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.
flickr / The US Army
On 1 December 2013, Afghan President Hamid Karzai accused the US of cutting fuel supplies to Afghan security forces. Despite US pressure, Karzai continues to stall the signing of a Bilateral Security Agreement.
From our archive:
Subel Bhandari looks at the Strategic Partnership Agreement, noting its avoidance of contentious issues. (April 2012)
Vijay Prashad reviews Syed Saleem Shahzad’s Inside Al-Qaeda and the Taliban: Beyond Bin Laden and 9/11, discussing Taliban strategy in the context of NATO withdrawal. (October 2011)
Aunohita Mojumdar explores questions of accountability in relation to the West’s “hasty exit strategy”. (February 2011)