The last Viceroy of India (1947) and the first Governor-General of the independent Dominion of India (194748) Lord Louis Mountbatten was killed by a bomb blast on his boat in Ireland on August 27, 1979. One of the earl's twin grandsons, Nicholas, ... Radio Pakistan, 2 weeks ago
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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 Pioneer, 1 month ago
9/11 has been a significant date for the entire world since 2001. But for me, as a Pakistani, this has always been an important date. It was on this day that our founder, our leader, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, passed away after a year of Pakistan's ...SAMAA TV, 4 days ago
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 India, 2 weeks ago
Film-maker Richard Attenbourough passed away at 90 Reuters British film-maker Richard Attenborough knew little about Mahatma Gandhi before he first read a biography on him, written by Louis Fischer on a winter day in 1962, when he was almost 40. ...International Business Times India, 3 weeks ago The tale of Attenborough's tryst with Gandhi Millennium Post, 3 weeks ago Lesser known facts of Attenborough's 'Gandhi' Times of India, 3 weeks ago
The American and British reading public can devour countless books of politicians washing their dirty linen — and other people’s linen — in public. Indian politicians, on the other hand, have by and large been reticent, hesitant about creating ...The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
JET-lagged and hungry, I walk into breakfast to be greeted by name. Im with a vegetarian and someone who's gluten intolerant every one of the hundreds of wait staff seem aware of that after only one meal. At the spa, they know Im checking out soon, ...Brisbane Courier-Mail, 1 month ago
Why historians feel the destruction of 1.5 lakh government files is akin to the Taliban destruction of the Bamiyan Buddha statues
“Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future.” - Ray Bradbury In a development reminiscent of the Dark Ages and the era of marauding barbarian conquerors, India's Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has destroyed some 150,000 files ...DNA, 2 months ago
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