In sickness and in health
How border regions can be central to building a post-pandemic Southasia.
Nimmi Kurian | Dec 21, 2020
Pakistan’s fake-degree problem, India-Bangladesh trade stalemate and more
Southasiasphere: Issue #9 - Updates and analysis from around the region.
The Editors | Jul 10, 2020
India’s crossborder crises, COVID-19 corruption, and more
Southasiasphere: Issue #8 – Updates and analysis from around the region.
The Editors | Jun 26, 2020
Trading at the edge
A photo essay on the slow but steady revival of traditional markets along the India-Bangladesh border.
Anjuman Ara Begum | Jan 10, 2019
BIMSTEC, Myanmar and India’s Northeast
BIMSTEC provides an opportunity for India to deliver development and peace to its Northeastern region. This must be seized.
Rupak Bhattacharjee | Jul 24, 2014
Gujarat’s ‘Rangoon Wallas’
Historic links between Gujarati Muslim merchants and Burma point to an alternative vision of economic engagement in the region.
Ketaki Pant | Jun 26, 2014
To live free
A new book exposes the myths behind India's 'growth miracle', and looks for ways out of the ecological and social devastation of the current neoliberal model.
Madhusree Mukerjee | Jan 22, 2013
A new era?
Mahtab Haider | Feb 01, 2010
Spice island or bland nation?
Nalaka Gunawardene | Jul 13, 2009
Rohan Samarajiva | Jun 08, 2009
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