We're Live Bangla Monday, May 16, 2022

Top News

India wants strategic partnerships, not friends with commo...

Narendra Modi, right, and Vladimir Putin greet each other in New Delhi in December 2021: India cannot antagonize Russia in light of c...

Indo-Pacific strategy adrift in an illusion

US President Joe Biden and leaders of Association of Southeast Asian Nations at a special summit, Washington, May 12, 2022 The Chi...

How Narendra Modi is remaking India into a Hindu state

The pattern is plain to see. On the occasion of a religious festival, youths affiliated to the sangh parivar, or the Hin...

Sri Lanka: debt crisis, neocolonialism and geopolitical ri...

Anti-government protests in Colombo. Photo: Wikimedia Commons Sri Lanka is in the throes of an unprecedented economic crisis. Face...

Ahead of Quad summit, US hopes Russia’s war and China’s as...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (left) with US President Joe Biden in the White House on September 24, 2021. As Biden prepares to...

Sri Lanka’s ruling family is running out of road

Editor’s note: On May 9th Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sri Lanka’s prime minister, resigned amid violent clashes betwe...

Resuming Pakistan-India relations: Opportunities and Chall...

In the past month, Pakistan has experienced considerable tumult in its domestic politics as former Prime Minister Imran Khan was remove...

India Abandons the Rohingyas

Hasina Begum’s family sits in their shack in the Jammu city of Indian-administered Kashmir on April 23. Hasina was separated fr...

Bangladesh’s quiet slide into Autocracy

At a rally in Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 2021. Mohammad Ponir Hossain / Reuters In recent years, Bangladesh has periodically draw...

India to represent Bangladesh's interests?

Bangladesh has sought India's cooperation in lifting US sanctions against Bangladesh's Rapid Action Battalion (RAB). Foreign Minister A...

Rajapaksas down but not out in bankrupt Sri Lanka

Anti-Rajapaksa protests are raging in Columbo as demonstrators call on the ruling clan to step down. Image: Screengrab / NDTV Whil...

What’s happening with Muslims in Modi’s India is nothing s...

Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint Delegitimised. Dehumanised. Isolated. Orphaned by the world and their own country, Mus...

UK bids to break India’s Russian arms habit

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a file photo. Image: Facebook The United Kingdom an...

Sri Lanka mess a timely warning for Pakistan, Nepal

Caption Sri Lanka recorded the first casualties from its spiraling economic crisis several days ago, with one protester...

Uncertainty in India over Russian defence equipment amid U...

India is acquiring five S-400 Triumf missile systems from Russia at a cost of almost US$5.5 billion (S$7.5 billion). PHOTO: AFP...

Nepal: Industries face power supply disruptions as India r...

A man stands in front of an electric pylon installed at a power house in the northern Indian city of Allahabad, July 31, 2012. Photo:...

Why is Pakistan’s new PM Shehbaz Sharif so keen to acceler...

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. Photo: EPA-EFE Within minutes of being declared Pakistan’s new prime mi...

Sri Lankan protests open up old wounds

People shout slogans during an ongoing anti-government demonstration in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on April 15, 2022. PHOTO: AFP...

Communal djinn and the vanishing State

The djinn has escaped from the bottle and is rampaging across India as the hijab row segues into objections against the use o...

Sharif’s big chance to reset Pakistan’s lose-lose diplomac...

New Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has the opportunity to reset Pakistan's foreign relations. Image: Screengrab / NTV Paki...

How long will Sharif last in Pakistan?

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif faces multiple crises upon taking the helm. Image: CNN / Screengrab PESHAWAR – Shehba...