Joypurhat kidney sale
Has outlawing the trade in organs created a lucrative, and dangerous, black market in Bangladesh?
Saad Hammadi | Dec 01, 2011
Walking the unmarked graves of Jammu & Kashmir.
Peerzada Arshad Hamid | Dec 01, 2011
The radicals in the Maoists
A political agreement signed on 1 November was finally supposed to allow former Maoist combatants in Nepal to move ahead with their lives. Instead, the response has been mostly anger and accusations of duplicity.
Post Bahadur Basnet | Dec 01, 2011
The royal ‘we’
Agony and anticipation as Bhutan's king marries his queen.
Roger Beaumont | Dec 01, 2011
The booming surrogacy industry in India is rife with unanswered ethical, economic and political questions.
Vrinda Marwah | Oct 01, 2011
Surprise negotiations with ULFA aside, the Indian government’s effort to contain and control insurgency in Assam is unlikely to meet the hopes and expectations that have energised the peace process.
Sanjib Baruah | Oct 01, 2011
State of the Maoist state
Kanak Mani Dixit | May 01, 2009
Conference on transitional justice in Southasia | Hosted by Himal Southasian and the International Center for Transitional Justice.
The Editors | Mar 01, 2007
Blurry reflections: Differing media accounts of Balochistan
A study of recent discussions on Balochistan in the Indian and Pakistani press indicates a lingering crossborder neurosis about the other country's interference.
Subarno Chattarji | Jun 27, 2006
Joymoti : The first radical film of India
Altaf Mazid | Mar 25, 2006
In Mizoram, a refugee crisis highlights Mizo tribal affinities and hostility
Shared Zo identity has Mizos extending hospitality to Chin and Kuki-Chin refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh. More remarkable is that Chakmas, mistreated by the Mizo majority in Mizoram, have welcomed Kuki-Chin refugees too
The political fallout of violence in Manipur, Bangladesh’s economic crisis, the crackdown on PTI supporters and more
May - Updates and analysis from around the region
In ‘Agra’, a grim portrait of the repressed Indian man
Director Kanu Behl’s Hindi feature film examines the sexual obsession and frustration of men, mental health and the transactional nature of human relationships in a patriarchal society where space is in short supply
When neoliberalism came to the Indian farm
With a focus on agricultural policy since the 1990s, 'Distress in the Fields' demonstrates how neoliberal interventions sowed the seeds of the crisis faced by farmers today