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Pak PM Imran Khan

Imran Khan was in Lahore to ensure ‘smooth’ handing over of IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman

Official sources said PM Imran Khan arrived in Lahore a few hours before pilot Varthaman and left for Islamabad after he crossed into India.
In this Feb 19, 1999, file photo former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee waves from the maiden Delhi-Lahore bus service on his arrival at Lahore to attend a Summit in Pakistan

When Vajpayee took a bus ride and it seemed peace with Pakistan was possible

At a time when India’s ties with Pakistan have reached its lowest in backdrop of Pulwama attack, ThePrint recalls A.B. Vajpayee’s bus diplomacy of 1999.
Mahatma Gandhi, circa 1935 | Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Did you know Mahatma Gandhi was a trained nurse? Here are 5 lesser-known facts

As India gets ready to celebrate the 150th year of the Mahatma, ThePrint brings you some new insights into the man behind Gandhi.
File photo of Bhagat Singh | Commons

Where is the pistol that Bhagat Singh used to kill the British police officer?

A new book traces the journey of how I searched for the pistol in Punjab and Madhya Pradesh. It is now on display at the BSF museum, Hussainiwala.

Lahore archive’s Bhagat Singh treasure on display: Letters, book scribbles & a hat receipt

For long, Indian scholars, foreigners and history students have pleaded with the government of Pakistani Punjab for a glimpse of the Bhagat Singh documents.
Imran Khan, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Nawaz Shariff

Outing a personal secret as a lesson for Imran: Featuring Vajpayee, Nawaz & a bit of me

Nawaz Sharif made a dramatic bid for peace with Vajpayee but was tripped by Pakistan’s army. It won’t be different for Imran.
Representational image | Flickr

Indian and Pakistani doctors join hands to give new lease of life to 3-year-old Afghan girl

Pakistani doctor sponsored the liver transplant of 3-year-old Hadia Nesari at Apollo Hospital, Delhi.
The razed Ahmediya mosque in Sialkot | Zafarullah Khan

Ahmediya mosque razing in Sialkot is yet another operation clean-up against the community

The razing of the Sialkot mosque is the latest assault on the identity of Pakistan’s minority Ahmediya community amid the gradual stripping away of their space in recent times.
Pakistani protesters demonstrating against the killing of a local resident in a car accident involving a US diplomat in Islamabad on 25 April 2018

US military officer barred from leaving Pak after fatal traffic offence

A Lahore court has made the first conviction for child pornography under new law, and cricketer Sana Mir has slammed advertisements objectifying women. 
Manzoor Pashteen, the leader of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement

When the man with the red cap speaks, thousands of Pashtuns listen

Here's what's happening across the border: Punjab women to flood roads on bikes for empowerment, and the ‘burglary-style’ raid activists have decried. Manzoor Pashteen guides protesters on how to rally for Pashtuns’ rights When the man with the red cap speaks, thousands listen. Even on social media. Manzoor Pashteen, the leader of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM, a movement for the rights of Pashtuns, which the PTM alleges is deeply persecuted in Pakistan), took to social media Sunday to request followers to protest peacefully against the arrest of the movement’s members in Lahore. Earlier, the Lahore district administration had cited security concerns to reject the application for a PTM rally at Mochi Gate. “We have tolerated a lot… we have collected tiny pieces of flesh of our children, in bags for burial. We can’t take their cruelties anymore. We will continue to protest in Lahore. Whoever can come to Lahore, do come”,...

On Camera

‘A rich Muslim’s expense on Umrah marriage can teach 3 lakh poor Muslim kids for 18 yrs’

Muslim scholars say 84% of Indian Muslims earn less than Rs 50 a day, and want the community to cut spending on lavish weddings, multiple pilgrimages.
t-series

Should Indians support Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series in YouTube subscriber race against PewDiePie?

Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series and vlogger Felix Kjellberg aka PewDiePie are fighting to attain the number one spot in terms of subscribers on YouTube.

Defence

Indian Army | representational image | Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Army personnel killed in firing by Pakistani troops in J&K’s Poonch district

The border skirmishes witnessed a spurt after India's air strike on JeM terror camp in Balakot in response to Pulwama attack that killed 40 CRPF personnel.
National Interest

Why Rahul Gandhi’s Congress is in danger of morphing into a clueless NGO

Congress has questions but no answers, ‘leaders’ but no winners. Weeks before polls, it’s behaving like a virtuous, anti-establishment NGO just doing its thing.