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Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Akhilesh Govt Embezzled Welfare Scheme Funds During Its Tenure: Nadda

Jan 04, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

"The Akhilesh Yadav government had promised to give laptops to youths. For this, 15 lakh laptops were purchased but only 6.25 lakh were distributed," he said

Jinnah Row: Akhilesh Yadav Asks Detractors To Read Books Again, BJP Seeks Narco Test On Him

Nov 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Jinnah controversy in UP erupted after SP chief Akhilesh Yadav equated Muhammad Ali Jinnah with Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Jawaharlal Nehru, saying they helped India get freedom.


Pakistan Founder Jinnah's Statue Destroyed In Balochistan Blast

The now destroyed Mohammad Ali Jinnah's statue was installed in June at Marine Drive, an area which was considered a safe zone. The banned militant organization Baloch Republican Army took the responsibility of the attack.

Present Afghanistan Situation Akin To India’s Partition: Sanjay Raut

Aug 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said if Nathuram Godse had killed Jinnah instead of Mahatma Gandhi, there would have been no need to observe ‘Partition Horrors Remembrance Day'.


The Nationalism Of Sheikh Abdullah And Separatism Of Ram Chandra Kak

The book has an interesting chapter on the theft of artefacts for the past 100 years and how it has been patronized and ignored by different governments.

25 October, 2020

Media Trials Posed Threat To My Life: Maskoor Usmani

Midhat Fatimah

In a conversation with Outlook’s Midhat Fatimah, Maskoor Usmani talks about his candidature, the Opposition, media trials, and much more.


27 September, 2020

Jaswant Singh: A Proud Liberal Democrat

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

Jaswant Singh would be particularly remembered for reorienting India’s foreign policy at the turn of the 21st century as India became a nuclear power.


26 September, 2020

The Multiple Facets of Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Mohammed Ayoob

Jinnah was certainly responsible more than most for the division of the country. He turned the Muslim League’s original brief that was to protect Muslim interests where they were most vulnerable, namely in the Muslims minority provinces, on its head by advocating that the Muslim majority areas should be separated from the rest of India.


24 September, 2020

Jinnah's Role In Weakening Indian Territorial Integrity

Vappala Balachandran

Muhammad Ali Jinnah had demanded autonomy for the provinces and one third Muslim presence in all ministries. That was the beginning of the games played by the British in capitalizing on the fears of minorities in India.


19 September, 2020

Jinnah, Partition And The Rise Of Hindu Nationalism

Mohammed Ayoob

The division of British India on the basis of religious majorities was the principal factor that reinforced and legitimized the ideology of Hindu nationalism.


27 January, 2020

If CAA Leads To Implementation Of NPR & NRC, Jinnah's Idea Will Win: Shashi Tharoor

PTI

The MP from Thiruvananthapuram said the amended Citizenship Act took Jinnah's logic by declaring that religion shall be the basis of nationhood, reaffirming that Gandhi's idea is that all religions are equal .


22 January, 2020

Jinnah Was 'Secular', Congress' Communalism Caused Partition: BJP's CK Bose

ANI

Unfortunately, Jinnah passed away, and thereafter Pakistan became an Islamic state. But India remained a secular state and that is the spirit of India, CK Bose said.


29 December, 2019

India Of 2019 Would Have Shocked Nehru And Gandhi. Not So Much Jinnah

Aakar Patel

We have learned no lessons from our history even when its teaching has been so clear and precise, writes author-columnist Aakar Patel.


11 May, 2019

India Would Not Be Partitioned, If Jinnah Was Made First PM, Says BJP's Ratlam LS Seat Candidate

Outlook Web Bureau

Gumansingh Damor, the BJP candidate from Ratlam-Jhabua LS seat, said India wouldn't have been partitioned had they decided to make Mohammad Ali Jinnah the first prime minister.


19 December, 2018

Jinnah House, Pakistan Founder's Mumbai Bungalow, Is Getting Transferred To External Affairs Ministry

Outlook Web Bureau

"Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has instructed us to renovate and refurbish Jinnah House to develop it on the pattern of facilities available in Hyderabad House in Delhi," said Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj in a letter.


15 September, 2018

Amit Shah Similar To Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Says Ramachandra Guha

Outlook Web Bureau

Guha admitted that his narrative of Jinnah in his new book, "Gandhi: The Years That Changed The World, 1914-1948", is "not sympathetic".


10 August, 2018

'Past Is Past': Dalai Lama Apologises For Saying Nehru Opposed Gandhi's Wish To Make Jinnah PM

Outlook Web Bureau

He had said Nehru had a "self-centred attitude" to become India's first prime minister even though Mahatma Gandhi was in favour of Muhammad Ali Jinnah taking the top post at that time.


08 August, 2018

Mahatma Gandhi Wanted Muhammad Ali Jinnah As PM, But Jawaharlal Nehru Refused: Dalai Lama

Outlook Web Bureau

He also claimed India's partition would not have happened if Mahatma Gandhi's wish of Jinnah becoming the prime minister had materialised.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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