Talks

  • Blame mediocre Shinde for the Rehman Malik fiasco

    Unapologetically Right |  Tuhin A Sinha
    The one thing that's common between the present Indian and Pakistani home ministers is that they're both wannabes who shoot off their mouths at the...

  • Mr Home Minister, why on earth did you invite Mr Malik?

    The Unpublished |  Arunima
    Rehman Malik, interior minister of Pakistan, landed in Delhi, came out of the airport, folded his hands to do a namaste and announced he was...

  • Indo-Russian military relationship set to flourish in spite of Gorshkov delay

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    With less than a month to go for Russia's President Vladimir Putin's visit to Delhi, the two sides appear to have "stabilised" the military relationship...

  • The Siachen dilemma

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    "It takes our men 27 days to trek from base camp to the highest post in Siachen," the officer with long experience of service on...

  • Kashmir step by step: the next round of talks

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    India needs to understand that the absence of violence in the Kashmir Valley is not peace, and that development and dignity for all Kashmiris go...

  • Let the talks begin: Baby steps to a new future?

    PM77 |  Paarull
    So the talks about talks have finally resulted in talks. If all goes to plan, India and Pakistan will over the next six months have...

  • Playing the changing game

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    In the action-packed theatre of Afghanistan-Pakistan, or Af-Pak, the game keeps changing. That is one of the reasons why, in the wake of the WikiLeaks...

  • A case of exploding mangoes

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    India-Pakistan talks have much in common with a case of ripe mangoes: must be handled with care, are easily bruised, and decay if left too...