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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

Where is Assam?

Instead of accepting the nationalisation of everything through political cartographic boundaries, we can use geographical history to locate current social realities

| Nov 15, 2005

‘She’ and the silver screen

While there are outstanding examples of sensitivity, Indian cinema over the decades has largely neglected the lived experiences of women.

| Nov 01, 2005

Modern zamindari

Abysmal, tragic, rotten, archaic, misgoverned - these are only some of the terms used to describe Bihar. And that's by those who live there. But the people of Bihar are slowly turning the politics of …

| Nov 01, 2005

Hydro Nationalism

As SAARC prepares to meet in Dhaka, they must understand that our rivers bring us together, and river engineering projects should not be used to break us apart.

| Nov 01, 2005

Peeking out of your pocket

India's national ID scheme is 'on schedule'.

| Nov 01, 2005

Mind the communication gap

How can we get the public and governments to take the MDGs more seriously?

| Nov 01, 2005

A future out of grasp

We've seen poverty, and it is us. A Millennium Development Goal target-evaluation exercise tells us there is no need to smile.

| Nov 01, 2005

Remember the gaam

Relations began to sour between historically united groups in a neighbourhood of Ahmedabad after 'outsiders' arrived.

| Nov 01, 2005

The hope of Dhaka

SAARC at 20, Bangladesh, and the possibilities of eastern Southasia.

| Nov 01, 2005

Fading history

The Malayali link to Sinhala culture has a rich past even if it does not have much of a present.

| Nov 01, 2005

Swapping Identities

Borderland exchanges along the Nepal-TAR frontier.

| Nov 01, 2005

Meghalaya-Sylhet: A border without history or logic

A border without history or logic

| Nov 01, 2005

The healing can begin here

What hope is there for human rights protection in war-torn Jammu & Kashmir if the state’s human rights body is bound and gagged?

| Nov 01, 2005

Blinded by the Bomb

Against all civilisational values, Islamabad and New Delhi proceed to prepare their bombs and missiles – for nuclear war to be fought on our soil.

| Nov 01, 2005

Wild frontier: Valmiki-Chitwan-Parsa

Shouldn’t the tigers of a trans-boundary Nepal-Bihar forest area be given dual citizenship, so that they are protected on both sides?

| Nov 01, 2005

Channel Southasia

Isn’t it time for a regional television network that ‘thinks Southasian’ and broadcasts via satellite and cable throughout the region? While Latin America’s incipient Telesur and West Asia’s energetic Al Jazeera might provide models, it …

| Nov 01, 2005

Brain gain, being brown

A Malayali Southasian’s thoughts on going away and returning home.

| Nov 01, 2005

Burqa and Shalwar, Jeans and Sari

Changing fashions on the streets of Dhaka

| Nov 01, 2005

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Sustaining the myth of merit

How technical knowledge became the preserve of a ‘meritorious’ upper-caste elite.

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What COVID-19 reveals about the spectacle of cricket and inequality within the cricket fraternity.

The early story of Christianity in Northeast India

Colonial officers, venture capitalists and Baptist missionaries in the Naga highlands.