A new book on Islamabad tells the story of not just the birth of a city but also of the military-bureaucratic-administrative fantasies that were a part of the process.
The stories of Parvati Lodhari, Manju Charanya and Lalitaben Tandel, whose husbands were arrested by the Pakistan maritime authority.
The firing and shelling on the border outposts and civilian areas in RS Pura sector started at 9 pm yesterday, a BSF official said.
Maya Mirchandani discusses what US president Donald Trump’s tweet on Pakistan means for India with Happymon Jacob, associate professor in JNU and Bharath Gopalaswamy, director of the South Asia Center at the Atlantic Council.
Pakistan had agreed to facilitate a meeting of Jadhav with his mother and wife in Islamabad on December 25.
In 2000, Pakistani high commissioner Ashraf Jahangir Qazi had more than 20 ‘secret’ meetings with Advani, the then Union home minister.
“If indeed PM Modi is serious about the charge that the dinner meeting at Mani’s house was a conspiracy then he must hold an independent inquiry,” Sinha said.
Naseer Dashti’s The Baloch Conlict with Iran and Pakistan: Aspects of a National Liberation Struggle offers a radically distinct outlook from an ethnic Baloch.
We need to remind ourselves of the continuing relevance of this master storyteller and humanist par excellence whose presence in our midst is perhaps more needed than ever before.
In their quest to shape the post-war order, Indira Gandhi and her advisors sought to reorient Pakistan’s domestic politics and insulate the subcontinent from the next phase of the Cold War. Indira Gandhi’s reputation for shrewd statecraft is widely acclaimed, even by her fiercest detractors. Her quest for […]
T.C.A. Raghavan’s The People Next Door is written with deep personal knowledge and a genuine investment in the India-Pakistan relationship.
Colombians tested a new approach to ending violence: fight terror as if there are no negotiations, negotiate as if there is no terror.
Three women who were forced to leave Pakistan for India with their families recall their journeys across the border.
Satish Pruthi and his family nearly didn’t make it to India when a mob attacked the group they were a part of. But with help from friends on both sides of the border, they created a new life.
Nearly half of India’s weapons, including tanks and artillery guns, have stocks for less than ten days of combat.
We no longer wish to define ourselves as a secular nation, and just like Pakistan, we too now seek national glory from re-writing our history books to cater to our religious prejudices.
Graphic novelist Vishwajyoti Ghosh talks about his childhood with his grandparents that were full of stories from the other side, the home they left behind. As a young professional, he travelled to see the place for himself and recollects the experience.
Although one might expect censorship due to the sensitivity of the issue, Hindi films began referring to Partition almost immediately after the events.
Partition as memory is still an oral world embedded in silences, caught in a language of despair that refuses to heal 70 years later.
M. Jagadesh Kumar will do greater service to JNU if he creates a new department for the study of war and peace rather than promoting jingoism.
While the move is unlikely to lead to any great policy change, it is time the citizens of both countries came together to encourage the resolution of all bilateral issues through dialogue.
Indian and Chinese troops have entered the fourth week of a stand-off at Bhutan’s Doklam region, but according to all reports, while they are at close proximity, the situation remains calm at the location.
Antara Ganguli’s Tanya Tania takes us back to Mumbai and Karachi of the 1990s, weaving a tale of a friendship fraught with complex realities.
Toba Tek Singh, a town in Pakistan’s Punjab, witnessed terrible violence during Partition. However, locals have since tried to preserve an older, more syncretic legacy.
Accused by the US and India for sponsoring the Mumbai attacks through LeT, Saeed was placed under house arrest after years of living free in Pakistan.
The Wire’s founding editor, Siddharth Varadarajan, and Aziz Ahmed Khan, former Pakistan high commissioner to India, discuss the future prospects for India-Pakistan relations.
In his new book, Husain Haqqani broadly diagnoses the bilateral distrust between India and Pakistan and maps out how both sides have played with a number of levers over the last two decades.
India is not ready to brand this meeting, which will come on the sidelines of the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process, as a direct replacement for the postponed January encounter between the two diplomats.
A new study on the communities living along the Line of Control brings to light the issues plaguing them, and makes a case for their inclusion in peace negotiations.
The Foreign Secretary indicated that action against terror by Pakistan will take priority over bilateral talks in the aftermath of the Pathankot strike.
Bajrangi Bhaijaan taps into the desire of ordinary Indians and Pakistanis for closer relations