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HIGHLIGHTS

India and China quibble over trade figures

Cargo containers stacked at a port in Lianyungang in China's eastern Jiangsu province on May 9, 2022. PHOTO: AFP NEW...

India police crack down on protests against Prophet remark...

Muslims hold a banner during a protest demanding the arrest of suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma for her insulting comments against...

'Rajapaksa said Modi insisted on Adani for power project',...

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Gautam Adani, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Photos: PTI) New Delhi: The...

Insulting Prophet Muhammad is straight out of the BJP play...

Indian Muslims shout slogans as they react to the derogatory references to Islam and the Prophet Muhammad made by top officials in th...

Killings tear Kashmir's fragile social fabric in test for...

A member of India's Central Reserve Police Force stands guard in Srinagar, Kashmir, in late May.   © Reuters SR...

The droopy rupee: Can India's currency be revived?

NEW DELHI -- India's central bank is expected to announce another rise in interest rates at the end of a three-day policy meeting that...

Beyond Sri Lanka, economic cyclone bears down on South Asi...

MUMBAI -- For over a decade, Mattias Martinsson has been investing in frontier economies, including Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka....

New report traces activities of US-based Hindutva groups o...

A Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America event in Texas. Photo: Facebook/Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America New Delhi: For nearly two...

Hoping for a Chinese rescue

Desperate times call for drastic measures. By increasing petroleum prices the government hopes to dodge sovereign default, salvage the...

Is Bangladesh paying for her hospitality towards Rohingya...

Rohingya refugees walk toward refugee camps in Palang Khali, Bangladesh, on Oct 19, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS DHAKA : As if a mill...

A bleak future awaits Pakistan if politics and economics c...

May 25 presented a sorry spectacle of street clashes and a government-opposition showdown that plunged the capital into chaos. Bet...

Collective Amnesia, Grudges and India's 'Lost' Glory: Eigh...

PM Narendra Modi. In the background is a bulldozer at Delhi's Jahangirpuri. Photos: PTI. New Delhi: Some believe him to be a moder...

The new ideology of politics

Illustration: Binay Sinha Does ideology have any place in Indian politics? One knee-jerk response, I guess, would be to...

Lankan PM proposes sweeping changes in Lanka’s governance...

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe Colombo: The Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Sunday proposed sweeping change...

How Bangladesh has surged past India on road to South Asia...

Workers adjusts fasteners during construction of the Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar railway line in Ramu, Bangladesh, on May 17. Phot...

BIMSTEC searches for a bigger role in the Indo-Pacific

After a two-year COVID-19 induced delay, the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) c...

Soaking the rich will not help the world's poor

People wait in a queue for food in New Delhi in January 2021: The pandemic has driven millions of people in the developing world back...

UN working group against enforced disappearances

Adiba Islam Hridi breaks into tears while asking for her father Parvez Hossain, to be returned. Mayer Daak, a platform of the familie...

Nepal Army chief to visit Pentagon ahead of Deuba’s Washin...

Nepal Army chief Prabhu Ram Sharma (right) with visiting US Maj Gen J Turley in April. Photo via Nepal Army website Nepal&rsq...

Sri Lanka is a small preview of a global default crisis

High school teacher S. Jeeva has spent two days in the baking sun lining up for cooking gas in the north of Sri Lanka's capital. He's b...

China nudges Nepal on One-China policy

US Under Secretary Uzra Zeya (left) during her visit to Bauddha Stupa last week. Photo courtesy: @UnderSecStateJ/Twitter Amid...