Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

  • Centre will decide on who should be given Bharat Ratna: Rajiv Shukla August 11, 2014

    Senior Congress leader Rajiv Shukla said that the government will decide on who should be given Bharat Ratna. "It is the government's decision, but we can be sure only after the list is out." The remarks came in the backdrop of reports suggesting that former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...