Tulbul Revived?

After the failure of the last round of bilateral talks between India and Pakistan over the controversial Tulbul Navigation Lock, New Delhi has indicated...

‘Memogate’ And Kashmir

Efforts at resolving Kashmir have often involved people who never exist in public imagination, and they are used to achieve informally what is impossible...

Consensus on Slow and Steady

India-Pakistan Foreign Secretary talks ended on a quiet note in New Delhi perhaps signaling a willingness to make bilateral engagement uninterruptible and go slow...

Core issue not core of talks

Three wars and 60 years gone by but Indian and Pakistan have focused attention on solving Kashmir only twice despite a long history of...

Compulsive disengagement

With domestic political compulsions leaving India and Pakistan unable to come to any agreement on less contentious issues like Sir Creek and Siachen, there...

Engaging the Generals

Resumption of diplomatic engagements between India and Pakistan may not be helpful unless, experts say, India talks directly to the Pakistan military. Iftikhar Gilani reports.

Musharraf’s Kashmir deal

Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf talks about his Kashmir plan - that was aborted after he lost power – in an interview with Myra...

Pakistan fires Indus Commissioner

Pakistan has removed its Indus Commissioner as right-wing Pakistani newspapers had been baying for his blood since the World Bank gave a go ahead...

Nominal democracy

Skipping burning corruption issues in the country, the Congress president talked Kashmir at the AICC session this week. Iftikhar Gilani reports. Congress President Sonia...

Derailed by the language

Pakistani insistence on a timeline to Kashmir issue and Siachen, and India’s fears of a Sharm el-Sheikh repeat spoiled the foreign ministers meeting in...

Exploring deadlock

The India Pakistan dialogue seems to have broken before it was restarted, but Indian side suggests its agenda was exploratory and the results were...

Reducing trust deficit

India and Pakistan foreign secretaries’ meet at Islamabad has not made much headway though the two have prepared the ground and agenda for the...

Not interested in keeping issues lingering

The four-day 105th Permanent Indus Commission meeting between India and Pakistan ended in New Delhi on a positive note, with Pakistan consenting to construction...

Road to power

With levels of economic prosperity hitherto unknown, Indian government is vying to become a global power. Some top strategists put their heads together to...

Out of bounds

Canadian High Commission’s refusal to issue visas to some, serving and retired, personnel of the Indian security grid on the grounds of human rights...

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