Afghanistan: graveyard of development?
On the country’s fraught histories of international development.
The Editors | Aug 31, 2021
China’s Indian Ocean?
What the simplistic narratives on China’s advances in the Indian Ocean miss.
Amish Raj Mulmi | May 12, 2020
Nuclear dangers of the naval kind
Southasia needs to pay attention to the increased risk of a nuclearised ocean
Zia Mian M V Ramana and A H Nayyar | Oct 28, 2019
Through the looking glass
Can international media cover the Maldives without invoking China or India?
Chhetria Patrakar | Sep 26, 2018
Back to Southasia?
Instead of an arena for a ‘zero-sum’ India-Pakistan game, post-2014 Afghanistan may actually provide a stimulus for increased regional cooperation.
Shanthie D'Souza | Mar 15, 2014
The opportunity of the yam
Sujeev Shahya | May 30, 2009
Through the Khyber, once more
This historic passage is again becoming dangerous – though this is nothing new.
Manzoor Ali | Mar 12, 2009
Continent and Subcontinent
C K Lal | Dec 01, 2008
Israel and Southasia
The Editors | Aug 12, 2006
THE STILWELL ROAD: STRAIGHT AHEAD?
Here's a land route that would not only open up the possibilities for India's Northeast to trade and interact with its eastern neighbours, but as an overland link would also work to cement relationships between …
Carin I Fischer | Sep 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