Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

Mohammad Ali Jinnah


Yogi Adityanath ignores Rajnath's advise, invokes Jinnah again while attacking Opposition

January 28, 2022 4:22 pm

Jinnah became the centre of controversy in UP in 2018 when violent protests broke out at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) after BJP MP Satish Gautam sought the removal of his portrait from the campus.

Jinnah row: Read books again, Akhilesh Yadav to detractors

November 07, 2021 2:50 am

On Sunday, Akhilesh Yadav courted controversy when he named Jinnah, along with Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, and Mahatma Gandhi, saying they had helped India achieve independence and never shied away from any struggle.

Pakistan's founder M A Jinnah's statue destroyed in blast in Balochistan

September 27, 2021 1:58 pm

The statue, which was installed in June at Marine Drive - considered a safe zone - was blown up by explosives placed beneath the statue on Sunday morning, Dawn reported on Monday.

Seeing India, Pak history through the lens of caste

December 27, 2020 8:47 am

While caste differences in India are also displaced onto a religious minority, in Pakistan this displacement locates the minority within and caste outside Islam. Caste really does allow us to see history anew.

Surgical strike, Jinnah, biryani: Hyderabad civic polls campaign heats up

November 25, 2020 2:21 pm

Elections are scheduled for 150 wards of GHMC council on December 1. As many as 1825 candidates are in the fray and more than 74 lakh voters are eligible to exercise their franchise.

Quality of education, not religiosity, must be road ahead for Muslim community

October 05, 2020 9:30 am

The sight of 80-year-old Bilkis leading the Shaheen Bagh agitation was not a proud moment for our country. It reflects our sharp divisions, which have been made worse by the BJP leaders using foul language against Muslims.

New book examines role of Jinnah in history

September 15, 2020 6:01 pm

According to publishing house Penguin, the book using a wealth of contemporary records and archival material answers crucial questions.

Misreading history: Partition did not validate the two-nation theory

February 13, 2020 10:44 am

Rajmohan Gandhi writes: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has blamed Partition on Nehru. Assigning sole or main responsibility for that painful event to Nehru lacks any historical basis. It should be recognised, moreover, that if Partition had not occurred, all the residents of today’s Pakistan and Bangladesh would have been free to move to any corner of today’s India.

Lok Sabha polls 2019: Nehru, Jinnah, Congress, Captain... SAD bashes them all in 16-page booklet

April 05, 2019 9:49 am

The 16-page booklet in Gurmukhi, titled “Gutka Sahib di sohun chukan wali Congress sarkaar da haal Punjab behaal”, which also reads on its cover “Shiromani Akali Dal - Bhajpa liyao” is being distributed in the party rallies being addressed by SAD president Sukhbir Badal beginning April 1.

It’s India vs Pakistan again — this time over Jinnah House

December 21, 2018 8:44 am

In August 2007, Jinnah’s daughter, Dina Wadia, had approached the Bombay High Court, claiming that as his sole legal heir, she should be granted possession of the house. After her death, her son Nusli Wadia is carrying on the litigation.