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5 yrs on, MP’s runaway lad to return from Pakistan this week

5 yrs on, MP’s runaway lad to return from Pakistan this week

BHOPAL: Almost five years after a minor from Madhya Pradesh was arrested and convicted for crossing over to Pakistan, Islamabad has decided to repatriate him on May 4. Jitendra Arjunwar, now 22, a...
Indian theatre activists term Pakistan’s Madeeha Gauhar’s passing an irreparable loss

Indian theatre activists term Pakistan’s Madeeha Gauhar’s passing an irreparable loss

By Neel Kamal BATHINDA: Renowned Pakistani playwright and peace activist Madeeha Gauhar died after a prolonged battle with cancer in Lahore on April. She was 62. Known for her commitment to theatre...
Ailing Pakistan hockey legend receives offer of support from Chennai

Ailing Pakistan hockey legend receives offer of support from Chennai

By Krishna Kanta Chakraborty and Pushpa Narayan Ahmed, currently being treated in Karachi, has been advised to go for a heart transplant The Chennai Hockey Association has volunteered to help Ahmed...
Prisoner repatriation: Include forgotten POWs​

Prisoner repatriation: Include forgotten POWs​

It is good news that India and Pakistan plan to repatriate prisoners from each other’s countries. Those being considered for this leniency are civilians — minors, women,...
Saba Mahmood: Challenging dominant myths and stereotypes

Saba Mahmood: Challenging dominant myths and stereotypes

An Indian feminist pays tribute to her close friend and colleague Saba Mahmood from Pakistan who challenged progressive, secular and political certainties about religion and righteous politics I...
Finding “The Country Without A Post Office”

Finding “The Country Without A Post Office”

“The dusk here does not arrive on the shoulders of golden sunsets any more, but on the heels of long, encroaching shadows of untraceable trees in the distance, gloomy parallel patterns that...
Playing for peace: #TeamIndoPak

Playing for peace: #TeamIndoPak

Tennis icons Aisam ul Haq Qureshi and Rohan Bopanna have teamed up again – this time virtually, along with squash legend Maria Toorpakai Wazir and a host of Olympian athletes and ordinary people...
Long wait for Madhya Pradesh boy in Pakistan prison ends; India confirms nationality

Long wait for Madhya Pradesh boy in Pakistan prison ends; India confirms nationality

After languishing for five years in a Pakistan jail, Madhya Pradesh’s runaway lad Jitendra Arjunwar finally sees hope of returning home. India acknowledged his citizenship on Thursday, clearing the...
A preventable death, a medical visa tragedy

A preventable death, a medical visa tragedy

According to international humanitarian law the wounded and the sick have a right to be cared for no matter which side they are on. Delaying or denying medical visas is a matter of life and death for...
Wanted: A politics of construction

Wanted: A politics of construction

On nation-building and conflict-resolution in Jammu and Kashmir Democracy promises curative treatment as opposed to mere palliative treatment. The citizens of Jammu and Kashmir continue to hope for...