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Blog: Tick follows Tock, follows Tick...

In June 1947, the British appointed lawyer Sir Cyril Radcliffe to lead a commission which would establish the boundary between India, and a nascent Pakistan. Radcliffe had never visited India prior to his appointment, but was nonetheless ... Post Magazine UK, 2 months ago

Not-so-good old days

WPC 56 is a nostalgic police drama set in 1950s sepia-toned Birmingham. Source: Supplied TV writer Justin Burke selects WPC 56 as his pick of the week on pay television. WPC 56Saturday, 8.30pm, BBC First This nostalgic and charming BBC police ...
 The Australian1 week ago
In Defence Of Marxist

Pakistan: Irreconcilable Struggle Until Socialist Revolution

This article looks at the situation in Pakistan, and describes on the one hand the effects of decades of rule by an inept and corrupt ruling class that has proven incapable of developing the country and on the other, highlights the immense work done ...
 In Defence Of Marxist2 weeks ago

Partition and common people's voice

Despite all attempts on the part of Mahatma Gandhi, the partition of British India could not be avoided. It is painful to say that Gandhiji being a life-long follower of non-violence and believer of Hindu-Muslim brotherhood was defeated before the ...
 The Echo Of India1 month ago Rarely known facts about the partition of India after independence  Oneindia1 month ago

Grit and determination, his hallmark

by K.D.M. Kittanpahuwa 'Who told you the Muslim League gave us Pakistan? I brought Pakistan with my stenographer,' a defiant Mohamed Ali Jinnah, who midwifed the birth of Pakistan exploded into mild anger. Aloof and arrogant, imperious in ...
 Sunday Observer1 month ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

Our adivasis, our constitution

THERE are, if the government is to be believed, no adivasis or indigenous people in Bangladesh. Instructions went out last week from the administration, even as preparations were underway for the observance of International Indigenous Peoples' Day, ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 month ago
The Express Tribune

At the time of independence

We are fighti­ng one anothe­r with zero tolera­nce. Can we call our self, Pakist­ani? The writer runs a consultancy company and was previously MD of Milkpak August 14 takes me down the memory lane to the first ...
 The Express Tribune1 month ago

Veil of history has done harm to Kashmir

India cannot afford to nurture holy cows. It should lay bare the role played by the British, especially Mountbatten with his mesmeric hold on Gandhi, Nehru and even Sardar Patel With the National Conference repeatedly questioning Jammu & ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago
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