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March 08, 2013
Indian President Visits a Tumultuous Bangladesh
For Indian head of state Pranab Mukherjee, the visit to Dhaka this week was more than symbolic.
Indian President Visits a Tumultuous Bangladesh
Gujarati Chief Minister Modi’s Search for Legitimacy
March 08, 2013
Gujarati Chief Minister Modi’s Search for Legitimacy
Gujarati chief minister Narendra Modi is appealing to the mainstream with a narrative of economic success.
Gujarati Chief Minister Modi’s Search for Legitimacy
The Left Gains Ground in India’s Northeast
March 04, 2013
The Left Gains Ground in India’s Northeast
The assembly election results from India’s northeast are a reminder of the nation’s political division.
The Left Gains Ground in India’s Northeast
India: The Politics of Budgeting
March 01, 2013
India: The Politics of Budgeting
India has unveiled its 2013 budget. Politics have taken precedence over economics.
India: The Politics of Budgeting
Argo, F**k Yourself: Iran and the Oscars
March 01, 2013
Argo, F**k Yourself: Iran and the Oscars
Iranians are none too pleased with the depiction of their country in Ben Affleck’s Oscar-winning film Argo.
Argo, F**k Yourself: Iran and the Oscars
Nepal’s Elections Hang in the Balance
February 25, 2013
Nepal’s Elections Hang in the Balance
Despite hope that Nepal’s crawl toward democracy will continue, uncertainty and infighting persist.
Nepal’s Elections Hang in the Balance
Terror Strikes Hyderabad Again
February 22, 2013
Terror Strikes Hyderabad Again
A bomb blast in Hyderabad has heated tensions. Speculation is mounting over who is behind the attack.
Terror Strikes Hyderabad Again
Bangladesh Amends War Crimes Law After Mass Protests
February 21, 2013
Bangladesh Amends War Crimes Law After Mass Protests
Bangladesh’s new war crime law has brought secularism and human rights to the fore.
Bangladesh Amends War Crimes Law After Mass Protests
France and India Deepen Ties
February 18, 2013
France and India Deepen Ties
Visits to New Delhi by Francois Hollande and David Cameron highlight India’s growing importance for Europe.
France and India Deepen Ties
India, Maldives Reach Diplomatic Impasse
February 15, 2013
India, Maldives Reach Diplomatic Impasse
Mohamed Nasheed has fled to the Indian Embassy in Male, creating a diplomatic stir.
India, Maldives Reach Diplomatic Impasse
Viewing North Korea’s Nuclear Test through a South Asian Lens
February 14, 2013
Viewing North Korea’s Nuclear Test through a South Asian Lens
North Korea’s recent nuclear test has renewed suspicions over ties with Pakistan.
Viewing North Korea’s Nuclear Test through a South Asian Lens
Afzal Guru’s Hanging Sparks Death Penalty Debate
February 12, 2013
Afzal Guru’s Hanging Sparks Death Penalty Debate
The death penalty has satisfied public anger in India, while further alienating Kashmir, argues Sanjay Kumar.
Afzal Guru’s Hanging Sparks Death Penalty Debate
Is the Debate in Kashmir Only About Freedom of Expression?
February 08, 2013
Is the Debate in Kashmir Only About Freedom of Expression?
The media may be complicit in giving voice to a fringe minority, argues Sanjay Kumar.
Is the Debate in Kashmir Only About Freedom of Expression?
Iran’s Space Program: Monkey Business for Now
February 07, 2013
Iran’s Space Program: Monkey Business for Now
Iran claims it has sent a monkey into orbit. The international community responds.
Iran’s Space Program: Monkey Business for Now
February 05, 2013
“Hindu Terror” Remarks Stoke BJP Flames
India’s home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has inflamed the Hindu right by accusing them of using terror.
“Hindu Terror” Remarks Stoke BJP Flames
India’s Growing Ties with Bangladesh
February 01, 2013
India’s Growing Ties with Bangladesh
India and Bangladesh have signed a new extradition treaty and visa regime. Both countries stand to benefit.
India’s Growing Ties with Bangladesh
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