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  • Sudhir Mishra: Not worried about censorship; it is my country, will fight for what I want 6 days ago

    New Delhi: As his upcoming film 'Aur Devdas' -- a hard-hitting political take on Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's romantic-tragedy -- gears up for its release soon, director Sudhir Mishra says he is not bothered by the recent censorship issues. The filmmaker, who earlier faced the heat of the censor board for his...
  • After Markandey Katju, Sadhvi Prachi calls Mahatma Gandhi a 'British agent' March 18, 2015

    Ghaziabad: Controversial Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Sadhvi Prachi on Wednesday sparked another controversy as she alleged that Mahatma Gandhi was a "British agent" and his contribution towards independence of the country was "negligible", days after former Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju levelled same allegation. "It was only due to...
  • Markandey Katju dares Lok Sabha to book him under 'Lunatics Act' March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: After Rajya Sabha, former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju on Thursday dared Lok Sabha to book him under "Lunatics Act" for punishing him. Hours after Lok Sabha passed a resolution condemning for his remarks on Mahatma Gandhi and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, he wrote on his blog, "One Honorable...
  • PM has no power to declassify Netaji files, says PMO February 17, 2015

    Kolkata: The Prime Minister has no power to declassify secret files relating to the mysterious disappearance of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, the Prime Minister's Office has clarified in an RTI reply. "There are no mentions in Manual of Office Procedure or Public Records Rules, 1997, regarding any discretionary power...
  • Arrested Indian accused of passing secrets to Pakistan's ISI January 24, 2015

    Bhubaneshwar: The police arrested a 35-year-old man on Friday in Odisha, accusing him of passing military secrets to Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency. Police said Ishwar Chandra Behera was passing on information about missile activities conducted at a unit of India's Defence Research & Development Organisation, where he worked as a...
  • Subhash Chandra Bose's 118th birth anniversary also celebrated as Desh Prem Divas January 23, 2015

    Even as the mystery continues over Subhash Chandra Bose's death, we remember the martyr on his 118th birth anniversary also celebrated as Desh Prem Divas. ...
  • Delhi elections: EC asks CEO to take measures for differently abled to cast vote January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Monday asked the Delhi Chief Electoral Officer to put in place a variety of measures to ensure that differently abled voters do not face problems while casting their ballot in the Assembly polls here on February 7. In a letter to CEO Delhi Chandra...
  • Netaji didn't die in air crash: Subramanian Swamy January 10, 2015

    Kolkata: Convinced that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose had not died in air crash in Taiwan in 1945, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today said that the Centre would release secret files relating to his death. "It will be released sometime in the future," Swamy said at a programme when asked about declassification...
  • Filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee keen on declassification of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose files December 30, 2014

    Kolkata: Keen to learn more about Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Bollywood filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee Monday batted for declassification of secret files related to the nationalist leader. The "Khosla Ka Ghosla" maker was keen to know about Netaji's life but the authorities backed out of declassifying the files as promised, said a...
  • Delhi High Court dismisses plea to bring back Netaji's ashes December 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking an order to bring back to India Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's ashes, currently lying in a museum in Germany. A division bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice PS Teji Wednesday refused to entertain the plea, saying the court...
  • MDMK, TMC jointly demand for declassifying Netaji files December 23, 2014

    Chennai: Trinamool Congress and Vaiko-led MDMK on Tuesday jointly demanded that the Centre declassify the files relating to the disappearance of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and make it public, contending that every Indian must know what happened to the leader. "We demand, without any delay, the inquiry report must be...
  • There was an international conspiracy involved behind Netaji's disappearence: Grand nephew December 1, 2014

    The Prime Minister's Office on Monday refused to make public the files related to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's his grand nephew has said that this confirms that there was an international conspiracy surounding Bose's disappearance. ...
  • Should Centre reveal files releated to Netaji's disappearance? December 1, 2014

    The Prime Minister's Office on Monday refused to make public the files related to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's his grand nephew has said that this confirms that there was an international conspiracy surounding Bose's disappearance. ...
  • Government discloses partial details of files on Netaji, refuses to make it public December 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office has disclosed partial details of files related to freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose but has decided not to make these filed public. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led government has maintained that a disclosure of the classified files on the mysterious disappearance and...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 4, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 4, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Sachin Tendulkar hits out at Greg Chappell, calls him 'ringmaster' November 4, 2014

