Literature

The Search for Netaji

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose with Jawaharlal Nehru & Sadar Vallabhai Patel

BOOK REVIEW One inquiry committee and two commissions have so far probed the reported death of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at the Taihoku airport in Formosa (Taipei) on August 18, 1945, appointed at different times by three Indian governments. Their reports were placed in Parliament in 1956, 1974 and 2006, and yet nobody seems to

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The Accidental Prime Minister: The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh

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In 2004 Sanjaya Baru left a successful career as chief editor of the Financial Express to join Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as his media adviser in UPA 1. Singh offered him the job with the words, ‘Sitting here, I know I will be isolated from the outside world. I want you to be my eyes

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