PM Jawaharlal Nehru replies to President Truman’s words of welcome on his arrival in the US, October 1949. (Photo courtesy: Truman Library Institute)

Remembering Nehru

Nehru’s Word: I'd rather have goodwill and cooperation than logic

Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore with his students in Santiniketan in 1935. Also seen is Indira Nehru (standing, 5th from right), later Indira Gandhi (photo: National Herald archives) 

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Respect all languages, learn more than one: Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru

Remembering Nehru

Nehru on state boundaries and linguistic minorities

Jawaharlal Nehru (photo: National Herald archives)

Nation

Nehru's Word: Wrong to imagine we are the best in the world

Jawaharlal Nehru making the famous 'tryst with destiny' speech in the Constituent Assembly

Nation

Nehru’s Word: Parliamentary democracy is in keeping with our own traditions

Jawaharlal Nehru making the famous 'Tryst with destiny' speech in the Constituent Assembly

Nation

Nehru's Word: On the road to building a democracy

The funeral procession for Mahatma Gandhi in New Delhi on  31 January 1948. Gandhi had been shot dead by Nathuram Godse the day before (photo: National Herald archives)

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Nehru's Word: Musings on parting with Gandhi-ji’s ashes

Jawaharlal Nehru, first prime minister of India (and founder of the National Herald), thought of himself as the 'First Servant of India' (image courtesy @UWCforYouth/X)

Opinion

"Our common allegiance is to India": Nehru's first radio address to independent India

Mahatma Gandhi with Jawaharlal Nehru and Vallabhbhai Patel

POLITICS

Nehru's Word: We consulted Gandhiji on Kashmir at every step

Sheikh Abdullah with Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru (photo: National Herald archives)

Nation

Nehru's Word: Lessons in communal unity from a besieged Kashmir

Jawaharlal Nehru

Nation

Nehru's Word: How we agreed on the accession of Kashmir

India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru

Remembering Nehru

Nehru's Word: The atom bomb’s threat to humanity

India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru

POLITICS

Nehru's Word: The dilemmas of a mass leader and the uncompromising truth