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VALLABHBHAI PATEL – A LEGACY APPROPRIATED AND DISTORTED

BY:Neha Dabhade Historical figures are complex and shaped by the context they lived out of. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is no exception. Vallabhbhai Patel popularly known as the “indomitable iron man” of India is credited with unifying India when India was a cluster of numerous princely states at the time of independence and Patel was the […]

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Interpreting G-B council’s dissolution

Interpreting G-B council’s dissolution

By: Masud Ahmed Khan Gilgit-Baltistan is strategically important not only for Pakistan but also for China, India and the United States. The territory — bordering Afghanistan and China in the north, Khyber-Pakhtunkwa in the west and Indian-administered Kashmir in the east — is as important today as it was in 1880 during the strategic rivalry […]

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The anatomy of another riot

The anatomy of another riot

Kasganj is a metaphor for the emerging everydayness of riot-induced violence

BY: Shiv Visvanathan Every riot today produces a set of staged narratives which are eerie to watch and strange to listen to. A riot is no longer an act of production where the narrative focusses on causes but an act of consumption where a variety of narratives create a quilt patch we call history. The […]

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What schools should also teach

What schools should also teach

Zehra Kamal Alam THE Zainab rape-murder case in Kasur has jolted the nation into thinking seriously about a highly prevalent but hushed-up issue. There is an increased sense of urgency and greater receptivity among parents, teachers and adult caregivers to the idea of providing children with information that can help to protect them from potentially […]

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