Table of Contents
CoverThe stories of our hills
By: Ronid Chingangbam
valley versus hill
By: Dolly Kikon
By: Dinesh Wagle
Timeline of a shutdown
By: Thingnam Anjulika Samom
Beyond ethnicity and territoriality
By: Yengkhom Jilangamba
After 69 days
By: Kishalay Bhattacharjee
Indigenes and interlopers
By: Sanjib Baruah
CommentaryINDIA: Northeast counterculture
INDIA: Restitution and retribution
AFGHANISTAN: The consultative jirga
Art: 'Is someone else'
EditorialDhivehi Observer: Can Civil Society Organizations bring the country out of this crisis?
By: Khalid Ansari and Sangeeta Lama
By: Jyoti Rahman
By: Sanjay Pradhan
Travails of the new Darjeeling satrap
By: Niraj Lama
Home before dark
By: Akoijam Sunita
AnalysisSince the Second Amendment
By: Husain Naqi
Poverty up, poverty down
By: D Tushar
OpinionA rose by a local name...
By: Quddus Mirza
By: Vivek Menezes
Time and a placeThose school-less days
By: Pankaz K Sharma
SouthasiasphereA republic of populists
By: C K Lal
MediafileTidbits of the region's media
By: Chhetria Patrakar
ReflectionsSecuring the city
By: by Nicola Perera & Sivamohan Sumathy
ReviewOh, that song!
By: Bhuchung D Sonam
By: Pranab Man Singh
The onerous political beyond
By: Diwas Kc
FictionBlah, blah, blah
By: Indra Sinha
Front Cover Panel 1Fragile Cocoons
On the way upMonsoonal mango
By: Kanak Mani Dixit
Photographs and text by Sami Siva
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).