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Thursday, November 26, 2020



Let's dial down the anger, says UK author of new book on Partition

November 22, 2020 10:53 am

In The Lost Homestead: My Mother, Partition and the Punjab, Wheeler, the former wife of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, covers the complex subject of Partition as a very personal memoir of her Sikh mother's journey from Sargodha, now in Pakistan, to India and eventually to the UK.

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.

Explained Ideas: 5 reasons why India’s clout in the neighbourhood has always been iffy

September 30, 2020 3:58 pm

India’s relations with its neighbours will always be about carefully managing the inevitable difficulties that arise, writes C Raja Mohan.

‘I spent my life crying’: Lost in Partition, found over WhatsApp call 73 years later

September 25, 2020 7:43 am

In the confusion of moving, Daphia was allegedly kidnapped, and subsequently converted to Islam, married and bore seven children. However, she kept searching, for the other part of her family.

‘This severance may not endure’

August 18, 2020 3:22 pm

As UK Parliament debated India Independence Bill 73 years ago, the British ‘regretted’ dividing the country even as they hoped that the ‘twin states’ will one day come together again

Uttara Baokar: 'Anything that begins has an end'

August 15, 2020 8:25 am

The actor, 76, on living through and learning from the dark times of war and violence

Explained: 90 years on, remembering Peshawar’s Qissa Khwani Bazaar massacre

April 24, 2020 10:42 pm

The Khudai Khidmatgar was a non-violent movement against British occupation of the Indian subcontinent led by Abdul Ghaffar Khan, a Pashtun freedom fighter, in the North-West Frontier Province.

Explained: Did India deal differently with Muslim refugees after Partition?

February 27, 2020 8:42 am

Speaking in Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed Jawaharlal Nehru had asked then Chief Minister of Assam Gopinath Bardoloi to differentiate between 'refugee' and a 'Muslim immigrant' when they came to India.

Grey is the Colour of Ash

January 02, 2020 3:32 pm

Manjit Bawa’s 1984, in which the artist put the horrors of the anti-Sikh riots squarely on canvas, will be exhibited for the first time next week

CAB will end persecution of those for whom Partition is an ongoing reality

December 14, 2019 12:17 pm

It is a moment of pride for all of us as this step will further strengthen India’s centuries-old ethos of assimilation and belief in humanitarian values.