As a fiercely secular leftist Bose’s legacy is appropriated by the Hindu right wing, we examine some of the popular misconceptions about Netaji’s relations with various congress leaders, the historical facts of the INA role during Burma campaign, and the circumstances that played a role in Indian independence.
Bose in Congress
Bose was ideologically and personally very close to Nehru. It was the right wing of Congress he had some issues with.
Hindutva and Sangh Parivar
What is Savarkar’s ideology of Hindutva? What is the history of Sangh Parivar and its ideological cousin Hindu Mahasabha? What was Godse’s link with RSS and Savarkar?
How WhatsApp Killed Chacha Nehru
Sanghi Propaganda has unleashed a defamation campaign on social media against Nehru. By alienating Nehru, they can cling to other freedom fighters by portraying them as anti-Congress, but such methods are reprehensible.
Nehru, the UNSC, and Nuclear Power
This piece explores whether a UNSC seat was offered to India, what Nehru said, whether it mattered what he said, and his impact on nuclear energy.
Gandhi during freedom struggle
It was Mahatma Gandhi who single-handedly made the freedom struggle a mass movement
Can we blame Congress for partition?
Partition, reluctantly accepted by Congress, was of course a sad tragedy, but would the only other alternative – Cabinet Mission plan, have been any better?