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.
Did you know that the ‘Boson particle’ is named after an Indian scientist from Calcutta? Here’s the story of Satyendra Nath Bose, whose breakthrough in quantum physics and work with Albert Einstein in the 1920s was a scientific milestone in the #MakingofModernIndia.
Was she a ‘slayer of evil’ or a hero who took her story too far? India’s only woman Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi’s political destiny, and that of the country, was defined by the tumultuous events of the 1970s – a war, the Emergency and two mid-term polls.
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