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From inaugurating museum to declassifying 'Netaji Files', BJP has often appropriated Bose's legacy to make inroads in Bengal
Politics

From inaugurating museum to declassifying 'Netaji Files', BJP has often appropriated Bose's legacy to make inroads in Bengal

Despite not adhering to Jawaharlal Nehru and Mahatma Gandhi's non-violent worldview, Bose recognised the fact that they all shared the same purpose for India – end of colonial rule.

Revolutionary road: A new, in-depth look at ideology of Bhagat Singh, Azad
Life

Revolutionary road: A new, in-depth look at ideology of Bhagat Singh, Azad

In her book A Revolutionary History of Interwar India, Kama Maclean looks at the Hindustan Socialist Republican Army of Chandrashekhar Azad and Bhagat Singh

The Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose mystery: Did he end up in Russia?
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The Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose mystery: Did he end up in Russia?

In the book, Dhar claims: "Despite there being several reports alluding to Netaji's presence in Russia, the (Indian) government never asked the Soviets to state facts, much less applied diplomatic pressure to extract the truth."

British lathis and starched cotton: Remembering my Minister-Grandmother
Life

British lathis and starched cotton: Remembering my Minister-Grandmother

My great aunt was made of stern stuff. All those British lathis she had to face must have made her tough relatives said. On Independence Day, Sandip Roy remembers a freedom fighter he only knew as a grandmother.

BJP wants Kalam back at Raisina Hill: Swaraj
Politics

BJP wants Kalam back at Raisina Hill: Swaraj

The BJP today made clear its choice in former President APJ Abdul Kalam for India's next president.

Netaji's sword and Subhas Bose's tears
Politics

Netaji's sword and Subhas Bose's tears

Subhas Bose has become the stuff of legend, a source of inspiration to people as diverse as Naga militants and Nelson Mandela. A new biography by his grand-nephew Sugata Bose tries to make sense of a hero's life that often outstripped his legend.