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Remembering 1965: War has no winners

Remembering 1965: War has no winners

Claims of victory on either side of the border notwithstanding, the 1965 war ended with a ceasefire and a stalemate – but it damaged the India-Pakistan relationship horribly As India and...
Pakistani, Indian citizens appeal: “Let’s talk peace” – 2

Pakistani, Indian citizens appeal: “Let’s talk peace” – 2

Several more business people, activists, students, journalists and writers have expressed support for the appeal by Pakistanis and Indians for peace, shared earlier as an open letter to governments,...
Pakistani, Indian citizens appeal: “Let’s talk peace”

Pakistani, Indian citizens appeal: “Let’s talk peace”

Over 400 artists, writers, activists, academics, lawyers, businesspeople, journalists and students from Pakistan and India appeal to their governments, fellow citizens, politicians and media to...
Sarhad ki aisi taisi: We’re creating our own pockets of peace

Sarhad ki aisi taisi: We’re creating our own pockets of peace

A young satirical writer argues against the “hum ek hain” narrative and urges a more practical, gen-next approach to “this neighbour business” Over the last two weeks two...
Aisi taisi Indo-Pak​

Aisi taisi Indo-Pak​

What the bilateral dialogue should really be about India and Pakistan’s National Security Advisers may talk to each other, at each other or not at all. Sartaj Aziz and Ajit Doval may have failed to...
The Bajrangi Bhaijaan moment

The Bajrangi Bhaijaan moment

Bollywood often does more for Indo-Pak ties than official level talks In times of terror attacks and stalled NSA-level talks, a mainstream Bollywood movie with the message of Indo-Pak peace and...
Ailing Karachi teen arrives in Mumbai, city opens its heart and wallet

Ailing Karachi teen arrives in Mumbai, city opens its heart and wallet

The icy Indo-Pakistan ties notwithstanding, Mumbai welcomed an ailing Karachi teen who flew into the city for treatment on Monday afternoon. Fifteen-year-old Saba Ahmed, who suffers from...
Hope for Geeta, hope for humanity

Hope for Geeta, hope for humanity

DNA testing may help find the family of the deaf-mute Indian girl being looked after at the Edhi home in Karachi ISLAMABAD: Indian authorities on Saturday appeared optimistic that Geeta supposedly an...
Appeal for a Salman in need of a ‘Bhaijaan’

Appeal for a Salman in need of a ‘Bhaijaan’

The Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Dr. T.C.A Raghavan, headed to Karachi on Tuesday to meet ‘Geeta’, the deaf-mute Indian girl stranded there for 15 years, would do well to also...
“We are the only Indian channel to be airing Pakistani drama”

“We are the only Indian channel to be airing Pakistani drama”

An exclusive interview with Mumbai-based Shailja Kejriwal, the creator of Zindagi TV Shailja Kejriwal claims to have watched “almost 8,000 hours” of assorted TV plays that have ever come out of...