Delhi’s entrenched pessimism on Pakistan is not in tune with the interests of a large number of political constituencies that want a more relaxed relationship between the two countries.
Modi’s surprise trip to Lahore is about lending political energy to the peace process at the highest level.
Few thought Prime Minister Modi would put religion and culture into the diplomatic mix with Pakistan. He has sprung a surprise.
After the Bangkok breakthrough, Delhi has now established a direct line of communication with Pakistan’s army chief.
India needs to think with its head rather than its gut to exploit opportunities in the U.S.-Pakistan nuclear negotiations.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s impressive outreach to India's neighbors has seen some unfortunate stumbles, including in the Maldives, Nepal, and Pakistan.
Although a negotiated U.S.-Pakistan nuclear deal has been termed a potential “diplomatic blockbuster,” its inherent contradictions may make it difficult to sell in both the United States and Pakistan.
There is a growing conviction across the subcontinent that the region must overcome the many tragic consequences of Partition.
India and Pakistan cannot afford to stay away from each other for too long. But they cannot stay with each other either.
The consequences of a breakdown in dialogue between India and Pakistan might be unpredictable and could well push bilateral relations, as well as the situation in Kashmir, into uncharted waters.