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Apr 13, 2017
Like Vidya Balan's Begum Jaan, these books and films also chronicle the Partition of IndiaFrom Faiz Ahmed Faiz's Subh-e-azadi to Khushwant Singh's Train to Pakistan, here is a list of books and films that capture the pain and pathos of Partition.
Apr 06, 2017
Watch: Ram Madhvani's short film tells lesser known story of the man who partitioned IndiaThe guilt of the man who partitioned India is evident in the short film This Bloody Line.
Mar 14, 2017
Begum Jaan trailer: Vidya Balan looks indomitable as madam of brothel in this period dramaVidya Balan plays the titular character in Begum Jaan, the madam of a brothel located in Punjab during the Partition period.
Mar 07, 2017
Begum Jaan first look: Vidya Balan in a stunning avatar as madam of brothelVidya Balan plays the madam of a brothel located near the India-Pakistan border in Begum Jaan, which is set during the troubled times of the Partition.
Mar 01, 2017
Ramjas clash: Letting loose 'break India' forces in campuses would Balkanise IndiaIndia needs to work towards strengthening its democracy rather than weakening it, which could well be the case if these "break India forces — the tukde gang" of few campuses have their way
Aug 31, 2015
Citizen historians scrambling to collect 10,000 Partition storiesThe 1947 Partition Archive that began as a small grassroots effort to preserve the disappearing memory of Partition, at the University of California at Berkeley in 2011, has quickly spread across the globe to 157 cities
Apr 28, 2014
BJP's 'anti-Muslim Ambedkar' pitch is a big, fat lieIn fact Ambedkar had warned the Muslim leadership that if they created a minority identity based political unit, such as Muslim League, it would further consolidate the politics of a majority Hindu identity.
Mar 07, 2013
Partition of India: Manto on why Pak never stopped being violentManto thought the violent forces that had been unleashed during that period would remain in Pakistan's society, damaging it. In this piece he tells us the country would become increasingly violent unless the matter was taken up.
Jan 05, 2013
Manto on the chaos that was the Partition of IndiaWe are fortunate that Manto brought his skills as a writer and an obserer to the days of Partition in Bombay. Manto then tells us, through his experiences in Pakistan, how silly the whole enterprise is.
Jan 20, 2012
More bombers than baniyas: why Army dominates in PakOne reason why Pakistan Army dominates over the elected government is because during partition the traders (baniyas) came to India, whereas the warriors went to Pakistan.