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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, 1 month 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 India2 weeks 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 Observer2 weeks 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
International Business Times India

India-Bangladesh Sea Border Redefined by UN Tribunal

Fishermen in a boat in Bay of Bengal (representational image) Reuters Putting to rest the decades-old issue between India and Bangladesh over a disputed area in the Bay of Bengal, a United Nations Tribunal awarded nearly four-fifth of the maritime ...
 International Business Times India2 months ago
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