Where is Assam?
Instead of accepting the nationalisation of everything through political cartographic boundaries, we can use geographical history to locate current social realities
David Ludden | Nov 15, 2005
The Tata-Bangla combine
Khawaza Main Uddin | Nov 02, 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.
Sai Paranjpye | Nov 01, 2005
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 …
Rakesh Ankit | Nov 01, 2005
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.
Jayanta Bandyopadhyay | Nov 01, 2005
Peeking out of your pocket
India's national ID scheme is 'on schedule'.
Aman Sethi | Nov 01, 2005
Mind the communication gap
How can we get the public and governments to take the MDGs more seriously?
Nalaka Gunawardene | 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.
Kunda Dixit | Nov 01, 2005
Remember the gaam
Relations began to sour between historically united groups in a neighbourhood of Ahmedabad after 'outsiders' arrived.
Swara Bhaskar | Nov 01, 2005
Elisa Patnaik | Nov 01, 2005
The glacier’s warning
Mahtab Haider | Nov 01, 2005
The menfolk we revere
Bhaskar Dasgupta | Nov 01, 2005
The hope of Dhaka
SAARC at 20, Bangladesh, and the possibilities of eastern Southasia.
A very Maobaadi holiday
Deepak Thapa | Nov 01, 2005
The deadliest quake
Embrace of the strategic partner
SAARC and the sovereignty bargain
Pratap Bhanu Mehta | Nov 01, 2005
The Malayali link to Sinhala culture has a rich past even if it does not have much of a present.
Enoka Lankatilleke | Nov 01, 2005
The line Durand drew
Daniel Lak | Nov 01, 2005
Borderland exchanges along the Nepal-TAR frontier.
Sara Shneiderman | Nov 01, 2005
Meghalaya-Sylhet: A border without history or logic
A border without history or logic
Sanjeeb Kakoty | Nov 01, 2005
A backward slide
Jehan Perera | 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?
Ravi Nair | 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.
Zia Mian | 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?
Samir Kumar Sinha | Nov 01, 2005
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 …
Aman Malik | Nov 01, 2005
Ways of the wind
C K Lal | Nov 01, 2005
Brain gain, being brown
A Malayali Southasian’s thoughts on going away and returning home.
Cyriac George | Nov 01, 2005
Burqa and Shalwar, Jeans and Sari
Changing fashions on the streets of Dhaka
Fahd Husain | Nov 01, 2005
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