power

From pleasure to protest

On how food helps us connect, exhibit power and protest.

| Dec 07, 2020

Why the Teesta matters

Effective hydro-diplomacy is essential in correcting troubled India-Bangladesh relations.

| Jan 14, 2015

The wireless village

A pioneering rural internet scheme in Nepal, and the man behind it, point toward a more inclusive digital future

| Jul 09, 2013

The price of power

Even as Washington lawmakers give their blessing to the historic — and illegal — Indo-US nuclear deal, few involved are addressing the most crucial issue: does India need nuclear power at all?

| Sep 01, 2006

Needed: A People’s Power movement

Perhaps the return to war in Sri Lanka will energise the flagging peace movement, as people wake up to what was achieved during the time of ceasefire and all that would be lost. We have …

| Jul 02, 2006

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