BG Verghese’s last book is a pragmatic reminder of the necessity of an India-Pakistan reconciliation.
India and Pakistan have considerable scope to build on the various confidence-building measures that have been negotiated in the past decade and a half, especially in the areas of trade and economic cooperation.
Delhi has learnt the virtues of steadfastness in coping with the internal battles of its neighbors.
Delhi finds Washington’s argument that the F-16s will help Pakistan counter terrorism in the region somewhat incredulous.
As New Delhi prepares to resume a comprehensive bilateral dialogue with Islamabad, there is much that India could learn from its past engagement with Pakistan.
India’s decision to renew dialogue with Pakistan has generated both widespread interest and concern.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi can break out of the vicious circle in Indian-Pakistani relations by changing the way New Delhi frames and conducts dialogue with Islamabad.
In the wake of the attack on Pathankot, Washington must remember India-Pakistan ties improve when it refuses to intercede.
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.