Pakistan

India and Pakistan: have they got it wrong again?

The recent flip-flop in resuming talks between the governments of India and Pakistan indicates that the vicious cycle is going to persist in their bilateral relationship.

US-Pak: Pompeo’s visit and looming uncertainty

Trump has unequivocally rescinded military aid to Pakistan, which will become the only issue that Pompeo will have to address in his state visit

BIMSTEC in Nepal: An initiative to revive?

Will BIMSTEC be the conduit for PM Modi’s ‘Act East’ and ‘Neighbourhood first’ policies, or just a cover to sidesstep Pakistan?

Can the Election Commission of Pakistan hold a fair election?

Pakistan goes to polls on July 25, and can the Election Commission of Pakistan do its job, but more importantly can the parties follow the rules it sets?

The Bhuttos and Sharifs: Where do the scions stand in Pakistan’s next Election

The choice could hardly have been poorer with its only sad consolation, if any is to be found, lying perhaps in the promised brilliance of the political theatre that is unfolding as scions of two of the country’s largest political houses, the Bhuttos and the Sharifs, lead their respective parties into the next general election, a battle that will pitch them against each other

Is it really the beginning of thaw between India and Pakistan?

Relations between India and Pakistan do not warrant much optimism as so many times things have soured but this time, though, it could be different as the Pakistani army inserts itself in the peace process

“The world changed because of 1979”: Satish Jacob on the Afghan-Soviet War and its relevance today

Satish Jacob was one of the first Indian reporters on the ground in Afghanistan during the Soviet invasion of 1979. For over 40 years, Jacob has witnessed history in the making again and again. In this conversation with HNFP, he narrates the story of the 1979 Afghan-Soviet War and how it changed the world. Also below is a brief explainer on the way this war reshaped the world.

Pak: Thousands of officers lied about dual nationality

During the hearing, it was revealed that 32,000 government servants out of a total of over 172,000 did not submit correct personal information for official record.

Pakistan instigating Sikh youth in Europe, US against India: Government

”Interdictions and interrogations have revealed use of jailed cadres, unemployed youth, criminals and smugglers by Pak based Sikh terror groups for facilitating terror attacks,” said the Home Ministry in its note to the Committee on Estimates of the Lok Sabha.

‘No role for India in Afghanistan’: Abbasi

“Do you see a business role for them in Afghanistan as investors?” he was asked.