Cyril Radcliffe
Culture  /  Published 14.08.19

How Cyril Radcliffe carved the Indian subcontinent

Justifying his decisions, Radcliffe, in an interview with veteran Indian journalist Kuldeep Nayar, said, ‘I had no alternative; the time at my disposal was so short that I could not do a better job....
By Manan Kapoor

West Bengal  /  Published 17.08.19

For them Independence Day came three days later

In Bengal’s Nadia and North 24-Parganas districts, Independence Day is celebrated on August 15, like it is in the rest of India. Two days later, however — on August 17 — some people take out pro...
By Prasun Chaudhuri


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