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  • Kolkata: Netaji's family holds rally demanding declassification of files April 14, 2015

    Kolkata: Marking the 71st anniversary of hoisting of the Tricolour in Manipur's Moirang by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's Azad Hind Fauj, a section of the freedom fighter's family members are holding a rally in the in Kolkata on Tuesday. The protesters are demanding immediate declassification of the 100-odd files on...
  • Netaji's grand nephew meets Modi, asks him to declassify documents over snooping row April 14, 2015

    Berlin: Amidst the row over Intelligence Bureau files that showed that former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru's government spied on Subhas Chandra Bose's family for 20 years, PM Narendra Modi met the freedom fighter's grand nephew Surya Bose in Berlin on Monday. After the meeting Surya said that he had...
  • There was some conspiracy behind Netaji's death: Grand-nephew Surya Bose April 13, 2015

    Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's grand-nephew Surya Bose said, "I have been invited to a reception in Berlin which the Prime Minister will attend. Hundreds of others have been invited and I hope I get a chance to meet the Prime Minister. I will bring up the snooping case if I...
  • BJP exaggerating spying allegation against Nehru: Congress's Afzal April 12, 2015

    Senior Congress leader Meem Afzal accused the Bharartiya Janata Party of exaggerating the spying allegation against former Jawahar Lal Nehru. Afzal said, "I want to know who is responsible for these selective leaks? BJP is trying to blow the issue out of proportion." ...
  • IB shared Subhas Chandra Bose's family details with Britain's MI5 in 1947: report April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets the family of freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in Berlin on Sunday, a media report claimed that details of Bose's family had been shared by the Intelligence Bureau with Britain's MI5 earlier in 1947. According to Mail Today, the Intelligence Bureau intercepted...
  • Digvijaya Singh demands government to probe snooping allegations against Nehru April 11, 2015

    Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has demanded the government to set up a committee and initiate an investigation into the snooping charges against former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru. He also accused the RSS and the BJP of conspiring to malign Nehru's image. He said, "I want MHA and PMO...
  • Will raise snooping issue with PM Modi, says Subhas Chandra Bose's grandnephew April 11, 2015

    Freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's grandnephew Surya is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the country. Surya will raise the issue of former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru spying on Bose's family for 20 years from 1948 to 1968. Surya said, "I have been...
  • Congress hits back over spying allegations against Nehru, asks if Sardar Patel, Shastri were part of it April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: An embarrassed Congress has hit back at the Narendra Modi government over snooping allegations against former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Senior party leader Digvijaya Singh pointed out that Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Lal Bahadur Shastri were the home ministers when the alleged snooping on freedom fighter Netaji Subhas...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob April 10, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Virat Kohli breaks his silence on criticism of his girlfriend Anushka Sharma April 10, 2015

    Two weeks after India lost their World Cup crown in a semi-final defeat against Australia, Virat Kohli - who scored just one run in that match - has come out with an emotional outburst, saying "I am hurt". ...
  • Nehru spying controversy: Congress hits back at BJP, says every attempt being made to distort history April 10, 2015

    Hitting back at BJP on former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru spying on the family of freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose for two decades from 1948 to 1968, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that the BJP-RSS forget that who were the PMs and home ministers of this country during...
  • Upset that private letter of Netaji were accessed, says Subhash Chandra Bose's relative April 10, 2015

    The Intelligence Bureau on Friday denied de-classifying files which indicated that former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru spied on the family of freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose for two decades from 1948 to 1968, sources said. Bose's family member Professor Sougata Bose said, "Well, I must say first of all...
  • IB denies de-classifying files suggesting Nehru spied on Subhash Chandra Bose's family: sources April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The Intelligence Bureau on Friday denied de-classifying files which indicated that former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru spied on the family of freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose for two decades from 1948 to 1968, sources said. Nehru died on May 27, 1964 and spying continued for four years...
  • IB reports made public, reveal Jawaharlal Nehru spied on Subhash Chandra Bose's family for 20 years April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Two recently de-classified Intelligence Bureau files reveal that former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru spied on the family of freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose for two decades from 1948 to 1968. Nehru died on May 27, 1964 and spying continued for four years even after his death. Apart from...
  • Pune FC take on Royal Wahingdoh in I-League March 28, 2015

    Shillong: Pune FC will look to maintain their 100 percent record against Royal Wahingdoh when they face the north-east side in an I-League Round 13 encounter at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Sunday. Playing their second away game in a row, third-placed Pune FC (16 points) will also be eager...
  • PM Narendra Modi's objective is to 'completely debunk' Jawaharlal Nehru, says Jairam Ramesh March 8, 2015

