Subhas Chandra Bose

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ART & CULTURE

 |   Long-form
Subhas Chandra Bose, British Raj, INA

How the British Raj ultimately fell to INA trials

[Book excerpt] Gandhi’s slogan of 'do or die' after Quit India was far more compatible with Subhas Chandra Bose’s views than anyone else's.

POLITICS

 |   Long-form
Subhas Chandra Bose, Netaji Files

Why 1955 Japanese report about Netaji's death is bogus

The pro-Congress faction in the Bose family, of which Ashis Ray is a prominent part, is trying to project the report as the ultimate truth.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Subhas Chandra Bose, Netaji Files

Netaji files: How Subhas Bose's daughter flip-flopped on his DNA test

The man who evidently influenced Anita Bose Pfaff's thinking in the matter from the mid-1990s is Pranab Mukherjee.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Subhas Chandra Bose, Netaji Files

Netaji files: Did Nehru hide the fact that Subhas Bose was in Russia?

A recently declassified file has yielded the sensational claim that Netaji was alive even after his reported death in 1945.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Iwaichi Fujiwara, Subhas Chandra Bose, Indian National Army, Netaji Files

Was INA’s Japanese co-founder a spy?

Declassified files suggest the Indian Embassy in Tokyo in 1974 suspected that Iwaichi Fujiwara could have been working for the Japanese intelligence.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Subhas Chandra Bose, Indira Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Congress

How Congress tweaked India's history in its favour

The idea was clearly to perpetuate to posterity the glories of Nehru and other party leaders.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Jawaharlal Nehru, Declassification, Subhas Chandra Bose, Netaji Files

Declassify all Netaji files, even the 'scandalous' ones, if any

No personal charge against him would stick, and nothing would lower his unimpeachable image.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Subhas Chandra Bose, Bose files, Netaji's death

Why did British refuse to trust sole witness to Netaji's death?

Declassified records show Habibur Rahman Khan was the only Indian witness to his leader's reported death on August 18, 1945.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Subhas Chandra Bose, Renkoji temple, Netaji Files

Did Pranab Mukherjee falsify Netaji's wife on how Bose died?

Memo, part of the 100 files related to Netaji released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 23, hints at that.

POLITICS

 |  Breaking Views  |  1-minute read
Jawaharlal Nehru, Narendra Modi, Netaji Files, Subhas Chandra Bose

End this Nehru versus Netaji debate once and for all

It is true that history saw them part ways, but to pit them as political enemies is shockingly far from the truth.