Opinion  /  Published 05.09.21

Blood brothers: Was Partition itself a horror?

“Your grandfather left us to live with termites for all the times to come.” This is what a man told me in an email after an article of mine, published on another platform, had evidently ne...
By Rajmohan Gandhi

Opinion  /  Published 25.08.21

Letters to the editor: Public libraries in India

Turn the page Sir — It is true that public libraries in India, which served as reservoirs of knowledge for ages, are struggling to remain relevant and sustain themselves in the digital age (&ld...
By The Telegraph

Calcutta  /  Published 18.08.21

Historian slams bid to misuse Partition memories

The tweet drew criticism from many quarters. The statement was seen as an attempt at reopening old wounds and polarising people, especially in the run-up to the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. A...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 17.08.21

Memory games: Partition day

The prime minister’s address on Independence Day may have been colourless but he did make a singular announcement a day before. August 14, Narendra Modi declared, would be remembered as ‘P...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 16.08.21

Letters to the editor: Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

Old divisions Sir — The prime minister has declared that August 14 will henceforth serve as a reminder of the horrors of Partition (“Partition rabbit out of PM hat”, Aug 15). The de...


Calcutta  /  Published 16.08.21

Partition museum on wheels opens

The city got a ‘Partition Museum on Wheels’ on Sunday. Transport minister Firhad Hakim inaugurated the museum on India’s freedom struggle and Bengal’s Partition inside a tramc...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.08.21

Partition rabbit out of PM hat

Some, however, alleged that the Prime Minister’s statement was aimed at reopening old wounds and polarising people. “This is vile! It is not about remembering people who lost families to ...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.08.21

Partition: The Other Part

Among the millions who crossed the great divide in the north was six-year-old Balbir Singh Suri. Leaving their home in Jhelum district, now in Pakistan, the Suris survived on “roti and achar giv...
By Paromita Kar

India  /  Published 14.08.21

Aug 14: Partition Remembrance Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Saturday that August 14 will be observed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day in the memory of the struggles and sacrifices of people, saying the pain of part...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 25.06.21

Paradise lost and found

Book name: The Lost Homestead: My Mother, Partition and the Punjab Author name: By Marina Wheeler, Publisher, Price: Hodder & Stoughton, Rs 699 Marina Wheeler’s condition of post-colonialit...
By Sutanuka Ghosh


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