For Jawaharlal Nehru, science was an “enzyme of hope”, a romance, a dream, and a constructive way of imagining the nation, which he wanted everyone to experience. By S. IRFAN HABIB
The Nehru-Mahalanobis strategy, which does not promote the export of products that take land away from foodgrain production, must constitute the crux of any anti-imperialist development plan. By PRABHAT PATNAIK
Jawaharlal Nehru’s was the voice that always stood for the larger principle, which was often at odds with the aims of his own party and government. To what extent was he in control of, or even representative of, the period to which he lent his name? By BENJAMIN ZACHARIAH
FOR 42 consecutive days, which ended on October 19, the situation reports on the Ebola outbreak from the Nigerian government displayed o...
Nehru’s pragmatic diplomacy gave a newly independent India a stature in world affairs much above its economic and military power and guided it deftly in a world being polarised by the Cold War. By K.P. FABIAN
The Congress, which is using the Nehruvian tradition to win political legitimacy, has rejected the essentials of the Nehruvian economic trajectory which was premised on the idea of winning economic independence from foreign capital. By C.P. CHANDRASEKHAR
It is estimated that up to 1.4 million people could be infected with the Ebola virus by the end of January. Such scary projections notwithstanding, international support and action, both in terms of money and material, has been inexplicably slow in coming. By R. RAMACHANDRAN in New Delhi
The Ebola disease outbreak draws attention to the need for preparedness and for more government spending on public health infrastructure. By T.K. RAJALAKSHMI