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Pakistan

The Final Frontier

Open

If 30 years of foreign policy could be rewound, Pakistan’s ‘jihad factory’ would not exist, says Alice Albinia

Manmohan’s India

It’s a question India’s Prime Minister asked a long time ago when he first embarked on his political journey. Now, in his latest effort to lead the country in keeping with his long-term vision, he may well want to ask it again: who fails if India wins?

Half Life

After two decades of bloody conflict in Kashmir, thousands of women are not sure whether they should call themselves married or widowed

Questions for the Average Woman

Panchkunwar Kairvat tells us more about her life and views

Questions for the Average Man

Here’s Anil Kairvat’s take on movies, extraterrestrial life and condoms

In Search of the Average Indian

We set off for what the Survey of India pinpoints as the centre of India, and found him. And her. Wondrously, they happen to be married

Enter the Dragon

A Maoist takeover of Nepal could be a much bigger threat to India than a Talibanised Pakistan

A State Gone to Seed

A collection of essays fails to shed new light on an old topic. The focus is on Pakistan, not on the great divide

‘Yes, I Don’t Like Pakistan’

Salman Rushdie speaks of a failure called Pakistan, and why his lawyer told him proving Indira Gandhi was not of good character was the only way to save his skin

No One Wants to be Like India

Parag Khanna has always been on the go. Open’s David Lepeska recently corralled him for a wide-ranging discussion. Excerpts

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