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Why Nepal Escalated Its Map Dispute With India

Why Nepal Escalated Its Map Dispute With India

By Rishi Gupta
It’s no coincidence that the move came just as Nepal’s left-alliance government faces a crucial floor test.

What Are the Prospects for Reviving India-Pakistan Trade?

What Are the Prospects for Reviving India-Pakistan Trade?

By Waleed Sami
India-Pakistan trade has been especially difficult since 2019. What would it take for the neighbors to overcome present barriers to trade?
India and China: Trading With the Enemy

India and China: Trading With the Enemy

By Shreya Upadhyay
Political and security tensions are on the rise, but so is the value of China-India trade. 

Rising Voices of Dissent in Pakistan-Administered Kashmir

Rising Voices of Dissent in Pakistan-Administered Kashmir

By Syed Mushahid Hussain Naqvi
Unrest in the “jugular vein of Pakistan” exposes a nexus of societal, political, and geopolitical risks.

India’s Parliament Has Fewer Muslims as BJP’s Strength Grows

India’s Parliament Has Fewer Muslims as BJP’s Strength Grows

By Sheikh Saaliq
Muslims account for 14 percent of India's population and have less than 5 percent of seats in Parliament.

A Year On, Manipur in India’s Northeast Continues to Simmer

A Year On, Manipur in India’s Northeast Continues to Simmer

By Nikita Jain
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not uttered a word about the situation in Manipur since violence engulfed the state last year.

How Big Money Finances Indian Politics

How Big Money Finances Indian Politics

By Swagato Sarkar
The business elite funds political parties and elections in return for economic favors or for securing favorable policies for their industry.
Sri Lanka Heads Toward a Pivotal Presidential Poll

Sri Lanka Heads Toward a Pivotal Presidential Poll

By Rathindra Kuruwita
In recent years, elections have been repeatedly postponed. Will that be the fate of the presidential election too?

Pakistan Government Sets the Stage for Reforms: Will the Public Embrace Change?

Pakistan Government Sets the Stage for Reforms: Will the Public Embrace Change?

By Umair Jamal
Among other reforms, it is considering privatizing dozens of loss-making state-owned enterprises.

Narendra Modi Files Nomination to Run For a Third Term in India’s General Election

Narendra Modi Files Nomination to Run For a Third Term in India’s General Election

By Rajesh Kumar Singh and Biswajeet Banerjee
This is the third time that the Indian prime minister is contesting from the Hindu holy city of Varanasi.

Devastating Floods in Afghanistan Leave 300 Dead, Thousands Homeless

Devastating Floods in Afghanistan Leave 300 Dead, Thousands Homeless

By Rahim Faiez
Families were still looking for missing loved ones three days after the floods swept through northern Afghanistan.
Climate Change Hardly a Burning Issue for Indian Voters

Climate Change Hardly a Burning Issue for Indian Voters

By Sajan Thomas and Titto Idicula
The expectation for Indian politicians to “be with the people” now encompasses standing with them through their lived experiences of climate change.

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