Multiple Climate Reports Warn of Water Conflict in South Asia
By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
The region is expected to suffer the most significant impacts of changing water availability this century. Yet tight-fisted governments are quibbling at COP28 over climate financing.
Anti-War Advocate Accused of Terrorism in Pakistan, Inspiring Global Protests
By Freshta Jalalzai
Manzoor Ahmad Pashteen, the leader of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement, has been arrested under mysterious circumstances.
Bangladesh’s Blueprint for Engineering an Election
By Ali Riaz
The ruling Awami League has taken lessons from the previous engineered polls in 2014 and 2018 to hone its strategy for 2024.
State Election Victories Give Modi a Head Start for 2024
By Bharat Bhushan
The ruling BJP's success in three of five state elections has put Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in prime position for national elections in 2024.
Centering Human Rights at the Heart of Diplomatic Efforts for Intra-Afghan Dialogue
By Nazifa Haqpal
Afghanistan has became “ground-zero for human rights and a graveyard of international norms.”
What’s the Buzz at the India-Bangladesh Border Fence?
By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
India has decided to install beehives along its eastern frontier to curb infiltration and deter smugglers and traffickers.
Are Pro-LTTE Elements Trying to Revive the Eelam Movement?
By Rathindra Kuruwita
A deep-fake video of a woman identifying as Tiger Chief Velupillai Prabhakaran’s daughter went viral recently.
Nepal Seeks Return of Citizens Killed With Russian Army
By Catherine Putz
Kathmandu has urged Russia to discourage the recruitment of its citizens, drawn to the conflict in Ukraine with promises of payment.
Justice a Distant Dream for Acid Attack Survivors in South Asia
By Sebanti Chatterjee
Despite various legal provisions to address the issue, acid attack as a form of gender violence does not get the attention it deserves.
Bhopal’s Endless Health Crisis
By Nicholas Muller
Nearly 40 years after the world’s worst industrial disaster, scores of victims still suffer with little recourse.
Pakistan Gets Ready for Elections
By Umair Jamal
Parties and politicians are accusing each other of receiving support from the caretaker government.
NASA Chief in India: Big Fillip to India-US Space Agenda
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
There appears to be a near perfect alignment of the stars for the Indian and U.S. space agencies to collaborate under.