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Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Jinnah didn’t join the Muslim League right away. He had one condition

In Jinnah: A Life, Yasser Latif Hamdani writes about how Jinnah often played the bridge between Hindus and Muslims.
Aligarh Muslim University

Why AMU’s middle name has never been more in focus than in the last five years

In the last five years, the Aligarh Muslim University has faced a series of rhetorical questions from India’s Hindu Right-wing groups.
File photo of PM Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah | PTI

With amended Citizenship Act, BJP will do Jinnah proud

Its essence may be summed up as: No Muslims please, this is India.
Jinnah Park in Winnipeg | Twitter

Now, Jinnah has triggered a controversy in distant Canada

Maxime Brenier had lashed out because a park was renamed after Jinnah, while in another city, inaugural PM John Macdonald’s bust was pulled down.
Allama Raghib Ahsan was elected to the Indian Constituent Assembly (above) in 1946 | Popperfoto/Getty Images

The man who played a role in the politics of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh

Allama Raghib Ahsan, an adviser and confidant to Muhammad Ali Jinnah, was a member of the Indian Constituent Assembly.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah

The week hasn’t been kind to Jinnah’s legacy – neither in India nor in Pakistan

Ironically, in both India and Pakistan, Jinnah’s name and legacy was dragged into controversies at premier educational institutions
Students protest in front of the gate of AMU | PTI

Jinnah row is an RSS ploy to leave its stamp on India’s oldest Muslim university: Students

Part of a larger game plan to ‘mainstream’ Aligarh Muslim University, say students; former VC Hamid Ansari calls it stupid antics of local politicians.

On Camera

Dozens of Indian start-ups join hands to end dominance of Google, Facebook

About 56 Indian entrepreneurs are considering establishing alternative to Google Play Store & ending supremacy of large tech corporations such as Facebook.

Defence

Lt General Taranjit Singh, Deputy Chief IDS (Operations) | ANI | Twitter

We are secular, says Indian Army on Pakistan’s ‘malicious campaign trying divide soldiers’

The Army said Pakistan has been carrying out a social media campaign for days now, trying to defame the institution.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.