November 29, 2022
Nepali Voters Deliver a Fractured Mandate in Parliamentary Elections
By Santosh Sharma Poudel
While the Nepali Congress won the most seats, the CPN-UML surged ahead to win the largest share of votes.
April 06, 2021
Deadly Maoist Insurgents Strike Again in India, Exposing Security Flaws
By Sudha Ramachandran
Fighting the insurgents requires discretion and nimbleness, not a loud, visible intrusion of security forces.
April 15, 2015
What Do Chinese People Actually Think About Politics?
By David Dawson
A new survey provides rare insight into the political views of people throughout China.
March 12, 2014
Nepal Tries Again to Write a Constitution
By Ross Adkin
After a successful election, can the political factions now put aside their squabbles and move forward?
March 12, 2014
Maoists Attack Indian Police in Chhattisgarh
By Sanjay Kumar
A recent attack by Maoists in India raises anxiety ahead of the country's general elections.
February 11, 2014
Nepal Breaks Political Deadlock, Elects Prime Minister
By Ankit Panda
After months of political deadlock, Nepal elects a centrist prime minister. Can he write a constitution?
April 26, 2011
India and Oligarchic Capitalism
How the government tackles oligarchic capitalism and Maoist violence will shape Indian democracy.
April 22, 2011
Krishna Must Reassure Nepal
S. M. Krishna’s visit to Nepal comes at a time of political anxiety. He must reassure over Indian intentions.
March 22, 2011
Is China Backing Indian Insurgents?
The arrest in January of a Chinese spy who allegedly met insurgents in the northeast of the country may suggest a broader effort to destabilize India.
February 01, 2011
Petty Patriotism in India
The BJP’s unpleasant style of patriotism on Republic Day will do nothing to resolve the issue of Jammu & Kashmir.
January 21, 2011
Nepal: Where It’s Heading
The political impasse in Nepal threatens long-term instability. India should play a more enlightened role in helping out.
June 17, 2010
Keep Army Off Maoist Case
India shouldn’t use the army on the Maoists. It’s not the same as Jammu and Kashmir.
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