Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicPartition

Topic: Partition

The 1907 Pagrhi Sambhal Jatta and 2020 protests had a common goal — saving farmers’ ‘hond’

In ‘Pagrhi Sambhal Lehar to Samyukt Kisan Morcha’, academic Ronki Ram traces a century of Punjab's Kisan struggle from 1907 to 2021.

Yash Chopra tackled Partition and Hindu fundamentalism in Dharmputra, long before Garm Hava

Romantic heartthrob Shashi Kapoor and King of Romance Yash Chopra's first collaboration in 1961 sensitively handled Hindu-Muslim differences and religious bigotry.

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

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

HAL signed an MoU for opening an office in Kuala Lumpur | Twitter

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to open first overseas marketing office in Malaysia for LCA Tejas

HAL is tapping new business opportunities for Light Combat Aircraft Tejas as well as servicing of Su-30 aircraft and Hawk trainer aircraft for the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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