After winning the battle for Independence, India’s leaders had to start rebuilding an economy that was in tatters. The First Five Year Plan led the way, starting 1951, and it exceeded its targets. This was the start of planned development. Take a look.
In the decades since Independence, reservations have always stirred debate. But did you know that quotas were first implemented by a young Chhatrapati from Kolhapur more than a hundred years ago? Here’s how this became a milestone in the history of modern India...
India’s only woman Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi, made the cut as a powerful syndicate in the Congress party wanted a puppet. But it didn’t take the ‘goongi gudiya’ long to prove she had nerves of steel. Here’s the story of Gandhi’s spectacular rise and how she held her own.
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