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New book by nephew ‘lays to rest’ debate over Netaji’s death

New Delhi: Questions over the death of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose continue to perplex, the controversy acquiring the aura of a mystique over the decades. Author and Netaji’s nephew Ashis Ray hopes to end the debate with his book Laid to Rest, which collates the findings of 11 different investigations and concludes that he died on […]

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‘Netaji believed freedom cannot be earned by non-violence’

Kolkata: West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi today said Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was a leader who believed that freedom cannot be earned by non-violence. Addressing the 121st birth anniversary of Netaji, Tripathi said he was one of the greatest leaders of Indian freedom struggle. “Netaji gave inspiring slogans as ‘Jai Hind’, ‘Dilli Chalo’, ‘Give me […]

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We’re Sorry, Netaji

Declaring 23 January, Subhas Chandra Bose’s birth anniversary, as Desh Prem Divas will increase public awareness and dispel myths about the personality The careless manner in which the people of the Indian nation forget the contribution of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose towards attaining freedom for the country from British rule, which necessitates recollections and corrections […]

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कांग्रेस में बदलाव के लिए नेताजी सुभाष का संघर्ष

1930 के दशक के मध्य में यूरोप में अपने प्रवास के दौरान सुभाष चंद्र बोस ने न सिर्फ अपना इलाज करवाया बल्कि उन्होंने यूरोप में कई देशों की यात्राएँ भी कीं ताकि वो आज़ादी के संघर्ष को विदेशों में भी फैला सकें। साथ ही उन्होंने अपनी पुस्तक इंडियन स्ट्रगल (1920-1934) लिखी जिसे अंग्रेजी हुकूमत ने […]

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Was Subhas Bose Killed in Russia?

On 18th August 1945, a plane crash in Taipei airport, which never actually happened, has changed the history of India as well as created a mystery that is yet to be solved. The plane was carrying Subhash Bose, one of the greatest freedom fighter’s of India. For last 67 years many theories came up regarding […]

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‘Bhagwanji Was Netaji’

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]t was another day off for Prof Atul Sen. It was time for his evening walk. On other days, he would walk towards the village, but today he decided to walk towards the hill for a change. The sun was setting, with a mystic fog covering the whole area. As Sen walked, he thought of […]

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Second batch of declassified files on Netaji released

Second Set of 50 declassified files relating to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was released online on Web Portal www.netajipapers.gov.in by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State  for Culture and Tourism here today. The present batch of 50 files consists of 10 files from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), 10 files from Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), […]

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Netaji: More Information Needed

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n 23 January, Prime Minister Narendra Modi demonstrated that he means to keep his promise of declassifying Netaji-related files by releasing the first tranche of 100 files belonging to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), most of which were classified until now. The government […]

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Modi releases first set of declassified Netaji files

New Delhi: On the occasion of 119th birth anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose, Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the first set of 100 declassified files relating to the freedom fighter at a function held in the National Archives of India here today. The prime minister also launched the digital version of these files through the web portal […]

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Beyond Declassification

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]ome petal-picking has begun after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent announcement on declassification of files related to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. This guessing game of ‘he will’ and ‘he will not’ will continue for some time to come. And that is not bad at all. The reaction The prime minister’s announcement that his government will […]