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Key Ally of Pakistan’s Prime Minister Demands End to Ban on X, Formerly Twitter

Key Ally of Pakistan’s Prime Minister Demands End to Ban on X, Formerly Twitter

By Munir Ahmed
2 months after the ban went into effect, Farhatullah Babar, a senior leader of the Pakistan People’s Party, publicly called for access to the social media platform to be restored.

Indian Democracy’s Tryst With Trust

Indian Democracy’s Tryst With Trust

By Ajay Gudavarthy
Elections in India are a paradoxical see-saw between trust and  a legitimacy crisis.
Why Indians Want Modi Again: Understanding the BJP’s Popularity

Why Indians Want Modi Again: Understanding the BJP’s Popularity

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
The BJP’s vision for India is more in sync with what most Indians want – an India that is a military and economic power that they can be proud of.

Why Is the BJP Courting Muslims in Assam?

Why Is the BJP Courting Muslims in Assam?

By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
Only a year ago, Chief Minister Sarma proclaimed that the party would not seek the votes of minorities.

Will the BJP Gain a Toehold in Southern Indian States of Tamil Nadu and Kerala?

Will the BJP Gain a Toehold in Southern Indian States of Tamil Nadu and Kerala?

By Sudha Ramachandran
The party may increase its vote share in these states but votes may not translate into seats in parliament.

Once a Fringe Ideology, Hindu Nationalism is Now Mainstream, Thanks to Modi

Once a Fringe Ideology, Hindu Nationalism is Now Mainstream, Thanks to Modi

By Krutika Pathi and Sheikh Saaliq
Modi has made Hindu nationalism acceptable, even desirable, to a nation of 1.4 billion that for decades prided itself on pluralism and secularism.

Myanmar Military Releases Over 3,000 Prisoners in Thingyan Amnesty

Myanmar Military Releases Over 3,000 Prisoners in Thingyan Amnesty

By Sebastian Strangio
Among those released was Dr. Hkalam Samson, a prominent Kachin Christian leader, and three members of the National League for Democracy.
Taiwan’s Incoming Lai Administration Takes Shape

Taiwan’s Incoming Lai Administration Takes Shape

By Brian Hioe
Lai Ching-te's choice of Cabinet appointments suggests that he will continue to emphasize continuity with the Tsai administration.

Red Shirt Leader’s Return Sparks Hope for Democratic Renewal in Thailand

Red Shirt Leader’s Return Sparks Hope for Democratic Renewal in Thailand

By Thanapat Pekanan
Can the return of exiled politicians ignite hope for Thai democracy and reshape its political landscape?

BJP Election Manifesto 2024 Focuses on Narendra Modi, Not the Party

BJP Election Manifesto 2024 Focuses on Narendra Modi, Not the Party

By Kavita Chowdhury
The opposition has dismissed the manifesto as a "jumla patra," a document of fake promises.

Who Is Lawrence Wong, Singapore’s Next Prime Minister?

Who Is Lawrence Wong, Singapore’s Next Prime Minister?

By Sebastian Strangio
The deputy prime minister will take over from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong next month.
Myanmar Junta Moves Aung San Suu Kyi to House Arrest

Myanmar Junta Moves Aung San Suu Kyi to House Arrest

By Sebastian Strangio
A junta spokesperson said that the 78-year-old leader was relocated due to the intense heat in Myanmar's central plain.

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