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How Nelson Mandela avoided the partition of South Africa!

His other big achievement -- of avoiding a partition of South Africa against a determined bid by Zulu chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi has not received much attention. He was thus a Mahatma Gandhi and......

Why India needs more well-managed and viable states

India’s fear of small states derives from memories of Partition and the paranoid view that it will break up under ‘too many’ states. It’s time to shed such fears and bite......

What really happened in August 1947

Why did Mountbatten suddenly declare that the Partition of India would take place with inexplicable haste on August 15, 1947, almost a year ahead of schedule? Colonel Anil Athale (retd) explains......

Our main political parties have become deaf and blind

The Mayawati government's resolution for partitioning Uttar Pradesh and Manmohan Singh's move of allowing FDI in the retail sector are classic diversionary tactics to draw eyeballs away from the......

'Netaji would have done his best to stop partition'

Over six decades after his death, freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose remains one of the most intriguing figures of India's Independence struggle. In his recently released book His Majesty's......

Historical burden: Pakistan owes India Rs 300 cr!

Pakistan is yet to clear a pre-partition debt of Rs 300 crore (Rs 3 billion) to India, which has been carrying forward year after year in its Budget account as a "liability".The Budget books refer......

Security nod to Indo-Pak cable link

Close to six decades after Partition, India and Pakistan will finally connect their telecom networks through a terrestrial link. Indian security and government agencies have given the go-ahead to......

Can Modi sweep out 'Inspector Raj'?

Factories need freedom from absurdities like seeking permission for working on Sundays and keeping detailed records of when the premises were whitewashed, says Shyamal Majumdar. Prime Minister......

Will Blackberry's odd shaped, big-screen Passport work in India?

BlackBerry pitches its latest smartphone as a tool for power professionals, with an unusual design. Image: Blackberry Passport. Photograph: Courtesy, BlackBerry Earlier attempts at beating......

The Most TOUCHING Films on the Partition

Partition is a hurtful, harrowing chapter in Indian history.    The estrangement from India to create the Islamic nation of Pakistan in 1947 is a disputable move that led to influx of......

Neve Campbell in Partition

Neve Campbell may join Jimi Mistry and Kristin Kreuk for an epic romance called Partition,set around the time Indiagained Independence in 1947.According to Zap2it, Scream-star Campbell will play......

Pinjar is a must-see

Partition is one of India's most explored themes, more so the partition of Punjab. The rending of the Land of Five Rivers into two parts, solely because one side had a Muslim majority while the......

'He used to speak a lot about the Partition'

Saeed Mirza directed the late Bhishm Sahni in his debut Hindi film, Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho. The director pays a tribute to Sahni, who died due to a cardiac stroke on Friday:For Mohan Joshi's face in......

'He was the finest writer in Hindi'

Filmmaker Govind Nihalani adapted novelist Bhishm Sahni's novel Tamas onthe small screen. The moving Partition drama is still considered a classic today. Bhishm Sahni died of a cardiac stroke......

When Dhoni's hometown Ranchi was confused with Karachi

Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday reflected how times have changed from his debut years when some cricketers confused Ranchi with Karachi and now the Jharkhand capital is on the......
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S Bhattacharaya
Q. I want to build house on my ancestral property,do i require the signature of my other 5 brother and sister on the architectural plan of my new house or on any other documents?
S Bhattacharaya:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-want-to-build-house-on-my-ancestral-propertydo-i-require-t/27363063/answers/

Damodar Biswal
Q. What made Durodhan to go against the Pandavs even after partition of Hastinapur?
Damodar Biswal:  A. If it is a joint property, you need their NOC to go ahead with your plan of building house in the property which partly belongs to them (in which...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-made-durodhan-to-go-against-the-pandavs-even-after-part/27319243/answers/27363069

Kalpana Roy
Q. why was india not declared as a hindu state after partition when pak was,with majority
Kalpana Roy:  A. due to the instigation of his maternal uncle Shakuni more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-was-india-not-declared-as-a-hindu-state-after-partition-/27311060/answers/27319255

ijaz
Q. MODI BLOOD REMARKS ON HIS WHOLE BODY CANT BE REMOVED TILL END
Ijaz:  A. countries have lot of substantial interest in india more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/modi-blood-remarks-on-his-whole-body-cant-be-removed-till-en/27287272/answers/27311071

Zafar
Q. My grandfather says even after partition of India and pakistan there hindu and muslims used to live harminously in India barring few incidents but now a days these enimousity has increased a lot why is this happening who is responsible
Zafar:  A. list of riots during congress RAAJ is endless ... remember congress has ruled this country more than sixty years including partition days ... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/my-grandfather-says-even-after-partition-of-india-and-pakist/27215910/answers/27287282

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Mahatma: The Great Soul charts Gandhi's efforts for the emancipation of humanity and Indians in particular To make a film of under an hour on... ...

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Sweden Recognizes Palestinian State, Israel Upset

STOCKHOLM — Sweden'snewleft-leaning government on Thursday recognized a Palestinian state — a move that comes during increased tensions between... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Sweden-Recognizes-Palestinian-State-Israel-Upset/2014/10/30/article2500426.ece
Ajnabee is the copy of which Hollywood thriller?

In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday! Take part in our daily Bollywood quiz, and see how well you know Hindi cinema! 1.... ...

http://www.rediff.com/movies/report/quiz-time-ajnabee-is-the-copy-of-which-hollywood-thriller/20141030.htm
Foundation stone laid for 'Bhandary Park-inn' at Kadri

Pics by Dayananda Kukkaje Daijiworld Media Network Mangalore (CLP) Mangalore, Oct 30: The foundation stone was laid and launching ceremony was... ...

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Voice of Kashmiri literature Amin Kamil dies at 90

Image credit: kamil.neabinternational.org Famous writer and poet Amin Kamil, who gave a new direction to Kashmiri Ghazals and stories, passed... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-voice-of-kashmiri-literature-amin-kamil-dies-at-90-2030522

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