Netaji

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POLITICS

 |   Long-form
Akhilesh Yadav, UP, Netaji, Mathura Violence

What has Swadheen Bharat Subhash Sena got to do with Netaji?

In the wake of Mathura violence, no one has done more damage to the cause of settling the Subhas Chandra Bose mystery as these conspiracy theorists.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Book Extract, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Netaji

How my uncle Subhas Chandra Bose's disappearance became folklore

[Book extract] I overheard grandmothers telling their grandchildren various outlandish stories about his great adventures.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
RSS, Narendra Modi, Subhas Chandra Bose, Netaji

Are bhakts misappropriating Netaji? Ram Guha thinks so

The ace historian says Hindutva interest groups are out to airbrush Bose's strong secular credentials.

HUMOUR

 |  1-minute read
NIA, West Bengal, Subhas Chandra Bose, Netaji

What Netaji has in common with Hitler and Elvis

Fame can grant immortality, and in certain cases, deny a celebrity the very right to die.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Jawaharlal Nehru, Netaji, Subhas Chandra Bose

Remembering Netaji: How Nehru denied India her true freedom hero

The country's first PM ensured that Subhas Chandra Bose was buried in the pages of history.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Book Extract, Pranab Mukherjee, Russia, Netaji

Did Pranab Mukherjee scuttle Netaji fate inquiry in Russia?

[Book excerpt] As Sushma Swaraj takes up the issue of Bose's possible presence in the then USSR, the current president had allegedly blocked a similar proposal in 1996.

POLITICS

 |  Grade Crossing  |  5-minute read
Gumnami Baba, Netaji Files, Subhas Chandra Bose, Netaji

Who was Gumnami Baba, if not Netaji?

It takes some time and effort to understand the Faizabad angle to the Subhas Chandra Bose mystery.

POLITICS

 |  Fortune Cookie  |  5-minute read
Narendra Modi, West Bengal, Netaji

Why my father, a Netaji bhakt, would rubbish salesmen of conspiracy theories

The BJP's sudden love for Subhas Chandra Bose only helps it divert national attention away from the groundswell against its intolerant regime

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Netaji, Lal Bahadur Shastri

Why there's a Netaji angle to Lal Bahadur Shastri's death

Former PM's family firmly believes that he was murdered.

POLITICS

 |  Breaking Views  |  1-minute read
Jawaharlal Nehru, Netaji

Shame on you for dishonouring Nehru and Netaji

Rajdeep Sardesai says an attempt to demonise India's first PM by pitting him against Subhas Chandra Bose is wrong.