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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......

'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......

So who was really responsible for Partition?

Jaswant Singh's book has raised a fresh controversy on who was responsible for the Partition of India. Some think it was Mohammed Ali Jinnah; others say Jawharlal Nehru/Sardar Patel. The truth is......

Jaswant's book released in Gujarat

The publishers of expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singh''s controversial book "Jinnah: India, Partition -- Independence" have released about 5,000 copies in Gujarat, on Saturday.Delhi-based Rupa and......

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......

After Google, Wagh Bakri attempts ad roadblock on Republic Day

Gujarat-based tea major will run a Rs 2-cr roadblock on Hindi and regional news channels. When the entire nation and the world will be hooked to the television sets, following US President Barack......

Kamalnayan Bajaj: A 'Gandhian' rebel

He was a plain talker and never hesitated to put forth his point of view Image: Kamalnayan Bajaj wear khadi and forbade his sugar mill from making alcohol out of molasses. Photograph: Reuters When......

Of murky alleys, credit cards and faceless staff

How the credit cards of two leading private banks are marketed out of a squalid Delhi neighbourhood. Laxmi Nagar in the east of this city is only a half-an-hour drive from Lutyens' Delhi but a......

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......

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......

The famous song Modi cited in Toronto

Nishi Tiwari draws the connections between a Modi line and a celebrated film song. Narendra Modi often quotes Swami Vivekananda in his speeches. In Toronto on Wednesday, April 15, the prime......

'Ghazals are the biggest hero; you don't need Shah Rukh or Salman to promote it'

'Today, where are singers like Udit Narayan, Kumar Sanu and Abhijit Bhattacharya? They didn’t sing anything apart from Bollywood.' 'When there is a change in trend, you are gone. But I will......

Birthday Special: The A to Z of Aamir Khan

Sukanya Verma gives us 26 reasons why we love Aamir Khan! In actor Benedict Cumberbatch's words, 'The further you get away from yourself, the more challenging it is. Not to be in your comfort zone......

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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India moves to settle 1974 border dispute with Bangladesh

NEW DELHI: India took a step towards ratifying a 41-year-old border dispute with Bangladesh Wednesday that would see thousands of people living in... ...

http://www.bombaynews.net/index.php/sid/232621993
A welcome agreement

12:35 am Yet another anomaly of the Partition is set to be corrected. The proposed amendment of the Constitution to correct the incongruities of... ...

http://www.freepressjournal.in/a-welcome-agreement/
Centre keen on permanent solution

R Dutta Choudhury GUWAHATI, May 6 Lack of numbers in the Rajya Sabha may not be the only reason for the BJP-led Central government's decision to... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=may0715/at051
Nagas right to self-determination under international law

Revolution, though, may be considered illegitimate in Kantian postulate, is nevertheless recognised as an inalienable right which belongs to the... ...

http://www.thesangaiexpress.com/page/items/51382/nagas-right-to-self-determination-under-international-law
Don't Mix Religion With Nationalism

BY KULDIP NAYAR I have returned from the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) disappointed and disturbed. I am disappointed because the students did... ...

http://www.navhindtimes.in/dont-mix-religion-with-nationalism/

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