection – we have line arts, sketches and images of famous Presidents & Prime Ministers – like we have Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, Smt. Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi, Dr. Zakir Hussain, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, Choudhry Charan Singh, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan etc. Click the image you like, …

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Who was Indira?

Who was Indira?

Indira Gandhi was the first woman Prime Minister of Independent India. Indira Gandhi was born on 19th November 1917 in Allahabad. At that time there was great political tension in India. India was struggling hard to gain Independence. Her father Jwahar Lal Nehru, a great Indian leader, and mother Kamla Nehru gave a second name as well Priyadarshini, or “dear …

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Famous English Quotes on Eyes

Famous English Quotes on Eyes

Famous English Quotes on Eyes: How will it be to live without eyesight for a day? I guess most of us don’t even want to think. We won’t be very happy if somebody locks us in a completely dark room for a long time. Even we won’t like if somebody ask us to close our eyes for a long time. …

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U.R. Ananthamurthy Book Review: Hindutva or Hind Swaraj

U.R. Ananthamurthy Book Review: Hindutva or Hind Swaraj

Translated by: Keerti Ramachandra and Vivek Shanbhag Publisher: Harper Perennial Pages: 144 Price: Rs 350 Every country and society may have differing narratives of the past and for its future – and they can alternate. While their committed adherents fight for ascendance, the issue gains most significance during the ‘tectonic shift’ when one particular narrative attempts to replace another – as …

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चलो तिरंगे को लहरा लें Patriotic poem in Hindi

चलो तिरंगे को लहरा लें Patriotic poem in hindi

अब सोया जन तंत्र जगा लें, जन-जन को विश्वास दिला लें। निर्भय होकर हम अम्बर में, चलो तिरंगे को लहरा लें॥ चौराहों पैर चीखें क्यों हैं, अर्थ-व्यवस्था मौन दिखती, मजदूरों की बस्ती में तो, अब रोटी क्यूँ गौण दिखती। रोटी के बदले में बोटी, छीन रहें हैं ये धन वाले – गिरगिट जैसे जमाखोर हैं, आओ इनको नाच-नचा लें। अब …

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Rajiv Gandhi Biography

Rajiv Gandhi - Biography

Born: August 20, 1944 Martyrdom: May 21, 1991 Achievements: Became Prime Minister of India at the age of 40. Led Congress to its greatest victory in the Lok Sabha elections, winning about 80 per cent of seats. Played a key role in the introduction of computers in India. Rajiv Gandhi was the youngest Prime Minister of India. He became Prime Minister at the …

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A Revolutionary History of Interwar India – Kama Maclean Book Review

A Revolutionary History of Interwar India - Kama Maclean Book Review

Publisher: Penguin Books Pages: 305 Price: Rs. 599 This is a fascinating story of the Indian revolutionary movement, focussing mainly on the charismatic Bhagat Singh and the Hindustan Socialist Republican Army (HSRA) and how the group influenced and radicalized the Congress, speeding up the race for independence. In contrast to popular belief that the revolutionary movement and the Congress struggle …

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Why India Needs the Presidential System – Bhanu Dhamija

Why India Needs the Presidential System - Bhanu Dhamija

Author: Bhanu Dhamija Publisher: Harper Collins Pages: 384 Price: Rs.550 Was “familiarity” the only reason why India adopted a parliamentary system of governance? In his book “Why India Needs the Presidential System”, author Bhanu Dhamija, himself a publisher, seeks to answer this question, while extending some radical thoughts on how we should be governed. “The Indian system began to break …

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Rajendra Prasad was no rubberstamp head of state

Rajendra Prasad was no rubberstamp head of state

The assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, on January 30, 1948, brought Jawaharlal Nehru and Sardar Patel, differing on various issues, together. On Nehru’s 60th birthday, 14 November 1948, Patel praised Nehru for leading the nation safely out of the crisis that faced the country during the year and for enhancing India’s image abroad. Nehru responded by describing Patel as a tower …

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