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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 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,......

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......

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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The Gharana Behind The Miniature

Like a book, a miniature is meant to be taken in hand and read close. The eye must linger over the surface, take in the luminous colours, absorb... ...

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Only Disconnect

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Meet Don Quixote, groove to some reggae and witness a perfect crime this weekend

MUMBAI Theatre What went wrong: Mera Woh Matlab Nahin Tha is about two lovers who drifted apart for no evident reason. Set in Lodhi... ...

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12 films to watch out for at Kashish film festival

As the countdown to the sixth edition of Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival South Asia's biggest and India's only mainstream LGBT... ...

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A New Chapter in Indo-Bdesh Relationship

BY SUDHANSHU RANJAN The budget session of Parliament has concluded after making history by passing the Constitution (119th Amendment) Bill, 2013... ...

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