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'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......

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......

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......

Modiji, not just Teesta, talk of transit, transhipment, please!

Although India is projecting Modi’s forthcoming visit as an effort to focus on trade and mutual cooperation, issue of transit corridor is likely to top his agenda. After reaping huge social,......

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......

'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......

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......

Why Raakhee LOVES Bajrangi Bhaijaan

This year, Raakhee's birthday was unexpectedly bright and cheerful. The gorgeous actress, who was born on the day India got Independence 68 years ago, watched Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan and......

Garm Hawa, a movie classic like none other

What you need to know about M S Sathyu's classic Garm Hawa. Any discussion on Hindi cinema's great Indian classics will invariably bring up a mention of M S Sathyu's flawless directorial debut,......
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Partition museum to preserve a memory almost lost

No human tragedy in the history of the Indian sub-continent has been so vast, horrific and impossibly heart-breaking as the Partition.Thousands... ...

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Sport, family roots attract Coe to India

Sebastian Coe, the newly-elected president of the International Association of Athletics Federations, is set to visit India soon and making it... ...

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The new red line

Ever since President Bill Clinton decided that Kashmir was the "world's most dangerous place"- a realization that abruptly dawned after the nuclear... ...

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India on pace to become a Muslim-majority nation, in 500 years

If data from the last half-century are any indicator, Hindu nationalists worried about a Muslim takeover of India this century have little to worry... ...

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'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)'... ...

http://www.rediff.com/movies/report/inter-religious-marriages-were-never-really-encouraged-in-our-society/20150827.htm

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