An Indian political leader of the twentieth century. Nehru was a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi in the struggle for independence from Britain in India during the 1930s and 1940s. After independence, he served as the country's first prime minister, steering Indian foreign policy toward nonalignment (see nonaligned nations). Nehru died in 1964.
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With each generation, the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty has grown less impressive, and more pedestrian.Modi Crushes Gandhi in India’s Election Landslide|Tunku Varadarajan|May 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nehru and Jinnah even stayed at the Imperial for extended periods of time in private suites.An Indian Icon Reborn: The Imperial Hotel Reclaims Its Glory Days|Esha Chhabra|May 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We get not just expected discussions of Stalin and Roosevelt, but also good cameos of figures like Nehru.China’s Forgotten Traumas in World War Two|Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom|September 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And after all, Rahul Gandhi's great-grandfather, Jawaharlal Nehru, had those qualities in spades.
Today, in a time of great national distress, Nehru's descendant cannot find the fiber to meet his people.
Nehru in his autobiography expresses strong differences of opinion with Gandhi at many points.
A slightly different version is reprinted in Nehru, Towards Freedom, 81.
Again the great coin glittered high in the air while none other than Nehru himself called out, tensely: "Heads!"
Nehru's face was pale with anger; he was famous for his temper.
He suggested Nehru himself do it, and the Prime Minister agreed.