Sunday, 16 January, 2022

Topic: Partition

Partition, my grandmother’s pain drove me to collect utensils as memory: Vikas Khanna

In ‘Barkat’, Vikas Khanna writes that his grandmother infused in him the values of sharing food, tinged with memories of Partition.

Split by Partition, met in 2022: Story of brothers’ reunion that’s making India-Pakistan cry

A video has gone viral of two brothers, one from India and one from Pakistan, reuniting at the Kartarpur corridor. 'India and Pakistan dissolved in those few hours,' an onlooker said.

Solution to ‘pain’ of Partition lies in undoing it, Mohan Bhagwat says

Speaking at a book launch, RSS chief Bhagwat asserted that the country's division won't happen again and warned that those who think otherwise will 'themselves be ruined'.

Allama Iqbal, his two-nation theory and the ideas in his poetry that were anti-national

Iqbal, much like Sir Syed, never considered the Muslims of Indian origin as true Muslims.

Bhagwat repeats Hindu-Muslim ‘bhai-bhai’ pitch, says only pattern of worship is different

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat was speaking at launch of ‘Veer Savarkar: The man who could have prevented Partition’, by information commissioner and former journalist Uday Mahurkar. 

‘Sarkari Musalman’ isn’t a traitor. It’s a slur by Muslims who want you on warpath forever

The 'Sarkari Musalman' snide is a legacy of the old 'Muslim hai to Muslim League mein aa' narrative.

Shakhas in Sindh, patrols, self-defence training: The role RSS played during Partition

In the run-up to Partition, the RSS prepared Hindus and Sikhs of undivided Punjab to face the inevitable that had been imposed on them. 

Learning, not avenging history – Why India needs rethink on Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

There’s Indian amnesia about those behind Partition. It’s time to call out the Ashrāfs

Those killed and uprooted had not asked for Partition. And yet there is an amnesia in India about who asked for it.

India’s domestic politics makes China-Pakistan nexus more potent in Taliban era

A China-Pakistan nexus may conclude now that India's domestic political churn presents opportunities to deal 'calculated blows' that provide greater potential to confine India.

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RBI proposes changes to valuation of bank investments, relaxing of investment class rules

A Reserve Bank of India discussion paper Friday suggested removing caps on the Held-To-Maturity class of securities, and allowing more types of instruments to be held within them.


A visual from the crash site in Tamil Nadu. | Photo: Twitter/ANI

CDS chopper crash was caused by weather change, leading to Controlled Flight Into Terrain: IAF

In Friday statement, IAF says tri-service Court of Inquiry ruled out mechanical failure, sabotage or negligence as cause of accident involving Mi-17 V5 helicopter last month.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.