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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......

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......

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......

Ayushmann Khurrana: President Kalam was a leader who never let us down

Anushka Sharma may have got it wrong but the Hindi film industry tweeted beautiful messages for former president APJ Abdul Kalam, who passed away on Monday. Several more Bollywood......

Meet the Latecomers of Bollywood!

It's never too late to start your career in Bollywood. Age is no bar for actor. Some like Rishi Kapoor, Padmini Kolhapure and Alia Bhatt began their career in Bollywood so early, they......

The Pakistan that India loves!

The ordinary life lived in Pakistan is now a part of the Indian imagination thanks to the popularity of Pakistani television serials in India, says Mohammad Asim Siddiqui. Image: Mahira Khan,......
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MQM chief asks party activists to approach UN, NATO for troops

MQM chief Altaf Hussain, who has been declared an absconder by a Pakistani anti-terrorism court, has asked party workers to "approach" the UN and... ...

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Manmohan Singh's Panjab University chair looks for new incumbent

Manmohan Singh Chandigarh, Aug 2 Former prime minister Manmohan Singh may not be holding any post now but an academic chair in his name is... ...

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India can't afford a tepid response

By C Christine Fair From the moment it became apparent that Narendra Modi would become India's Prime Minister, Pakistan has wondered how India... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/gurdaspur-attack-india-cant-afford-a-tepid-response/articleshow/48314865.cms
Why Pakistan cannot be a normal state

SO MUCH has been written on Partition, yet hardly a year passes by without a book on it. This year Nisid Hajari, a journalist by profession, has... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/why-pakistan-cannot-normal-state-000000438.html
Pranab Mukherjee's role in deciding Yakub's petition raises fresh questions on powers of President's office

The statues of President Mukherjee and his predecessors at the Rashtrapati Bhavan museum. (Source: Express photo by Renuka Puri) In parliamentary... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/sunday-story-changing-picture/

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