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PARTITION NEWS

The internet brings together Sikka and Sadiq Khan, brothers separated during Partition. Can their countries do better?

January 15, 2022 9:12 am

🔴 Even if realpolitik does not agree, India and Pakistan can do better. For once, let brotherhood triumph over the intoxication of nationalism.

Fanatics take charge

December 30, 2021 5:59 pm

🔴 Tavleen Singh writes: The consequences of mixing communal hatred, religiosity, and hyper-nationalism into the normal business of political life are now clear to see.

What the 1971 refugees have to do with Indian politics today

December 15, 2021 12:13 pm

🔴 Sanjib Baruah writes: Even if half a century later, the civil war that split Pakistan has had a decisive impact on the ideological battle over India’s national identity.

Political art by artist Varunika Saraf attempts to spell out the current times through images

December 10, 2021 9:04 am

Her ongoing solo presents landscapes inflicted with violence, farmer protests and India's history of resistance

Our Constitution, A Beacon of Freedom

November 28, 2021 7:41 am

🔴 Menaka Guruswamy writes: The Constitution’s endurance is rooted in our ability and commitment to the project of expanding freedom.

How should we remember Partition Horrors Remembrance Day?

September 04, 2021 8:52 am

T M Krishna writes: We must remember that harsh political and religious lines kill, that violence was committed by all communities and that people also showed great compassion during that terrible time.

Remember the horrors of Partition, but also draw the right lessons from them

August 22, 2021 8:37 am

Harsh Mander writes: We must remember always what the politics of religious hate does to a people.

Pain of Partition will not go away by mere symbolism but by tangible action: Sena

August 17, 2021 1:36 am

The editorial in the Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' comes days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that August 14 will be observed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day.

Split by an hour’s drive, a family, village don’t let Partition come in their way

August 15, 2021 6:16 pm

Fiqe is Shafiq Ahmad, whose family is the only Muslim one now in this village of 3,000, most of them Jat Sikhs, located just 15 km from the India-Pakistan border at Wagah.

At 75, will India embrace the logic of freedom or Partition?

August 15, 2021 7:24 am

Pratap Bhanu Mehta writes: One concentrates on the true foundation of national greatness, the other creates an impostor-like substitute. One is premised on fear, the other on hope.

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