leadership

The path to women’s political participation in Bhutan

In Bhutan’s 2023 National Council elections, only one woman was elected to the NC from a female population of around 360,000. Despite progress in recent years, women still face challenges to political participation.

| May 08, 2023

Leadership in Southasia

From Netritva to Netagiri: Between the leader and the politician falls the shadow.

| Jan 15, 2013

Kashmir ka sawaal

Report of the Istanbul media retreat on the question of Kashmir.

| Jan 23, 2006

The oligarchs of Islamabad and Kathmandu

Nepal has been following the authoritarian lead of Pakistan since the 1960s. It is time to stop doing so.

| Dec 01, 2002

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Disillusioned with the Taliban, Pakistan reverses its four-decade Afghan policy

As Kabul refuses to act against the TTP and Baloch militant groups, Pakistan is ending the support it has extended to the Taliban since 1994 and its welcome to refugees from Afghanistan since the 1980s

The limited genius of Geoffrey Bawa

‘Geoffrey Bawa: Drawing from the Archives’ allows an exploration of the rift between the celebrated architect’s vision for nation-building in Sri Lanka and the country’s present reality