India  /  Published 13.03.19

50000 face ‘enemy property’ eviction

Idris Ansari would rather die than leave the room where his father lived in the years before and after the Partition.“My father lived here because he would stitch the clothes of the family members o...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 27.12.19

A note of assurance

However duplicitous the Bharatiya Janata Party’s leaders may have been over the National Population Register, the National Register of Citizens and the rumoured National Register of Indian Citizens,...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

India  /  Published 09.12.19

History contests Shah on Partition

Home minister Amit Shah on Monday piloted the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Lok Sabha with the contention that the legislation would not have been necessary had the Congress not divided the coun...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 08.11.19

Young people are wasting time on silly games

Sir — Online games like PUBG and Free Fire have become quite popular amongst smartphone users in India, especially youngsters. Most young people are wasting precious time on these silly games. This ...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.19

Parallel moves to build Partition museums

At a time when Assam’s updated National Register of Citizens has sparked off protests in the north-eastern state and the ruling party at the Centre is mulling a citizenship amendment bill, parallel ...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta


India  /  Published 09.02.20

Partition versus freedom struggle: Mander

Social activist Harsh Mander said on Sunday the country was going through a “dark, long night” that would be remembered because of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s bid to complete the “unfini...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 24.05.20

Migrant woes 'greatest manmade tragedy' since Partition: Guha

The unfolding miseries of millions of poor people in the world's largest coronavirus lockdown is the greatest manmade tragedy in India since Partition, says historian and economist Ramchandra Guha.Cau...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.02.19

Small towns that shine in Partition memoirs

The poignancy that memoirs of pre-Partition Punjab evoke is perhaps not found with the same intensity elsewhere in South Asia. There is a large corpus of such Punjab memoirs and in many it is the lost...
By T.C.A. Raghavan

Books  /  Published 23.02.19

Khushwant Singh on all things Punjabi

Thanks to my name, the Punjabis think I am a Tamil. But thanks to the way I talk and behave, the Tamils think I am a Punjabi. Or, as they pronounce it down south, Bunchaapee. But how do I see myself? ...
By TCA Srinivasa Raghavan

World  /  Published 21.02.19

A hunt for Mountbatten family’s missing jewels

The family of Lady Edwina Mountbatten has revealed how they trekked from bank to bank in London in search of the vault containing her missing jewellery, some of which she had worn when she was the Vic...
By Amit Roy in London


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