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Huma Sadaf
The subject of Partition is not easy to portray—irrespective of which side of the Radcliffe Line the film-maker resides. Over the decades, a few Pakistani films have attempted to depict one of the bloodiest chapters of the subcontinent. We analyse three films that are widely regarded as iconic,…
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Manan Kapoor
India or Pakistan, as they stand today, are separate entities with their own histories and ideologies. This perhaps stems from how the two countries have grown, after Partition—after the British barrister Sir Cyril Radcliffe drew a line in a hasty five weeks that changed the history of the…
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Deepti Asthana
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Yusra Hasan
    Bharat Motor Repairing Works ‘The Bharat Motor Repairing Works’, reads the dusty lopsided board hung outside the workshop in Lal Kuan, Old Delhi. One of the last few karkhanas of kherad ka kaam on metals that is still located in the old city of Delhi, the workshop in its dilapidated…
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Anju Bala
  S.L. Parasher. Source:   S.L. Parasher (b. 1904, Gujranwalan, West Punjab, present-day Pakistan; d. 1990, New Delhi) is an artist well-known for his versatility. He completed his Masters degree in English Literature…
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Anirban Bandyopadhyay
  The caste question in West Bengal (and Bengal before 1947) is unique. It resonates with the conventional perspectives on caste in history and politics in India since the nineteenth century as much as it diverges from them. While there are many important perspectives on caste in Indian history and…
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Matthieu Salpeteur
In Gujarat, the Rabari community was, as in Rajasthan, primarily specialized in camel breeding and herding. However, with the introduction of oil-based engines and the subsequent revolution in transportation, people have switched to breeding other animals, particularly sheep and goats, small…
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Babli Moitra Saraf
The process of history of which I really sense myself to be a part became a kind of impinging reality, something which I was both comfortable with as well as excited about. And I engaged with it very actively, proactively I would say, in the sense that one of the first visits was really to the…
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Saaz Aggarwal
Life was a struggle for the men who went on Sindhwork, but they invariably came home with money. This enabled them to oversee the building of new houses in their hometown or get old ones refurbished, install flooring of the beautiful Hala tiles in the courtyards and flush tanks in the toilets. Well…
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