Tag: Subhas Chandra Bose

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  • Gumnami Baba was not Netaji: Army veterans support Bose family demanding probe

    Gumnami Baba was not Netaji: Army veterans support Bose family demanding probe

    A group of army veterans extended their support to members of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s family who have raised objections to the claim that the iconic freedom fighter led his last years in hiding as ‘Gumnami Baba’ in Uttar Pradesh.

    March 5, 2019
  • Seeking India’s spiritual destiny

    Seeking India’s spiritual destiny

    Tagore’s support for Subhas during this critical phase of national politics strengthened his zeal for gaining freedom for the country.

    January 24, 2019
  • Tagore, Netaji and spirituality

    Tagore, Netaji and spirituality

    As the Congress was divided between supporters of Gandhi and Bose, Tagore advocated the latter’s cause with his write up Deshanayak or The Leader of the Country in May 1939: “I am a Bengali poet; on behalf of Bengal I hail you as the leader of the nation”.

    January 23, 2019
  • Against the tide~II

    Against the tide~II

    The final answer about Netaji's death must be sought in the domain of divinity. Those dearest to God smart under stinging pain and suffering, burn with searing agony till they become luminous with purity and transcend the shackles of psychosis and eventually merge with the supreme. Sa Yogi Moyee Bartate

    December 20, 2018
  • Allahabad Affidavit

    Allahabad Affidavit

    The exercise of changing names of a historical place should always be carried out judiciously not the least because to change the name of a city is to divest it of its past moorings and associations.

    November 10, 2018
  • Astronomy to Astrophysics

    Astronomy to Astrophysics

    Meghnad Saha was born 125 years ago in an obscure village in East Bengal, now Bangladesh, in a family where his father was an indigent shopkeeper. The country was under British rule, and society was sharply divided by a rigid caste structure, destructive poverty and extreme superstition. Young Meghnad had to fight against inconceivable odds …

    October 10, 2018
  • A forgotten legend

    A forgotten legend

    Of the eminent Indians carrying the surname Bose, Subhas Chandra Bose is the most popular. The rest are all scientists of international fame. Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose and Satyendra Nath Bose need no introduction. Some may be familiar with the name Amar Gopal Bose, inventor and professor of acoustics at MIT, for the Bose music …

    September 23, 2018
  • Bagha Jatin: The Unsung Hero

    Bagha Jatin: The Unsung Hero

    It is unfortunate that the supreme sacrifice made by Bagha Jatin and his associates is little known outside Bengal and Odisha, although there is no dearth of well-documented historical records. Long before Independence in 1947, there was an attempt under the leadership of Bagha Jatin and Narendranath Bhattacharya better known as MN Roy et al in 1915 — during World War-I — to attain Independence through armed insurrection in cooperation with Germany

    September 5, 2018
  • Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s bust vandalised in Kolkata

    Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s bust vandalised in Kolkata

    A complaint was lodged at the local police station against unknown miscreants by activists of the Forward Bloc

    May 3, 2018
  • Mamata Banerjee remembers first flag hoisting by INA on Indian soil in Moirang

    Mamata Banerjee remembers first flag hoisting by INA on Indian soil in Moirang

    Located in Bishnupur district of Manipur in India’s northeast, Moirang is today a city. It is home to the Loktak Lake – the biggest freshwater lake in all of northeast and a national park.

    April 14, 2018
  • The last word on the subject?

    The last word on the subject?

    Both books are about historic journeys; the first concerns the last fateful journey of Indian nationalist Subhas Chandra Bose; and the second, the last of the traditional caravans from Leh in Ladakh to Lhasa in Tibet, carrying gifts and tributes to the Dalai Lama. The author of Laid to Rest is Ashis Ray, the longest …

    March 3, 2018
  • Forgotten patriarch and patriot

    Forgotten patriarch and patriot

    Janaki Nath Bose is remembered, if at all, as the father of the great freedom-fighters Sarat Chandra and Subhas Chandra Bose, but the man himself is forgotten.  Subhas Chandra himself wrote a brief biography of his father in Bengali which is worth reading. Janaki Nath was born in Kodalia on 28 May 1860 as the …

    January 27, 2018
  • Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s kin meet UP CM Yogi

    Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s kin meet UP CM Yogi

    Several family members of Subhas Chandra Bose on Tuesday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath here on the freedom fighter’s 121st birth anniversary, officials said. They included Bose’s brother Sharat Chandra Bose’s granddaughter Jayanti Bose Rakshit, her husband Amiya Kumar Rakshit, grand-nephew Arya Bose and grand-niece Tapti Ghosh. The Chief Minister enquired about their …

    January 24, 2018
  • Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose birth anniversary: 7 greatest quotes by the pivotal leader

    Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose birth anniversary: 7 greatest quotes by the pivotal leader

    Subhas Chandra Bose, who was also referred as Netaji, was born 23 January 1897 in Bengal constituency (now Odisha state) in India. He was an Indian Independence movement activist and a member of Indian National Congress Party. He became the party president in 1938. Netaji left India after he had a falling-out with Mahatma Gandhi …

    January 23, 2018
  • Forgotten


    At a time when a squabble over not observing the death anniversary of the nation’s first woman Prime Minster and paying tribute to the nation’s first deputy Prime Minister is making news, the powers that be have given a go by to the setting up of a sovereign government away from Indian soil when the …

    November 20, 2017
  • Remembering Netaji and his soldiers

    Remembering Netaji and his soldiers

    On 17 October, at a modest gathering at Hojai in central Assam, a group of patriots belonging to the Netaji Subhas Chandra Mission was given a rousing reception after being taken in a procession. They had come from Kolkata to celebrate the 75th foundation day of the Provisional Azad Hind government and pay their homage …

    October 23, 2017
  • Rajkummar Rao wraps up ‘Bose Dead or Alive’

    Rajkummar Rao wraps up ‘Bose Dead or Alive’

    Actor Rajkummar Rao has wrapped up shooting for the keenly awaited web series Bose Dead/Alive. The ALTBalaji show has Rajkummar essaying the role of prominent leader of the freedom movement Subhas Chandra Bose. The series has been directed by Pulkit while Hansal Mehta is the creative director. Rajkummar announced the news on his Twitter handle …

    September 10, 2017