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Bharat Ratna to Savarkar needs no recommendation: Govt

BJP manifesto for Maharashtra had pledged to recommend Bharat Ratna for Savarkar to the Centre if it could form government in the State

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India

Bose family decries Gumnaami; Mission Netaji punches holes in their theory

While the kin of Subhas Chandra Bose rubbish the Gumnami angle, Mission Netaji explains why the family finds it inconvenient

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Netaji Kin, Swamy Wrong About Gumnami Baba

While the kin of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose have taken a U-turn from their position in 2013, Subramanian Swamy latches on to a discredited story

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Rash Behari Bose: The Forgotten Hero

The fact that the British humiliated him on grounds of his ethnicity would be the trigger to developing a strong determination to prove Bengalis could match the British in warfare

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Partition Of Bengal (1905) Shaped Indian Freedom Movement

A look at the events around that time that shaped the character of the revolution and the subsequent Partition of the nation

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India

70th Republic Day parade sees coming together of conflicting ideologies: Gandhi, INA, India’s military might

New Delhi: India on Saturday celebrated the 70th Republic Day with a grand military parade and exhibition of its history, cultural diversity and strategic weaponry at the Rajpath — the city’s centrepiece boulevard — in presence of thousands of spectators including foreign dignitaries and the country’s top political and military brass. South African President Ramaphosa […]

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India

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: India pays tributes to its liberator

PM Narendra Modi on 23 January inaugurated museums dedicated to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and Jallianwala Bagh at the Red Fort complex while many politicians and Indians at large paid glowing tributes to the patriot

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India

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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India

‘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 […]