Even as the Indian middle-class anger against reservations for Other Backward Classes subsides, one voice remains consistent. Is Chandrabhan Prasad opposed to OBC reservations because they do not ‘deserve’ it, or because he wants to …
Shivam Vij | Sep 04, 2006
Southasian governments as a whole are already espousing a forward-looking state policy on welfare. The challenge now is to transform policy into action, while addressing the peculiar regional problem of social exclusion.
Gabriele Köhler | Sep 01, 2006
The emerging Beijing-Islamabad strategic alliance is part of a crosscutting web of relationships along the northern coast of the Arabian Sea, whose complexity is enhanced by Chinese inroads into the Pakistani economy.
Epsita Halder | Sep 01, 2006
The military’s neutral stance around Imran Khan’s ouster may be damage control.
Southasiasphere episode 17: Updates and analysis from around the region.