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Chinese Defense Minister’s visit to Sri Lanka in perspecti...

Wei Fenghe, Chinese Defense Minister The visit to Sri Lanka of China's Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe later this month, may b...

What is behind the anti-Muslim measures in Sri Lanka?

On March 13, Sarath Weerasekara, Sri Lanka’s minister of public security, announced that the government will ban wearing of the b...

Lavrov’s trip: A major event for India and Pakistan

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is visiting India and Pakistan this week. His trip to South Asia is a major event because of the...

Whither India-Russia ties?

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (L) at press conference with  External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar (R), Delhi, April 6...

The Global Tremors of Myanmar’s Coup

Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images Myanmar is leading Southeast Asia’s race to the political bottom. Since overthrowing a civil...

US State Department report slams India on media curbs

In a wide ranging report on human rights violations in India in the year 2020, the US State Department has, among other things, detaile...

Understanding Bangladesh’s most potent religious oppositio...

India holds a special place in the history of the creation of Bangladesh. In 1971, under then–Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, India...

How can Pakistan, Russia and China jointly stabilise West...

The prestigious Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted a webinar on Monday with Pakistan’s Strategic Vision Institut...

The many pitfalls of the new US proposal for Afghan peace

Afgan President Ashraf Ghani, center, meets with US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, center left, and their delegations, at the pres...

Unresolved questions in US-India relations

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin meets with Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi, 20 March  US Defense Sec...

‘Lockdown on thoughts’: Kashmiris slam India’s free speech...

Sadia Munawar is a 29-year-old government employee in Indian-administered Kashmir. She is also an amateur poet. Sitting at her home in...

On bloodiest day for Myanmar civilians, India attends mili...

India was among only eight countries which chose to send a representative to attend the Myanmar Armed Forces Day military parade in Nay...

After 50 days in power, Myanmar's junta is flailing desper...

Coup protesters take cover behind a barricade during clashes with security forces on Bayint Naung Bridge in Yangon earlier this month...

Sri Lanka’s proposed ‘burqa ban’ would backfire

Sri Lanka is currently considering a ban on the wearing of the burqa, the one-piece Islamic veil that covers women’s faces and bo...

Can Biden afford dragging South Asia towards strategic ins...

The United States emerged as the wealthiest nation from World War II and shaped a “rules-based order,” which is under stres...

Why Assam, not Bengal, will decide ‘Fate’ of BJP & its CAA...

Multiple states are going to polls this season, and amid election fever, parties are on overdrive — announcing candidate lists, r...

What the Quad misses about India is that it wants to follo...

The Quad leaders on a monitor during the virtual meeting, pictured in Tokyo on Mar. 12: India's partners seem unfazed with India turn...

Pulling Myanmar from the brink will be a fraught effort

Protesters throw molotov cocktails in an attempt to block security forces in Yangon on March 16, 2021.PHOTO: NYTIMES Molotov cockt...

Bangladesh emerges important in geopolitics

Fifty years ago when Bangladesh emerged as an independent state, it may not have caught the world’s attention, but today as it re...

Myanmar junta targets banks in push against 'foreign inter...

People sit outside a closed bank in Yangon on March 8: Myanmar's military rulers have threatened to seize deposits from commerci...

Five red flags signaling Myanmar coup's economic damage

Factory workers rally against the coup in Yangon in February: The turmoil slammed the brakes on the country's manufacturing sector. &...