Table of Contents
CoverIgnoring two decades
By: Shreen Saroor
Bargaining in a labour regime
By: Mythri Jegathesan
The Jaffna diaries
By: Ben Bavinck
By: Kopalasingham Sritharan
Waiting for the Jaffna train
By: Ahilan Kadirgamar
CommentaryThe new Rajapaksean regime
Dalits at Diggi
'Who sacrifices unto fire'
Southasian BriefsRound-up of regional news
EditorialDeconstructing the construction industry
Deconstructing the construction industry
Don’t go there
Bhawal National Park under threat
Haroon Habib: Crimes and punishment
By: Iqbal Khattak
A new era?
By: Mahtab Haider
Towards a Rajapakse future
By: Tisaranee Gunasekara
By: Bina D'costa
AnalysisA yet-darkened horizon
By: Larry Jagan
Letter to the whole-timer
By: Kanak Mani Dixit
The 'ideal Sinhalese'
By: Liyanage Amarakeerthi
By: Deb Mukharji
By: Deb Mukharji
By: Vivek Menezes
Forgotten men of Kashmir
By: Rakesh Ankit
SouthasiasphereThe yesterday of our tomorrow
By: CK Lal
MediafileTidbits of the region's media
By: Chhetria Patrakar
ReflectionsJung's field of vision
By: Richard Boyle
ReviewA rocky road: 'The Road from Elephant Pass' directed by Chandran Rutnam
By: Robert Crusz
When a great tradition Hinduises: 'The God Market' by Meera Nanda
By: Vijay Prashad
The wayward empire: 'Days of the Raj' by Pramod K Nayar
By: Rakesh Shukla
Pathways of dominance: 'Pathways of Dissent' edited by R.Cheran
By: Sivamohan Sumathy
By: Sumana Roy
Southasian WeekV O I C E S for the week of 12 February
On the way upUnmoved, unmoving camera
Photographs and text by Nathan G
Photographs and text by Brennan O’Connor
Photographs and text by Danial Shah
Photographs and text by Nayantara Gurung Kakshapati
Photographs and text by Khaled Hasan
Photographs and text by Brennan O`Connor
Photographs and text by Preston Merchant
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).