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The year India turned right
The Financial Chronicle

The year India turned right

In their classic novel Freedom at Midnight, Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre recall Lord Louis Mountbatten, by the side of Gandhi as he lay in state, hours after being felled by an assassin’s bullet in Delhi. From the crowd a man shouted, “It was a ... The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago

From Sydney to Peshawar: The biggest casualty of Islamic terror are Muslims themselves

On January 30, 1948, when Louis Mountbatten reached the Birla House on hearing of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination, he heard a man shriek, ‘It was a Muslim who did it. The post From Sydney to Peshawar: The biggest casualty of Islamic terror are Muslims ...
 First Post.com1 month ago

Chairman's blog 11th December 2014

. Battenberg cake, as everyone knows, was so named in 1884 to celebrate the marriage of Princess Victoria and Prince Louis of Battenberg, the family subsequently translated as Mountbatten so as not to offend English sensibilities. Queen Victoria ...
 Northern Football League1 month ago

Frankie Boyle comeback show is axed by the BBC over IRA joke Daily TV round up

Series was to star David Mitchell but was canned. A pilot made by Frankie Boyle was axed by the BBC over a joke about the assassination of Lord Mountbatten by the IRA. The controversial comedian was set to make his comedy comeback on the Beeb with ...
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland2 days ago

First encounters

one remembers the dimunitive man with a staff, who scripted the fight to gain India's Independence. A new book, launched on 9 January to celebrate the centenary of Gandhiji's return to India from South Africa, presents a collection of first meeting ...
 The Statesman3 days ago
Canberra Times

Things you might not know about Prince Philip

PM defends knighthood decision Government MPs furious Prince Philip's gaffes 1. The prince, a descendant of the Danish-German house of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glucksburg, was born on a kitchen table at Mon Repos on the Greek island of Corfu. ...
 Canberra Times5 days ago

Capturing the quirks of a city

An ongoing photography exhibition is showcasing interesting images of 1940s Kolkata Prakriti Prasad January 17, 2015 Last Updated at 20:44 IST A very different view of Chowringhee Square greets the eye as soon as one enters Aakriti Art Gallery, ...
 Business Standard India2 weeks ago

Interview: "On Bose death, Nehru committed the original sin"

Bengaluru, Jan 13: Will the mystery surrounding Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose ever be solved? Was Netaji killed in an air crash or was he eliminated by Russian dictator Stalin as claimed by Dr Subramanian Swamy? These are all mysteries and once the ...
 Oneindia2 weeks ago

It's time for a Pak-mukt South Asia

he Congress party made two decisions, which this columnist regards as momentous from the viewpoint of seeking to ensure that the British left a united India behind them, rather than the vivisected entity which finally emerged by 15 August 1947. The ...
 The Sunday Guardian3 weeks ago

Motivate Yourself throughout 2015! A-Quote-A-Week on Goals, Success, and Power

Now is the time to wrap up your achievements for this year, pat yourself on the back, and start thinking about the road ahead. You've got a lot more to accomplish, and it isn't always easy to muster the strength and enthusiasm to set out...again! ...
 Inc.com1 month ago
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