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Adjustment and Accommodation: Indian Muslims after Partition

Mushirul Hasan
Social Scientist

War and Peace in Modern India

Srinath Raghavan
Palgrave Macmillan

On Independence Day, Hyderabad Remained a Vast Hole at the Centre of New India’s Map

Sunil Purushotham
The Wire

"As the country waves flags and celebrates the 75th anniversary of India’s independence, it is also time to take stock. What did India’s founders and citizens dream of, how has India fared, what have been our challenges and successes?

The Wire’s reporters and contributors bring stories of the period, of the traumas but also the hopes of Indians, as seen in personal accounts, in culture, in the economy and in the sciences. How did the modern state of India come about, what does the flag represent? How did literature and cinema tackle the trauma of Partition?"

Creating Legal Space for Refugees in India: the Milestones Crossed and the Roadmap for the Future

Prabodh Saxena
International Journal of Refugee Law

"The whole of South Asia is devoid of any standards and norms on any dimension of refugee reception, determination and protection. The fact that a quarter of the world's refugees find themselves in a non-standardized, if not hostile, refugee regime is a situation which does not augur well for either the mandate of UNHCR or for any civilized society. The South Asian nations have their own apprehensions, real or imaginary, about the utility of CSR 1951 to their situations.

The India-Pakistan Conflict: An Enduring Rivalry

T.V. Paul
Cambridge University Pres

A Tale of Two Cities: The Aftermath of Partition for Lahore and Amritsar 1947-1957

Ian Talbot
Modern Asian Studies

The cities of Lahore Pakistan and Amaritsar India suffered widespread destruction and demographic transformation in the wake of armed invasion and the later partition in 1951. Ten million Punjabis were uprooted. In all, around 13 million people were displaced by partition. Talbot examines the impact of partition on the cities and their inhabitants during the post-partition decade of 1947-1957

Displacement and Exile: The State-Refugee Relations in India

Abhijit Dasgupta
Oxford University Press

Islam, Women, and Violence in Kashmir: Between India and Pakistan

Nyla Ali Khan
Palgrave Macmillan

Partition of the Indian armed forces between India and Pakistan

Sharmila Singh,
Jawaharlal Nehru University

A critical evaluation of some english novels on partition of India with special reference to Ahia Hosain and Khushwant Singh

Humera Khatoon
Aligarh Muslim University