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Himal Southasian

July - August
2005

Himal Southasian
Himal Southasian

September - October
2005

Himal Southasian
Himal Southasian

November - December
2005

Himal Southasian

The course of Naxalism

India's Maoists, while faced with considerable weaknesses of their own, have been able to continue the fight because of the abject failures of the Indian state.

| Sep 28, 2005

Whither the Naxal comrades?

The Naxalites of India are engaged in an expansion spree but the party is hardly audible beyond its core areas. It is not to be found in the rural plains and cities.

| Sep 27, 2005

Afghans go for Parliament

Even though there is fear of electoral violence, even though parties are disallowed, even though this is an election organised to fit an international timetable, there is hope that the general elections of 18 September …

| Sep 26, 2005

Righting the wrongs in Ladakh-Baltistan

The opening of a road could change the political and cultural landscape of one mountainous corner of Southasia that has suffered more than it should on account of others.

| Sep 26, 2005

Dreaming democracy in Maldives

A manifesto for the future as the atoll prepares for its first elections.

| Sep 25, 2005

Fixing difference

How, in the end, all Asians in one British school end up as 'Waheed'.

| Sep 02, 2005

Whodunit? All of them

 A fine memoir of a wronged man who refuses to go for the jugular.

The Persuasive Indian

Scepticism and rationalism brought India/Southasia till here, and will take us into the future, says the Nobel laureate.

| Sep 01, 2005

Injury and the Bangladeshi Child

It should have come as no surprise that children die in such large numbers from injury. Fortunately, there is now recognition of the problem and a willingness to do something about it.

| Sep 01, 2005

Get real with digital documentary

Documentaries have more or less gone digital, and while there are enormous opportunities to serve humanity, humanity had better watch out.

| Sep 01, 2005

Impressions from the Devastation

The authorities and citizens of Sri Lanka's northeast and the Indian state of Tamil Nadu reacted differently when the tsunami struck.

The rise of the Indian multinational

The center of gravity of world business is shifting, and India's MNCs are ready to carve out a good sized chunk of the pie.

| Sep 01, 2005

THE STILWELL ROAD: STRAIGHT AHEAD?

Here's a land route that would not only open up the possibilities for India's Northeast to trade and interact with its eastern neighbours, but as an overland link would also work to cement relationships between …

| Sep 01, 2005

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