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Mihir to give 75th Anniversary lecture on Subhas Chandra Bose

Mihir is giving the Sisir Kumar Bose Lecture 2018 entitled Subhas Chandra Bose, World War II, and a thrilling saga of espionage on Sunday 21st January at the Netaji Research Bureau in Kolkata.  This marks the 75th anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose’s dramatic escape from India on 16 January 1941. He will draw on material […]

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Fascinating review of Mihir’s book Silver by reviewer who knew him

Here is a wonderful review of Mihir’s book Silver, the Spy who Fooled the Nazis by Krishna Basu in ABP Sunday Magazine. Basu knew Silver well and sheds yet more light on this mysterious figure. You can read the article in it’s English translation by my good friend Sukalpa Pulak Gupta, BBC Bangla World Service.

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Mihir speaks up for Indian women’s cricket

Mihir was one of the speakers at The Indian Forum on British Media’s event on 18th October at the House of Commons:  Indian Women’s Cricket–Past/Present/Future hosted by Mr. Virendra Sharma, MP. See his contribution (on YouTube) to Indian women’s cricket – past/present/future             

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Just published

From Midnight to Glorious Morning? India since Independence

Mihir Bose, born just seven months before India won its freedom, spent much of his life watching as India anxiously awaited news of how much aid it was to receive from the West.  Now India is one of the largest exporters of food in the world, sends space probes to Mars and is a rapidly emerging global power.

How did a country that many doubted would survive at birth transform into a nation capable of rivalling China and challenging the West?  Bose recognises that there is much to celebrate in India’s short history of independence.  Yet, as this personal and trenchant book show, there is still a long way to go before the dawn of that hoped-for bright morning.

 

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