Good fences don’t make good neighbours

Editorial: October

The Reality Show called Kargil

Where media and politicos go berserk with frenzy annually celebrating the Kargil victory, why does this nation treat its war heroes with such organised disdain?

If it hurts, let’s heal wounds

Sanjay Kapoor

The horrors of partition still live inside us. An entire generation of Indians and Pakistanis have journeyed through this living nightmare more than 60 years ago.

Belly dancing and a JOINT STATEMENT

Indians are mingling with Pakistanis to find out “what is happening inside”. On hindsight, Pakistanis seemed to have greater understanding. They talk about Indian interference in Balochistan and resumption of composite dialogue Sanjay Kapoor Sharm-El-Sheikh

SCRATCHED across Pashtun hearts!

It is now only a question of time before the demand for the reunification of all their people becomes a rallying call for the Pashtun nation across the artificial, colonial Afghan border Mohan Guruswamy Delhi

Yes, let’s talk Balochistan!

Now that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s infinite wisdom has put Balochistan on the agenda, let’s talk self-determination Mohan Guruswamy Delhi

Zero Option: Eternal WAR, Eternal PEACE

Presence of nuclear weapon in the hands of Islamabad would restrain US and India from looking at options of splitting a country that is rapidly fraying at the margin. Sanjay Kapoor Sharm-El-Sheikh (Egypt)/Delhi

Neighbours in peace: Or pieces?

Beena Sarwar

If we listen to this babble of voices whose sole aim seems to be to present their own country’s case as better than the other’s, we’ll never get anywhere. There is an old saying in our part of the world, ‘Taali dono haatho se bajti hai’ — it takes two hands to clap

In the NAM of multilateralism, stop!

Sanjay Kapoor

India and Pakistan just cannot get enough of each other. At every opportunity they get anywhere in the world, they display a dangerous obsession where either they are making up or breaking up.

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