Exile

  • Ramayana reloaded: 'The Exiled Prince', an intelligently written work 22-02-2014 10:08 AM

    Mythology is something that I believe that we all are aware of. The knowledge with respect to a particular religion is sound or not varies from individual to individual depending on their interest in it. Ramayana is something that we all have grown up with. On TV or in our...
  • Snowden blames Obama for trying to block his efforts 02-07-2013 06:13 AM

    Washington: Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden, charged with leaking secret US surveillance information, said the Obama administration was denying him his right to seek asylum, according to a statement released by the WikiLeaks organization on Monday. "It is being reported that after promising not to do so, the...
  • Pakistan: Musharraf's party decides to boycott polls 04-05-2013 01:19 AM

    Islamabad: The party of former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf, facing a series of legal cases over his actions while in power, on Friday said it would boycott Pakistan's May 11, 2013 general election. The move came in the wake of the Peshawar High Court's order barring Musharraf from contesting...
  • I fear god and nobody else, says ex-Pakistan president Musharraf 25-03-2013 10:47 AM

    Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf returned to the country on Sunday after a four-year long self-imposed exile. ...
  • Pakistan: Musharraf to announce political plans today 25-03-2013 09:06 AM

    Pervez Musharraf returned to Pakistan on Sunday, ending his 4-year long self-imposed exile. ...
  • Musharraf to contest Pak general elections from Chitral 24-10-2012 10:55 PM

    Islamabad: Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, who is a "proclaimed offender" in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case, on Wednesday announced that he will contest the upcoming general elections from Chitral, a constituency in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Musharraf, 69, made the announcement while addressing the elders of Chitral via a...
  • Loss of home

    From Heart to Heart |  H S Shivaprakash
    Because the trend of human migration has received a fillip in recent times, the problems of diaspora have begun to loom large the world over....

  • Ex-army officers ready to join party: Musharraf 31-12-2011 01:16 PM

    Lahore: Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said "a good number of ex-servicemen" are ready to join his party on his planned homecoming next month from self-exile abroad, amid reports that some 100 retired senior Army officers have shown willingness to do so. Musharraf, who has been living in self-exile...
  • Book excerpt: Bunny Suraiya's 'Calcutta Exile' 30-11-2011 06:25 PM

    Bunny Suraiya's 'Calcutta Exile' evokes a bygone era of one of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities in the world. It also raises questions about individual and collective identities, the foremost among which is: where is home? Set in Calcutta a decade after partition, the novel explores what happens to...
  • 'Calcutta Exile' captures the pulse of the city 02-11-2011 01:41 PM

    This is a story about four families caught in a vortex of history that changed millions of lives. Set in Calcutta a decade after Partition, the novel explores what happens to people when momentous change happens. Robert Ryan, an Anglo-Indian, is as much a son of Calcutta, as is his...
  • Husain wanted to destroy his paintings in exile 05-07-2011 11:49 AM

    New Delhi: Forced to live away from India, M.F. Husain at one time wanted to destroy all his paintings, says his son Owais Husain who is hungering to conquer the wasteland of possibilities left behind by his illustrious father. "I feel suddenly in life there is a wasteland in front...
  • MF Husain: A life in exile 10-06-2011 12:10 PM

    CNN-IBN correspondent Sahar Zaman recalls her meeting with legendary painter MF Husain who died in London on Thursday. ...
  • Members of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile sworn in 30-05-2011 06:50 PM

    Dharamsala: After the implementation of the new Tibetan constitution, newly elected members of the 15th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile were sworn in on Monday. Interim Speaker Pema Jungney administered the oath to 42 MPs at a ceremony. The total strength of the House is 44. Election Commission of Central Tibetan Administration will...
  • New Tibet PM expects Dalai Lama return to Tibet 28-04-2011 08:26 AM

    Washington: The newly elected Prime Minister of Tibet's government-in-exile predicted that the 76-year-old Dalai Lama will return during his lifetime to the homeland he fled five decades ago. In Dharmsala, India, the Tibetan spiritual leader's exile headquarters, Harvard legal scholar Lobsang Sangay was declared on Wednesday as the winner of...
  • Tibet Parliament allows Dalai Lama to retire 25-03-2011 06:10 PM

    Dharamsala: The Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile has accepted the Dalai Lama's desire to be relieved of his political duties and agreed to amend its Charter for the purpose but has proposed that he should continue as the 'symbolic head' of the Tibetan government. Prime Minister of the Tibetan government in exile Samthong...
  • Tibetans vote for new prime minister-in-exile 20-03-2011 05:19 PM

    Dharamsala: Thousands of Tibetans across the world on Sunday voted to elect the Prime Minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, an exercise that may usher in a transition in the community's leadership following the Dalai Lama's flat refusal to reconsider his decision to retire as its political head. "As many as...
  • 'Dalai Lama preparing Tibetans for his death' 14-03-2011 10:43 AM

    People of Tibet don't want Dalai Lama to step down as their political leader. ...
  • Husain's paintings to be back at art summit 21-01-2011 06:22 PM

    New Delhi: Art lovers may get to savour MF Husain's paintings at the India Art Summit in New Delhi after all. Organisers had removed them from the event following threats, but now the works are likely to be displayed again as police have assured full protection. An official from the...
  • Kashmiri author writes exile odyssey 20-01-2011 12:31 PM

    New Delhi: Once the backdrop of romantic Bollywood movies in the 1960s and 1970s, Kashmir's idyllic image has darkened since a separatist rebellion broke out two decades ago, forcing many into exile from a beloved homeland. Siddhartha Gigoo's debut novel, 'The Garden of Solitude,' is a poignant story about a...
  • Is Govt responsible for M F Husain's return to India? 19-09-2009 06:45 PM

    CNN-IBN's Indira kannan spoke to M F Hussain in New York. ...