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Nephew reveals: Netaji died in 1945 aircrash

Nephew reveals: Netaji died in 1945 aircrash

Laid to Rest: The controversy over Subhas Chandra Bose's death, a book by Bose's great nephew Ashis Ray, reveals how we've always known the truth, notes Karan Thapar. Photograph: PTI Photo If there was a prize for the most pointless controversy, India would get it for sure although the United States would run us a close second. The least explicable if not most baffling, is the refusal to accept Subhas Chandra Bose died in a plane crash on August 18, 1945.   That some actually maintain he ..., 3 weeks ago

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On India's prime time TV debates, women are mostly invisible

Mumbai: On any evening, those watching primetime television news debates in India may get the impression that women rarely have opinions worth airing on any subject–politics, economy, stock market or geopolitics. For five days starting February 5, 2018, ...
 Sify4 weeks ago

Why do BJP members make strange remarks?

'Surely a higher standard is required when ministers speak in public to an audience that will assume they are factually correct, says Karan Thapar.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Have you ever wondered why some members of the Bharatiya Janata Party -- or people closely affiliated to the party -- are prone to making idiotic remarks? This is not a facetious or rhetorical question.   It arises out of one simple fact: They keep doing this. Indeed, so often I've lost count. Last ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Is the PM 'modi-fying' into Trump?

Not only do Modi and Trump's personalities overshadow the high offices they hold, the way they attack people and speak are very similar, observes Karan Thapar.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ Am I guilty of an exaggerated comparison or is Prime Minister Modi increasingly seeming Trumpean? I ask this question not by way of intended criticism but as a form of description. Today, we can judge whether it has any factual basis or is just a fanciful idea. First, let me explain what I mean by ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Rambo rides again

'From his persistent fuelling of pan-Hindu nationalism to pandering to narrow Gujarati chauvinism, Rambo rides again, using fair means and foul -- and often foul -- to gain the battleground,' says Sunil Sethi.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ If the Gujarat election were a Hollywood movie the fight would go down as a contest between Rambo and 'Mr Zabardast'. It is clear that Narendra Modi, like the Vietnam vet Sylvester Stallone, skilled in aspects of survival, weaponry, hand-to-hand combat ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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