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South Asia

Aakar Patel | Free, fair polls: How Bangladesh & Pakistan show the way not to go

Erosion of Democracy in South Asia: Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan Under Scrutiny

08 Apr 2024 11:06 PM

Manish Tewari | China in our backyard poaching our neighbours

India-China geopolitical dance: Navigating diplomatic challenges in the neighborhood

27 Jan 2024 11:55 PM

Aakar Patel | Has South Asia hobbled itself? Can we turn into Korea, Taiwan?

China is slightly ahead of the world average GDP, and Bangladesh, India and Pakistan are one-fifth.

12 Dec 2023 12:10 AM

K.C. Singh | Maldives the latest play in India-China games

Warning signals that India’s Maldivian policy was fraying had been visible for some time

04 Oct 2023 12:00 AM

Shreya Sen-Handley | South Asian marvels, but can they last?

In cinema outside the subcontinent, however, South Asian representation is negligible at best.

20 Aug 2023 12:05 AM


Abhijit Bhattacharyya | The politics of geography and how societies evolve

The demography of geography creates society, economy, polity, the rise and fall of empires and their borders, as well as war and peace

29 Jun 2023 12:05 AM

Aakar Patel | The unreality of ‘Akhand Bharat’: What we must do to bring it about

The story explained that “Akhand Bharat” was a concept espoused by Hindutva nationalists

06 Jun 2023 12:10 AM

K.C. Singh | Afghan trouble looming: Pak likely to make gains

The Biden presidency has directly or indirectly impacted other South Asian developments too

11 Mar 2021 4:06 AM

World Bank estimates worst economic slump in South Asia

The dire economic effects are already much in evidence, with widespread lockdowns freezing most normal activity

12 Apr 2020 9:57 AM

Peg gender on human rights, not only in an economic lens

We tend to equate worth with economic strength, social standing and occupation in positions of authority.

26 Nov 2019 12:10 AM


Rani Mukerji is now 'Most Influential Cinema Personality' award in South-East Asia

Rani Mukerji's last release 'Hichki' had grossed over Rs 250 crores worldwide.

09 Nov 2019 8:24 AM

South Asia has become a perfect breeding ground for religious extremism: SAMAF

Half of the population in the region is under 25 years of age, SAMAF chairman Nadeem Nusrat said at the US Capital organised by the body.

13 Jun 2019 3:09 PM

Cross-border terrorism poses major threat in South Asia: Experts

Taha Siddiqui, Pakistani journalist now living in exile, offered a brief history of Pakistan's obsession with jihadi proxies in the region.

05 Jun 2019 1:17 PM

Report on Kashmir not even fit for consideration by UNHRC members: India

Pakistan raked up the issue of Jammu and Kashmir at a UN session on Monday, the third time it did so in as many weeks.

10 Jul 2018 12:33 PM

Chinese loans placing South Asia in debt trap

The Nepal Rastra Bank reveals that the figure stood at Rs.91.18 billion during the review period in 2015-16.

22 Jun 2018 11:35 AM


Trade between India, US faces maximum friction, says White House official

'If you had to point to a part of relationship where you have most friction, it certainly would be trade side,' official said.

17 Mar 2018 8:19 PM

Child marriages decline in India: UNICEF

When a girl is forced to marry as a child, she faces immediate and lifelong consequences.

06 Mar 2018 4:43 PM

Child marriages in India halved driving down global rate: UNICEF

Despite the law, child marriage remains deeply rooted and accepted in society, and is widespread in parts of the country.

06 Mar 2018 1:50 PM