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    Posted on 12 Jan 2018

    13 Conspiracy Theories From India That Will Make You Question The Truth.

    Nothing is real.

    1. Subhas Chandra Bose was tortured to death by the British.

    In G.D. Bakshi's book, Bose: The Indian Samurai - Netaji and the INA Military Assessment, he claimed that Netaji didn't die in a plane crash, but the crash was rather a theory floated by the Japanese Intelligence agencies to facilitate his escape to Soviet Union. It was in the Soviet Union that Bose was interrogated by the British and was tortured to death.

    2. Nanda Devi may be radioactive.

    In 1965, a CIA team lost a plutonium powered sensing device at the peak of Nanda Devi which it was trying to install to spy on China's nuclear tests. The expedition had to leave the device due to an extremely horrifying blizzard. When the team returned to resume their work in May 1966, nothing was found, including the stock of plutonium.

    3. An Indian was the first to fly an airplane before the Wright Brothers.

    Shivkar Bapuji Talpade was an Indian scholar who is said to have constructed and flown an unmanned airplane in 1895, eight years before the Wright Brothers. His craft, Marutsakha flew unmanned for a few minutes and then came down. After the British Government came to know about this incident, a company called Relay Brothers supposedly met Talpade and asked for the design and his notes of aeroplane, and promised to help him financially to take his project further. The project didn't take off.

    4. Aliens might have landed in Jodhpur at some point of time.

    On December 18, 2012, precisely at 11:25 AM, people of Jodhpur heard a deafening sound that appeared out of nowhere in the sky. The sound resembled the sound caused by a jet plane. Rumours quickly spread that the Indian Air Force has tested a new breed of aircraft, but they denied it saying that sonic booms are always tested at least 60 kilometers outside the town areas where there is no population. According to a UFO blog, such similar booms were heard all over the globe including USA and UK in the month of December, which has led few theorists to believe that it could be related to aliens.

    5. Indira Gandhi was involved in Sanjay Gandhi's death.

    Many conspiracy theorists believe that Indira Gandhi allegedly got Sanjay killed because he was wielding too much power, and there could come a time when he wouldn't listen to her, or might place his ideals before the interests of the dynasty, leading to a conflict in the family which could eventually cripple it.

    6. Nehru had a hand in the death of Subhas Chandra Bose and Shyama Prasad Mukherjee.

    Both Subhas Chandra Bose and Shyama Prasad Mukherjee were competitors for Prime Minister, and both their deaths remain shrouded in mystery.

    Nehru was allegedly afraid that Bose's military movement in the Congress could overtake his power.

    Shyama Prasad Mukherjee was apparently injected with penicillin regardless of informing the doctor that he was allergic to it. Moreover, Nehru denied to further dig into the unexplained death. Atal Bihari Vajpayee also declared in 2004 that Nehru was behind Mukherjee’s death, quoting it as a “Nehru conspiracy”.

    7. India had its very own Illuminati.

    Way back in 273 BC, Emperor Ashoka supposedly started a secret society after a battle that took the lives of 100,000 men. The secret society, known as the Nine Unknown Men, were entrusted with guarding nine books of secret knowledge.

    8. Mahatma Gandhi could have stopped Bhagat Singh's execution, but didn't.

    Many conspiracy theorists believe that Mahatma Gandhi could have used his influence to save Bhagat Singh, but chose not to because Bhagat Singh's violent ways were a defiance to his non-violent ideologies.

    9. There lies a secret alien base in the Himalayas.

    Several people, both Indian and Chinese have said that they have seen spacecrafts landing in the area. According to rumours, the site has an underground UFO base. The people who report to have seen the landing, also say that they have seen UFOs emerging out of the ground. Allegedly, both governments have full knowledge that deep inside this pass of the Himalayas, lies an underground base.

    10. Lal Bahadur Shastri didn't die of a heart attack.

    Lal Bahadur Shastri died in Tashkent, on the day after signing the Tashkent Declaration, reportedly due to a heart attack, but people claim conspiracy behind the death. The KGB suspected that he was poisoned. On seeing strange blue patches on Shastri’s body after his body was brought to Delhi, his mother apparently screamed that someone had poisoned her son. What's even more baffling is that no post mortem was carried out on Shastri’s body.

    11. Kapil Dev was the kingpin behind Azharuddin's biggest match fixing scandal.

    In 2000, Mohammad Azharuddin was accused of fixing a match. Some people believe that Kapil Dev was the kingpin in the whole match fixing scandal, and Azhar was just an unlucky man who got caught. The BCCI was also worried about the negative impact that this could have on the game.

    12. The Harappan civilization was an alien experiment.

    As far-fetched as it may sound, conspiracy theorists are obsessed with aliens. Some believe that the Harappan civilization was supposedly built by the help of aliens because of the well structured drainage and sewage systems that couldn't have been built without the highly developed skills of engineering and architectural intellect.

    13. The Purulia Arms Drop Case was a conspiracy of the Indian Government with RAW and MI5.

    On 17 December 1995, unauthorized arms were dropped from an Antonov An-26 aircraft in Purulia district in the state of West Bengal in India. The chief accused Kim Davy claims that it was a conspiracy of the Congress Indian government together with RAW and MI5 hoping to precipitate an insurgency in West Bengal and thereby creating a pretext to impose President's rule in West Bengal.

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