Netaji

  • Centre should hike state government employees' DA too: Mamata 22-02-2014 08:39 PM

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday demanded that the central government hike the dearness allowance of state government employees whenever they extend such benefits to their own staff. "The central govenement hikes the DA of its employees from time to time. But the state government does not...
  • Subhas Chandra Bose's 118th birth anniversary observed across the country 23-01-2014 11:37 AM

    New Delhi: Freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's 118th birth anniversary is being observed throughout the country. Bose was born on January 23, 1897 in Cuttack and reportedly died on August 18, 1945 in an air crash. But there is still no conclusive proof of his death with his supporters...
  • Kolkata: Special HC bench to take up Netaji case 16-01-2014 05:27 PM

    The Calcutta High Court on Thursday ordered constitution of a special bench to take up a petition demanding declassification of secret documents on the mystery surrounding the disappearance of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. Hearing the PIL filed by Kolkata-based NGO India's Smile, Chief Justice Arun Mishra said the special division...
  • Amitabh Bachchan on cinema: Has played the role of unifier and integrator 11-11-2013 10:39 AM

    Kolkata: Extolling the contributions of Bengali literature and cinema to the world, Amitabh Bachchan said here on Sunday that cinema plays an important role in unifying and integrating in a "fast disintegrating world". Speaking in Bengali, Amitabh Bachchan conveyed to the audience - during the inauguration of the 19th Kolkata...
  • Mamata Banerjee launches scholarship scheme for girls 01-10-2013 05:14 PM

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday flagged off the "Kanyashree" scheme under which an annual scholarship of Rs 500 would be given to unmarried girls aged 13-18 and whose family's annual income is below Rs 1.20 lakh. The scheme was launched at the Netaji Indoor Stadium in Kolkata...
  • 75 kg drugs seized from Mizo air passenger 17-09-2013 11:09 PM

    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...
  • TMC questions PMO over refusal to furnish files on Netaji in Rajya Sabha 23-08-2013 05:27 PM

    Prime Minister Office's refusal to share details of three classified files related to widow and daughter of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose had its echo in Rajya Sabha with a member asking about the "exact nature of threat" from the disclosure on Friday. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, TMC leader...
  • PMO turns down RTI appeal to release files on Netaji's widow, daughter 14-08-2013 06:50 PM

    Turning down an RTI appeal, the Prime Minister's Office has said releasing secret files about Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's widow Emilie Schenkl and daughter Anita Bose may upset relations with foreign countries. Chandrachur Ghose who runs the website www.subhaschandrabose.org had appealed under the RTI Act to provide access to letters...
  • Men's hockey team camp to commence in Bangalore from May 16 14-05-2013 04:59 PM

    New Delhi: The national men hockey team's core probables will start their training camp at the Netaji Subhas Southern Centre (NSSC), Bangalore on Thursday to prepare for the FIH World League Round 3 (semi-final) to be held at Rotterdam, Netherlands from June 13 to 23. The camp will be on...
  • Baba Sehgal records a song in Telugu movie 'Its My Life' 27-04-2013 10:56 PM

    Telugu film 'It's my life' is produced by SS Naidu and Baby Thanvi Sri (U S A ) is presenting the fillm. 'Maa Jeevitham Maa Istam' is the tagline of the film. Ramineni Netaji is the director of the film. The film has completed two schedules and the last schedule...
  • Netaji's family seeks Modi's help in solving the death mystery 15-04-2013 04:28 AM

    Kolkata: Family members of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose have sought the help of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for declassification of all secret files concerning the iconic leader. "Netaji belonged to the entire nation, so we extend our appeal to you for your kind support in demanding from the Prime...
  • Singapore honours Jawaharlal Nehru as a 'friend' 20-11-2011 08:39 AM

    Singapore: Sixty-one years after Jawaharlal Nehru last visited the island state, Singapore commemorates in stone India's first prime minister as a "friend to our shores". With Prime Minister Manmohan Singh unveiling a bust of Nehru at the Asian Civilisation Museum green on the picturesque banks of the Singapore River on...
  • Tamil actor Sharath wants to make film on Netaji 10-11-2011 12:09 PM

    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...
  • Nation must accept Netaji's death: Biographer 25-07-2011 12:10 PM

    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...
  • MP govt orders probe into sex-for-marks scandal 04-03-2011 03:06 PM

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh government has ordered an investigation into the sex-for-marks scandal at the Rani Durgavati University in Jabalpur. Madhya Pradesh Education Minister Laxmikant Sharma said that the state government has formed a committee to investigate the matter. "The government has taken the matter very seriously. We have suspended...
  • Sex for marks scandal rocks Madhya Pradesh 04-03-2011 07:10 AM

    Bhopal: A sex for marks scandal hit Rani Durgavati University in Jabalpur. A first year medical student's complaint, that she was told, could get her marks increased if she slept with someone, blew the lid off the scam. "Even before the first year results were out, I was approached by...
  • Flight makes emergency landing after bomb threat 04-10-2010 10:10 AM

    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...
  • Buddha govt slammed for neglecting Netaji’s portrait 25-01-2010 02:45 PM

    The portrait was garlanded by the chief and home secretaries. ...
  • Book burnt for derogatory comments about Netaji 12-01-2008 08:26 PM

    Colombo: Former Test batsman Aravinda de Silva says Sri Lanka's cricketers must learn from Australia and fight until the last to win matches, even though they are a more talented team. A day after resigning as national chief selector, de Silva on Thursday said Sri Lankan players were probably emotional...
  • Govt in a spot over Netaji info 06-06-2007 02:36 AM

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