For Nepal China will matter more now

southasianmonitor.com Yubaraj Ghimire, October 17, 2019 Nepali President Bidya Devi Bhandari hosts a grand farewell ceremony for…

Myanmar might finally be held accountable for genocide, but the court case must recognise sexual violence

The Conversation Rohingya refugees walk from Myanmar to refugee camps in Bangladesh. REUTERS/Jorge Silva Susan Hutchinson,…

Two Chinese frigates almost ready for handover to Bangladesh Navy

southasianmonitor.com SAM Report, October 17, 2019 One of the two ex-PLAN Jiangwei II-class frigates that appear close…

India validates ‘two-nations’ theory

B. Z. Khasru Time has exposed the contradictions of the two nation theory. As a basis…

What Modi-Xi Meeting Doesn’t Tell About the Sino-Indian Tango

IDN Photo: Chinese President Xi Jinping shaking hands with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Mamallapuram,…

The murky politics of NRC: Challenges of identifying India’s illegal aliens

Nava J. Thakuria Image credit: www.siasat.com/AFP By Nava Thakuria 17 October 2019 As the Indian government…

Xi’s Nepal touchdown overrides his Modi confab

Shamim Zakaria Xi and Bhandari: Let’s make a deal. -Shamim Zakaria 16 October 2019 Amid an…

Deconstructing the Rhetoric of India’s “Single Biggest Internal Security Challenge”: Ideological Insurgency or Democratic Insurrection?

Nayakara Veeresha Terming terrorism, Maoism as threat, Amit Shah stressed on redefining human rights with Indian…

South Asia Used to Be the World’s Fastest-Growing Region. Now It’s Facing an Economic Slowdown.

Foreign policy news Weak domestic demand is hurting growth, but more investment could lead to a…

India’s “Achilles Heel” in Central Asia: Afghanistan?

Samiullah Doorandesh India, South Asia and Central Asia. Source: US State Department. by Samiullah Doorandesh 15…