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Carmichael coal will add pressure for power tariff hikes i...

The Adani Godda coal-fired power plant, due to start generation later this week (on 16 December) and fuelled by coal shipped from Adani...

How political will often favors a coal billionaire and his...

The Adani power plant under construction in Godda, in India's Jharkhand state, in August. (Atul Loke/Panos Pictures for The Washingto...

Government-opposition confrontation looms in Bangladesh

On October 8 this year, senior Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leader Amanullah Aman announced at a public rally in Dhaka that the c...

The wounded Khan, worried Generals and political chaos

Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan is in a hospital after surviving an assassination attempt; his furious diehard s...

China-backed revival of Teesta river, shared by Bangladesh...

Nearly 21 million people directly or indirectly depend on Bangladesh’s Teesta River for their livelihoods. Photo: AFP Chines...

Analysis: Will Pakistani politics survive Wazirabad?

The unfortunate assassination attempt on former prime minister Imran Khan and the reaction that followed from his party leade...

India’s diplomacy all about ‘exploiting opportunities’

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a meeting on the sidelines of the 11th...

What’s next for Bangladeshi politics?

Since July 2022, Bangladeshi opposition parties, especially the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), have been holding rallies throughou...

Recent instability in Bangladesh-Myanmar border: Implicati...

Bangladesh is hosting 1.2 million Rohingyas for more than five years. Due to the atrocities carried out by Myanmar authorities in Augus...

Sorry, Mr Guterres, no one is listening

Last week in Mumbai, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made a scathing indictment of the Indian government’s domest...

The Paradox of Bhutan’s Australian Dream

The Bhutanese diaspora gathered to receive blessings from a renowned Buddhist teacher in Melbourne, Victoria. August 2022. Credit: Dr...

How nuclear Myanmar is a direct threat to South East Asia

Nuclear Myanmar is going to direct threat to Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, Bangladesh, India, and China. Southeast Asia is going...

Empowering women in Pakistan’s economy: Lessons from Bangl...

Although celebrating its 75th year of independence this August, Pakistan has yet to capitalize on its youthful population, especially i...

Simmering strains in India-US relations are now out in the...

Colombo: It was not very long ago that many thought that India had totally abandoned its traditional non-aligned foreign policy and was...

Sino-Indian conflict in the Bay of Bengal is both economic...

Chinese research ship Yuan Wang 5.  Colombo: Indian strategic experts worry that increased Chinese presence in the Bay of Ben...

India can live with US-Pakistan makeover

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) and Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto (R) commemorating the 75th anniversary of diplo...

The Geopolitics of India’s Refugee Policy

On August 17, Indian Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri, sparked a Twitter controversy on the presenc...

Myanmar, Bangladesh must solve border tensions peacefully

Myanmar border guard police patrol the fence in the 'no man's land' zone between the Myanmar and Bangladesh border. Photo: AFP / Phyo...

Chance to reform, redeem India's distorted electoral fundi...

Illustration: Binay Sinha At the root of all political corruption is electoral funding. It began with the first gen...

Sheikh Hasina finds a way out of the Teesta waters logjam...

Colombo: The joint communique issued at the end of the visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to New Delhi on September 7 was...

Is there any strategy left for Washington in Afghanistan

If there is one picture that describes the failure of Washington’s War on Terror policy in Afghanistan, it is the viral imag...