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Saturday, Dec 14, 2019

Partition

Dec 13, 2019 19:40
History matters. With the British continuing to give the veto to Jinnah, that the Congress, with great reluctance, to avoid civil war, and because it was left with no choice, “agreed” to Partition read more
Aug 18, 2019 01:22
Two-day event commemorating the Sindhis experience of Partition ‘Journey through Sindh: A Lost Homeland Day’ began on Saturday at the Partition Museum here with the inauguration of the exhibition. read more
Aug 13, 2019 01:01
The two most acclaimed poems on the Partition came from Urdu poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz, ‘Subah-e Azadi (The Dawn of Freedom) and Punjabi poet Amrita Pritam’s ‘Ajj Akhan Waris Shah Nu’ (Ode to Waris Shah) are well known. read more
Aug 02, 2019 11:37
A red carpet was rolled out at Attari to welcome the procession from Nankana Sahib; devotees arrived in droves to have darshan of Guru Granth Sahib saroop on the Indian side. read more
May 12, 2019 09:45
By now, five phases of Lok Sabha elections are over. The sixth phase of polling is taking place on May 12, while the last phase on May 19. The counting of votes will take place on May 23. read more
Mar 09, 2019 22:01
The two were engaged in 2016 when Sarjeet visited her maternal uncle’s house at Samana in Patiala. read more
Mar 06, 2019 07:11
As a four-year-old in 1947, Amir Singh Virk held on to a tender memory — that of his older cousin bandaging his toe after he’d slipped and fallen. read more
Dec 17, 2018 15:57
Saying that it was a challenge to bring those accused in such cases to justice because they enjoyed political patronage, the court referred to other incidents of mass killings that had taken place in the country. read more
Aug 25, 2018 16:15
As his home state grapples with floods, Oscar-award winning sound designer Resul Pookutty asks us to stay united in this tragedy. He also thanks the members of Bollywood fraternity who have come forward to show support. read more
Jun 30, 2018 11:27
Psychiatrist Anirudh Kala’s ‘The Unsafe Asylum: Stories of Partition and Madness’ in interlinked episodes explores the impact of Partition on mental health in both countries, and even of the future generations. read more
Jun 27, 2018 23:41
Vande Mataram became controversial as a large section of the Muslims were opposed to the worship of Goddess Durga mentioned in the song. Congress later came to the decision that only the first two stanzas, of the originally five-stanza song, would be... read more
Jun 25, 2018 23:14
Congress leader Saifuddin Soz claims that Sardar Patel had said Pakistan could take Kashmir and let go of Hyderabad Deccan, which had a majority Hindu population and was nowhere near Pakistan by sea or land. read more
Jun 23, 2018 06:53
Claiming it was helping the “common man’s struggle”, the magazine goes on to say that Pakistan has “moral and legal” obligation to support the “struggle” in Kashmir, an unfinished agenda of partition. read more
May 08, 2018 19:50
Sharif is also facing three corruption cases in an anti-graft court that were registered following the Supreme Court’s verdict in the Panama Papers case. read more
Apr 07, 2018 08:28
The Pakistani Prime Minister says India continues to deny the people of Kashmir the right to self-determination enshrined in UN Security Council resolutions. read more