infrastructure

Tunnel to the future

How the Atal Tunnel is reshaping life in Lahaul.

Nepal’s economic alarm bells

Fiscal mismanagement and cronyism in Nepal have come under growing public scrutiny.

| Jul 30, 2022

Getting the jab done

A crossborder discussion on COVID-19 vaccinations in Southasia.

| May 07, 2021

Building on Bihar

As a new government is formed in Kathmandu, how can Nepal not only learn from the changes underway in Bihar, but capitalise on them?

| Dec 01, 2011

A Subcontinental free trade utopia

SAFTA has been hyped following the SAARC summit, but will it only help the trader and not the people? And what of services?

| Jan 01, 2004

Trading off a jewel

The present Nepali dispensation has agreed to let India build a hydropower project that it (Nepal) holds dear. Let the terms be fair, however.

| Nov 01, 2003

No Indian Railway = No India?

How crucial were the railways to the making of modern India? How did the railways contribute to the emergence of the Indian state, nation and economy?

| Feb 01, 2002

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Politics and the Hindi press

The rise of Hindi print in India since the early 1970s.

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Caste, sexuality and tawaif subcultures in postcolonial India.