Thursday, Dec 01, 2022

Indo-Pak Partition


Hamdard India head on why Rooh Afza is an Indian drink: 'It is older than Pakistan and Bangladesh'

September 14, 2022 6:17 pm

The history of the drink goes back to pre-Partition India -- all the way back to a single family -- when there did not exist any Pakistan, or even Bangladesh

Hashtag Politics | Partition video; Savarkar over Nehru in Karnataka ad: BJP & Cong lock horns

August 15, 2022 7:19 am

After BJP video blaming Congress for Partition comes Jairam Ramesh’s riposte; Oppn party also takes offence at Karnataka govt not mentioning India’s first PM in an ad celebrating freedom fighters.

How Punjabi refugee dispersed into many corners of India, shaping national culture, and being embraced by friendship

January 26, 2020 9:41 am

'I grew up at the crossroads of many languages: Punjabi at home, Odia with my nanny, Hindi on the streets, and English at school. Which then is my mother tongue? What papers of authenticity will I be able to show? Where do I belong?'

From Garm Hava to Naseem: Two Hindi films that captured the predicament of the Indian Muslim

January 26, 2020 1:44 pm

Reading new meanings into a film that captured the aftermath of Partition, and one that showed an India leading up to the Babri Masjid demolition.

Revisiting Partition

August 25, 2019 12:15 am

Having witnessed these tragic happenings, I do sincerely hope the situation currently prevailing in Jammu and Kashmir will not lead to the ghastly happenings that took place in 1947.

A Sholay we don’t know

February 16, 2015 8:05 am

Both India and Pakistan deserve a release of the original version of the film.

Anil Kapoor to star in Rajkumar Santoshi's Indo-Pak film

September 02, 2013 2:27 pm

Rajkumar Santoshi claims the untitled Indo-Pak film to be his dream project.