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Himal Southasian

Where are the women in the Sri Lankan peace?

If and when peace comes to Sri Lanka, the new structures of political relations must be designed to preserve and advance the gains made by women in the last two decades.

| Oct 23, 2009

Razors, the mig and climate change

Without climate change to blame, we would have had to take responsibility for our actions.

| Oct 01, 2009

Leading the way

Bangladesh is the unquestioned leader on formulating adaptation policies to deal with the ramifications of climate change.

Southasian front

A common regional platform is necessary, but India might not be the ideal leader.

| Oct 01, 2009

The need for old wine

It turns out, indigenous practices and innovations meant to sow equity and sustanibility will be useful in the battle against climate change. 

| Oct 01, 2009

No doomsday

Framing global warming as an emergency is not effective in mobilising governments or citizens, as happened with the anti-nuclear movement. It may even have the opposite effect.

Scepticism chic

Journalists must introspect about their own shortcomings when it comes to climate change.

| Oct 01, 2009

Elite extravagance

The international climate discussion will go nowhere until class and capitalism are understood as central.

| Oct 01, 2009

India’s ‘stage three’ fantasy

If some had thought nuclear power would provide ‘clean energy’ to fuel India’s energy demand, it does not look like India’s nuclear industry is up to the task.

| Oct 01, 2009

This frog won’t leap

China and India must collaborate to force the West to pay for past excesses rather than plead for a ‘humanistic’ approach that delivers concessions to the developing world.

| Oct 01, 2009

Glaciers take the heat

The receding glaciers of the Himalaya offer a critical case study of the region’s approach to climate change, in spite of and as a result of scarce scientific data.

| Oct 01, 2009

No more a cycle of the season

Do the curly oaks of Uttarkhand still store chilled water?

| Oct 01, 2009

Bindaas to Videshi

Words of Southasian origin are steadily making their way into the Oxford English Dictionary.

| Oct 01, 2009

A ‘patriotic’ loan

After years of refusing to become tied to the strings attached to IMF monies, Sri Lanka has agreed to a massive new loan. But will it be enough to lift the economy from its current …

| Oct 01, 2009

Seeding bhasa

The interaction of English and the languages of Southasia is often lamented for having led to a deterioration of the latter. But focusing on this alone misses out on what has been accomplished through this …

| Oct 01, 2009

Weaker and worse

Understanding the limits of America’s international climate posture.

| Oct 01, 2009

A stage in our name

A translation movement seeks to bring the experience of Adivasi and Dalit writers to the attention of a larger readership.

| Oct 01, 2009

The coming crisis

From Bangladesh to India … and then the rest?

| Oct 01, 2009

Level-headed romance

For author Shelina Zahra Janmohamed, the headscarf is about choice, and arranged marriage need not be scorned.

| Oct 01, 2009

Charting change

From the Himalaya to Male, there are clear signs that climate change is real.

| Oct 01, 2009

New frontiers

The people of some of Pakistan’s strategically placed frontier areas are finally getting political rights. Not everyone is happy about this.

| Oct 01, 2009

Hard science

While relatively little is known definitively about the glaciers of the Himalaya and Hindukush, what facts do exist need to be acknowledged as such.

| Oct 01, 2009

Save or splurge?

As the push for a ‘low-carbon’ lifestyle gains currency around the world, China’s social environment challenges the implementation of the concept.

| Oct 01, 2009

The need for a Southasian perspective

We tend not to comprehend how ecologically inter-connected we are in the region.

| Oct 01, 2009

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The state of suspension

The closure of Amnesty India is a rude reminder of the growing antipathy towards political freedoms and dissenting voices in the country.

Sustaining the myth of merit

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

From Bin Qasim to Ertugrul

How the Pakistani state has revived the use of historical drama as a political tool.