Tag: Mohammed Ali Jinnah

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  • Tale of two Nations

    Tale of two Nations

    Savarkar further held that the State would guarantee the Muslims any defined measure of political power in the form of Muslim religion and Muslim culture.

    November 1, 2019
  • Book review | From Jinnah to Modi: Kuldip Nayar explodes myths surrounding leaders and icons

    Book review | From Jinnah to Modi: Kuldip Nayar explodes myths surrounding leaders and icons

    Kuldip Nayar's last book exquisitely demonstrates his distinctive ability to question the need for fiction when real life is so plump with drama and intrigue. Personal anecdotes about a number of leaders and icons make this book a rare treat for readers of modern Indian affairs

    March 10, 2019
  • Economic challenges that Imran faces

    Economic challenges that Imran faces

    Pakistan’s founding father, Mohammed Ali Jinnah, reportedly was disappointed with the British partition of India in 1947 because it divided Punjab and Bengal. Jinnah complained that he was given to rule a “truncated and moth-eaten Pakistan.” It is not known whether Pakistan’s new prime minister, the cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, had something as colourful to say …

    August 17, 2018
  • Dina Wadia was elegant, spirited: Preity Zinta

    Dina Wadia was elegant, spirited: Preity Zinta

    Actress Preity Zinta says she was fortunate enough to have met the “spirited” Dina Wadia, the grandmother of her former beau Ness Wadia. Dina Wadia, the daughter of Pakistan’s founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah, died at her home in New York on Thursday. She was 98. Preity on Thursday tweeted: “Sorry to hear that the elegant …

    November 3, 2017
  • Pakistan junks Jinnah

    Pakistan junks Jinnah

    In a speech in Aligarh on March 10, 1941, Mohammed Ali Jinnah said, “Let us, therefore, live as good neighbours; let the Hindus guard the south and let the Muslims guard the north-west and eastern frontiers. We will then stand together and say to the world: Hands off India; India for the Indians”. Interestingly, the …

    November 11, 2016