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Not about Hinduism but history and heritage

Not about Hinduism but history and heritage

Among the participants of the Seventh edition of Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF) was Pakistani freelance journalist Reema Abbasi, former Project Manager Aman ki Asha and a recipient of...
Gandhi: A postcard from memory

Gandhi: A postcard from memory

On Jan 30, remembering the day in 1948 when Gandhi left his body, I recalled my tour of  Saifee Villa, the Gandhi Memorial Museum in Dandi, Gujarat on my last visit to India. This is where Gandhi...
Junoon’s Salman Ahmad does a cameo in ‘Rhythm’

Junoon’s Salman Ahmad does a cameo in ‘Rhythm’

The Pakistani band Junoon’s Salman Ahmad, whose song Sayonee struck a chord with music lovers, returns to Bollywood after quite a long gap. Not only has the talented musician composed a...
Profile for peace: Netizens’ bid for Indo-Pak friendship

Profile for peace: Netizens’ bid for Indo-Pak friendship

By Anurag Dey With the recent terror attack in Indian Punjab’s Pathankot town yet again derailing India-Pakistan peace talks, a group of netizens from both sides of the border have taken to...
My Lahore journey

My Lahore journey

An economics professor from India with a passion for Urdu poetry finds beauty, grace, humour and warmth, and differences and similarities, in an all too brief visit to Pakistan Before I set foot...
How the Taj Mahal brought me closer to my father

How the Taj Mahal brought me closer to my father

I don’t remember my father’s face or his voice but he always guided me through the tough times   Going to India was something I dreamed of since I was a little child. Growing up,...
Every Pakistani wants good ties with India…our PMs creating positivity…with trust, Pathankot will be punished: Abdul Basit

Every Pakistani wants good ties with India…our PMs creating positivity…with trust, Pathankot will be punished: Abdul Basit

Abdul Basit is Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India. Speaking with Srijana Mitra Das, Basit discussed India-Pakistan peace post-Pathankot, tackling terror and Kashmir, defending liberals and...
Delhi by Heart: A large hearted tale

Delhi by Heart: A large hearted tale

Raza Rumi’s book, narrated with genuine caring and appreciation, attempts to understand modern India’s contradictions By Umang Kumar At what point in the life and history of a city does one...
Pathankot or peace?

Pathankot or peace?

Pathankot may have suspended the peace initiative temporarily but the response of Pakistani and Indian governments is exceptionally encouraging A week after the surprise visit of Indian Prime...
A new year, a new calendar – for peace

A new year, a new calendar – for peace

The Fourth Indo-Pak Peace Calendar launched in India with a special screening of Ketan Mehta’s “Toba Tek Singh” Aaghaz-e-Dosti, a joint Indo-Pak Friendship initiative, launched its Fourth...