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Post-Partition India's most remarkable railway project

Bibek Debroy highlights the importance of the Assam Rail Link Project. IMAGE: On the Bengal and Assam railway in Bogopani in 1945. After a rapid reconnaissance in 1947, it was decided to link up......

'Faiz was devastated by the aftermath of Partition'

'The original dream of people like Faiz was that Pakistan would be something different from the old India: Progressive, forward looking, democratic (if not socialist), tolerant, diverse and......

Does Rahul Gandhi want to partition India? Amit Shah blogs on JNU row

Amidst protests at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, the Bharatiya Janata Party president slams Congress vice president in a blog post, demands an apology for hurting national interests. ......

'Nehru was as much to blame as Jinnah for Partition'

'Nehru had multiple chances to make compromises, that would have preserved a united India, and he chose not to...' 'There was a particular mutual dislike between Nehru and Jinnah. Probably their......

Was the Dadri lynching really about 'eating beef'?

'Even if the media is partisan, the BJP, governing at the Centre, has the most to lose if India descends into widespread communal violence.' 'Fanning the flames either by vested political interests......

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......

The extraordinary story of Radha Daga and Triguni Food

'One’s dreams never end. If you don’t dream, you don’t exist. You need to dream to look forward to in life.' Radha Daga, who went from a textile exporter to food entrepreneur at......

Lessons for CEOs: How to retire gracefully

Most successful and ambitious business leaders feel persuaded that they have no competent successor, says R G Vilakudi. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com There is considerable literature on how......

Why Rising Pune Supergiant changed its name!

'Last year, someone told us you must remove 's', otherwise you won't perform well and we didn't perform well.''Obviously, that's not the reason for not performing well, but it didn't hurt us to......

'Inter-religious marriages were never really encouraged in our society'

'Pre-Partition India wasn't as hunk-dory as we talk about; Hindus and Muslims lived in harmony, sure, but never as miyan-biwi (husband-wife)' 'Unrequited love is very good for 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......

'Independence is a state of mind we Indians have not understood'

'Freedom of expression is not a freedom to abuse those who do not agree with you.''It is also about being liberated from prejudices and intolerance.''To me, freedom is the right to be who I am and......

'I don't think healthy eating should be boring'

'People always associate being thin or fit with starving yourself. I keep reading articles about actors doing some orange diet, eating one banana and black coffee a day.' 'We grow up with so many......

Review: Even Vidya Balan cannot rescue Begum Jaan's loud, empty feminism

In its preoccupation with drama, Begum Jaan neglects to reveal its soul, feels Sukanya Verma. The truth of Partition is stained with blood and brutality. One that burnt homes, took lives and......

India unlikely to play four-day Tests any time soon

The International Cricket Council has decided to start with four-day Test matches on a trial basis but the Indian cricket team is unlikely to play the curtailed version of the longest format in......

'My destiny was to write about the game'

'That has always been my ambition -- to take the reader behind the scenes, to the places he was not allowed to visit, but which I had the privilege of entering.'Haresh Pandya remembers Ted Corbett,......

Afghan cricket: The Indian connection

There is a more authentic Indian cricket connection to Afghanistan, says Gulu Ezekiel, and that is through the family roots of Iftikhar Ali Khan, the Nawab of Pataudi. IMAGE: Mansur Ali Khan......

The 12-year-old goalie who will represent India in Russia

Sujal Kahar is all set to represent India at the Football for Friendship tournament in Russia.Ranjita Ganesan meets the energetic goalie. It is summer holidays at the Educo Saibaba Path Mumbai......

BCCI new constitution: Mumbai lose permanent status, all NE states become voters

IMAGE:  IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla, left, with BCCI CEO Rahul Johri. Photograph: BCCI Indian cricket's one-time power centre Mumbai has lost its permanent voting status as per the new......
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When Lord Curzon inaugurated a Durga Puja and gifted his pen

A Bengali fantasy film themed on Durga Puja during the tumultuous time of partition of Bengal is due to be released early next month.The film... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/when-lord-curzon-inaugurated-a-durga-puja-and-gifted-his-pen-117101800244_1.html
India unlikely to play four-day Tests any time soon

The International Cricket Council has decided to start with four-day Test matches on a trial basis but the Indian cricket team is unlikely to play... ...

http://www.rediff.com/cricket/report/india-unlikely-to-play-four-day-tests-any-time-soon/20171016.htm
Rakshanda Jalil

When Hindia-Urdu writer Krishan Chander had written 'Ghaddaar', a story of a man accused of being a traitor, India and Pakistan were still... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/krishan-chander-s-ghaddaar-remains-relevant-rakshanda-jalil-117101300793_1.html
Shockingly racist white saviour garbage

In August, on the seventieth anniversary of one of India's most painful moments – Partition – the Western world gifted us a real turd... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/entertainment-news/victoria-and-abdul-movie-review-shockingly-racist-white-saviour-garbage-85396.html
The extraordinary story of Radha Daga and Triguni Food

'One’s dreams never end. If you don’t dream, you don’t exist. You need to dream to look forward to in life.' Radha Daga, who... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/special/the-extraordinary-story-of-radha-daga-and-triguni-food/20171012.htm

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