Author : Zaman Khan

“We have to be secular. There is no choice”

“We have to be secular. There is no choice”

Romila Thapar on history and politics of India By Zaman Khan Professor Romila Thapar, 83, needs no introduction. She is known among intellectuals of the world for her path-breaking work on Indian...
A little bit of Pakistan in Kolkata

A little bit of Pakistan in Kolkata

Come January, the city’s literary festivals provide us the opportunity to meet some scintillating minds from Pakistan By Ruchhita Kazaria Come January and my heart begins to sing. That is when...
Pakistan travels-3

Pakistan travels-3

A last minute gift, Katasraj and Khewra A retired banker in Haryana reminisces about a 2006 visit to his birthplace across the border By Yash Pal Sethi On our last evening in Rawalpindi, strolling in...
Briefs

Briefs

Indo Pak calendar Islamabad launch Youth groups from India and Pakistan have jointly launched a ‘Calendar for Peace and Love’ for the third consecutive year featuring selected paintings...
Pakistan, wait for me…

Pakistan, wait for me…

An Aman ki Asha traveller from Kolkata chances upon the road to the country she dreams of visiting By Ruchhita Kazaria Fascinated by the ‘travel to Rann of Kutch’ adverts flooding my...
Pakistan travels-2

Pakistan travels-2

Ghosts of the past Visiting Murree after so many decades I found it had lost its past luster. Even so I felt that I was still ‘its child’ … By Yash Pal Sethi After visiting my ancestral...
Briefs

Briefs

Stop ceasefire violations, urge youth An Indo-Pak youth group has initiated a signature campaign urging the governments of both countries to end ceasefire violations and initiate peace...
A cross-border marriage, 25 years on

A cross-border marriage, 25 years on

We argued, we fought, like any other couple. But we made it, thanks to our conscious decision to not let cross-border politics derail our relationship By Ilmana Fasih Jaaney kya tuu ne kahi, jaane...
Re-visiting the past

Re-visiting the past

Some years ago, a cricket match between India and Pakistan provided me my first opportunity to visit my birthplace, Rawalpindi By Yash Pal Sethi Pakistan travels-1 Some years ago, a cricket match...
Briefs

Briefs

IndiaWithPakistan Members of Rebecca Belilious English Institution In Kolkata participated in a rally on December 20 to express their condolences for the victims of the attack on the Army Public...