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India, Pakistan and the lost letters

December 30, 2019 12:29 am

In September 2019, for the first time in history, Pakistan unilaterally stopped postal exchange with India. And thus, the one surviving link that connected people and spread love on both sides, was snapped too. There were no questions or protests, just a quiet burial. The Indian Express charts the journey of the loss of this precious handwritten connect between people from both sides of the border.

Bridging 72 yrs, 4km: Kartarpur Corridor to mark a new chapter in frayed Indo-Pak ties

November 03, 2019 1:15 pm

After many false starts and several last-minute hiccups, the corridor allowing Indian pilgrims access to the shrine in Pakistan where Guru Nanak Dev spent his last days is set to be thrown open a week from now. The Indian Express visits a region defined as much by its Nanak legacy as its place in the subcontinent’s history.

Imran Khan writes to PM Modi, seeks to resolve all disputes for stability

June 08, 2019 10:46 am

This comes days before the two Prime Ministers are scheduled to be in the Kyrgyz Republic’s capital, Bishkek, for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit on June 13 and 14.

Pakistan F-16s launched two AMRAAMs, one missed target, other hit MiG-21

March 07, 2019 7:38 am

Sources said American experts, who were shown the debris from the Indian side, have confirmed that remains in such quantity could only have come from a missile that had missed its target.

Terrorism destroying lives, destabilising regions: Sushma Swaraj at OIC

March 01, 2019 5:40 pm

Sushma Swaraj said, “The fight against terrorism is not a confrontation against any religion. It cannot be. Just as Islam literally means peace, none of the 99 names of Allah means violence.”

India-Pakistan face-off: Plight of IAF pilot is X-factor as Govt plans next steps

February 28, 2019 7:44 am

New Delhi has conveyed to Islamabad that “no harm” should come to the pilot, and it is learnt that the Pakistan Army has indicated it will ensure “humane treatment.”

Mirage, Awacs, Sukhoi, Popeye: How IAF took down Jaish training camp

February 27, 2019 8:29 am

Although the entire operation, said to have got political clearance last week, lasted less than an hour and there was only one target, the risks were high and pressure for guaranteed success was huge.

India strikes terror, deep in Pakistan: Next step, diplomatic outreach

February 27, 2019 8:21 am

The strike also tests Pakistan’s retaliatory response as New Delhi shifts its focus to a renewed diplomatic outreach to the global community to persuade and convince Islamabad to avoid any step that may precipitate escalation.

From PM Modi to Rahul Gandhi to other Opposition leaders: Who said what on air strikes in Balakot

February 26, 2019 4:25 pm

IAF Air Strike in Pakistan reactions: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Rajasthan said, "India is in safe hands. Won't let this country bow down. This is my promise to the nation."

Why Imran Khan's words ring hollow: Pakistan is sitting on Jaish dossiers

February 20, 2019 11:21 am

When Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan says that he will act if he gets “any actionable intelligence,” not many will buy this at face value.