Partition

  • Definitely NSFW: Beyonce's incredibly raunchy 'Partition' video has over 15 million hits on YouTube 01-03-2014 01:12 PM

    Beyonce's official 'Partition' video is incredibly raunchy and has notched up over 15 million hits on YouTube. Directed by Jake Nava, Beyonce is seen seducing real-life husband Jay Z in the video, wearing sexy black rimmed glasses. There's explicit content in the video, user discretion advised. ...
  • Chidambaram quotes Maulana, says Patel agreed to partition before Nehru, Gandhi 11-11-2013 10:21 PM

    Joining debate with BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi over partition, Finance Minister P Chidambaram, on MOnday, quoted excerpts from Maulana Abul Kalam Azad's book to say that Sardar Patel had agreed to the idea of division of the country before Nehru and Gandhi. "Lord Mountbatten was extremely intelligent and...
  • Now, Modi confuses freedom fighter with Jan Sangh founder 10-11-2013 11:39 PM

    New Delhi: With the assembly elections round the corner, Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi stepped up the attack on the Congress party and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh blaming them for not standing up to China. But even as the Gujarat strongman continued his attack on...
  • Modi blames Congress for India's partition, Chinese aggression 10-11-2013 05:02 PM

    New Delhi: As India gets into the election mode, the war of words is getting bitter day by day with each party hitting out at the other and leaving no stones unturned. Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday hit out at the Congress and...
  • Jinnah wanted peace between India and Pakistan, reveals RTI query 02-09-2013 11:42 AM

    New Delhi: As cease fire violations continue along the LoC straining Indo-Pak relations, an RTI has found that Pakistan's father of the nation Mohammad Ali Jinnah had promised friendly relations with India and also propagated communal harmony. Senior BJP leader LK Advani had faced the ire over his praise for...
  • Jinnah's speech about welfare of Pakistan's non-Muslims never went public 31-08-2013 05:37 PM

    Pakistan founder MA Jinnah had spoken about "welfare and well-being of all the communities" in Pakistan in a speech made on the day of the country's creation but not made public so far. In the brief speech recorded by All India Radio on August 14, 1947, Jinnah had invoked Prophet...
  • Every Manto lover would love 'The Pity Of Partition' 22-08-2013 07:14 PM

    Saadat Hasan Manto, the name is enough only. Master storyteller and what not. Readers love him and swear by him but to be honest, I have never really read much of him. Its not that I don't want to, it's just that I have not been able to. When I...
  • Tamas: Reliving India's Partition 20-08-2013 06:47 PM

    Daadi saa from Baalika Vadhu, Surekha Sikri made a powerful appearance in the award winning series Tamas way back in the 80s. She won the National Award for best Supporting actress for this series based on the partition. ...
  • Hit yesteryears' TV series 'Buniyaad' set to make a comeback 23-07-2013 03:10 PM

    Twenty seven years after it first hit television screens across India, Buniyaad, the popular series which dealt with the partition is all set to return. ...
  • Bhaag Milkha Bhaag: 5 aspects that'll make the film relevant 10-07-2013 12:02 PM

    New Delhi: Slowly and steadily, the Hindi film industry has started producing films that are not only technically good but are well researched too. Last 2-3 years have given impetus to the idea of presenting films as a document chronicling history. Filmmakers such as Anurag Kashyap and Tigmanshu Dhulia have...
  • Literary voyeurism in the writings of Ismat and Manto

    Hindustani awaaz |  Rakhshanda Jalil
    The two enfant terribles of Urdu literature - Ismat Chughtai and Saadat Hasan Manto - delighted in being provocative, outrageous, even blasphemous; both were tried...

  • How the 1947 partition changed Delhi 12-12-2011 10:44 AM

    Here's a special look at how Delhi became home to lakhs of people after the 1947 partition. ...
  • CJ fights for property promised post partition 28-05-2011 10:59 PM

    CJ Amarjit Singh fights for his family's right to 2 acres of property in Ambala which was promised to his father after the partition in 1947. ...
  • Waging War, Cooking Peace

    Excess Baggage |  Shiv Visvanathan
    His Holiness the Dalai Lama once commented on George Bush by saying, "He brings out the Muslim in me." Put with all the delicacy and...

  • Talbot, US witness to India's partition, dies 06-10-2010 03:43 PM

    New York: Veteran diplomat and author Phillips Talbot, a Padma Shri recipient who experienced first-hand the power of Mahatma Gandhi's non-violent movement and was one of the few Americans present during India's partition, has died here at the age of 95. Talbot's death on October 1 was announced by the...
  • HC lifts ban, Jaswant book can now be sold in Gujarat 04-09-2009 09:28 PM

    Guj HC said govt didn't practice care, caution or prudence in imposing ban. ...
  • Watch: Jaswant moves SC over ban on book 29-08-2009 02:19 PM

    Jaswant Singh's book has been banned by the Gujarat government. ...
  • Gandhi, Jinnah both failed: Jaswant 17-08-2009 01:43 AM

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