The deep roots of Myanmar’s crisis
Can the history of Myanmar’s political economy help us make sense of the military coup?
The Editors | Apr 16, 2021
Do political cabals and business cartels explain the woes of Nepali economy?
Sovit Subedi | Feb 22, 2021
Neoliberalism, foreign aid and trade unions in Nepal
Interview with anthropologist Mallika Shakya on Nepal's political economy.
The Editors | Sep 12, 2018
Lora Tomas | Apr 13, 2009
In the ruins of Empire
A S Panneerselvan | Oct 01, 2006
Growth and stagnation in Pakistan’s Economy
Sushil Khanna | Jul 01, 2002
The diminishing of Indian politics
Shiv Visvanathan | Apr 01, 2000
Will the state wither away?
Manzur Ejaz | Mar 01, 1997
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