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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......

Staffing industry wants end to tax woes

The staffing industry, representing companies such as TeamLease and Quess, wants Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to use the Budget route to resolve the tax anomalies it faces. The Indian Staffing......

Spend options before govt from note ban bonanza

The best possible move would be for the government to spend the funds on activities like infrastructure development or as it deems fit, says Soumya Kanti Ghosh. Around Rs 2,482-Rs 4,800 billion of......

Heard of an airline's Chai Pe Charcha with its pilots?

Most airlines lose 25 to 30 pilots and crew a year.Vistara has lost only 2 pilots in 18 months, discovers Anjuli Bhargava. IMAGE: Vistara crew members. Photograph: Kind courtesy Vistara/Facebook......

'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......

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......

Why every Indian must watch Newton

'The Maoists want the tribals to boycott the election while the police think the election is a farce and don't want to risk going deeper in the conflict zone.''Newton (played with sincerity and......

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......

What it takes to be a Dangal wrestler

'Some of the good wrestlers are making really good money.''If you look at their lifestyles, they are no less compared to our cricketers.'Dhruv Munjal reports. IMAGE: A wrestler rubs his hands with......
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Pakistan’s Founding Father Jinnah’s Rs. 2600 Crore House In Mumbai That A BJP MLA Wants Demolished

Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founding father of Pakistan who resided in India until the year 1947, till date has his ancestral home standing tall in... ...

http://daily.bhaskar.com/news-rss/TOP-jinnah-house-mumbai-5561318-PHO.html
Pak to rename Altaf Hussain University in retaliation

Pakistan's Sindh province today decided to change the name of the Altaf Hussain University, indicating the growing animosity against the leader of... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/pak-to-rename-altaf-hussain-university-in-retaliation-117032700922_1.html
Never compromised my principles, says Advani

BJP patriarch L K Advani today said he has learnt from the RSS not to promote any wrongdoing and has never compromised with his principles.... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/603273/never-compromised-my-principles-says.html
Supreme Court orders 199 files of '84 Sikh riots to be re-examined

The Supreme Court on Friday decided to re-examine 199 cases closed by the Special Investigations Team (SIT) that was reinvestigating cases... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-supreme-court-orders-199-files-of-84-sikh-riots-to-be-re-examined-2367449
Ram Madhvani revisits Auden's Partition poem about Radcliffe

Did Cyril Radcliffe regret the line that he drew to divide India and Pakistan in 1947 and did he ever read W H Auden's scathing poem about his role... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/ram-madhvani-revisits-auden-s-partition-poem-about-radcliffe-117032400599_1.html

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