Jawaharlal Nehru

The march of Indian democracy

The march of Indian democracy

April 18, 2019

India has conducted its electoral democracy successfully over the last seven decades.

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Élections générales 2019

Élections générales 2019

April 17, 2019

Du 11 avril au 19 mai, la plus grande démocratie du monde va faire la démonstration de sa force lors des élections législatives nationales, menant à la nomination du Premier ministre et de son gouvernement. Au-delà de son ampleur, ce scrutin fera l’objet d’une âpre bat...

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Le Poisson frit massala

Le Poisson frit massala

April 17, 2019

Découvrez les cuisines des politiques et leurs recettes favorites. Vous accompagnerez ainsi la Première ministre Indira Gandhi dans ses campagnes politiques, avec cette savoureuse recette de poisson frit massala. Nourriture et politique trouvent un lien particulier en Inde. Mai...

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City of Allahabad restores its name as Prayagraj after 443 years

City of Allahabad restores its name as Prayagraj after 443 years

October 20, 2018

Mughal emperor Akbar, who had named the Indian city of Prayag as Illahabas in 1575 (that later became Allahabad), regained its name as Prayagraj after the Uttar Pradesh government proposed the idea to the cabinet. While on one hand the decision is celebrated by Hindus, on the oth...

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Erasing the Envelopes

Erasing the Envelopes

April 18, 2018

In the digital age, quick taps on the QWERTY communicate implicit thoughts and opinions, thus leading to a major decline in the shipment of personal mails with glued stamps via the postal service. A girl excitedly tore the brown paper away to grasp at a sheet of paper inscribed w...

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The son also rises

The son also rises

December 5, 2017

Rahul Gandhi, scion of India's most enduring political dynasty will now preside over the 132-year old Indian National Congress. The 'crown' of president poses several challenges for Rahul Gandhi. Will he sink or lead the party? Only time will tell.

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Guru Dutt

Guru Dutt

May 8, 2017

With the advent of cinema in India, while most filmmakers chose to project the fading grandeur of Indian princely states or reprise historical fables, Guru Dutt used the medium to capture the loneliness of his characters and present a critical point of view of the Indian society ...

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Shyam Benegal recollects his association with Om Puri

Shyam Benegal recollects his association with Om Puri

January 7, 2017

While India mourns the loss of Om Puri, a stalwart in the field of acting, one of his old friends and directors, Shyam Benegal reminisces the days of Aarohan, Susman and the famous television series, Bharat Ek Khoj.

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Modi led TIME readers’ online poll

Modi led TIME readers’ online poll

December 6, 2016

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has won the TIME magazine ‘Person of the Year’ reader’s online poll. But the US elect-president Donald Trump was ultimately chosen as the ‘Person of the Year’ by the US magazine’s editors, who had picked Modi in 2014.

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Indus Waters Treaty back in spotlight as World Bank intervenes

Indus Waters Treaty back in spotlight as World Bank intervenes

November 11, 2016

Following Pakistan’s objections over two hydropower projects in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, the World Bank has appointed a neutral expert and has also formed a Court of Arbitration for resolving the dispute; India slams the decision and Pakistan’s objections.

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India reconsiders its stance over Indus Waters Treaty

India reconsiders its stance over Indus Waters Treaty

September 26, 2016

After 18 Indian army men lost their lives in the terrorist attack in Uri, the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, on September 18, 2016, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to take concrete actions against Pakistan through the re-evaluation of Indus Waters Treaty betwe...

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