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Mohammad Ali Jinnah

Hate speech; Gandhi vs Godse: The paradoxes of Mahatma

(Hate Speech is making headlines. Not just against the Muslims but also against Mahatma Gandhi, in favour of Nathuram Godse, for which a saint...

Bengal begs a solution: Those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it

It’s not yet Direct Action Day of 1946, and neither Muhammad Ali Jinnah nor Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy are reborn yet but Hindus are at...

Why Mamata can’t stand ‘Jai Shri Ram’: It’s more than just her anathema to BJP

West Bengal politics is again is in the grips of slogans. While West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee is hypersensitized by ‘Jai Shree Ram’ slogan,...

When Jinnah, born on Xmas, got a royal snub from Kashmir’s maharaja

On July 13 this year, there was no gazetted holiday in Union Territory (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir, after almost three decades, or perhaps...

While we worry on Ladakh, China has poised itself on a village which could cut off India’s northeast

We have a WhatsApp group of old colleagues from The Pioneer where I began my career in journalism 40 years ago. We usually stick to...

Congress fields Jinnah’s supporter as candidate in Bihar assembly elections

Congress has fielded Dr Maskoor Ahmad Usmani, a former Aligarh Muslim University Students Union (AMUSU) president. Nothing wrong in that but for the notoriety...

11th of August, this day, when Jinnah promised but Pakistan has never delivered

The date today—11th of August—is important if nothing else than for the fact on this day in 1947, just three days before Pakistan received...

For god’s sake, stop this my Twinkle and your Asifa nonsense

Some crimes shake the conscience of the nation: Like the one of Twinkle in Aligarh. Or Asifa in Kathua, Jammu. Millions of Indians mourn such...

Has Rahul Gandhi replied to MHA’s letter on British citizenship?

There are some discourses you hear. Then there are others which are kept out of your sight. Out of sight, out of mind is...

Minorities: Wish Imran Khan looks at this mirror of his own

Mr Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan, please don’t be a joke. You want Pakistan to be a shining light of example for India in its...

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