Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family
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Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

The Nehru-Gandhi family is one of the most powerful political dynasties in India. It has given our nation three Prime Ministers and has been at the centre of change in modern India.. Here are some of the families' rare images. itimes does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any information's, content or contained on, distributed through, or linked, downloaded or accessed from any of the services contained on this website.
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Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

While it was rumoured that Nehru had fondness for women, his grandson Sanjay Gandhi had apparently got himself a reputation of being a Playboy! Image Courtesy: Image Procured via Google Search

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

One of the pioneers of the Indian freedom movement, Nehru has been criticized for being responsible for the Partition. Image Courtesy: Image Procured via Google Search

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Nehru was a handsome young barrister from a prominent Kashmiri Brahmin family with roots in Allahabad. Did you know, Nehru and his wife Kamala had a son in 1924, but he died within 3 weeks? Image Courtesy: Image Procured via Google Search

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Seen here with his brother Nehru was jailed plenty of times for his role in India's independence struggle Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Thousands lined the streets when India's first PM Nehru died from a stroke and a cardiac arrest. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

'At the stroke of the midnight hour when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.' These were the famous words spoken by Nehru as the clock struck twelve on the 15th of August, 1947. Image Courtesy: Image Procured via Google Search

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

The Nehru-Gandhi family is influential and controversial, for a number of different reasons. Did you know, Indira Gandhi's mother was against her marriage to Feroze Gandhi for undisclosed reasons? Here's more.. Image Courtesy: Image Procured via Google Search

Jawaharlal Nehru spied on Subhas Chandra Bose family

Jawaharlal Nehru spied on Subhas Chandra Bose family

Intelligence Bureau had once revealed that the Nehru Goverment had SPIED on Subhas Chandra Bose's family for 20 years, between 1948 and 1968! No one knows why... Image Courtesy: Image Procured via Google Search

Sonia Gandhi's First Boyfriend, Franco

Sonia Gandhi's First Boyfriend, Franco

Antonia Maino or Sonia Gandhi was dating an Italian footballer, Franco in the 60s before she met Rajiv Gandhi. They first met at the seashore of Jesolo in the 60?s, when she was merely 14.

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Rumour has it that Rajiv and Sonia met while studying in Cambridge. Some claim that Sonia was not actually studying in Cambridge but was an au pair who basically looked after the children in a family. It is also suggested that she was a waitress... Image Courtesy: Image Procured via Google Search

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

There was widespread opposition to Sonia's foreign origins when she decided to enter politics. People went to an extent that they accused Sonia Gandhi of being a Soviet spy who was sent to lure Rajiv Gandhi. They all remained rumours, of course. Image Courtesy: Image Procured via Google Search

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Their son, was rumoured to be dating this Colombian. Veronique Cartelli was Rahul Gandhi's alleged girlfriend. She studied in the same college as him in England. Their rumoured relationship is as ambiguous as it could get. It ended soon after... Image Courtesy: Image Procured via Google Search

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Indira learnt politics and statesmanship from her father's side. She was later assassinated by her own Sikh guards as a retaliation of Operation Blue Star. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

After Indira Gandhi's death, her son Rajiv reluctantly entered politics. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

It was reported that Sanjay had a strange hold over his mother Indira who turned a blind eye once he took the reigns of power. Image procured via Google Search

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

A state of emergency was declared for a period of 21 months which made the PM the defacto ruler. It was rumoured that there was widescale curbing of civil liberties during that period. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

It was rumoured that widespread sterilization drive took place in India during the Emergency with Sanjay Gandhi at the helm. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Rare photos of the Nehru-Gandhi family

Indira's love affair with Feroze was not approved of by her mother Kamla Nehru according to sources close to the family. Image Source: Procured via Google Search.

Sanjay Gandhi's unknown facts
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Sanjay Gandhi's unknown facts

Here's a look at some of Sanjay Gandhi's most controversial facts.

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Indira Gandhi
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Indira Gandhi


Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi, better known as the Iron Lady of India, she served as Prime Minister of India for three consecutive terms. On her death anniversary, let's remember her and take a look at her life through some unseen photos.
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J L Nehru
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J L Nehru

He is till date the longest serving PM of India, from 1947 until 1964. He was a charismatic and radical leader, advocating complete independence from the British Empire.

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Unknown facts about Maneka Gandhi
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Unknown facts about Maneka Gandhi

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Rajiv Gandhi
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Rajiv Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi was loved for his suave looks, public approach, gentle behaviour and understanding the needs of the his country. As the nation pays homage to former PM on his death anniversary, take a look at his unseen pics.

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Kripa Parekh19th Aug, 2016
Hot viral: Robert Vadra jokes on Twitter
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Hot viral: Robert Vadra jokes on Twitter

Check out a compilation of the most viral Robert Vadra jokes on the net. Enjoy!!

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