Bhutan’s media maladies
The closure of a weekly paper in Bhutan signals a troubling decline in media diversity and journalistic space.
Chhetria Patrakar | Apr 04, 2019
Bhutan elections explained
What you need to know about Bhutan’s parliamentary elections being held on 18 October.
The Editors | Oct 03, 2018
Can bureaucracy drive happiness?
Ross Adkin | Aug 31, 2016
Last rites in Syracuse
Suicide among Bhutanese refugees in the US continues to be a major concern that requires a community-based approach to mental health.
Danielle Preiss | Dec 15, 2014
The Importance of Being Idyll
Despite a nascent democratic culture, Bhutanese filmmakers face multiple challenges in their attempts to capture ‘life at the crossroads’
Reena Mohan | Sep 16, 2013
The royal ‘we’
Agony and anticipation as Bhutan's king marries his queen.
Roger Beaumont | Dec 01, 2011
Beyond the dzong
Carey L Biron & Travis Lupick | Sep 01, 2011
A creeping clampdown on Christianity in Bhutan poses the serious question of whether the kingdom has really set itself on the path to secular democracy.
I P Adhikari | Jan 29, 2011
Turn around or go on
Michael Obert | Jan 01, 2010
Bhutanese mists: ‘Within the Realm of Happiness’ by Kinley Dorji and ‘Becoming a Journalist in Exile’ by T.P. Mishra
Two books present the dichotomy of Bhutan´s image - from one perspective, the progressive-though-traditional idyll, to another, the authoritarian-to-dictatorial regime.
Carey L Biron | Jan 01, 2010
How the IMF bailout is changing Sri Lanka’s foreign policy
The recent IMF bailout package has significantly shifted Sri Lanka’s foreign policy with major players such as China, India and the United States, though such shifts do not seem to bode well for its people
Canadian-Tamil comedian Sunthar V navigates queerness and Tamil identity
Sunthar V, founder of the Tamil Comedy Club in central London, attempts to push social boundaries with his comedy in Chennai
Is an Adani port devastating Kerala’s coast?
Activists say coastal communities and marine life around Kerala’s Vizhinjam Port are paying a heavy price for the Adani Group project
Delhi’s longest-running play reflects the changing city
The shape-shifting ‘Ghalib in New Delhi’ captures 26 years of sociopolitical change in Delhi and beyond