South Asia

Afghan Sikhs: Their Immediate Challenges and Emotional Dilemma

While at one point in the 1970s the population of Afghan Sikhs and Hindus was estimated to be over 2,00000, today the number of...

Higher Out of Pocket Expenditure: A Concern in India?

Health spending drives over a hundred million people into poverty each year, and the impact of health spending on poverty is particularly large in...

Padma Bridge: The Technological Sublime’s Impact on Local Economy and Regional Connectivity

After a decade of preparation, Bangladesh is finally opening its most anticipated infrastructure, the Padma Multipurpose Bridge. The 6.15 Kilometre Bridge will connect 21...

India: Communal Violence Urges Debate on Internet Regulation

The pictures below are disturbing. None of these images convince anyone that these are minor issues that do not require a national discussion. Instead,...

Why Should India Reconstruct Its Discourse About Bangladesh?

On June 10, 2022, Ex-NSG chief of India Jayantho Narayan Chowdhury said that Bangladesh plays a major role in Northeast India’s stability. Jayantho Chowdhury...

Nepal’s Mismanagement and the Covid Crisis

The first case of Covid-19 in Nepal was confirmed on Jan. 23, 2020. Since then, Nepal has seen the worst health crisis, the change...

Deepening Nepal-China Relations: A Shift in Nepal’s Foreign Policy in 2022 or Continuing With the Status Quo?

In a potential counter to the increasing presence of the United States, the Chinese State Councillor, Wang Yi, visited Nepal on the March 25,...

Bangladesh’s Assistance to Sri Lanka Reignites Ideas of SAARC Reconstruction

As the island nation of Sri Lanka confronts a terrible economic and humanitarian food crisis, its prime minister has warned of a food shortage,...

Taliban Regime: A Threat to Afghan Women’s Rights

Taliban, famously known for their brutalities and social restrictions on women (among other things) have once again emerged as a strong threat to Afghan...

Indian Nationalism and the Anxieties of Dual Loyalty

As nationalism grew in force and fervour throughout modern Europe, so did the sentiment of anti-semitism across its various nations. One of the main...

State of Regional Integration in South Asia: Does post-Sri Lanka Crisis have Positive Impact?

Even if we separate all the existing political tensions between the states, in terms of trade and people-to-people contact, South Asia is one of...

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How Korean War Continues to Shape South Korean Politics

The Korean War (1950-53) which marked North Korea's unilateral...

Afghan Sikhs: Their Immediate Challenges and Emotional Dilemma

While at one point in the 1970s the population...

Iran: The Huseyniyyun Brigade and Iran’s Latest Campaign Against Azerbaijan

Iran’s media outlets, clerics, and students from the theological...

Higher Out of Pocket Expenditure: A Concern in India?

Health spending drives over a hundred million people into...

The Indonesia Haze and ASEAN’s Regional Framework: The Way Ahead

Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)...