Subhash Chandra Bose

  • MPPEB scam probe turns murkier: Dean of medical college 'commits suicide' July 4, 2014

    Dean of the Government Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, allegedly committed suicide by setting himself on fire at his official residence this morning, police said. The deceased identified as Dr DK Shakalye, was alone at home at the time as his wife was out for a morning walk, Garha police...
  • Army soldier, freedom fighter dies due to extreme poverty April 29, 2014

    A faded but spotless INA uniform was all he left behind when he died on Tuesday in a hospital, where he was admitted by local people as he could not afford his medical expenses. The 94-year-old Ram Milan Sah, a bachelor, was a member of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's Indian National...
  • 75 kg drugs seized from Mizo air passenger September 17, 2013

    Kolkata: A Mizo woman passenger was on Tueday arrested and 75 kg drugs in the form of tablets was recovered from her luggage at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose international airport here. Acting on a tip off, sleuths of Narcotics Control Bureau arrested the woman who had reached the airport from...
  • Netaji family wants access to CBI files on Nirad Chaudhuri March 20, 2013

    Kolkata: Descendants of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on Wednesday demanded immediate declassification of CBI files on writer Nirad C Chaudhuri's role with British intelligence agencies. "We demand the immediate declassification of this CBI file to set the historical facts right. The people of India would like to know who passed...
  • Kolkata airport's new terminal hailed as symbol of change January 21, 2013

    Kolkata: The wait is finally over. Kolkata has gotten its brand new state-of-the-art integrated airport terminal. With 128 check-in counters, plush VIP lounge and in-line baggage handling facilities, Terminal 2 can accommodate more than 7,000 passengers per hour. Finance Minister Amit Mitra put it quite aptly, "The changing environment of West...
  • Netaji's speech inspired me to draft mine: Pranab January 20, 2013

    Kolkata: President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's 1938 speech as Congress President had inspired him to draft his own acceptance speech on becoming the head of state. "When I drafted my acceptance speech on being elected as the President of the Republic - and that is...
  • Lakshmi Sehgal's body donated for medical research July 24, 2012

    Kanpur: As a huge crowd bid her the final farewell, veteran freedom fighter Captain Lakshmi Sehgal's body was on Tuesday taken to the GSVM medical college here where it would be donated for research. The body of Sehgal, who passed away on Monday at the age of 97, was taken in...
  • Lakshmi Sehgal: From Netaji's INA to Parliament July 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The last link with India's revolutionary freedom struggle led by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose is no more. Lakshmi Swaminathan Sehgal who rose to the rank of a Colonel in the Indian National Army (INA) died at the age of 97. Born into a Tamil Brahmin family in 1914,...
  • Netaji's close aide Lakshmi Sehgal dies at 97 July 23, 2012

    Kanpur: Lakshmi Sehgal, a close associate of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, died on Monday in Kanpur. The 97-year-old who was the first captain of Rani of Jhansi Regiment, the women's wing of Azad Hind Fauj or Indian National Army, had been ailing for some time and was undergoing treatment at...
  • Lakshmi Sehgal's health deteriorates July 21, 2012

    Kanpur: The health of Lakshmi Sehgal, a close associate of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, deteriorated on Saturday, doctors in Kanpur said. "We have put her on ventilator support to boost her blood pressure," said Santosh Kumar, a doctor attending to the 97-year-old who was the first captain of the women's wing...
  • No improvement in Lakshmi Sehgal's condition July 20, 2012

    Kanpur: Captain Lakshmi Sehgal, a compatriot of Subhash Chandra Bose, who was admitted to hospital on Thursday following a cardiac arrest, still continued to be in "very critical" condition, family sources said. "Sehgal's condition is very critical. There has been no significant improvement," Sehgal's daughter Subhashini Ali told reporters in Kanpur...
  • Lakshmi Sehgal suffers cardiac arrest, critical July 19, 2012

    Kanpur: Captain Lakshmi Sehgal, who was part of Subhash Chandra Bose's Indian National Army, was admitted to a hospital in Kanpur on Thursday following a cardiac arrest, family sources said. Sehgal(97), who was ill for some time, suffered a heart attack on Thursday morning at her residence in Civil Lines area...
  • Tamil actor Sharath wants to make film on Netaji November 10, 2011

