“Pakistan, East and West, was a dream state, which became a nightmare,” says Javed Jabbar.
According to co-founder Sparsh Ahuja, the project highlights how deep-rooted the partition sentiment is.
Mai was a Sufi soul. She was one with the infinite beyond borders, time, religion and all that can be divided.
Not many know that Rawalpindi was one of the starting points of the massacres during Partition.
The Gujarat riots, lynchings of Muslims, attacks on Hindu temples and forced conversions are all residues of Partition.
From our 1990 archives, the late M B Naqvi reflects on how far Pakistan has deviated from the Pakistan Resolution, 1940
We ask some celebrated fiction writers to imagine what things might be like 70 years into the future.
When the British finally departed the Indian subcontinent in 1947, after nearly 200 years, they left it split in two.
For several years now, organisations on both sides of the border have been hurrying to record the stories of survivors.
The book launch of Train to Pakistan led to some interesting discussions on history
Dilip Hiro’s The Longest August is a comprehensive but unilluminating account of Indo-Pak relations
Nisid Hajari writes a fast-paced albeit unbalanced account of the Partition
A compilation of oral histories brings to light the stories of Pakistan’s Partition generation
The tragedies and devastating impact of 1947 as captured in literature
What the compilation of Zulmat-e-Neem Roz tells us about literary history
Pakistani literature veers between a post-Partition identity and a reality fraught with violence