    Thrissur: Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday hit out at Narendra Modi, saying the Prime Minister's one point objective is to "completely debunk" Jawaharlal Nehru. He also asked the Left parties to join the Congress at a platform to "rediscover" Nehru and use Nehruvian thoughts and approach to check communal forces...
  • India not taking action against notorious markets: US March 6, 2015

    Washington: India has not taken meaningful and effective action against notorious markets like the Nehru Place in New Delhi where counterfeit products are openly sold, the US has alleged. "Numerous markets in India have appeared in past Lists, with no identified meaningful, effective response by the Indian government," the US Trade...
  • Re-imagining the Indian Foreign Service February 24, 2015

    "Aap yeh cutlery aur menu decide karma chod dijiye aur yeh sochiye ki Bharat mein investment kaise laa sakte hain." That was Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking at the Indian embassy in Japan on his hi-profile first trip to that country in 2014. Of all the civilian services Prime Minister...
  • Hindu Mahasabha to be on prowl on Valentine's Day, youth undaunted February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: While youth in Delhi warm up to celebrate love with red roses and colourful gifts on Valentine's Day on February 14, the Hindu Mahasabha on Friday said their volunteers would have couples spliced up if found in an act of "indecent display of love" in public space. With white...
  • Kolkata: Fire on the 5th floor of Himalaya House in Chowringhee February 5, 2015

    Kolkata: A fire on Thursday broke out at the fifth floor of a multi-storey office building on Jawaharlal Nehru Road in south Kolkata. Fire brigade and police officers said that ten fire tenders have already rushed to the spot to fight the blaze. There was no news of any person being trapped...
  • Nailathon: India's professional nail championship on February 10 January 30, 2015

    Mumbai: The second edition of StyleSpeak Nailathon - a day-long event that is considered India's professional nail championship - will take place at Nehru Centre here Feb 10. The event, organised by C&E Media, a division of Conferences and Exhibitions Pvt. Ltd, will witness nail technicians from all over India getting...
  • Mumbai: Truckers clash with police outside Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust January 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Truck drivers outside Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) at Uran in neighbouring Raigad district on Sunday were lathicharged by police following a clash. The incident occurred when police tried to break their demonstrations against holding up of their vehicles. The truck drivers were stranded as their vehicles were stuck up...
  • Ordinance row: BJP hits back at Congress, asks were Nehru, Indira 'dictators'? January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP on dug up details of ordinances issued by Congress regimes in the past to hit back at it for its attack on Narendra Modi government and wondered if the party will brand Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi as "dictators". Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu, however, added that...
  • Modi government likely to replace Planning Commission in December November 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Work has moved into top gear for finalising the name and structure for the new institution that will replace the 64-year old Planning Commission and the same may be unveiled this December. "The Prime Minister has convened a meeting of the Chief Ministers on December 7 to seek their...
  • Anand Sharma refutes charges of senior Congress leaders not invited for Nehru's event November 21, 2014

    The rift within the Congress party seems to be wide open. According to sources, senior party leaders like former finance minister P Chidambaram and former Union minister Kamal Nath are upset with the Congress high command over not being invited for the event organised on the 125th birth anniversary of...
  • Chidambaram, Kamal Nath other Congress leaders upset at not being invited for Nehru's event: sources November 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The rift within the Congress party seems to be wide open. According to sources, senior party leaders like former finance minister P Chidambaram and former Union minister Kamal Nath are upset with the Congress high command over not being invited for the event organised on the 125th birth...
  • Day 2 of Nehru International Conference to begin on Tuesday November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress's two day Nehru International Conference as part of the 125th birth anniversary celebrations of Jawaharlal Nehru continues on Tuesday. It is being attended by many eminent leaders. The event, which Congress used to reach out to non-NDA parties, saw Mamata Banerjee from Trinamool Congress and Left...
  • Congress leaders Antony, Chidambaram, Shinde missing at international Nehru meet November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Several senior Congress leaders including AK Antony, P Chidambaram, Sushilkumar Shinde and Kamal Nath were conspicuous by their absence at the International Conference on Jawaharlal Nehru organised on Monday. A number of party Chief Ministers including from Karnataka and Kerala were also...
  • Jawaharlal Nehru messed up Kashmir issue, says Subramanian Swamy November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday accused India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru of being "short-sighted" and "contributing immensely" to the Kashmir issue. "There is no record whatsoever in our parliamentary history that Nehru consulted his cabinet before going to the United Nations with the issue," Swamy said at...
  • No India without secularism, says Sonia Gandhi November 17, 2014

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday said that India can not exist without secularism. She also said, "Secularism was an article of faith for Jawaharlal Nehru." ...