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Lata Didi and I Rarely Discuss Music: Asha Bhosle

By Natalia Ningthoujam Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle have unanimously been deemed melody queens of India for decades, but Asha surprises you when she says...

CAA, NCR and NPR: Result of India-Pakistan Partition

BY SAEED NAQVI Since the word "Partition" has figured in the discourse on CAA, NCR, NPR the mind turns towards Maulana Azad, who was fiercely...

Fillmaker Gurinder Chadha’s “Partition: 1947” Banned from Release in Pakistan over “misrepresentation” of Muhammad Ali Jinnah

It is unfortunate my film has been banned in Pakistan She went back to trace her roots and document events that led to India's Partition ...

Renowned Australian Geographer Oskar Spate’s Mad Experiences of Mapping India on his Visit to the Country

Oskar Spate was a renowned Australian Geographer In 1955, Spate visited India to write the second edition of his book, 'India and Pakistan:...

Partition, Diaspora and Culture: Decadence of Sindhi Community

August 25, 2016: It was after the Partition of India, the largest human resettlement in the world, that many communities — large or small,...

National Fervour at its peak as India celebrates its 70th Independence Day

August 15, 2016: This day, in 1947, marked the birth of a democratic and free nation. The historic day for Indians who were liberated from...

The fight for Kashmir : The partition

By Shriya Katoch  The fight over Kashmir is a long and bloody one. With thousands of lives lost on both sides during the partition. India...

Is Urdu a problem for Pakistan?

FOR Pakistan's founders, Urdu was to be the glue cementing together the new country. The pre-partition Muslim League rejected suggestions that English, Hindi, or...

History of Partition broader than family stories, cliches

New Delhi: British historian Yasmin Khan said that while the Partition of the Subcontinent remains a traumatic experience for its victims and continues to poison...

Partition memories, brand Modi highlight the Kumaon Literary Festival

Dhanachuli: Pakistan participants discussed partition memories in Kumaon Literary Festival though Pakistani author Kanza Javed was denied participation. In a late evening session titled 'Remnants...

What India must learn from 2011 Census report on religious demography

By Nithin Sridhar The Census commission of India has released the data for religious demography as per the 2011 census. The report shows that the...

A line on the map: Recounting tales from partition

By Sreyashi Mazumdar After the draconian rule of the Britishers for a stint of 200 years -that had fettered the citizenry of the country, 15th...

Penning the pain: Tracing the history of partition through Indian literature

By Ila Garg They say history is for the Kings and Royals, and for common people, there is literature. Partition of 1947 has always been...

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