Table of Contents
AbominablyNepali Nationalism: A Matter of Consolidation
By: Harka Gurung
Literary south asiaThe Queensberry Rules of Discourse
By: Iftekhar Sayeed
FeatureThe Salwar Revolution
By: Rita Manchanda
Retro-Reaction in Rawalpindi
By: Ayesha Javed Akram
Letâ€™s not please the men
By: Durga Pokhrel
CommentaryDark Clouds Behind the Silver Lining?
ReportPatents, Private Charity and Public Health
By: Rajashri Dasgupta
Movie warsConflict as Masala
By: Jaganath Guha
Pashtoons and the Terrorist Film
By: Rahimullah Yusufzai
OpinionSitars play while humanity burns
By: Vijay Prashad
LastPageDo you know what your child is watching?
By: Kanak Mani Dixit
ReviewReverse anthropology and controlled subjectivity
By: Bela Malik
No visas: So what is the problem?
By: Pratyoush Onta
Romila Thapar addresses invitees at the
Southasian relaunch of Himal Southasian,
IIC, New Delhi, January 2013.
Old Faces, New Precedents
On 11 May 2013, Pakistan went to the polls in a general election that will transfer power democratically for the first time in the nation's history. Nawaz Sharif has claimed victory for the Pakistan Muslim League-N.
From our archive:
Mehreen Zahra-Malik discusses novel means of holding corrupt officials to account in 'A coup by other means?' (July 2012)
Shamshad Ahmad on praetorian irony, Machiavelli's prince, and Pakistan's fight for constitutional primacy. (January 2008)
Zia Mian and A H Nayyar write about Pakistan's coup culture and Nawaz Sharif's 'absolutist sense of power.' (November 1999)