Himal Briefs

Taliban regime under siege, within and without

One year later, the Taliban is under attack from rival groups.

| Nov 11, 2022

A tool for oppression

On the Digital Security Act curbing political dissent in Bangladesh.

| Oct 25, 2022

Every vote counts in Kashmir

Revised voting rights would mean further disempowerment for locals.

| Oct 11, 2022

Talking to Tehreek-i-Taliban

Pakistan’s negotiations with the banned group may lead to more violence and instability.

| Sep 13, 2022

The islands of ideologies

In the Maldives, hardline Islamists operate with impunity.

| Aug 23, 2022

The second wave of migration

The continued woes of Kashmiri Pandits.

| Aug 17, 2022

Nepal’s economic alarm bells

Fiscal mismanagement and cronyism in Nepal have come under growing public scrutiny.

| Jul 30, 2022

Will Ganatantra Mancha rock the boat?

Will a new political alliance be the antidote to the Bangladeshi political impasse.

| Jul 15, 2022

No neutrality

The military’s neutral stance around Imran Khan’s ouster may be damage control.

| Jun 23, 2022

Selective truths

Kashmiri reception to the controversial film ‘The Kashmir Files’.

| Jun 10, 2022

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