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  • Subhash Chandra Bose's 118th birth anniversary also celebrated as Desh Prem Divas 2 days ago

    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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • Asha Sahay, who once fought for freedom in Bose's Azad Hind Fauj, now fights illiteracy in Bihar August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: On August 15, 2014, India celebrates its 68th Independence Day. There have been thousands of soldiers who sacrified their lives for the country's independence. Asha Sahay is one such name who joined Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's Azad Hind Fauj at the young age of 16. Asha Sahay was...
  • 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...
  • Trinamool candidate violated child rights: Netaji family May 11, 2014

    Kolkata: A section of family members of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose has complained against Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha candidate Sugata Bose, also a Netaji kin, to the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights accusing him of violating child rights by using a kid in his poll campaign. "He has been...
  • Centre should hike state government employees' DA too: Mamata February 22, 2014

    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 have...
  • Subhas Chandra Bose's 118th birth anniversary observed across the country January 23, 2014

    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 claiming...
  • Kolkata: Special HC bench to take up Netaji case January 16, 2014

    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 Kolkatabased NGO India's Smile, Chief Justice Arun Mishra said the special division bench...
  • Amitabh Bachchan on cinema: Has played the role of unifier and integrator November 11, 2013

    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 International...
  • Mamata Banerjee launches scholarship scheme for girls October 1, 2013

    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 1318 and whose family's annual income is below Rs 1.20 lakh. The scheme was launched at the Netaji Indoor Stadium in Kolkata in...
  • 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...
  • TMC questions PMO over refusal to furnish files on Netaji in Rajya Sabha August 23, 2013

    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 Kunal...
  • PMO turns down RTI appeal to release files on Netaji's widow, daughter August 14, 2013

    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 written...
  • Men's hockey team camp to commence in Bangalore from May 16 May 14, 2013

    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 (semifinal) 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' April 27, 2013

    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 is...
  • Netaji's family seeks Modi's help in solving the death mystery April 15, 2013

    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...
  • Kolkata: Questions raised on infrastructure of new airport terminal March 28, 2013

    Kolkata: It has not been a smooth takeoff for the new airport terminal in Kolkata. A part of the building crumbled days after it was inaugurated, putting a huge question mark on the quality of construction. With two incidents of glass panes cracking and falling, the structure raises some serious...
  • 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...
  • New terminal of Kolkata airport to be operational today January 23, 2013

    Kolkata: The Rs 2,325 crore new integrated terminal building of the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata would be officially operational with an inaugural Air India flight to London via Delhi on the patriot's birth anniversary on Wedneday. "The world class infrastructure in civil aviation set up in...
  • 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 stateoftheart integrated airport terminal. With 128 checkin counters, plush VIP lounge and inline 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...
  • 'India should follow Japan model for improvement' October 22, 2012

    Kolkata: Brazilian World Cup winner Dunga on Monday urged India should take a cue from Japan to develop their standard of football. "One can learn from the way Japan did it. They brought in talented coaches from outside like Brazil to train them. The youngsters should also be given training...
  • Kolkata: Pranab Mukherjee meets Mamata Banerjee October 20, 2012

    Kolkata: President Pranab Mukherjee and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had a oneonone meeting at the VIP lounge of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport on Saturday. There was no official word on what transpired at the meeting. Pranab arrived by a special plane of the Indian Air Force at...