The Partition of British India into India and Pakistan

The independence of India from the British Empire in 1947 prompted a wave of decolonization. Yet alongside this victory came the tragedies of partition.

Understanding India’s Hindu-Muslim Divide

October 11, 2018

The question that still haunts rational minds is whether Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s two-nation theory — one that Islam and Hinduism constitute two incompatible cultural, social, political and religious systems — was right or wrong. A journey back in time exploring the motives both of...

Governing India (Part 2/2)

June 03, 2013

Democracy in India is unique throughout the world. However, a new Indian Constitution is necessary. The current constitution is not suited for a sovereign, independent, and democratic nation of 1.2 billion people. This is the last of a two part series. Read part one. Apart from the unsuitability...

Governing India (Part 1/2)

May 28, 2013

Democracy in India is unique throughout the world. However, a new Indian Constitution is necessary. The current constitution is not suited for a sovereign, independent, and democratic nation of 1.2 billion people. This is the first of a two part series. India is a country of continental...