Over 30 organizations call for prompt repatriation of crossborder prisoners, including bodies of those who died in custody

Over 30 organizations around Southasia and beyond have endorsed a joint statement about cross-border prisoners initiated and coordinated by Southasia...

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The years that were: Let lessons from the past inform the present

Several recent incidents highlight the strong yearning of ordinary Indians and Pakistanis to interact more frequently. For one, several members of...

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A Southasian poetic giant tours North America

Gulzar. The name needs no introduction to any lover of Urdu or Hindi poetry — or films. Audiences across North America recently had the...

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Read well. Write well. Play well

Two teen authors from India and Pakistan who recently published their first novels both began writing during the Covid-19 lockdowns. Meeting for the...

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Kabir Festival 2022: Celebrating the humanistic values of an ancient mystic

BOSTON: A cultural event to commemorate the birth anniversary of Kabir Das, an ancient South Asian mystic and social reformer will take place Sunday,...

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“Hostility between India and Pakistan can be ended…” – Dr. Sandeep Pandey

By Dr Qaisar Abbas A simple man, who refuses to own a mobile phone, Dr Sandeep Pandey is a known social activist from India. He looks like a...

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Time for a new beginning?

By Zahra Khalid & Purushendra Singh In order to achieve high economic growth, India and Pakistan have to work towards economic interdependence...

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‘I am finally going home’: Pune granny to revisit childhood home in ‘Pindi after 75 yrs

In May 1947 amid fear of communal riots, 15-year-old Reena Varma left her beautiful home in ‘Prem Gali’— a lane named after her father in...

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Let people meet – before it’s too late

The past few months have seen several instances of tearful reunions with members of divided families from either side of the Punjab in Pakistan and...

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Ahead of May Day, a call for worker unity, solidarity and a visa-free Southasia

By Sheeba Aslam Fehmi, Priyanka Singh, Beena Sarwar The last Sunday of April this year marked the ninth anniversary of the Rana Plaza garment factory...

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Joint editorial statement, Jang Group and Times of India, 1 January, 2010

Peace between India and Pakistan has been stubbornly elusive and yet tantalizingly inevitable. This vast subcontinent senses the bounties a peace dividend can deliver to its people yet it recoils from claiming a share. The natural impulse would be to break out of the straitjacket of stated positions and embrace an ideal that promises sustained prosperity to the region, yet there is hesitation.

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When alienation melts away When alienation melts away

The concluding part of an online cross-border discussion between two young people, Gaurav Chavan in Mumbai and Ramsha Jahangir in...

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