Political History

A Memoir of the 1950s – Part-V

On 7th October 1958, BBC reported that President Iskander Mirza had declared martial law in the country and that General…

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A Memoir of the 1950s – Part-IV

The Muslim League, where it existed, had only a flimsy organization. The feudal landowners were generally content with the Raj.…

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What really happened to Jinnah’s Pakistan…?

The truth is, at no point did the All-India Muslim League or its president Muhammad Ali Jinnah invoke Medina or…

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A Memoir of the 1950s – Part-III

The student movement flourished in the period 1949-54. During 1953. The DSF had presented certain demands to the educational authorities.…

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A Memoir of the 1950s – Part-II

The membership of the Karachi unit was drawn almost entirely from members of the muhajir community. Hasan Nasir, who in…

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A Memoir of the 1950s – Part-I

The Sindh Observer, expressing almost universal opinion in the province and campaigning against the separation of Karachi, was silenced. Eric…

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How to revive the spirit of Quit India Movement?

The Communists, Hindu Mahasabha and RSS were opposed to Quit India Movement and supported British.   BJP is launching a…

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Truths, Not Myths, About Pakistan’s Founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah

In 1916, Jinnah declared that India was “not to be governed by Hindus, and … it [was] not to be…

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Why Ambedkar Supported Partition? (Part-I)

Remarks on his book “Pakistan or the Partition of India” first published in December 1940. The present article is based…

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In Karachi, life is cheap

In Karachi, murder for profit or political gain is a commonplace, as are demands for protection money, energy blackouts, and…

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