Jawaharlal Nehru

A deft balancing act

Historically, India has maintained an equidistant relationship with geopolitical power blocs. India located itself at a safe centre in the…

Ostrich-like policy

Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru has often been criticized for his naivety in handling China and many believe that his unilateral…

More than an idea

ver the century, there was the bigger goal of 'freedom and independence' for which a spectrum of political parties, groups and individuals were campaigning in the legislatures, writing vociferously in the media, pleading openly to the imperial powers-that-be, and taking to the courts, and streets, unafraid of being in jails. These were journeys where intentions and imagination, ideals and action went hand in hand 

Bose at Haripura

Bose, like Jawaharlal Nehru, his close ally, had a much wider global view of politics. On socialism in Great Britain, he said, it should be clear that a socialist order in Great Britain is impossible of achievement without the liquidation of colonialism we, who are fighting for the political freedom of India and other enslaved countries of the British empire, are incidentally fighting for the economic emancipation of the British people as well.