Pakistan’s Former PM Nawaz Sharif Is Acquitted on Graft Charges
By Munir Ahmed
The ruling brings the PML-N leader one step closer to running in next year’s elections.
Pakistan’s BRICS Aspiration
By Mashal Zahid
India’s potential veto is a problem, but the bigger hurdle could be Pakistan’s internal dysfunction.
Why is Bangladesh Even Bothering to Hold Elections?
By Mubashar Hasan
Autocratic states elsewhere in the world offer useful insights to understand Bangladesh’s upcoming election.
Women’s Rights in the Balance as India Weighs Criminalizing Marital Rape
By Saumya Uma
India's Supreme Court is poised to deliver a landmark judgement that may make marital rape a crime, a fiercely debated subject with roots in colonial law.
In Nepal’s Capital, Protesters Call for Return to Monarchy, Hindu State
By Prakash Neupane
The violent clashes that followed drew attention to long-standing discontent with Nepal's current governance system.
Bhutan Takes Another Step Forward on Democratic Path
By Mimrah Abdul Ghafoor
Voting in the first phase of elections to the National Assembly – the fourth since the Himalayan kingdom democratized in 2008 – will take place on November 30.
Western Powers and India Spar Over New Delhi’s Alleged Assassinations Abroad
By Angshuman Choudhury
Lacking the clout of Israel or China makes it all the more difficult for India to get away with pre-emptive assassinations of individuals it views as threats to its security.
Domino Effect: Can 2023 State Elections Upset the Modi Machine in 2024?
By Nikhil Sehra
India's state elections don’t usually foretell national polls, but this time around, many will be looking for signs of a winning strategy.
Momentum in the India-Australia Relationship on Display With 2+2 Strategic Dialogue
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Canberra and New Delhi look at each other as vital partners playing critical roles in maintaining peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific.
A China-US Thaw Would Be Both Good and Bad for India
By Mohamed Zeeshan
Despite sundry differences with India, so long as the United States needs to contain China, it will feel compelled to overlook problems in its ties with Delhi.
Bangladeshis Look to the US for Restoration of Democracy
By Faiz Ahmad Taiyeb
Are the US pressure tactics aimed at strengthening democracy or securing concessions from the present regime in Bangladesh?
Leaked Pakistani Documents Point to Indian Assassination Program
By Umair Jamal
Pakistan is trying to capitalize on the negative publicity that India has garnered over its alleged assassination of Kashmir and Khalistan activists living in Pakistan.