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News Analysis

Sino-Indian competition in Myanmar in the spotlight with I...

Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh visited Myanmar in a trip lasting from February 17 to 20. The trip, which came just weeks a...

Bangladesh is no longer a basket case, India can learn som...

Last week ended with the gloomy news that India’s merchandise exports fell for the sixth straight month. It reiterates the fact t...

Reality check for Modi’s toxic politics

Narendra Modi Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is all set to return to power for the third consecutive term after his Aam...

Two possible ‘keys’ to unlocking charter reform in Myanmar

A military lawmaker is seen at the Union Parliament Among the 114 proposed changes to the Constitution submitted by the ruling Nat...

Road to electric vehicles in Bhutan is paved with hurdles

Memoirs from the late 1900s about Bhutan often talk about its infamous form of transit: a series of minibuses ruefully called ‘Vo...

144,500 jobs affected as tourism takes a hit in Kashmir

This spring if tourists do not arrive in Kashmir in large numbers, Ghulam Jeelani, 52 could well lose his job. The manager of a hotel i...

Senior cop's arrest raises questions in India

When police officials flagged down a car at a checkpoint on the highway between Srinagar and Jammu on Jan 11, they did not anticipate t...

The rise of the new Indian Muslim woman

In recent years, we have seen the emergence of a new Muslim woman. She is bold and articulate. She is not willing to be confined to the...

India’s female lawmakers face online abuse, rape and death...

Women politicians in India receive on average 113 problematic or abusive tweets per day, including threats and badgering, according to...

Forging closer Swiss -Lanka ties through commercial diplom...

Sixty-five years on from establishing formal diplomatic ties between Switzerland   and Sri Lanka, both   nations ha...

India’s new Citizenship Law reopens wounds for Indigenous...

India’s government recently enacted the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) that provides fast-tracked citizenship to spe...

A ‘guided tour’ of normalcy in Kashmir for the world’s dip...

Five months after the Central government stripped Jammu and Kashmir of special status under Article 370 and split the former state into...

The real target of the US assassination of Iranian militar...

Illustration: Craig Stephens The assassination of Iranian major-general Qassem Soleimani by the United States may be explained...

Pakistan-Russia relations: Breaking up with history

Saddled with the mistrust of the Cold War era, the new alliance swaps between India and the US and Pakistan and Russia, have led the ge...