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  • Wolpert, 'Jinnah of Pakistan' author, dies at 91

    WASHINGTON: Author Stanley Wolpert, popular in Pakis­tan for his books on Quaid-i-Azam Mohammed Ali Jinnah and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, died in California last month...

    In his long career as an author, teacher and political commentator, Prof Wolpert published 15 books, including four novels, but the one that made him a must read in Pakistan is Jinnah of Pakistan, published in 1982...

  • Looking for Jinnah’s Pakistan

    All sorts of ironies are often pointed out about what happened to Pakistan after the early demise of its founder, Mohammad Ali Jinnah...

    Shamim Ahmed in his article, “A Leaf from Jinnah’s Life” (DAWN, 1948), described Jinnah to be a supremely confident man who, before leaving for England to study Law, told his first cousin Fatima Ganji Vaji, ‘I will return a great man …’Though he had first arrived in England to study Business, he...

  • This is very much Zia's Pakistan, the most influential man after Jinnah

    Nisid Hajari, in his Midnight’s Furies, writes that Mohammad Ali Jinnah was deeply resentful of the way Gandhi interspersed religion and politics, and is recorded by one colonial governor to have said that "it was a crime to mix up politics and religion the way he had done...

    " Jinnah believed that this practice paves the way for religious chauvinism on all sides...

  • Jinnah single-handedly created Pakistan: JI chief

    LAHORE: Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) chief Sirajul Haq on Monday, speaking at a ceremony in Aiwan-i-Iqbal to celebrate national poet Allama Iqbal's 138th birth anniversary, credited Pakistan's creation solely to founding father Muhammad Ali Jinnah's efforts...

    "Had there been no Quaid-i-Azam, there would have been no Pakistan...

  • Misbah says Oval triumph inspired by Jinnah, Pakistan Movement

    LONDON: Pakistan's comeback to level the four-match Test series against England was inspired by the Pakistan Movement which led to the country's independence 69 years ago, said skipper Misbah-ul-Haq...

    “It was like the Pakistan Movement that even in the time of adversity Quaid-i-Azam never abandoned hard work,” Misbah told AFP...

  • Jinnah’s Pakistan remains alive in hearts

    OUR youth and future generations will always wonder why we celebrate March 23, as Pakistan Day...

    There can be many answers but, to my mind, we celebrate because the idea of Pakistan was formally conceived and declared on that day, an idea of a Muslim homeland in the sub-continent, which would never die...

  • Air Marshal Asghar Khan: my role model, father of Pakistan Air Force, and the protégé of Jinnah

    I have many reasons to write in memory of the venerated Air Marshal Asghar Khan — a protégé of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, he was my role model from the age of 19 when I joined the Royal Pakistan Air Force (RPAF) in 1952...

    I had considered Jinnah to be an exceptional leader ever since I got a glimpse of him during a school function at Quetta’s McMahon Park...

  • Jinnah between Kerala and Dubai

    WE can only guess how Bangladeshis regard Jinnah after some of his self-proclaimed followers subverted his dream in 1971...

    And some of these partisans of the Indian stump of Jinnah’s Muslim League have carried the adulation to Dubai...

  • NARRATIVE ARC: JINNAH, FATIMA AND DINA

    The recent demise of Dina Wadia, the only child of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, reminded me of Lieutenant Colonel Ilahi Bakhsh’s account of the last days of the Quaid in his slim yet extremely important book, With the Quaid-i-Azam During His Last Days...

    A leading physician of his times, tasked with treating and looking after the Quaid, Bakhsh accompanied Jinnah and his sister Fatima Jinnah when the ailing Father of the Nation...

  • Jinnah's only child, Dina Wadia, passes away at 98

    Dina Wadia, the only child of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah and Rattanbai Petit, passed away in New York on Thursday, sources in Mumbai and New York confirmed...

    Jinnah had raised Dina alone after his separation from Rattanbai and her subsequent demise...

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