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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.

| Jun 27, 2006

Jinnah’s wrong war

The 'partitioned Independence' of the Subcontinent was, ultimately, the result of Mohammed Ali Jinnah mistaking the forest for the trees, even as he sought to protect the interest of his Muslim flock. The legacy of …

| Jun 27, 2006

Degree of risk in Afghanistan

Demands by the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan for 'Freedom, Democracy and Social Justice' remain as critical—and contentious—today as they were three decades ago.

| Jun 27, 2006

Again, in Trincomalee

Recent killings in Trincomalee, town and district, could be a telling indication of Sri Lanka's current direction. And that puts fear in Tamil hearts.

| Jun 26, 2006

Oustee: Victimisation of the ecological refugee

Among the most disadvantaged communities of India are the forest-dwelling villagers, and yet they are asked to pay the highest price when the state decides to take a stand for the sake of biodiversity and …

| Jun 25, 2006

Assam upfront

The diary of a 'Delhi reporter' who decides to visit Assam rather than simply write about the state from afar.

| May 27, 2006

Sindh and Kutch, cloth and verse

Emphasis on common elements of everyday life - a piece of cloth, a verse of poetry - allows pastoralists in Gujarat to express a memory and yearning for Sindh.

| May 27, 2006

Jungle raj tourism vs. the people

In the mountain fastness of Nanda Devi, which gave the Chipko movement to Southasia, the local communities are battling the Uttaranchal authorities to retain benefits from tourists when they arrive - 'ecotourism' or not.

| May 27, 2006

MAASHUQ and RAQEEB

The politics, love and life of Faiz Ahmed Faiz.

| May 01, 2006

Back in ’71: US policy revisited

Newly declassified US records show a more full and gruesome picture of what took place behind the scenes of the 1911 Southasian Crisis in Islamabad, New Delhi and Washington, DC. They also show a softer …

| May 01, 2006

The return to NATIVE CONSCIOUSNESS

Reports of Hindi's demise are greatly exaggerated, but the growing world of Hindi literature is taking energy from several directions.

| May 01, 2006

Kashmir’s Desaparecidos

Despite the appearance of an increasingly peaceful Kashmir, the state's citizens are still disappearing or being killed under suspicious circumstances in drastic numbers.

| May 01, 2006

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Sustaining the myth of merit

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

From Bin Qasim to Ertugrul

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