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In two weeks, India celebrates 70 years of Independence. Which Partition books/movies have impacted you the most? - Pune Mirror;

In two weeks, India celebrates 70 years of Independence. Which Partition books/movies have impacted you the most? - Pune Mirror

Pune MirrorIn two weeks, India celebrates 70 years of Independence. Which Partition books/movies have impacted you the most?Pune MirrorThe tragedy of the Partition lies in the scars of wounds that have healed over the decades. Kushwant Singh's Train to Pakistan impacted me profoundly. Almost a million people died during this time, portrayed in the backdrop of a love story between a ...and more »

Tip: Respect Hindu roots - Calcutta Telegraph

Tip: Respect Hindu rootsCalcutta TelegraphNew Delhi, July 31: BJP member Hukumdev Narayan Yadav told the Lok Sabha today that India's Muslims were descendants of Hindus and should therefore respect Hindu sentiments. His comments came as the BJP deployed a Yadav-Dalit combination ...and more »

It makes no sense to compare religious majoritarianism in India and Pakistan - American Enterprise Institute

It makes no sense to compare religious majoritarianism in India and PakistanAmerican Enterprise InstituteThe other day I spoke at the Stimson Center in Washington on religious majoritarianism in the Indian subcontinent. In a nutshell, I made two broad points: First, when it comes to minority rights, India's record over the past seven decades is ...and more »

'Partition is not over for us': Thousands of Hindus who have fled 'harassment' in Pakistan are forced to languish in ... - Daily Mail;

'Partition is not over for us': Thousands of Hindus who have fled 'harassment' in Pakistan are forced to languish in ... - Daily Mail

Daily Mail'Partition is not over for us': Thousands of Hindus who have fled 'harassment' in Pakistan are forced to languish in ...Daily MailTens of thousands of Hindus moving from Pakistan to India continue to languish in makeshift camps near the border with no legal right to work - 70 years after partition unleashed the largest mass migration in human history. Many of them have no choice ...and more »

An antidote to hate - The Indian Express;

An antidote to hate - The Indian Express

The Indian ExpressAn antidote to hateThe Indian ExpressIndia has witnessed hate attacks in the past. What is new is the frequency and the normalisation of this lynching, in a growing aggressively majoritarian political and social environment. 2. Shares. Facebook · Twitter · Google Plus · Whatsapp. Written ...and more »

Majority of Muslims in India are descendants of Hindus: BJP MP in Lok Sabha - India Today;

Majority of Muslims in India are descendants of Hindus: BJP MP in Lok Sabha - India Today

India TodayMajority of Muslims in India are descendants of Hindus: BJP MP in Lok SabhaIndia TodayHukumdev Narayan Yadav extensively quoted Deen Dayal Upadhyaya and said the BJP ideologue had stated that "Muslims in India are descendants of Hindus". IndiaToday.in · [email protected] New Delhi, July 31, 2017 | UPDATED 22:16 IST. A +A -.and more »

A Majority Of Muslims In India Are Descendants Of Hindus, Says BJP MP - NDTV;

A Majority Of Muslims In India Are Descendants Of Hindus, Says BJP MP - NDTV

NDTVA Majority Of Muslims In India Are Descendants Of Hindus, Says BJP MPNDTVEvery Muslim, the lawmaker added, must respect Hindu sentiment and Hindus must also respect Muslims. All India | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury, Edited by Raija Susan Panicker | Updated: August 01, 2017 02:10 IST. 2.8K Shares. EMAIL. PRINT.and more »

Freedom and Fear: India and Pakistan at 70 - The Diplomat;

Freedom and Fear: India and Pakistan at 70 - The Diplomat

The DiplomatFreedom and Fear: India and Pakistan at 70The DiplomatIn the midst of the monsoon of August 1947, British India ceased to be and gave way to two independent nations. The logic of this partition being religious and regional, the older and larger India was reinforced as a Hindu majoritarian society, while ...and more »

Break the silence on partition and British colonial history – before it's too late - The Guardian;

Break the silence on partition and British colonial history – before it's too late - The Guardian

The GuardianBreak the silence on partition and British colonial history – before it's too lateThe GuardianMany British south Asian families, like mine, were caught up in the violence of 1947. Seventy years on, some are telling their stories for the first time • Kavita Puri is the editor of Our World and presenter of Partition Voices on BBC Radio 4. Trains ...and more »

Partition is Not Over Yet: The Plight of Pakistani Hindus - India.com;

Partition is Not Over Yet: The Plight of Pakistani Hindus - India.com

India.comPartition is Not Over Yet: The Plight of Pakistani HindusIndia.comSeventy years have passed, but Hindus are still moving from Pakistan to India to get rid of discrimination and persecution they are facing as a Hindu in Muslim Pakistan. By India.com News Desk | Published: July 31, 2017 5:02 PM IST Email. 0 Shares.and more »

Indian Military Veterans Condemn Radical Sector Attacks - Prensa Latina

Indian Military Veterans Condemn Radical Sector AttacksPrensa LatinaNew Delhi, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) Over a hundred Indian military veterans called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to deal with the growing number of attacks against Muslims and Dalits, the basis of the rigid Hindu caste system. The former soldiers ...and more »

Here Is One Surgical Strike From Pakistan Indians Eagerly Await - Defence Aviation Post;

Here Is One Surgical Strike From Pakistan Indians Eagerly Await - Defence Aviation Post

Defence Aviation PostHere Is One Surgical Strike From Pakistan Indians Eagerly AwaitDefence Aviation PostCall it a case of surgical strikes with a difference. It involves Pakistan and cross-border targets, but in this case India is continually at the receiving end, and happily so. Suppliers in India eagerly await the next consignments of surgical ...and more »

How Indian and Pakistani filmmakers wrestled with the ghosts of Partition - Prospect;

How Indian and Pakistani filmmakers wrestled with the ghosts of Partition - Prospect

ProspectHow Indian and Pakistani filmmakers wrestled with the ghosts of PartitionProspectAsian cinema has treated the subject very differently to its western counterpart—and produced a wealth of artistic delights in the process. But as memories of partition fade, will the genre decline? by Burhan Wazir / July 31, 2017 / Leave a comment ...and more »

To bust the myth that Muslims don't belong in India, just look at the armed forces - Quartz;

To bust the myth that Muslims don't belong in India, just look at the armed forces - Quartz

QuartzTo bust the myth that Muslims don't belong in India, just look at the armed forcesQuartzA large number of those who serve in India's army are not Hindu. (EPA/Farooq Khan). Share. Written by. Samar Halarnkar, Scroll.in. July 31, 2017 Quartz india. He was an upper-caste Hindu from a village outside the holy city of Varanasi. “Yes,” he said ...and more »

A Country Divided - BBC News;

A Country Divided - BBC News

BBC NewsA Country DividedBBC NewsIt was one of the largest migrations the world has ever seen - with at least 10 million people on the move. Seventy years ago, in August 1947, British colonial rule in India came to an end. The country was divided into two independent states - Hindu ...and more »