South Asia

September, 2020

  • 14 September

    Afghanistan Peace Talks Begin on High Expectations, New Questions

    Polling shows the Afghan people were willing to make some compromises for peace. But many question whether the Taliban can be held accountable for what they’ve promised.

  • 7 September

    Why Bangladeshis Are Unhappy With the Visit of India’s Top Diplomat?

    Many in Bangladesh are criticizing the recent unannounced visit of India's Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla to Dhaka. Bangladeshis think India is pressing Dhaka to drift away from China.

August, 2020

  • 5 August

    Assessing Kashmir on August 5

    The Kashmiri population is paying the price for India’s single-handed action to “solve” the Kashmir conflict, which has created new turmoil in Indian Occupied Kashmir. There is no relief in sight for them in the short run.

July, 2020

  • 19 July

    Remembering Genocide: From Bosnia & Herzegovina to Kashmir

    The disunited Muslim countries are responsible for the miseries of the Kashmiri people. The money of the Muslim countries, particularly the Arab countries, even Bangladesh, is used to kill the Muslims of Kashmir, and beyond.

  • 16 July

    Kashmiri Lives Also Matter

    When the international media are reporting about Ladakh they do that without even mentioning the vital connection to the Kashmir conflict, a sore wound in the body of South Asia that is damaging not only neighboring countries but first and foremost the Kashmiris. ‘Kashmiri Lives Also Matter’ is the message that should be taken in by the world.

  • 14 July

    Why Nepal-India Relations Are in a Nosedive?

    Indian propaganda against Nepal and its prompt action of stopping transmission of Indian channels will drive Kathmandu further away from New Delhi and facilitate China to enhance its influence in Nepal.

  • 10 July

    Why Pakistan Needs to Declare State of Emergency

    With a long, hot summer, the danger of locusts eating away our food security and the imminent floods to go with the pandemic, the consequences are grim for Pakistan.

  • 3 July

    Bangladeshi Importers Ban Indian Goods in a Tit-for-Tat Move

    Bangladesh has banned imports from India via land route following New Delhi's refusal to allow Bangladeshi trucks bring in goods. Bangladeshi traders complain, the Indian ban is causing them heavy losses.

  • 3 July

    Book Review: The New Himalayan Great Game

    Timely new book warns India and China about dangerous manipulations in the Buddhist Himalaya.

  • 3 July

    Pakistan, India Report Unusual Rise in Casualties in Kashmir Skirmishes

    A leading Pakistani think tank reports unusual rise in the civilian cost of conflict between Pakistan and India along the Line of Control. Almost 550 civilians and military personnel have been killed in skirmishes between the two South Asian rivals in the past four years, says Center for Research and Security Studies in its latest report.