Swara Bhasker, a critically acclaimed Bollywood actress, talks to DW about growing authoritarian tendencies in India and the need for better ties between New Delhi and Islamabad.
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The Pakistani government's recent flip-flop on the partial resumption of trade with India highlights how geopolitical considerations — rather than economic or rational — drive policymaking.
Hundreds of Pakistani women who accompanied their ex-insurgent husbands to India-administered Kashmir have found themselves trapped in limbo.
Pakistan had attempted to restart limited trade with its rival on Wednesday. Trade was halted between the two countries after India's actions in Kashmir in 2019.
Islamabad and Dhaka have signaled hopes to improve bilateral relations. But experts warn Pakistan must issue an apology for atrocities committed during Bangladesh's war of independence for there to be any real progress.
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