January 28, 2022
For Love of Urdu: Language and the Legacies of Jinnah and Nehru
By Shahzaman Haque
That the two founding figures of Indian and Pakistani independence were united by a shared love of Urdu speaks eloquently of the language’s rich history.
March 26, 2021
Why Won’t Pakistan Fully Recognize the 1971 War?
By Asif Muztaba Hassan
Fully recognizing the atrocities committed during the war will be equivalent to acknowledging the Two Nations Theory has failed, a significant blow to Pakistan’s identity.
September 30, 2020
Judged by the Cover: Remembering the Controversy Around Jaswant Singh’s Book on Jinnah
By Krzysztof Iwanek
The 2009 scandal around “Jinnah. India-Partition-Independence” shows how history remains crucial for India’s ruling party.
August 14, 2017
The Shadow of Doubt: India, Pakistan, and Vulgar Cartoons in 1947
By Ritu Gairola Khanduri
A look back at political cartoons on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the independence of India and Pakistan.
August 24, 2016
How Pakistan Betrayed Its Founder
By Basit Mahmood
Rediscovering Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s vision for a secular, liberal Pakistan.