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Oct 18, 2019
Kashmir migrant worker executions are symptom of Valley’s anti-Hindu paranoia, misplaced fear of Indian StateLike so many ethnic-religious chauvinisms, claims that outsiders were threatening Kashmir’s social fabric are ill-founded
Oct 17, 2019
Bharat Ratna for Veer Savarkar: Ahead of Maharashtra polls, BJP yet again pitches nationalism by invoking Hindutva proponentIn Maharashtra, where he has been glorified as a freedom fighter by the Shiv Sena, the BJP is clearly attempting to co-opt his legacy from its junior ally ahead of the Assembly elections.
Oct 16, 2019
Noor Jehan comes back to life at daughter Nazia Ejaz's art exhibition that reflects on their unique relationNineteen years since Pakistani singer-actor Noor Jehan's death, in an exhibition titled 'Love Letters' being held at Karachi's Canvas Gallery, her youngest daughter Nazia Ejaz aims to "express a sense of her", by capturing "glimpses" of the artist's perception of her mother.
Oct 01, 2019
'Will expel all infiltrators': In Kolkata, Amit Shah slams Mamata Banerjee for opposing NRC, terms decision on J&K tribute to Syama Prasad MookherjeeBJP chief and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said in Kolkataka that all "infiltrators" will be thrown out of India, while also accusing West Bengal chief minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee of creating panic over the Nationa Register for Citizens (NRC)
Sep 26, 2019
Oxford University-backed Project Dastaan to recreate lost legacies of Partition survivors through virtual realityProject Dastaan, an initiative led by a group of students at Oxford University, seeks to use virtual reality (VR) to reconnect Partition survivors with their childhood, heritage, and ancestry.
Sep 18, 2019
‘Pakistan wouldn’t have existed if Savarkar was first PM’: At book launch, Uddhav Thackeray says RSS ideologue should be awarded Bharat RatnaShiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday said Pakistan would not have come into existence had Hindutva ideologue Veer Savarkar been the country's prime minister at the time, and demanded that he be awarded the Bharat Ratna.
Aug 17, 2019
How Mountbatten's monumental errors during Partition still inform the bitter relationship between India and PakistanThe context for a bloody partition was set with the decision to sever Bengal in the east and Punjab in the west in half – giving Jinnah what he called a “moth-eaten Pakistan.” That killed any hopes of a federated India, which was Jinnah’s preference, if it allowed for power sharing and autonomy to Muslim majority provinces.
Jul 28, 2019
Javed Akhtar gets into Twitter spat with Shekhar Kapur after actor-director says he lives 'in fear of intellectuals'A recent tweet from noted filmmaker Shekhar Kapur got him engaged in a war of words with renowned lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar.
Jul 20, 2019
Muslims are being punished for not migrating to Pakistan during Partition, says Azam Khan on growing cases of mob lynchingSamajwadi Party MP Azam Khan said that Muslims in the country are being punished for their decision of not moving to Pakistan after the partition in 1947.
Jul 09, 2019
The dangers of exclusivist nationalism: Lessons from Jinnah's dilemmas and Theresa May's resignationIf the South Asian experience of the 20th century teaches us anything, it would be that it's important to be very, very careful to control the dosages of an exclusivist nationalism, since unchecked, a destructive search for the truly authentic can only lead to a narrower, more impoverished and depleted experience.