Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

The Archipelago of Nationalism: What’s in a Name?

Rajeev Deshpande

A lot. Naming twenty-one Andaman islands after fallen war heroes is part of the Prime Minister’s project to bind the remote archipelago to a nationalist narrative

Calcutta, As It Was

Lord Curzon’s enduring monument to the British Raj

75 Names of Freedom

Together, from north to south and east to west, they forged the iron framework of a social, cultural, political, economic, intellectual and educational foundation for the new nation of India

What if…

Bose had returned home in 1945 and won the General Elections of 1957?

A New Breed of Public Figures

Those who seek to combine an update on current affairs with gladiatorial entertainment

Calcutta of the Mind

Modern India’s first capital was also its most global

Haunted By the Nation

In Sugata Bose, the personal and the historical mix ineluctably even if the picture produced is too optimistic to be real

Rani of Jhansi Regiment: Sisters in Arms

The little known, and thoroughly fascinating, truth about the Rani of Jhansi Regiment

Mathura Violence: Bose Speakers

Ram Briksh Yadav of Mathura wasn’t the first leader of a cult to exploit Subhas Chandra Bose’s appeal for sectarian ends


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