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Path to Salvation?

Even as the Pakistan Army goes on an all-out offensive against home-grown militants, the insurgents themselves have stepped up their attacks on the Pakistani public.

| Dec 01, 2009

Majuli Going Under

A culturally unique island is crumbling against the force of the mighty Brahmaputra.

| Dec 01, 2009

Finding Srinagar’s geography of peace

The summer capital is undergoing a massive physical makeover. But its spirit remains troubled.

| Dec 01, 2009

Two Very Different Processes

Lessons from Sri Lanka and Aceh, Indonesia, five years after the tsunami.

From criminal savage to habitual offender

The work of attaining justice for India’s denotified tribes goes on.

| Dec 01, 2009

Deoband’s battle for survival and relevance

Given new security restrictions and internal obduracy, one of the region’s most important schools of Islam stands at a crossroads.

| Dec 01, 2009

Polo on the Coromandel

Seven centuries have passed since Marco Polo opened Western eyes to the Subcontinent, yet his account continues to resonate.

| Dec 01, 2009

Between invisible friends

Bangladeshis thrive in and work against the ‘grey area’ of subtle acceptance of un-discussed alternative sexualities.

| Dec 01, 2009

The new relationship(s)

The increasing intimacy between Kathmandu and Beijing highlights Nepal’s hope to ease its longstanding dependency on India – but it is also squeezing the country’s already vulnerable Tibetan community.

Gadhimai’s gauntlet

Setting aside the visual repulsion, the macabre excess and the gluttony for slaughter, Rabi Thapa investigates the logistical details involved in managing the 2009 Gadhimai Mela.

| Dec 01, 2009

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