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Saragarhi film receives applause in UK Parliament
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Saragarhi film receives applause in UK Parliament

[The United Kingdom], Nov.16 (ANI): On Tuesday (November 14), the British Parliament resounded to a thunderous round of applause in honour of 21 native Indian soldiers who fought to defend British India on the unruly North West frontier in 1897. Sify, 4 weeks ago
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'Britain created Pakistan'

'The creation of Pakistan was integral to Britain's grand strategy.''If they were to ever leave India, Britain's military planners had made it clear that they needed to retain a foothold in the NWFP and Baluchistan because that would provide the means to retain control of Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, the UAE, Bahrain and Qatar.'   IMAGE: Lord Louis Mountbatten, the viceroy of India and his wife Lady Edwina Mountbatten flank Muslim League leader Mohammad Ali Jinnah at the viceroy's house, now ...
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Hundred years on is it time for another Revolution?

Author: Sukumar Murlidharan Perhaps the principles that led the architects of the October Revolution have reasserted themselves with fresh relevance today No event can be judged in its full historic significance until it is disowned by all existing structures ...
 Hard News Media1 month ago

Are madrasas anti-national? A historic perspective

Earlier this month, Allahabad High Court made it compulsory for all madrasas in Uttar Pradesh to sing the national song. This perpetuates the negative image of madrasas or Islamic centres of learning in India. An image surrounding the madrasas has ...
 Sify1 month ago

Afghan-Pakistan border villages brace for Berlin Wall-style divide

Thousands of Pashtun tribal people who for decades ignored the invisible line that bisects their dusty villages and demarcates the Afghanistan-Pakistan frontier are bracing for a Berlin Wall-style divide of their neighbourhoods. Pakistan, worried by Islamist ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

The Legend of the Hills

BORDER TOWNS TEND to be the most interesting places. Here the seams of the modern nation-state are either fastened tight or are gradually coming undone thread by thread. These are areas where the pull and push of boundaries exert tension and create ambiguity.
 Open Magazine2 months ago
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