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Jinnah

Was Partition Inevitable?

Roderick Matthews

It was about human frailty: stubbornness, inexperience and ambition

The Love Story of Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Ruttie Petit: An Explosive Affair

The love story of Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Ruttie Petit starts like a Mills & Boon romance but turns into a Shakespearean tragedy

Pakistan Without Tears

Lahore in Islamic glow and the repudiation of the past

India Before Itself

India’s ancient and medieval past may be rich in experiences and personalities but its challenges belong very much to the modern world

The Ali J Show

A play that converses actively with the audience, invigorates the public conversation about the identity of the Indian Muslim and doesn’t flinch from drawing Jinnah into the discussion

It Was Neither Nehru Nor Jinnah

Neither had the power to set the agenda for the Partition. The blame lies squarely with the British empire and its representative at the time—Mountbatten.

The ‘If Only’ History of India

Jaswant Singh cites Gokhale to sell Jinnah as ‘an ambassador of Hindu-Muslim unity’. So, Hitler was a painter, right?

Making a Shikhandi of Jaswant’s Jinnah

The unceremonious expulsion of this last survivor of the Vajpayee era smacks of a BJP desperate to shirk the blame for its poll debacle.

Why the BJP Loves Jinnah

What’s with the BJP’s obsession with Jinnah? First LK Advani and now Jaswant Singh have gone out on a limb to say something charitable about the man.

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