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POLITICS

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Nathuram Godse, Jinnah, LK Advani, Sadhvi pragya

Godse vs Jinnah: How the BJP treats admirers of the two historical figures

There is no known action on Sadhvi Pragya over appreciative remarks on Godse. In contrast, senior leaders like LK Advani and Jaswant Sinha faced the BJP's door for praising Mohd Ali Jinnah.

VARIETY

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Iqbal, Jinnah, Two-nation theory, Aligarh Muslim University

The deeper roots to the current controversy over Aligarh Muslim University

It is vital to recall what AMU stood for before 1947. Contemporary demands for AMU to be reformed lie deep within this past.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Sangh, BJP, LK Advani, Jinnah

How LK Advani's plans to 'fix' RSS in the aftermath of Jinnah remark controversy backfired

[Book extract] Vajpayee feared the party would go into the hands of hardliners and that would signal the end of the NDA.

VOICES

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Mahatma Gandhi, Winston Churchill, Jinnah, Partition

Why Jinnah must be blamed for Partition

Aakar Patel's blog belittles Ambedkar and calls Owaisi a moderate voice of India.

POLITICS

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Partition, Pakistan, Jinnah, Muhammad Ali Jinnah

How Pakistan ended up trapping Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Quaid-i-Azam became a 'virtual prisoner in his palace'.

VOICES

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Universities, Jinnah, AMU, Hindutva

AMU student on why Jinnah portrait fracas is an excuse to divide campus

Indian Muslims have made a choice to live in the India of Gandhi, Nehru, Azad and Ambedkar.

POLITICS

 |  The Other  |  5-minute read
BJP, Hindu Rashtra, Jinnah, AMU

Jinnah portrait at AMU should remind Sangh that India can never be a clean slate

There is no way to erase the remnants of the long journey India has undertaken before it turned into a republic.

POLITICS

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Jinnah, Hindu-muslim ties, Sheikh Abdullah, Kashmir

When Kashmiris were not defined as Muslims or Hindus

In 1947, it was the clear intent of the people of the state to accede to India and not Pakistan.

POLITICS

 |  9-minute read
Jinnah, Pakistan, Two-nation theory

How communal really were Allama Iqbal and the two-nation theory?

In his later life, he was exceedingly disillusioned with the principle of Pakistan.

ART & CULTURE

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Jinnah, Marriage, Book Extract, Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Private matter of Mr and Mrs Jinnah's love and desires

[Book extract] The man she discovered was not the fierce and passionate lover of her dreams.