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Nov 30, 2017
Gulzar says his novel on Partition has 'stories of how life planted refugees all over the world'Veteran lyricist Gulzar has come out with his debut novel in English which examines the status of refugees after the Partition.
Nov 13, 2017
Remembering Jawaharlal Nehru: Urdu poets saw India's first prime minister as a Christ-like figureContrary to the belief among a few historians that Muslims held Nehru responsible for the Partition and the rioting that followed, a large number of Muslim Urdu poets expressed grief at his death. Almost all the prominent Urdu poets wrote poems praising Nehru and expressing grief at his passing. These poems examine Nehru through their eyes.
Nov 04, 2017
Museum of Material Memory: What much-loved objects can tell us about the lived pastOrdinary objects steeped in the past form the mainstay of the Museum of Material Memory | #FWeekend
Nov 03, 2017
'Fearless' Dina Wadia, Mohammad Ali Jinnah's only daughter and Nusli's mother, passes away at 98 in New YorkDina Wadia, the daughter of Pakistan founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah, passed away at her home in New York on Thursday
Oct 03, 2017
Note for Gandhi Jayanti: What current generation should make of Mahatma's experiments with ahimsaMahatma Gandhi often spoke about how his life was altered by a single book — John Ruskin's 'Unto This Last'. It was this book that reaffirmed Gandhi's intuitive feeling that true civilisation is not the ability to build elaborate structures or design complex technology.
Sep 03, 2017
Art without borders: The Pind Collective brings together Indian, Pakistani artists for an exchange of ideas, cultureThe Pind Collective has brought together 10 artists from both India and Pakistan, to respond to themes like 'Home' and 'Resistance' in their artworks
Aug 21, 2017
Partition: 1947 banned in Pakistan; Gurinder Chadha expresses disappointment on TwitterGurinder Chadha said that she is disappointed that her film Partition: 1947 did not release in "the land of her ancestors".
Aug 20, 2017
Gulzar's upcoming novel Two might be the writer's final exit from the horrors of PartitionGulzar sahab’s novel Two promises to be the much-needed meditation for the young to know the horrors of the Partition.
Aug 20, 2017
Partition: 1947 - Gurinder Chadha's film is a pointless exercise where Lord Mountbatten is made the heroThe confusion in the way Gurinder Chadha handles scenes in Partition: 1947 leaves one unconvinced that the high (the British) and the low (the Indians) are not actually equals.
Aug 19, 2017
Huma Qureshi on Partition:1947 - 'We have unmasked the biggest conspiracy that ever happened'In this exclusive interview, Huma Qureshi recounts how she bagged the role of a Muslim woman in Gurinder Chadha’s latest period drama, Viceroy’s House (released under the title, Partition:1947, in India).