The Narendra Modi government has formed a high-level committee to decide whether to declassify the documents related to mysterious disappearance of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, reports said on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on late Monday night met Surya Bose, the grandnephew of the great freedom fighter Subhash Chandra Bose here and have discussed the surveillance issues and declassification of Netaji's all secret files amid a row over snooping on the leader's close relatives.
Rain-hit farmers of Uttar Pradesh who are reeling under severe debt due to crop losses following unseasonal rains and hailstorm have received another shock as they are being handed a paltry sum of Rs 63, 75 or 175 as compensation.
China Monday dismissed a report that a group allegedly sponsored by it spied on inaccessible computer networks in India and Southeast Asia for over a decade, saying it "firmly bans" all forms of hacker attacks.
The grandnephew of great freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose - Surya Bose - is expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Monday, on the second day of PM's Germany leg of his three-nation tour.
Only "partial declassification" of files pertaining to Subhas Chandra Bose has been done by the earlier government and all facts pertaining to him will be put in public domain as and when they emerge, Union Minister Kiran Rijiju on Sunday said.
Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called for a thorough probe into the reports of snooping on Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's family members for two decades during the Congress regime starting from Jawaharlal Nehru's days, and termed the matter as "shocking".
Amid a row over snooping on close relatives of Subhash Chandra Bose, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday said keeping a watch was a general practice of any government and even he was under watch during his tenure as Home Minister of Maharashtra years ago.
Congress on Monday demanded a probe into the alleged snooping on party vice-president Rahul Gandhi as it claimed that the next targets could be persons from the bureaucracy, political parties and media.
The alleged snooping on Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi blew into a political confrontation on Monday, as the Congress charged the BJP with a "police state mentality" while the government dismissed the episode as a "non-issue".
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu criticised the Congress party over allegations of snooping against their vice-president Rahul Gandhi and said it is not fair on the part the party and its allies to make an issue out of a non-issue.
Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath on Monday criticized the Centre for coming with a feeble excuse over the inquiry about Rahul Gandhi's whereabouts and said the NDA government's move to cover up the ulterior motive is very unfortunate.