Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicBengal Partition

Topic: Bengal Partition

Aurobindo inspired Bengali patriot Khudiram Bose to shake British Raj foundations

When taken to the police station for hurling a bomb at Judge Kingsford’s carriage,Khudiram Bose wilfully surrendered, and fearlessly shouted “Bandemataram.”

Let’s talk about Partition. We owe this debt to the dead and the displaced

Like Holocaust day, Partition should also be recognised by the UN internationally so that those who lost their homes and lives feel seen and heard.

Stop seeing Bangladesh as ‘East Pakistan’. Last 50 years are a missed opportunity

Let’s stop anti-Bangladesh rhetoric and calling their people ‘ghuspathiye’. It is time to take them along for the economic prosperity and well-being of our people.

Ritwik Ghatak, the celluloid rebel who used cinema as a political tool

Revolutionary filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak mirrored the pain of Bengal’s partition and refugee crisis through his famed trilogy, which began with Megha Dhaka Tara.

How the Bengali went from ‘baboo’, a figure of ridicule, to a nationalist traitor

The Partition of Bengal in 1905 spurred acts of rebellion that gave Bengalis a means to prove they could be fearless.

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Modi pays tribute to Dr Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary

What explains Modi’s silence as states fight on, relations with Centre worsen

Whether it's Karnataka-Maharahstra or Assam-Meghalaya, Modi govt's reluctance to get dragged into border disputes is self-defeating.
A cashier checks Indian rupee notes inside a room at a fuel station in Ahmedabad | Reuters file image

Rupee falls to 81.75 against dollar, loss on stop losses and dollar outflows

The rupee was down 0.5% to the dollar and has been an underperformer among Asian peers. The offshore Chinese yuan was up 0.9%, leading Asian currencies higher.

Defence

Russian President Vladimir Putin with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo Credit - Reuters)

In western arms sanctions on Russia, China’s arms industry could stand to gain

The arms export embargoes on Moscow could create an opportunity for Beijing to supply arms to countries like Myanmar, which are heavily dependent on Russian arms.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.