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Balancing life and livelihood in coronavirus-hit Pakistan

A view of a downtown market is seen empty during restrictions due to COVID-19 situation in Karachi, Pakistan, March 20, 2020....

Snapshots from corona-hit Dhaka

As one of the most overpopulated, traffic-jammed, extremely polluted cities in the world, Dhaka offers no solace, relief or comfort to...

Nepal, a Shangri-La in a perpetual state of political unce...

Prachanda with Oli On April 22, 2018, on the 148th birth anniversary of Vladimir Lenin, top Nepali Communist leaders who had over...

NSCN (IM) revives old demands putting Indian government in...

The Indian government has refused to accept two 'core demands' of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah), causing hug...

Ultimate gainers of Afghan power struggle will be US and T...

Whereas the US-Taliban ‘peace deal’ was supposed to be followed by an ‘intra-Afghan’ talks involving all Afghan...

Systemic weakness and democracy stand in the way of COVID-...

South Asia has still got low rates of the COVID-19 infection. But many say that this is because of the non-existence of proper testing...

Anti-Muslim pogroms may stop but their marginalization wil...

Following the adverse international media coverage the anti-Muslim riots in Delhi got, and the UN Human Rights High Commissioner Michel...

Political dimensions of bid to create a separate “South Pu...

Even though the issue of dividing Pakistan’s most populous province, the Punjab, is not a new one, the fact that the incumbent go...

COVID-19: No option but to accept the bounty and bane of n...

As the coronavirus crisis spreads to various parts of the world, many questions beyond health are also popping up. At the first level,...

Is the Afghan “peace deal” crumbling?

Whereas the US-Taliban ‘truce deal’ is historic in many ways, the fact that real peace in Afghanistan remains hostage to co...

India in the Myanmar muddle

Arakan Army trainees Desperate to complete the ambitious US$ 484 million Kaladan Multimodal Project and get it operational, India...

Modi’s visit will go through but the future of Indo-Bangla...

Sheikh Hasina with Narendra Modi Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bangladesh on the occasion of the centenary...

Rivers of conflict

Modi inaugurates Kishenganga hydro-electric project The global demand for fresh water resources has escalated dramatically over th...

India’s bid to isolate Pakistan fails

Trump hugging Modi It was exactly a year ago when an India-Pakistan military stand-off produced cross border strikes in which an I...

Fast eroding faith in Bangladesh’s financial sector

As the health of Bangladesh’s financial institutions continues to decline, government’s measures to arrest it have not work...

Trump and Modi make big gains, but India faces a grim pros...

Through his 36-hour sojourn in India and talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, US President Donald Trump has made...

Issues that’ll arise after the US-Taliban deal

An US-Taliban shared “understanding” of peace is a prerequisite for any meaningful change to take place in Afghanistan.&nbs...

Trump’s India visit: Populism and nationalism bedevil Indi...

India and the US frequently trumpet goodwill for each other describing each other as “democracies” and as “strategic...

Is India really prepared for a two front war?

Gen. Bipin Rawat's only contribution as Indian army chief has been his frequent rhetoric in trumpeting India's capability to fight a tw...

Is Turkey emerging as a new factor in South Asia?

Erdogan giving Imrn Khan a reassuring touch Turkey, which has emerged as a challenger of the United States and Saudi Arabia in the...

Why will the Afghan war come to an end?

According to latest reports, the US and the Taliban have finalized a peace deal and the US President Donald Trump has conditionally a...