June 06, 2023
Crypto Mining in the Himalayas: Bhutan’s Gamble With Bitcoin
By Joe Wallen and Tushar Shetty
Beyond the Indus podcast hosts Joe Wallen and Tushar Shetty explore how Bhutan is quietly gearing up to become the world's next Bitcoin superpower.
May 10, 2021
Why Did Japan Award Bhutan’s Dago Tshering with the Order of the Rising Sun?
By TP Mishra
An international award for a man many view as responsible for a generation of ethnic cleansing pain.
March 31, 2021
Is the Term ‘South Asia’ Correct?
By Krzysztof Iwanek
When should we use the word “India,” and when should we use “South Asia”?
December 25, 2020
Bhutan: India First, But Not India Alone?
By Prin Shasiharan
While slowly diversifying its basket of economic and diplomatic relationships, Bhutan continues to remain a steadfast Indian ally.
September 22, 2020
Was India’s Special Frontier Force Engaged in Bhutan’s Operation All Clear to Flush Out Militants?
A 2019 court judgement against an Assamese militant note presents new evidence.
May 08, 2020
What Explains Bhutan’s Success Battling COVID-19?
By Sonam Ongmo and Tej Parikh
The under-resourced nation’s response, led by science and quick preventative action, has been fortified by its traditional communal values.
August 23, 2019
India-Bhutan Ties Are Thriving
By Sumit Kumar
Bhutan has been a time-tested friend to India, but Delhi could do more to address Bhutanese concerns.
May 08, 2019
Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters
By Nishtha Chugh
The entire region is headed for an immense climate crisis by 2100, scientists warn.
December 26, 2018
Why Bhutan’s ‘Blood Tax‘ Needs To Be Scrapped
By Namgay Zam
Bhutan’s regressive taxation of women’s sanitary products needs to go.
November 09, 2018
The Geopolitics of Language in the Himalayas
By Gerald Roche and Lauren Gawne
The Himalayas are a global center for linguistic diversity. But that diversity is at risk.
November 05, 2018
In Bhutan, a Win for Australia's International Education Strategy
By Grant Wyeth
Bhutan’s incoming prime minister and foreign minister both hold degrees from Australian universities.
September 29, 2018
How Many Women Will Bhutan Elect This Time?
By Namgay Zam
Will the day come when Bhutan's women have a greater say in the country's nascent democracy?
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