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Jan 14, 2019
'Double-edged' Citizenship Amendment Bill will turn Bangladesh into Pakistan, say country's prominent HindusProminent Bangladeshi Hindus have criticised the NDA government’s determined bid to push through Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019, stating that the move may pave the way for Bangladesh to become an Islamic theocratic state like Pakistan
Jan 13, 2019
Narendra Modi terms Kartarpur corridor attempt to 'atone' for mistakes of 1947, promises justice for 1984 riot victimsPrime Minister Narendra Modi said India had failed to ensure that the Kartarpur Sahib remains on the Indian side of the border with Pakistan. "This project is authentic proof of compensating that loss, he said."
Dec 05, 2018
Muslim women of 20th century India are being celebrated through a history project that decimates stereotypesA new history project-cum-exhibition called Pathbreakers puts together the stories of 21 Muslim women who — the horrors of Partition notwithstanding — rose to prominence in modern, independent India.
Dec 04, 2018
BJP bets on citizenship bill to make inroads in Assam, West Bengal as TMC's 'U-turn' leaves legislation up in airThe BJP has an opportunity to get cosier with Bengali Hindus, many of whom are eagerly waiting for the bill to become a law.
Nov 30, 2018
Citizenship Bill: BJP chasing ghosts in Assam; Census data shows number of Hindu immigrants may have been exaggeratedThe BJP's goal of cultivating the support of a large chunk of Bengali Hindus in Assam using the the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 could very well be based on misconceptions if the available Census data is taken into account
Nov 11, 2018
In Jallianwala Bagh, 1919, Kishwar Desai documents little-known stories of events before and after the massacreIn her book, Kishwar Desai focuses on those accounts of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre which did not find a place in the mainstream narrative
Oct 28, 2018
Narendra Modi on Mann ki Baat: 'Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel united India post partition, saved J&K from aggressors'In his monthly 'Mann ki Baat' radio address, Narendra Modi also urged the youth to participate in large numbers in the 'run for unity' being organised on 31 October to mark Sardar Patel's birth anniversary
Oct 27, 2018
Hamid Ansari says India just as responsible for Partition as Pakistan, claims 'it was easier to blame Muslims'Hamid Ansari, while speaking at the launch of Saeed Naqvi's new book Being the Other - The Muslim in India, said India was just as responsible as Pakistan for Partition.
Sep 30, 2018
One foot in Lahore, the other in Chandigarh: How Partition's sundering affected a museum's artifactsThe collection at the Government Museum of Chandigarh, divided in Lahore on 10 April 1948, came this side of the border after long and complex negotiations between the representatives of the two newly formed governments of India and Pakistan.
Sep 26, 2018
Saadat Hasan Manto moved to Lahore, but his Partition stories show that his soul remained in IndiaManto’s viewpoint — that Partition and its violence cannot be separated — corresponds more closely to how Indians view Partition. On the other hand, Pakistanis viewed Manto's bleak perspective with ambivalence because of their enthusiasm for the creation of a new country