The Tragic Story Of Partition

7 min read | About History, India, Book, Politics, Pakistan, Review

Author: H V Seshadri/ Publisher: Sahitya Sindhu Prakashana/ ISBN: 9788186595077

The only reason for India-Pakistan partition was Congress - few Congress leaders who were old, tired, not ready to fight anymore and having a deep political desire of getting power at the earliest. All this made them accept partition without much protest and fight.

One of the most important chapters in the Indian history (and equally so for Pakistan) is the partition of the nation in 1947. This article is H V Sheshadri's book “The Tragic Story Of Partition” reviewed by Dr Bharat M Desai.

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Rang De Basanti

2 min read | About Drama, History, India, Politics, Movie, Review, Bollywood, Satire

Director(s): Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra/ Acto(s): Aamir Khan, Siddharth Narayan, Sharman Joshi, Soha Ali Khan, Waheeda Rehman, R. Madhavan, Kunal Kapoor, Atul Kulkarni, Alice Patten

Rang De Basanti!!
LOSE CONTROL!!!

Watching the 3rd consecutive movie which made me feel something to be proud about Bollywood. The Movie I would simply say is the BEST among the Hindi movies I have ever seen so far.

With an essence of patriotism the movie portrays the fact that no matter where we are, what we do and to where we belong, we still are a part of the community called Indians. The best part about the movie is that there isn’t a call for the youth to fight for the country or to devote their life for the nation, but the fact that how these characters who look to me among just like one of us, who have nothing to do with all the CRAP as we all consider it to be get inside the heart of National issues, which then affects their personal lives and then they get in to taking the initiative for something which they always considered as Crap!!

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The Burning K-wor(l)d !!

Kashmir: Ever since the partition of the subcontinent in 1947, India and Pakistan have been bitter rivals. What is Really bothering them?
  • Kashmir through CNN: http://edition.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2001/kashmir/index.html
  • Kashmir as BBC Sees: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/355280.stm
  • Kashmir of Pakistan Government: http://www.pak.gov.pk/public/kashmir/kashmir.htm
  • Kashmir India, Jammu & Kashmir Government Official Website: http://jammukashmir.nic.in/
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