Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicMohammad Ali JInnah

Topic: Mohammad Ali JInnah

8-yr-old Hindu boy is youngest victim of Pakistan blasphemy law. Jinnah would’ve frowned

An 8-year-old Hindu boy in Pakistan’s Punjab province accidentally walked into a madrassa and allegedly urinated out of fear. He was accused of blasphemy.

BJP sent Yogi, Nadda to Darbhanga to take on Congress candidate it calls ‘Jinnah sympathiser’

Congress’s Maskoor Usmani is contesting from Jale seat in Darbhanga, where Yogi Adityanath & JP Nadda campaigned in last 2 days, claiming credit for Ram Mandir, Article 370 removal.

Pakistan’s in a state of confusion because it was born in state of confusion: Pervez Hoodbhoy

Speaking at a cultural festival in Karachi, nuclear physicist Pervez Hoodbhoy criticised Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the two-nation theory and the ruling government.

Top court seeks Centre’s response to Shia Waqf Board’s plea against ‘un-Islamic flags’

Petitioner has claimed that green flags with a crescent and a star are "un-Islamic" and resemble the flag of a Pakistani political party.

Pakistanis blame everyone but themselves for their problems

In his new book ‘Re-imagining Pakistan’, Husain Haqqani rightly points out that the blame for what ails the country is rarely put on Pakistanis...

Partition 1947 – A lesson for 2017

Gurinder Chaddha’s film on partition has no real victors – all characters are taken over by a sense of defeat and betrayal. And just as well. Sanya Dhingra

#TalkPoint: Should we relegate Partition to history books?

Should India consider Partition a history project or does its legacy continue to impact the country today? We ask the experts.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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