Last moments of Netaji’s life after his plane crash

JAPANESE INVESTIGATION CONFIRM NETAJI’S DEATH Fourteen months ago the Japanese News Agency announced to the world that the plane in which Netaji was flying from Singapore to Tokyo had crashed in Formosa. Afflicted India was rudely shaken by this sad news. But she was tantalised all the more by the…

सरदार पटेल: “पाकिस्तान जब स्वर्ग बन जाएगा, उसकी थोड़ी ठंडी हवा हमको भी लगेगी.”

Sardar Patel

Sardar Patel’s speech at Calcutta Maidan on 3rd January 1948 कोलकाता के मैदान में भारत के गृहमन्त्री सरदार पटेल का भाषण, ३ जनवरी १९४८ अपनी स्पष्टवादिता के लिए विख्यात सरदार पटेल अपने इस भाषण में जूनागढ़ और कश्मीर के विलय के बारे में बात कर रहे हैं.  साथ ही पाकिस्तान…

How much Asians love their children

One of Peter Chitsy’s old family friend had retired from India. He was very brutal and had a very poor opinion of India. Later on in the seventies he realised how much Indian immigrants love their children. He met an Asian businessman who was mortified because his son had gone off the…

Knowing India through Sabu, Forster and Southall

Judith Cunningham was introduced to India through the movie ‘Sabu the Jungle Boy’, EM Foster and Bhawani Junction. Her family lived in Southall. But unlike other white families one of her cousins refused to move out of Southall and the old man is still cared for by his Sikh neighbours.  …

When the Maharaja offered her an egg-sized emerald

Judie Brown’s aunt worked as a nurse in the British Indian army, who brought magnificently embroidered house coats from India. She once met a Maharaja on the train who offered her an egg sized emerald. But the fine English lady refused the offer.

Remembering the British Raj in India

India meant poverty and hunger As a child in 1940s Maggie Cartier’s mother would say to her don’t leave any food on her plate because a hungry Indian child would be very happy to have that. She was fascinated by the beautifully embroidered Indian blouses that she could buy two…

INA freedom fighter Capt Abbas Ali passes away

The remarkable story of a freedom fighter who fought with Netaji Shuhash Bose NRIfm.com pays tribute to the inspirational INA freedom fighter who fought with Netaji Subhash Bose. He had the courage and fortitude of Bose and tolerance of Nehru and Gandhi. Like many freedom fighters he was not happy…