South Asia runs the grave risk of becoming caught in the US-China turf war and being forced into non-inclusive and unbalanced trade relations.
The Indian Army chief rejects unconditional talks with separatists and militants in Indian-administered Kashmir, asserting that any talks in the Valley will be ‘on our terms’. That is plain hypocrisy.
Policymakers in South Asia should consider that while proximate environmental conflicts are the key impediments to region's hydro projects, environmental factors can also be instrumental in building lasting peace.
Leaders like Narendra Modi run the danger of becoming their own nemesis.
India's dramatic U-turn on talks with Pakistan and its army chiefs bellicose language against Islamabad has pushed volatile South Asia towards renewed tensions and uncertainty.
As a concept Eurasianism encourages prevalence of regional relations over distanced ones, the SCO platform holds a promise for stability and options for negotiated resolution of crises for both Pakistan and India.
Modi’s government should focus on local solutions and stronger governance rather than build large dams and river diversions, argues Ashok Swain.
The U.S. won’t ease the terms of sanctions on Iran, as the goal is regime change in Tehran.
As water levels have plummeted on the back of a winter that saw low snowfall and rainfall, the state government is urging local cultivators not to plant paddy this year.
Death of Sridevi in Dubai leaves her admirers across South Asia and beyond in disbelief and shock as the outpouring of grief continues.