under partition

A dramatic new study of Partition and a valuable anthology from the scene of the historic divide


8 Jul 2015 | BY Anjuli Kaul

An extract from the book Sindh: Stories from a Vanished Homeland


20 Jan 2013 | BY Saaz Aggarwal

Could it be that 62 years on, the scars of the Partition violence have still not healed because there is so little voluntary admission of guilt, so much glorified victimhood? Here’s a narrative finally that trains its gaze at the perpetrators.


18 Sep 2009

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.


27 Aug 2009 | BY Ninad D. Sheth

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


27 Aug 2009 | BY Hartosh Singh Bal

A collection of essays fails to shed new light on an old topic. The focus is on Pakistan, not on the great divide


17 Jun 2009 | BY Soutik Biswas

A brilliant debut novel captures in fine detail the experiences of a Tamil Brahmin family on and off trains


15 Jun 2009 | BY TR Vivek
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