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Indian Navy foils pirate attack in Gulf of Aden
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Indian Navy foils pirate attack in Gulf of Aden

The Indian Navy rescued a Liberian vessel MV Lord Mountbatten in the Gulf of Aden on Tuesday after helicopter-borne marine commandos fired at the pirates who were attempting to hijack the ship. INS Sharda, deployed for anti-piracy patrol in the Gulf of Aden ... DNA, 1 month ago
Navy thwarts piracy attempt in Gulf of Aden Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
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FREEDOM FILES: How Mountbatten Neutralised Sikh Bogey

As angry rhetoric flew across the border with both Karachi and New Delhi not mincing words, the punch up in Kashmir was getting uglier as Indian forces attempted to chase out Jinnah's raiders. A bellicose Pakistan tried its best to nail the Indian government ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 weeks ago

Freedom Files : THE LAST SHEPHERD

The deep sense of foreboding was still to set in, lulled as they were by the faux protective shield provided by the linkages through Treaty Relations with British Paramountcy. The promised-land narrative would not last long for safe passage was out of the ...
 The Financial Chronicle3 days ago

Freedom Files : Creating a communal cleave

The Nawab of Bhopal Sir Hafiz Hamidullah Khan, saboteur in chief as Chancellor of the Chamber of Princes was constantly looking at ways and means to stay out of the dragnet of the Congress and the ambit of the new Dominion of India. As the end neared, he grew ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago

Habib uplifted low-profile profession to high-profile fashion: Author Hritu Pawar

His father, Nazir Ahmed, was the personal hair stylist of India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru and the last British Governor General, Lord Mountbatten, which took the family to what is now Rashtrapati Bhavan. One fine day Habib Ahmed opened his ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Freedom Files: The kashmir intrigue

An empire which is toppled by its enemies can rise again, but one that is toppled from within crumbles that much faster, it could be a Trojan or a schemer or a saboteur who brings it to its knees. History is replete with such examples — from Achilles in ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago

Disequilibrium : FISHING FOR PIOUS PIRANHA

Masters of intrigue and subterfuge, the Indian Princes through linkages with Paramountcy thought they were infallible. Birthed by the British who chose them to be their allies against the nationalist headwinds with the Congress as its vanguard, the Rulers ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago

Mahatma Gandhi wanted a dalit woman as India's first President

At a time the parties are changing their gears to choose nominees for Presidential polls, a new book says that Mahatma Gandhi wanted a Dalit woman as Indias first President but this "radical suggestion" was turned down. The country had to wait till 1997 to ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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Did Jinnah's marriage shape his politics?

'If Ruttie had been alive, Jinnah would never have turned communal.'Veenu Sandhu checks out Mr and Mrs Jinnah: The Marriage That Shook India. IMAGE: Mahatma Gandhi leaves Mohammad Ali Jinnah's home, en route to the viceregal lodge in Delhi, November 24, 1939. Photograph: Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images Of all the stalwarts of India's freedom movement, the one who remains largely an enigma is Mohammad Ali Jinnah. A reserved, self-made man whose life followed a carefully laid ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Disequilibrium : THE UGLY AND INCONVENIENT TRUTH

Same song, different verse. The time for polemics over how Pakistan is fighting a proxy war with non-state actors in Kashmir or how Kashmiri separatists are speaking a lingua franca of their Pakistani handlers or how all this is built on a time tested ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago
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