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April 24 - May 1, 2002    
   
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  Subhas Bose Probe: Phase I  
   
   
    These are findings of the first-ever public probe on Internet. Besides indictating that Subhas Bose did not die in the air crash on August 18, 1945, they also throw up pointers to the conspiracies that dogged the great leader. ...more    
Secret and sensitive documents from Indian and foreign intelligence offices throw fierce light on cases relating to Netaji's disappearance.
Accounts of witnesses who deposed before the three panels instituted at various stages to unravel the Netaji mystery...
 
         
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We seek your leave to end another phase of the probe into Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's disappearance. The phase centred on a late hermit, 'Bhagwanji' of Faizabad, who looked, spoke, wrote and behaved like Netaji. ...more
UP hermit, Netaji too similar
The 'Bhagwanji' of Faizabad, who died in 1985, and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose had much in common. Apart from all other things, even their writings were found to be of "common authorship"... more
UP hermit given secret funeral
'Thirteen people were present when Bhagwanji of Faizabad was cremated at Guptar Ghat on the banks of River Saryu (Uttar Pradesh) in 1985. When the pyre was lit, one of them broke down and said, "…there should have been 13 lakh people here!" ... more
Netaji's friend, aides recognised 'UP hermit'
Netaji's confidants Leela Roy, Dr Pabitra Mohan Roy and Atul Sen were among those who knew that the leader was living in a hermit's guise... more
Bose's brother, aides among Bhagwanji's informants
Among those to surface in Bhagwanji's list of associates included Netaji's elder brother Suresh Bose, besides others of Netaji's circle. In letters, testimonies, messages and private conversation, all of them had indicated who Bhagwanji was truly... more
Bhagwanji insisted on security drill
There is evidence that Bhagwanji spent 30 years in India (from 1955) trying to hide his identity. A network of informants (mostly from Netaji's circle of friends and associates) helped him in that, reporting on everything that could breach his cover... more
"I am Subhas Bose"
There had been at least four known occasions when Bhagwanji said he was Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. People before whom he spoke are alive and include his Faizabad landlord, Gurbasant Singh, and doctor, Priyabrat Banerjee.... more
Air crash debunked
Bhagwanji's remarks on "Netaji's movement in the post-1945 crash period" conform with independent evidence that point to the leader's escape through Diren into Soviet Russia. Indeed, the British government in 1945, had never fully believed in the crash theory... more
Life & Times
Snapshots of Subhas Chandra Bose from his boy scout days to his coronation as Congress president and after
Indian National Army
Photograhs of the gallant men of the Azad Hind Fauz as they lined up to salute their commander during a parade
The Air Crash
Rare photos taken from Harin Shah's camera of the air-crash at Taipei and cremation (supposedly of Bose's body). Harin Shah was a scribe who visited Taipei in 1946
 
Plot of Death
Nanmon Hospital doctor had just been told that a plane carrying Subhas Bose had crashed
Deal with Bose
British archive shows that Viceroy Wavell and senior British officials did not want Bose brought to India
Shah Nawaz Report
It was Shah Nawaz Khan who inked Bose's death certificate. Khan was a major general in the Indian National Army
G D Khosla Report
Justice Khosla was heading three other commissions when he took over as head of Netaji probe panel
Telltale Foreign Files
Mukherjee Commission
 
1931-1950
Scanned images of Hindustan Times news clippings relating to Subhas Bose's life and times
 
1951-1980
Hindustan Times news clippings depicting the phase when Indian government conducted probes into his disappearance
 
1981-2000
Hindustan Times archives with all the details about this phase when demands for fresh inquiry into Subhas Chandra Bose's disappearances intensified
 
 
India in World War II
As the world hurtled towards another war, Cong president Subhas Bose pressed for self-government for India
INA in East Asia
Japan's aim in 1941 was to enlist the Indian communities' support for its war efforts against the colonial powers
His Vision
His Struggle
His Speeches
His Letters
His Books
 
 
 
 
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