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POLITICS

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Navjot Singh Sidhu, Narendra Modi, Imran Khan, Kartarpur corridor

Why Pakistan's swift moves on Kartarpur have India on the back foot

India needs to recognise the new reality across the border. It has to change its tactics and play the game with Imran.

POLITICS

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Terrorism, ISI, Pakistan, Navjot Singh Sidhu

Why the Kartarpur Corridor could revive the Khalistani movement

The recent Kartarpur Corridor announcement is definitely a matter of glee, but it brings reasons to be worried too.

POLITICS

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Terrorism, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Imran Khan, Kartarpur corridor

Kartarpur corridor: Why India-Pakistan should not expect much from the groundbreaking ceremony

Any thaw in the bilateral relations of India and Pakistan would need a long time.

POLITICS

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Terrorism, Pakistan, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Kartarpur corridor

The rose-tinted glasses we see Kartarpur through

The lead-up to the Pakistan visit by Navjot Sidhu et al has been bizarre. How do we understand this? What could now follow?

POLITICS

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Pakistan, Sidhu hugs bajwa, Kartarpur corridor, Navjot Singh Sidhu

Honouring Thy Enemy: Navjot Singh Sidhu’s hug to General Bajwa, and a 200-year-old battle that respected the adversary

The iconic battle is an example of how warring armies can be graceful and courteous towards each other. It can teach current-day trolls a lot.

POLITICS

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Navjot Singh Sidhu, Imran Khan, Kartarpur corridor, Indo-Pak ties

Keep it cool: With Pakistan, India should never confuse deep friendships for the deep state

Few do jhappi-pappi bonhomie better than Lahore. Delhi must curb its enthusiasm and stay hard-headed

POLITICS

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Navjot Singh Sidhu, Narendra Modi, Imran Khan, Agra summit

How jingoism defeats the purpose of Kartarpur corridor from the word go

Will the Kartarpur corridor end up being a failed peace project much like the Lahore bus trip, Agra summit and other confidence-building measures we've seen before?

VARIETY

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Navjot Singh Sidhu, Punjab, Pakistan, Kartarpur sahib gurdwara corridor

Kartarpur Corridor: Amid high drama, security concerns, what the project can mean for India

Whether or not the corridor leads to friendship with Pakistan, it has caused increased bickering at home.

POLITICS

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Punjab, Pakistan, Kartarpur sahib gurdwara, Navjot Singh Sidhu

Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara: How Navjot Singh Sidhu is playing into Pakistan’s hands

Pakistan is trying to revive the Khalistan movement by raking up emotional issues, and people like Sidhu are gladly obliging.

POLITICS

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Pakistan, Salman Khan, ISI, Narendra Modi

‘I was given a huge bear hug by Captain Amarinder Singh – hugging is not treason’

Pakistani rock star Salman Ahmad speaks with Srijana Mitra Das about Navjot Singh Sidhu, Amarinder Singh, General Qamar Bajwa - and Nawaz Sharif.