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2019/09/05 | The Conversation
India's New Law to Protect Muslim Women Divides Feminist Groups
India passed a law criminalizing "triple talaq" — the controversial Muslim practice of instant divorce — and making it punishable with up to three years in prison. But Muslim women in the country are divided over the court ruling.
2019/09/02 | The Interpreter
The Intractable Conflicts Over Kashmir, Explained
The Indian government has cut off telecommunications in Kashmir since August 4 with no resolution in sight. What's the story behind the lockdown?
2019/08/28 | Mehk Chakraborty
In the Silenced Kashmir, Dissidents Are Protesting With Artful Expressions
Artists, poets, visual journalists are expressing their dissent and preserving Kashmir through various forms of artistic expression.
2019/08/09 | TIME
India Has Seized Kashmir, but Not the Hearts and Minds of Kashmiris
Beyond the geopolitics, it’s hard to see how India will win the hearts and minds of ordinary Kashmiris, who woke up on August 5 to find their Internet cut off.
2019/07/16 | The Interpreter
India's Ongoing Water Crisis Impacts 600 Million People
Indian cities are forced to truck in drinking water, farms are failing, and the situation grows more desperate.
2019/02/18 | Global Voices
Searching for the True South Asian Origins of Biryani
Its true birthplace is a topic of hot debate, but everyone agrees that biryani is delicious.
2018/11/17 | The Third Pole
REVIEW: The Himalayan Arc, Journeys East of South-east
Analysts, diplomats, journalists and authors give voice to a region that is growing in importance on the world stage.
2018/10/14 | TNL Staff
Dispatch from a Taiwanese Ship Docked in East India
Docking in the sub-continent can be a tiresome experience.
INDIA: Black Day Marks 25 Years After a Still Controversial Massacre on the Burmese Border
The Kuki and Naga people have been locked in conflict for decades. We spoke to Kukis as they commemorated a 1993 massacre and shared their hopes for peace and justice.
2018/09/10 | Roy C. Lee
OPINION: Will the US-China Trade War Really Spur Taiwan's Companies to Leave China?
The government is encouraging Taiwanese companies based in China to take the US-China trade war as their cue to relocate.
2018/09/09 | East Asia Forum
Can Imran Khan Swing Pakistan to a New Beginning?
Pakistan's new prime minister has his work cut out to convince foreign policy partners that he is more than just a new PR man for the military.
PHOTO ESSAY: The Last Semi-Nomadic Yak Herders of the Himalayas
The Brokpa, of the remote Monyul area of India's Arunachal Pradesh, maintain a centuries-old yak herding tradition despite the threats of climate change, Chinese control over Tibet, and the growing allure of modern life.
PHOTO ESSAY: A Journey Along India's Assam-Nagaland Insurgent Border
The 400-km-plus border in northeast India, site of periodic eruptions of conflict, also bears witness to friendship, family and hope.
2018/07/10 | AsiaGlobal Online
Asia's Philanthropy Problem: Growing Wealth, Stagnant Giving
Wealth in Asia is growing rapidly, but philanthropy is lagging behind. Charitable infrastructure remains underdeveloped throughout the continent. Governments and corporations can fix this.
2018/05/31 | Sumit Kumar
Indian PM Modi Acts East with Indonesian Strategic Pact
A strategic partnership with Indonesia offers a platform for India to push its economic and defense engagement with ASEAN.
Amid Domestic Strife, Maldives' Military Takes to International Stage
Caught between China and India, the Malidves' military is becoming a power unto itself with international ambitions.
2018/05/14 | Policy Forum
India Lays the Groundwork for a Military Industrial Complex
Defense procurement is a murky business in India, but one thing is certain: The country wants to make more of its own weapons.