Doctoring the evidence
Rajan Hoole | Apr 03, 2016
In search of welfare
In Sri Lanka, disasters and welfare policy shape each other.
Kalinga Tudor Silva | Jul 17, 2015
The Truth Unravelling
As international pressure mounts, new evidence from Balachandran’s death leaves the government of Sri Lanka with some tough questions to answer.
Sunanda Deshapriya | Mar 01, 2013
A victor’s peace
The total defeat of the LTTE has allowed the Sri Lankan government to ignore the political rights of the country’s ethnic minorities.
Jayadeva Uyangoda | Jul 06, 2012
Talk of ‘traitors’
Unfazed by UN resolution, Rajapaksa government leans on patriotism and allies.
Namini Wijedasa | Mar 30, 2012
The road north
Journeys in post-war Sri Lanka.
Charles Haviland | Oct 01, 2011
In time of scarcity
Kannan Arunasalam | Aug 01, 2011
Sri Lanka’s alternatives abroad
Are the island's diasporas to be seen as a source of remittance, a threat, or legitimate sites for political engagement and critique?
K Ananda, A Vasanthakumar & V V Ganeshananthan | Dec 01, 2010
Ahilan Kadirgamar | Aug 01, 2010
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
“I write with the same hands that carried shit”: Reading Pandiyakannan’s ‘Salavaan’
The Tamil writer Pandiyakannan, the first novelist from the Kuravar community, offers an intimate portrait of the lives of manual scavengers
Federalism is the most significant ideological divide in Nepali politics
Amid the the “‘de-ideologisation”’ of Nepali politics, the most consequential differences are on the system of provincial government. Three emergent parties throw the divisions into sharp relief.
Pakistan’s politics continues to dictate its economic crisis
The standoff over elections in Punjab between the PML-N’s ruling coalition and Imran Khan’s PTI has intensified Pakistan’s multidimensional crisis, and may lead to sovereign default