Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicSubhas Chandra Bose

Topic: Subhas Chandra Bose

Nehru said there’s no middle road between fascism and communism. Bose thought otherwise

In his writings and speeches, Subhas Chandra Bose was sarcastic about parliamentary system, calling it mid-Victorian democracy.

Subhas Chandra Bose’s political ideas were always clear, not his constitutional imagination

There Is no particular record of Bose’s constitutional imagination unlike Ambedkar's States and Minorities 1947 or M.N. Roy's Constitution of Free India 1944.

War in Yemen can damage worldwide economic recovery. Iran, Saudi, UAE must rein in their proxies

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Subhas Chandra Bose wasn’t ‘anti-Savarkar’. Here’s how it’s more nuanced than you thought

The question that had remained unanswered until now was — why did a self-proclaimed leftist Bose ally with the Mahasabha?

Netaji planning commission, Netaji police battalion — Mamata’s poll-year budget is big on Bose

Mamata Banerjee presented Budget for 2021-22 as Finance Minister Amit Mitra excused himself on account of health issues. State elections are slated to be held in the next two months.

Not really Nehru, it was Gandhi and Congress ‘Right’ who made Bose resign as party president

In ‘Nehru & Bose’, Rudrangshu Mukherjee writes about how Subhas Chandra Bose had no choice but to resign from Congress in his second term as president.

Indian liberals’ WhatsApp University moment came with President Kovind’s Bose portrait row

A confirmation bias the liberals suffer from is their unwillingness to accept that Narendra Modi is popular.

Subhas Chandra Bose portrait at Rashtrapati Bhavan not of Bengali actor who played Netaji

On 125th birth anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose, President Kovind unveiled a portrait of Netaji at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Many Twitter users alleged the portrait was not of Bose.

Bose portrait row perfect example of confirmation bias, serves liberal intelligentsia a lesson

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It’s easy for BJP to claim Netaji, far harder to read his works on secularism & Indian Muslims

Ahead of the Bengal election, citizens should know Gumnami Baba did not produce a single writing that would be helpful for Indian democracy — Bose did.

On Camera

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Amitabh Bachchan was a comic book Superman 40 years ago. In a tight, pink costume

Created by Pammi Bakshi and Gulzar, Amitabh Bachchan comics cost Rs 4 each 40 years ago. Today, they are a hot collectors' item costing $199 on eBay.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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