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OP Nayyar and Geeta Dutt: The incomplete song

OP Nayyar and Geeta Dutt: The incomplete song

Remembering OP Nayyar Born January 16, 1926, Lahore. Died January 28, 2007, Mumbai “Love is blind, but for me it had also become deaf,” confessed the legendary composer OP Nayyar, explaining why...
Hindu pilgrims visit Pakistan, Muslim delegation for India late January

Hindu pilgrims visit Pakistan, Muslim delegation for India late January

An international delegation of 200 Hindu pilgrims in Pakistan for a four-day religious tourism visit departed this week after performing religious rituals at a recently restored century-old shrine in...
Married across an intractable border: Rajput Sodhas plead for visas

Married across an intractable border: Rajput Sodhas plead for visas

This is the story of Ganpat Singh from Pakistan’s Sodha Rajput community of less than half a million. Like him, each member of this community has matrimonial linkages across the border in...
Feminise to Humanise:

Feminise to Humanise:

The Universe of Violence against South Asia’s Women By Lubna Jerar and Priyanka Singh What South Asia needs is a feminisation of politics and polity. This is necessary to counter the “grand...
Undaunted by temple attack, Pakistani Hindu stuck in India with three children yearns to return home

Undaunted by temple attack, Pakistani Hindu stuck in India with three children yearns to return home

A Pakistani Hindu stuck in India with three children after his wife died in April is pleading with the authorities to let him return to before Independence Day, August 14. “Mein TooT gaya huN...
Two years of India-Pakistan trade suspension: The hidden human costs

Two years of India-Pakistan trade suspension: The hidden human costs

This day, 9 August, marks two years since Pakistan reduced diplomatic and economic ties with India, expelled the Indian envoy and suspended bilateral trade and postal services. The year 2019 in fact...
India-Pakistan peace group urges Indian government to accept the Edhi Foundation’s offer of help

India-Pakistan peace group urges Indian government to accept the Edhi Foundation’s offer of help

Pakistan India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy Statement Issued on – 24th April 2021 PIPFPD urges Indian Government to accept the offer of help by Edhi Foundation as an expression of...
Legendary journalist, human rights activist and visionary for South Asia peace I.A. Rehman passes on

Legendary journalist, human rights activist and visionary for South Asia peace I.A. Rehman passes on

Dear friend, comrade, fellow fighter and my co- Magsaysay awardee… What can I say… Except that you were exceptional. And it was our great pleasure to have had you in our home in Bhaimala,...
Indian activists condole passing away of Pakistani lawyer Kamran Arif

Indian activists condole passing away of Pakistani lawyer Kamran Arif

As peace and human rights activists mourn the passing of lawyer and rights activist Kamran Arif, the Pakistan-India People’s Forum for Peace and Democracy India chapter has extended condolences and...
Pakistan-India trade relations may resume soon, say sources

Pakistan-India trade relations may resume soon, say sources

Pakistan and India are likely to resume trade relations soon as Pakistan is currently undergoing a “historic shortfall” in the production of cotton. According to recommendations, cotton...