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Imran Khan Pauses Long March to Islamabad
May 27, 2022

Imran Khan Pauses Long March to Islamabad

By Umair Jamal
The former Pakistani prime minister has given the Shehbaz Sharif government six days to call elections.

‘It Doesn’t Matter If We Get Killed,’ Afghanistan’s Hazaras Speak Out
May 27, 2022

‘It Doesn’t Matter If We Get Killed,’ Afghanistan’s Hazaras Speak Out

By Nilly Kohzad
Hazaras targeted in repeated attacks in Taliban-led Afghanistan share their deep concerns and dreams of a better future.
Can IPEF Reduce India’s Economic Dependence on China?
May 27, 2022

Can IPEF Reduce India’s Economic Dependence on China?

By Niranjan Marjani
IPEF will have to contend with the same worries that led India to walk out of RCEP.

Modi Visits the Buddha’s Birthplace in Nepal
May 27, 2022

Modi Visits the Buddha’s Birthplace in Nepal

By Santosh Sharma Poudel
The Indian prime minister’s religious diplomacy could make Nepal a pawn in India’s domestic politics, even make it appear complicit in BJP’s communal politics.

Indian Court Sentences Kashmiri Leader to Life in Prison
May 26, 2022

Indian Court Sentences Kashmiri Leader to Life in Prison

By Ashok Sharma and Aijaz Hussain
Yasin Malik led the banned Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front but subsequently shifted to peaceful means.

Indian Assistance to Sri Lanka: Lifeline or Chokehold?
May 25, 2022

Indian Assistance to Sri Lanka: Lifeline or Chokehold?

By Rathindra Kuruwita
India received many concessions from the Rajapaksas in recent years and has vested interests in the status quo.

Taliban Say Deal Signed With UAE Firm to Manage Airports
May 25, 2022

Taliban Say Deal Signed With UAE Firm to Manage Airports

By Rahim Faiez
However, the deal left more questions than answers, as Qatar and Turkey were in line to run the airports.
What Lies Behind Modi’s Nepal Visit?
May 25, 2022

What Lies Behind Modi’s Nepal Visit?

By Bipin Ghimire and Apoorva Pathak
The choice to visit Lumbini for Buddha's birthday was carefully crafted both religiously and geopolitically.

Imagine a World Without the Taj Mahal
May 24, 2022

Imagine a World Without the Taj Mahal

By Muqtedar Khan
Will the Qutub Minar and the Taj Mahal too be destroyed by Hindutva vandals like the 500-old Babri Masjid and replaced with temples?

Bulldozers Emerge as an Important Weapon in BJP’s Anti-Muslim Arsenal
May 23, 2022

Bulldozers Emerge as an Important Weapon in BJP’s Anti-Muslim Arsenal

By Kavita Chowdhury
The demolition of properties owned by Muslims was electorally rewarded in Uttar Pradesh. The tactic is being adopted in other parts of India now too.

In Northern Nepal, New Roadways Threaten an Ancient Culture
May 23, 2022

In Northern Nepal, New Roadways Threaten an Ancient Culture

By Tulsi Rauniyar
New infrastructure projects have brought economic opportunity and increased access to health care and education. But they have also exacted a cost.
Looking Back at the 1999 India-Pakistan Lahore Declaration
May 21, 2022

Looking Back at the 1999 India-Pakistan Lahore Declaration

By Bashir Ali Abbas
The confidence-building and conflict-management MoU continues to be held up as a positive example. Where does it stand today?

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