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Rishi Kapoor: Want to see Pakistan before I die

Rishi Kapoor: Want to see Pakistan before I die

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, 65, wishes to visit Pakistan before he dies. “I am 65 years old and I want to see Pakistan before I die. I want my children to see their roots. Bas karva dijiye...
Cross-border prisoners: Peace groups hail Pakistan government humanitarian gesture, urge more

Cross-border prisoners: Peace groups hail Pakistan government humanitarian gesture, urge more

The Pakistan-India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD) welcomes the Pakistan govt. decision “to arrange a meeting of commander Kulbushan Jadhav with his wife, in Pakistan,...
70 years on: The common man looks so similar

70 years on: The common man looks so similar

Aspirations for peace between India and Pakistan came to the fore at the Bengaluru Poetry Festival, with sessions featuring the legendary poet Gulzar and activists Saira Shah Halim and Ruchhita...
The fisherman’s tragedy

The fisherman’s tragedy

Indian fisherman dies in Karachi days before his impending release, grieving family waits for his body Imagine you are a fisherman. Born into poverty. Born in a small coastal village in India. Or...
Aman Shanti: If not now, when? If not us, who? Children speak

Aman Shanti: If not now, when? If not us, who? Children speak

Two Indian teens in Mumbai respond to a Pakistani school girl’s plea for peace “The meaning of my name ‘Aman’ is peace”, wrote Aman Shahid, a sixth-grade student in Lahore. “I am sure...
Namaste Pakistan!

Namaste Pakistan!

As an Indian well-wisher of Pakistan, I really hope that this is a turning point in our neighbour’s history As expected, conventional as well as social media was abuzz after the game. Gracious...
Youth group brings India-Pakistan students together over a Skype discussion

Youth group brings India-Pakistan students together over a Skype discussion

Aaghaz-e-Dosti’s Eleventh Indo-Pak Classroom Connect between students in Punjab, Pakistan and Mumbai, India, helps break stereotypes The India-Pakistan youth group Aaghaz-e-Dosti (Start of...
Cross-border friendships and solidarity

Cross-border friendships and solidarity

A tribute from India to Pakistani feminist activist Nigar Ahmad (1945 – 2017) I was most restless in Delhi when I heard in mid-February that my friend Nigar Ahmad in Lahore, who had been ill, was...
‘I would love to meet my friends from Pakistan again’

‘I would love to meet my friends from Pakistan again’

A psychology student in India reflects on the peace workshop she attended as an eleventh-grader in 2012 with students from Islamabad, that changed her views about Pakistanis forever. #MilneDo It was...
Indian government grants visa to Pakistani actors

Indian government grants visa to Pakistani actors

Despite ongoing tensions with Pakistan, the Indian government issued visas to Pakistani actors Adnan Siddiqui and Sajal Ali on Saturday. Ever since Indo-Pakistan relations deteriorated due to...