The India-Pakistan talks at the level of the two countries’ National Security Advisors—that were scheduled to take place in New Delhi on August 23—were called off late on August 22 night. The decision was taken by the Pakistan side in (...)
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The following article was written just before the NSA-level Indo-Pak talks were put off. However, its contents are highly illuminating; hence it is being published here for the benefit of our readers.
The whole story of the two-hour detention of (...)
by Sanjal Shastri
The results of the recently concluded general elections in Sri Lanka are likely to have a significant impact on the post-conflict peace- building process. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, has indicated on several occasions (...)
On August 17, Sri Lanka’s former dictatorial President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s gamble failed decisively and the country wisely stayed on its course to correct the misdeeds of the past by electing a government committed to democracy and the rule of (...)
The following lines were written just before Yaqub Memon’s execution. It is being published now as its contents have not lost their validity.
Why am I writing for the second consecutive week on Yaqub Memon? Perhaps, because the more I’m (...)
by M.R. Biju
The word “Naga” denotes a conglomeration of ethnic tribes living on the Himalayan range in North-East India. Angami, Ao, Chakesang, Konyak, Tangshang (formerly known as Heimi, Pangmi, Tangsa, Wancho, Nocte), Lotha, Pochury, Rengma, (...)
This is a story of a Sikh girl who, like the hundreds of women on both sides of the border, bore the brunt of partition. Woman suffered most and underwent all type of atrocities. Rawalpindi, even before the partition, was a Muslim town. But it (...)
The Veterans’ peaceful and dignified agitation, including relay fast, for OROP at Jantar Mantar has crossed the two-month mark. The ill-conceived police action against demonstrating Veterans on August 14 raised nationwide condemnation and media (...)
From N.C.’s Writings
Three landmarks to cover in a single day—that was how some of us spent our fiftieth Independence Day.
The first of the pilgrimage was to the Indo-Pak border post at Wagah to celebrate the anniversary of the freedom at (...)
by Vikash Sharma and Ananya Pathak
The modern civilisation has brought with it the expansion of urban centres, the growth of specialised occupations, the ever growing anxiety for basic resources and a perpetual threat upon one’s need to make an (...)
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