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South Asian Brief

Why South Asia Doesn’t Have as Many Coronavirus Deaths

Welcome to  South Asia Brief, that covers the region comprising Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakis...

Why India Banned TikTok

Welcome to South Asia Brief. This week: Why India banned 59 Chinese apps, South Asia records 1 million coronavirus cases, dan...

Poverty and the Pandemic

Turkish TV show Ertugrul Gazi. Welcome to  South Asia Brief. This week, a closer look at how the coronavirus pandemic th...

A Deadly Battle at 14,000 Feet

Welcome to South Asia Brief, the weekly brief that keeps you up to date on a region that is home to one-fourth of humanity. Today: ...

India Is Hurtling Into a Coronavirus Crisis

A firefighter sprays disinfectant as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in a containment zone in C...

The Coronavirus Reaches Rural India

Migrant workers and families line up to board a special train to return to their hometowns outside a railway station in Secund...

Why India and China Are Sparring

Welcome to  South Asia Brief. This week: What to make of a worrying buildup of troops along the India-China border, U.S. Pres...

‘CRADLE TO GRAVE’ TERRORISM

Welcome to South Asia Brief. This week, Afghans mourn an especially brutal day of attacks, the coronavirus is detected i...

THE PANDEMIC IS ENABLING BIG BROTHER

Migrant workers from Madhya Pradesh state enter the New Delhi railway station after the government eased the nationwide lockdown on M...

A CORONAVIRUS MYSTERY: WHY ARE THERE SO FEW CASES IN SOUTH...

Residents of a slum in Kolkata, India, line up to receive relief packages on April 30 Welcome to  weekly South Asia Brief. T...

Why Facebook is betting big on India

A man waters a tree outside the Jio World center in Navi Mumbai, India, on April 22 Welcome to  weekly South Asia Brief, now...

South Asia faces difficult decisions ahead

Welcome to weekly South Asia Brief. This week, it’s mostly pandemic news: Countries extend their coronavirus lockdowns, ...

Coronavirus and Communalism

Welcome to weekly South Asia Brief. The highlights this week: Coronavirus cases rise sharply across South Asia, intra-Af...

Social distancing is a privilege

Welcome to South Asia Brief. This week, we focus on the coronavirus crisis once again, exploring how various countries are imposin...

Countries are locking down. But is it too late?

Welcome to South Asia Brief, a weekly look at the most important news from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pak...

South Asia’s Biggest Test

Welcome to weekly South Asia Brief. The highlights this week: Nations brace for the community spread of the coronavirus, Sri Lanka cons...

South Asia can’t avoid the coronavirus

2020 was already going badly for most South Asian countries. Growth was slowing across the region, Afghanistan was mired in political u...

Delhi’s violence could presage something far worse

Security personnel stand guard outside of a burned mosque following communal violence in New Delhi on Feb. 28. Will Delhi’s...

Two Images, Two Indias

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. On Tuesday, New Delhi presented a tale of two cities. One set of images broadcast...

Trump’s India visit is mostly about optics

TRUMP’S VISIT: U.S. President Donald Trump lands in New Delhi early next week to meet his Indian counterpart, Prime Minister Nare...

Does Modi’s election loss in Delhi matter?

Modi’s party suffers an electoral loss: The AamAadmi, or “Common Man,” Party (AAP) will return to power in the...