    Bangalore: Tamil film actor Sharath Kumar wants to produce and direct a film based on the life of noted freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. "I think Netaji's contribution to secure the independence of the country was as crucial as the role played by Mahatma Gandhi. This has not been highlighted...
  • FIR against Jagan: Rebel MLAs to meet governor September 4, 2011

    Hyderabad: Legislators, who quit in support of Kadapa MP YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, would meet Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker and Governor on Monday to urge them to accept their resignations. "The MLAs would meet Speaker and also Governor. We will tell the Governor about the attempts to defame late YS Rajasekhara...
  • Nation must accept Netaji's death: Biographer July 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Contrary to doubts raised about his death, historical evidence indicates that Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose died in an air crash Aug 18, 1945, and the nation must accept that he was a martyr to the cause of freedom, says his grandnephew who has authored a new biography on...
  • Relative chronicles Subhash Chandra Bose's life July 17, 2011

    Kolkata: A new book on the life of Subhash Chandra Bose sheds light on the freedom fighter's life and times. His Majesty's opponent - Subhash Chandra Bose - the life of Netaji chronicled by his grand nephew Sugato Bose. A childhood replete with tales of Netaji's heroic adventures has helped...
  • Flight makes emergency landing after bomb threat October 4, 2010

    Kolkata: A Singapore-bound flight from Moscow with 262 passengers on board made an emergency landing at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Airport here on Sunday night following bomb threat in the aircraft. The Singapore Airlines flight was close to Delhi when Moscow police contacted the pilot and informed him that a...
  • Buddha govt slammed for neglecting Netaji’s portrait January 25, 2010

    The writers building in Kolkata turned into a hive of activity on Saturday after the opposition cried foul that Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's portrait was left neglected despite it being his birth anniversary. In the scramble that followed, a ladder was fetched, flowers arranged and incense lit and finally, the...
  • Buddha violates EC order, won't remove Tagore photos April 2, 2009

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee refused to remove the photos of Rabindranath Tagore and Subhash Chandra Bose after reports of a notice by the Election Commission. The EC had said pictures of all political functionaries should to be removed from public offices and only pictures of Gandhi, the President...
  • US record contests Italian envoy's views on Netaji's death March 19, 2009

    New Delhi: Italian Ambassador to India Alessandro Quaroni surprised Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's supporters by saying that there was no point in doing a reseach on the Indian leader's death in a crash. Speaking at Kolkata's Netaji Research Bureau on the occasion of Netaji's 112th birth anniversary, Quaroni struck what seemed...
  • Chesezu village, Netaji's last stay on Indian soil January 23, 2009

    Chesezu (Nagaland) It’s a state plagued by a violent separatist movement. But in the corner of Nagaland, a little village called Chesezu, is guarding a key annal of Indian history where the Indian National Army set up their last camp in 1944. This is the last point where Netaji...
  • Govt in a spot over Netaji info June 6, 2007

    New Delhi: The mysterious disappearance of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose returned to haunt the Union Home Ministry on Tuesday as the Central Information Commission expressed displeasure over its stand of not parting with documents related to his alleged death in a plane crash in 1945. "Who are you to decide if...
  • RTI makes Netaji rise from 'ashes' June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The mystery about Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's death is acquiring a mythical quality. And now the Ministry of External Affairs has added to the many confusing tales about the fiery leader’s fate. The MEA has informed the Delhi-based 'Mission Netaji' that the ashes and remains of the leader...
  • Govt refuses Netaji papers to RTI body September 17, 2006

    New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry has refused to supply the Central Information Commission (CIC) with copies of documents presented before two panels that enquired into the disappearance of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose, saying the records dated back to over 20 years. This was reported by a research group Mission Netaji,...
  • RS MPs want Netaji 'truths' unearthed August 24, 2006

    New Delhi: Raising serious doubts about the veracity of the Mukherjee Commission findings on the 'disappearance' of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, members in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday demanded that the real truth in the matter be unearthed and the revolutionary leader accorded his rightful due. Participating in a Short Duration...