Table of Contents
CoverNationalism and the Janajati
Many Babies Die in Nepal
NEPAL TELEVISION Surrender to the Satellite Challenge
By: Sathyu Sarangi
The specious 'corporate veil'
Animal in Bhopal
By: Indra Sinha
EssayTwo Very Different Processes
By: Darini Rajasingham Senanayake
CommentaryThe president and the general (Sri Lanka)
Beyond violence (India)
The big 'C' (Afghanistan)
'And every tree that has fruit'
Southasian BriefsRound-up of regional news
VoicesOpinions from the region
ReportBulletin from the battlefield
By: Paromita Vohra
Deoband's battle for survival and relevance
By: Luv Puri
Between invisible friends
By: Delwar Hussain
Path to Salvation?
By: Iqbal Khattak
The new relationship(s)
By: Carey L Biron and Thierry Dodin
AnalysisIs it over?
By: Aunohita Mojumdar
From criminal savage to habitual offender
By: Ipshita Sengupta
SightingPolo on the Coromandel
By: Namit Arora
Photo FeatureBihari highway
By: Alex Masi
Time and a placeFinding Srinagar's geography of peace
By: Riyaz Wani
SouthasiasphereThe Allure of Walls
By: C K Lal
MediafileTidbits of the region's media
By: Chhetria Patrakar
ReflectionsMajuli Going Under
By: Rimli Borooah
ReviewMan is mandir: 'My friend Sancho' by Amit Varma and 'Arzee the dwarf' by Chandrahas Choudhary
By: Sumana Roy
Catharsis as elite obsession: 'Listening to Grasshoppers' by Arundhati Roy
By: G Narasimha Raghavan
Over-disciplined: 'Water, ecosystems and society' by Jayanta Bandyopadhyay
By: Sudhirendar Sharma
Reluctant heroine: 'Burning Bright' by Deepti Priya Mehrotra
By: Laxmi Murthy
Special ReportFresh paradigms for peace: Evolving a new framework for negotiations in North Southasia
Front Cover Panel 1Toxic clouds of 1984
Interview'Violating the Constitution cannot be excused'
On the way upDhan Ta Ran!
By: Kanak Mani Dixit
Romila Thapar addresses invitees at the
Southasian relaunch of Himal Southasian,
IIC, New Delhi, January 2013.
China, Southasia and India
On May 19 2013, newly appointed Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in New Delhi for a series of meetings with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The visit is Keqiang's first outside of China since assuming power in March.
From our archive:
Purna Basnet discusses Chinese engagement in Nepal vis-a-vis security issues in Tibet and broader geo-strategic plans in Southasia (April 2011).
Fatima Chowdury relates the story of Calcutta's Indian Chinese community through the lens of political and economic upheavals in Southasia and China (May 2009).
Simon Long notes the importance of the Sino-Indian relationship for the rest of Southasia (September 2006).
J.N Dixit ruminates on the strategic concerns of the 'Middle Kingdom' in the wake of India's 1998 nuclear tests (June 1998).