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Tashkent, Sandeep shastri, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Dailyrecco

Daily Recco, January 11: Exploring Lal Bahadur Shastri in politics and beyond

Short in stature with a very tall legacy, India's second Prime Minister needs to stay in the country's cognisance. Sandeep Shastri's book is the right step in that direction.


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Anuj dhar, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Subhash Chandra Bose

Why Subhash Bose and Shastri matter: Under Narendra Modi, a veil of mystery obscuring leaders other than the usual kind has finally lifted

Suddenly, we see a slew of books and movies probing the lives and deaths of some of our most important, and totally overlooked, leaders. It is only the change in regime which made this possible.


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Lal Bahadur Shastri, Congress, Vivek Agnihotri

Vivek Agnihotri: 'I could never make 'Tashkent Files' under Congress govt. Urban Naxals don't question the state. They only want to ridicule one person'

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri has made a sensation with his movie The Tashkent Files. Speaking with Rohit E David, Agnihotri discussed Congress reactions, freedom of expression under the BJP and his opposition to 'urban Naxals'.


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Lok Sabha elections 2019, Vivek Agnihotri, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Tashkent files

The Tashkent Files: Vivek Agnihotri reminds us how, between Nehru and Indira, we forgot Shastri

Agnihotri makes an attempt to point to how easy it has been to wipe out Shastri's life (even death) from public memory.


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The Tashkent Files, Vivek Agnihotri, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Narendra Modi

'Why are Rahul Gandhi's people threatening me over The Tashkent Files,' asks director Vivek Agnihotri

Why is it important to find out how Lal Bahadur Shastri died 53 years ago? And who can this impact politically today? Vivek Agnihotri explains.


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Tashkent files, Mithun chakraborty, Vivek Agnihotri, Lal Bahadur Shastri

The 'Tashkent Files' trailer: Whom will a 'dead PM' help now?

Lal Bahadur Shastri's death has been one of the most intriguing mysteries in Indian politics. But what's not mysterious is how his tale has popped up again, just before 2019's Lok Sabha elections!


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Mazar, Haunted, Ghosts, Lal Bahadur Shastri

Is 10 Janpath, home to several politicians, including Sonia Gandhi, haunted by ill luck?

Could a mazar in the compound of 10 Janpath Road perhaps be a reason for the dark circumstances that dogged some of its inhabitants?


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Tashkent, Postmortem, Death, Lal Bahadur Shastri

Why wasn't Lal Bahadur Shastri's body forensically examined?

It is said that when Shastri's family members, friends and followers saw his dead body, they were horrified.


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PMO, Congress, Tashkent, Lal Bahadur Shastri

4 reasons Lal Bahadur Shastri’s death was suspicious

A needle of suspicion points towards an insider's hand.


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Jawaharlal Nehru, Congress, Lal Bahadur Shastri

Why Lal Bahadur Shastri was one of India's greatest PMs

His simplicity earned him a very crucial emotional connect with the people.