Jinnah

Hindus first lose lives; and then the narrative

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A black day which singed Hindus

Every Independence Day fills me with sadness and anger.

Spare us your history lessons, Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama, Mahatma Gandhi, Jinnah, Pt. Nehru, Lord Mountbatten, Muslim League, Congress, VP Menon

Dalai Lama: spare us your history lessons

It’s such a humbug from the 14th

Great Navy Mutiny and Congress betrayal

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Mutiny of the innocents and their killings

While India celebrates its Navy Day (December 4), let’s do a remembrance to The Royal Indian Navy (RIN) Mutiny of 1946 which left colonial masters Britain wi

Why Muslims owe a lot to Sardar Patel

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Sardar Patel: Did he really have anti-Muslim bias?

This is the centenary of the year when Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel first met Mahatma Gandhi and India got its unifier as we know the nation today.

Folly of equating Vande Mataram with religion

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Which Indian doesn't have tears in eyes on Rahman's Vande Mataram?

The Partition divided India. Jinnah went away as soon as he made Pakistan. But the poison remained in Free India.

Bankim Chandra and Vande Mataram

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Bankim Chandra's Vande Mataram: A political fallout

Just two words—Vande Mataram—by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, who has his 179th birth anniversary (June 26, 1838) this Monday, tells a lot a