The New Year began on an unpleasant note for India as it ushered in 2016 under terror attack. Terrorists from across the border infiltrated our country and attacked an airbase in Pathankot.

The siege lasted nearly three days as India rushed its NSG commandos and other security forces to contain the attack. Seven Indian soldiers laid down their lives fighting the terrorists bravely. All six terrorists were killed before they could damage the airbase.

We take a look at Ind-Pak relations in the wake of the Pathankot attack. Did Modi’s Lahore hug lead to Pathankot? Why peace with Pakistan remains elusive? Cover Story takes a look back in history to decode the Indo-Pak ties — from Nehru-Jinnah era to Modi-Sharif.