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Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Books  /  Published 23.07.21

The woman behind the man

Women-centric biographies offer an interesting intervention in the gender-skewed realm of popular history that still remains a fundamentally male preserve, both in terms of authorship and subject matt...
By Sonia Sahoo

Opinion  /  Published 30.06.21

Sagely leader

Speaking in Parliament after unveiling a portrait of Lokmanya Tilak in 1956, Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru stated: “We have, to my right here, the picture of Dadabhai Naoroji, in a sense the F...
By Praveen Davar

Opinion  /  Published 24.06.21

Forgotten chapter: The BJP and West Bengal Day

The scope and meaning of Bengali culture and who are its rightful custodians were themes that played out in the recent elections to the West Bengal assembly. Although complex issues of culture and ide...
By Swapan Dasgupta

Opinion  /  Published 17.06.21

Are new structural changes underway in Pakistan?

Supreme Courts the world over have ebbs and then moments when redemption begins and usually those also converge with wider changes in the political and social environment. The Supreme Court of the Uni...
By T.C.A. Raghavan

Opinion  /  Published 09.06.21

The Bengal model: A clash of identities

Like countless others, I, too, am utterly delighted that the West Bengal electorate has halted the fascist juggernaut of Narendra Modi and Amit Shah although, naturally, disappointed at the decline in...
By Prabhat Patnaik

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India  /  Published 26.10.20

BJP rides Jinnah’s ghost in Darbhanga campaign

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By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Books  /  Published 07.08.20

A clash of two visions: Gandhi’s Hinduism, Jinnah’s Islam

The fleshing out of the two adversaries is uneven too. Gandhi, understandably, dominates, with Akbar tracing his political journey ably, even though the trajectory of this journey would be familiar to...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

Opinion  /  Published 07.08.20

A clash of two visions: Gandhi’s Hinduism, Jinnah’s Islam

The fleshing out of the two adversaries is uneven too. Gandhi, understandably, dominates, with Akbar tracing his political journey ably, even though the trajectory of this journey would be familiar to...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

India  /  Published 21.02.19

How we are pushing Kashmir to the brink

Omar Abdullah, who had delivered one of the finest moments of the republic by declaring in the Lok Sabha in 2008 that “I am a Muslim and I am an Indian, and I see no distinction between the two”, ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 14.09.18

The irony next door: perceptions of Jinnah and Gandhi

Among the contrasts between India and Pakistan is how the countries view the Man considered to be the Father of their Nation. Gandhi is savagely dumped on by all sorts of Indians; by Naxalites who con...
By Ramachandra Guha


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