    The scars of the Greg Chappell era in Indian cricket have still not healed, 7 years after the Australian great's reign as Indian coach ended. Sachin Tendulkar's soon to be released autobiography has laid bare the bitterness of the Chapell era. In a break from his politically correct demeanor Sachin...
  • SP announces names of 6 party candidates for Rajya Sabha elections October 31, 2014

    Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Friday announced the names of six party candidates for the Rajya Sabha elections scheduled for next month. The party's central parliamentary board at a meeting in the national capital cleared the names of Ram Gopal Yadav, Javed Ali, Chandra Pal Singh Yadav, Neeraj Shekhar, Ravi...
  • Netaji deputy, Nehru aide ACN Nambiar was Soviet spy: British documents October 25, 2014

    London: A deputy of freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, an "old friend" of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and a former Indian ambassador, ACN Nambiar, has been described as a Soviet spy. According to documents declassified under the 30-year-rule at the National Archives, Nambiar went to Berlin in 1924 as a journalist...
  • 2G Scam: Court's no to Sanjay Chandra's plea to go abroad, terms it casual October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A special court has rejected a plea of Unitech Limited Managing Director Sanjay Chandra, facing trial in 2G spectrum allocation case, to go abroad saying it "smacks of casual attitude" as no proper documents support it. Special CBI judge OP Saini dismissed the application filed by Chandra in...
  • Radar trouble affects operations at Kolkata airport October 18, 2014

    Kolkata: Flight operations were affected at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport as the Air Traffic Control (ATC) faced problems in the automatic radar system due to failure of BSNL link from a number of destinations. The Airport Authority of India (AAI) Regional Executive Director S Bhaduri said that...
  • Noida school mishap: 1 student dead, 22 injured in building wall collapse October 16, 2014

    Noida: In a horrific accident in Nodia, a 5-year-old student was killed while 22 others were injured after the roof of a building near their school in Sector 49, Noida collapsed on Thursday afternoon. The students of Ram Chandra Junior High school in Noida's Sector 49 were standing besides an under-construction...
  • GSLV MK III will make India self-reliant in space: Scientist September 27, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: India does not need to rely on foreign countries for launching heavier communication satellites once its experimental mission of GSLV Mark III tasted success, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) Director M Chandra Dathan on Saturday said. "The GSLV Mark III, scheduled to be launched in November first week, will carry...
  • Netaji galvanised Indians in Singapore to fight for freedom, says new research book September 27, 2014

    Singapore: The establishment of the Indian National Army (INA) and its women's wing, as well as the arrival of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose galvanised the Indian community in Singapore to fight for India's independence, a new research book says. "The coming of Subhas Chandra Bose completely revolutionised...the whole movement because people...
  • Subhash Chandra Garg appointed as World Bank ED September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior IAS officer Subhash Chandra Garg was on Wednesday appointed as Executive Director in World Bank. Garg, a 1983batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre, will have a tenure of three years from the date of assuming charge of the post, said an order issued by the Appointments Committee of...
  • Tripathi Hindi Bhavan to come up in Mumbai University September 10, 2014

    Mumbai: The stone laying ceremony of Dr Rammanohar Tripathi Hindi Bhavan and Dr Zakir Hussain Urdu Ghar was held at University of Mumbai. Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane and Minorities Minister Arif Naseem Khan laid the foundation of the twin buildings on the university's Kalina campus on Monday. The district...
  • BJD MP Hemendra Chandra Singh passes away September 5, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Hemendra Chandra Singh, Biju Janata Dal MP from Kandhamal constituency in Odisha passed away on Thursday night. He was 47. Singh had suffered a massive heart attack last week, followed by multiple organ failure. He breathed his last in a private hospital in Bhubaneswar. ...
  • Noted Historian Bipan Chandra dies at the age of 86 August 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Well known Indian author and historian Bipan Chandra died on Saturday morning at the age of 86. He was considered to be an expert in political history and economics. He has authored a number of books including The Rise and Growth of Economic Nationalism, Communalism: A Primer, The...
  • 'Dead' RTI activist Chandra Mohan Sharma arrested August 28, 2014

    Noida: RTI activist Chandra Mohan Sharma, who was presumed to be dead after a charred body was found in his car, was on Thursday evening arrested by police. On Wednesday, the Uttar Pradesh Police had detained Sharma and his lover in Karnataka. According to police, Sharma might have faked his death...
  • Did UP RTI activist fake his own death for love? August 27, 2014

    Noida: Three months after the charred body of RTI activist Chandra Mohan Sharma was found in his car in Greater Noida, the plot has thickened. It has now emerged that the body may not be Sharma's. In fact, the police says that he may have faked his death to be...