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Those who invoke his name now must remember that Secular India, was, and is for everyone.
They contain truths that may be missing from ‘official’ accounts.
Lord Louis Mountbatten, viceroy of India, met with Indian leaders to discuss partition. Max Desfors/AP Adil Najam, Boston University The midnight between August 14 and 15, 1947, was one of history's...
India and Pakistan’s collective burden…
They came looking for him, swords in their hands and murder on their minds…
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86% of adult Muslims in British India did not even have the right to vote.
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Note: What I’m proposing is nothing like the RSS’s “Akhand Bharat!”
The details of the mob attack and vandalism related to Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Padmavati are well known by now. Without repeating those, this article attempts to stimulate a discussion about what...
To understand what is going on in South Asia we must keep firmly in mind Lenin's definition of politics: "Politics is concentrated economics." Once that is kept firmly in mind the truth becomes clear....
The fertile mind of India's left liberal lobby boasts a rich repertoire of warped phantasmata that it has used with varying effectiveness to target nationalists. For a long time, it was the spectre of...
The idea of an India-Pakistan Confederation (which in today's context should also include Bangladesh) may seem far-fetched. However, as the two South Asian neighbours celebrate the 68th anniversary of their independence from British rule -- a joyous occasion that was accompanied by the horrific Partition-induced communal bloodbath -- it is useful to remember that some sort of India-Pakistan federation or confederation was a distinct possibility when the British left our subcontinent. Sadly, Congress and Muslim League leaders buried the opportunity due to their series of blunders and misjudgements.