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Imran Khan Being His Vacuous, Vapid and Vituperative Self in UNGA

As much as Imran Khan’s cult (which includes obsequious retired Pakistani generals, diplomats and ‘serving’ journalists) might like to imagine that the world comes to a stop when Taliban Khan…

By Sushant Sareen

India, Pak issue diplomatic visas to each other after 28 months

New Delhi [India], August 24 (ANI): India and Pakistan have issued assignment visas to each other's diplomats after a gap of around 28 months as both countries are trying to…

A Jammu and Kashmir Settlement: “Idhar Hum, Udhar Tum”?

A Jammu and Kashmir Settlement: “Idhar Hum, Udhar Tum”? Sushant Sareen Over the last decade or so, after every few months reports start appearing of Pakistan planning to change the…

Kargil: A Matter of Honour

Kargil: A Matter of Honour Major Gaurav Arya (Retd) They say it was the Bakarwal  goat herders who first saw Pakistani intruders on the heights of Kargil. Mostly Muslim goatherders, Bakarwals have,…

India, Pakistan exchange sweets on Eid-ul-Adha

New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): India on Wednesday gifted sweets to Pakistan on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha, a customary trend that was skipped by both countries in the past.…

Afghanistan Crisis Needs Unified Response from Diverse Powers

Afghanistan Crisis Needs Unified Response from Diverse Powers Professor MD Nalapat It was a French philosopher who wrote that "we are never contemporaneous with the present". The past lingers, even…

Strategic Defiance, Political Compliance

Strategic Defiance, Political Compliance Sushant Sareen There were broadly two messages that emerged from the over eight hour long in-camera briefing given by the Pakistan Army and ISI Chiefs to…

Kashmir: New Normal or Abnormal?

Kashmir: New Normal or Abnormal? Earlier this month, the rumour mills started working overtime in the Kashmir valley. The buzz on the streets, in the corridors of power and of…

India-Pak ceasefire: Questions emerge over how long can Islamabad maintain peace

After India and Pakistan agreed to a ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) from February 25, questions have emerged on how long can Islamabad can hold on to its…

Pakistan’s Taliban Tangle

Pakistan’s Taliban Tangle The announcement of the complete withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021, has led to a flurry of activity on not just the political…

Pakistan now says Article 370 is India’s internal matter, Foreign Minister Qureshi bats for dialogue

In an interview to Pakistan TV channel, Samaa TV, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi admitted that Article 370 is an internal matter of India and its revocation has been…

Kashmir and the International Media

In August 2019, Narendra Modi and his new Home Minister, Amit Shah, abrogated Article 370, which had given a special status to Kashmir since 1948. A lot of adverse western…