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India Pakistan Partition


Partition cancer still here, needs chemo: VHP chief

December 13, 2021 7:47 am

🔴 When asked pointedly if he was describing Muslims in India as cancer, Singh said, “I am a doctor. So I was giving you just an example. That does not mean that I called them cancer.”

Partition was not just ‘batwara’ or division, it was ‘ujara’ or devastation

September 02, 2021 7:13 am

Manish Tewari writes: What we owe the generation that suffered its horrors is a degree of equanimity and sensitivity when we recall those terrible times, not a politically loaded metaphor of polarisation.

'Glad that India was partitioned... Muslim League wouldn’t have allowed country to function': Natwar Singh

February 10, 2020 10:01 pm

"If India was not partitioned, the Muslim league would have made things very very difficult for us to function. Also, the government situation (then) would have worsened by the week," Natwar Singh said.

The Great Divide

March 31, 2019 9:27 am

Priyanka Chhabra looks at the Partition through the stories and memories of a group of elderly women, in her film Pichla Varka.

Mumbai: Punjabi refugees settled on this stretch after Partition

October 25, 2018 5:47 am

Located near the Guru Tegh Bahadur (GTB) Nagar railway station, the street was once a stretch of land where several Punjabi refugees who had escaped Pakistan after Partition were accommodated.

Torn Apart

September 03, 2018 12:08 am

Veera Hiranandani’s previous novel, The Whole Story of Half a Girl, had another teen protagonist, Sonia Nadhamuni, who was half-Indian and half Jewish-American. It was also partly autobiographical.

The inheritance of loss: Tales of horror and hope after the Partition

August 27, 2017 1:19 pm

A writer in search of the memories of Partition finds stories of horror and hope.

Speak, memory

August 17, 2017 12:46 am

Forgetting is a part of dealing with the trauma of Partition, of course. But so must be remembrance

Family bonds survive India-Pakistan split, but for how long?

August 11, 2017 1:12 pm

"The violence that followed Partition is one of the darkest chapters of the region's history. Cinema, literature and journalism have captured some of the horrors of that time as Muslim and Hindu mobs attacked the other."

Partition key battleground in India, Pakistan textbook wars

August 05, 2017 12:34 am

The official unwillingness to confront the bitter legacy of Partition -- and the skewed portrayals being peddled in classrooms from New Delhi to Karachi -- is hindering any hope of reconciliation between the arch-rivals, experts say.