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Jinnah felt Pakistani & Indian soldiers would fight side by side against invaders

Journalist Kuldip Nayar recounts Lal Bahadur Shastri saying Kashmir may have had a different fate if what Jinnah believed had come true.
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Jogendra Nath Mandal, a Bengali Dalit leader who went on to become a Pakistani minister

On his 115th birth anniversary, ThePrint looks at the Dalit activist who traversed the distance to Pakistan, only to return back.
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Is India in danger of becoming a Hindu Pakistan?

For the first time, India’s leaders have sought to redefine the country effectively as a home for South Asians that aren’t Muslims. 
Muhammad Ali Jinnah

The ‘greatest envoy’ of Hindu-Muslim unity who later ensured a separate Muslim nation

ThePrint remembers Pakistan’s founder and ‘Quaid-e-Azam’ (father of the nation) Muhammad Ali Jinnah on his 142nd birth anniversary.
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Imran Khan’s Christmas message shows the fundamental difference between India and Pakistan

Imran Khan’s tweet shows what happens when you grow up in a country whose Constitution is not fundamentally equal.
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Not a tenant, but equal citizen: Owaisi hits back at Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi’s ‘nizam’ barb

Asaduddin Owaisi said he was Indian by choice, and added Indian Muslims had rejected Muhammad Ali Jinnah's two-nation theory.
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Jinnah’s paper, Dawn, refuses to be cowed down by the Pakistan army

When Pakistan goes to polls on 25 July, it will be the first time that two consecutively elected governments are handing over power, but political parties fear that the army is mounting a soft coup.
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Plugged-In: Karnataka results today & Smriti Irani loses I&B

Front Page Karnataka results in today: The results for this closely watched election will be declared today. ThePrint will be bringing top-notch live coverage from Bengaluru and New Delhi with reporters and editors on the ground. Click here for the live blog. Everyone wants to be friends with the JD(S): Business Standard reports that the Congress as well as the BJP have reached out to the JD(S) for a possible tie-up in the event of a hung assembly, with both offering the party the post of deputy CM. Smriti Irani loses I&B ministry to deputy Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore: This is the second time Irani, at the centre of several controversies in the ministry, has been divested of an important portfolio. She was earlier replaced as HRD minister by Prakash Javadekar, reports The Hindu. Tharoor charged with abetting wife's suicide: Four years and four months after Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in a Delhi hotel, MP Shashi Tharoor has...
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Why Jinnah once famously called AMU ‘the arsenal of Muslim India’

The AMU students worked as foot soldiers for the Muslim League during its election campaign in the 1945-46 elections that became a referendum on Pakistan.
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Last Laughs: The unhatched Lokayukta Bill and Trinamool’s ‘uncontested’ victory in Bengal

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

On Camera

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Samjhauta blast acquittals have turned India’s accusing finger at Pakistan inwards

After the Samjhauta acquittal, it will be difficult for Indians to look Pakistanis in the eye and ask them tough questions about terrorism and 26/11 Mumbai attack.
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Should liberals and Congress feel sorry for LK Advani not being on the BJP list?

Many Congress supporters and commentators expressed their disappointment over the BJP’s decision to drop LK Advani from Gujarat’s Gandhinagar seat for 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Defence

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Security forces given ‘free hand’ in Kashmir Valley weeks before Lok Sabha polls

Modi govt bans Yasin Malik's JKLF. Home ministry official says it was responsible for the genocide & exodus of Kashmiri Pandits.
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China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?