Ramachandra Guha: At 75, India is free – but its citizens are still fighting for many rights – Scroll.in

A man protests the Citizenship Amendment Act in Mumbai in February. | Prashant Waydande/Reuters In recent months, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken to telling us that the “world is looking at India”. These words, or their Hindi equivalent, have appeared in speeches made by the prime minister in March (with regard to India as, … Read more

Salman Rushdie off ventilator and talking, day after attack: Agent Andrew Wylie – Economic Times

“The Satanic Verses” author Salman Rushdie was taken off a ventilator and able to talk on Saturday, a day after he was stabbed as he prepared to give a lecture in upstate New York. Rushdie remained hospitalised with serious injuries, but fellow author Aatish Taseer tweeted in the evening that he was “off the ventilator … Read more

India observes Partition Horrors Remembrance Day, PM pays tribute to victims – Hindustan Times

  1. India observes Partition Horrors Remembrance Day, PM pays tribute to victims  Hindustan Times
  2. PM Modi Observes Partition Horrors Remembrance Day, Pays Tribute to Those Who Lost Lives  News18
  3. Partition Horrors Remembrance Day: PM Modi pays tribute to those who lost their lives during Partition  India Today
  4. Only way to remember Partition’s madness is to say, ‘never again’  Deccan Herald
  5. PM Modi Pays Homage To Those Who Lost Their Lives During Partition  NDTV
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Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, billionaire investor who launched Akasa Air, passes away at 62 – The Indian Express

Billionaire stock investor and founder of recently started airline Akasa Air, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala passed away Sunday morning. He was 62. CEO of Breach Candy Hospital N Santhanam told The Indian Express that Jhunjhunwala was brought dead to the hospital at 6.45 am. Another doctor at the hospital said Jhunjhunwala had uncontrolled diabetes and kidney-related issues. … Read more