Table of Contents
CoverGujarat as another country: the making and reality of a fascist realm
By: Prashant Jha
EssayThe long-ago fight for Kirant identity
By: Ramesh K Dhungel
CommentaryThe Hindutva prototype
From low-intensity to ‘limited’ war
Hope amidst alarm
‘Congeries of Lust’
Southasian BriefsRound-up of regional news
ReportBudget air travel, present and future
By: Arijit Mazumdar
AnalysisNursing the big boys
By: Abhayraj Naik
A great newspaper market
By: Paranjoy Guha Thakurta
The problems of transition in Nepal
By: Yash Ghai
OpinionThe two Punjabs: Drifting apart?
By: Hartosh Singh Bal
Who hijacked whom?
By: Jawed Naqvi
The only way forward
By: Shakeel Imam
Connectivity as India’s neighbourhood policy
By: Shyam Sharan
SouthasiasphereWhat the centre can’t hold
By: C K Lal
ReflectionsGo West, young Muslim
By: Naeem Mohaiemen
ReviewIn the ruins of Empire
By: A S Panneerselvan
Kaise jeebo re?
By: Rakesh Kalshian
The new reasoning of Gendun Chopel
By: Felix Holmgren
ProfileThe Dalit sword of Mansa
By: Amit Sengupta
Srinagar’s martyr’s graveyard
By: Peerzada Arshad Hamid
On the way upRoyal humiliation
By: Kanak Mani Dixit
Romila Thapar addresses invitees at the
Southasian relaunch of Himal Southasian,
IIC, New Delhi, January 2013.
China, Southasia and India
On May 19 2013, newly appointed Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in New Delhi for a series of meetings with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The visit is Keqiang's first outside of China since assuming power in March.
From our archive:
Purna Basnet discusses Chinese engagement in Nepal vis-a-vis security issues in Tibet and broader geo-strategic plans in Southasia (April 2011).
Fatima Chowdury relates the story of Calcutta's Indian Chinese community through the lens of political and economic upheavals in Southasia and China (May 2009).
Simon Long notes the importance of the Sino-Indian relationship for the rest of Southasia (September 2006).
J.N Dixit ruminates on the strategic concerns of the 'Middle Kingdom' in the wake of India's 1998 nuclear tests (June 1998).