Manoj Joshi, senior fellow at the Observer Research Foundation and founding editor of The Wire, M.K. Venu, discuss India’s recent standoff with China.
People in Bhutan seem to think it is time to resolve the dispute with China once and for all, without pandering to Indian interests.
The joint investigation team in its final report to the Supreme Court found the assets of Sharif and three of his children to be more than the sources of their income.
Saying too much about the boundary dispute might turn Bhutan into a punching bag for both its giant neighbours, says a Bhutanese editor.
The groups argue the UNESCO designation will allow Chinese authorities to remove residents from the Tibetan area and threaten its nomadic culture.
The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority has held Shell Pakistan responsible for the June 25 blast in Punjab after a tanker carrying gasoline rolled over.
Our attention has been diverted from the intellectual and ideological bases of the erroneous thinking, analyses and policies responsible for the crises.
Former Thailand’s PM Yingluck Shinawatra, ousted in a 2014 military coup, faces 10 years of prison if found guilty of negligence in her popular rice-subsidy scheme.
The new constitution geared at decentralising federal power and reducing ethic strife which central to Maithripala Sirisena’s election plank has elicited concerns from conservative buddhists.
The World Food Programme claims that more than 80,000 children might need malnutrition treatment where the Myanmar army cracked down on stateless Rohingyas.
What explains this electoral success of UML, which is often projected as ‘xenophobic’ and virulently ‘anti-Madhesi’? Is it its organisational strength, its ability to mobilise foot soldiers or a combination of these factors?
The release came as a positive response from the military to the long-standing demands of the Tamil people as 187 families will return to their homes.
The story of how the hunting of a Central Asian bird is shaping Pakistan’s policies.
Are Chinese lives the price to pay for doing business in Pakistan?
Even though Nepal’s Maoist conflict ended 11 years ago, many of its victims are frustrated, traumatised and haven’t been able to get on with their lives.
The ship sailed near a disputed island in the South China Sea claimed by China, Taiwan and Vietnam in an operation meant to challenge the competing claims of all three nations.
Since taking power in a 2014 coup, Thailand’s military junta has sought to increase regulation the foreign workforce which forms the backbone of Thai economy.
Restrictions on social media posts will not allow citizens to question the policies and actions of the military.
According to the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative, satellite images show facilities being built on the Spratly Islands, contrary to China’s denial.
Can the EU justify sending additional troops to join the war in Afghanistan even while maintaining a policy that says the country is safe?
“If they (the UN) are going to send someone with regards to the fact-finding mission, then there’s no reason for us to let them come,” was the message.
The journalists, arrested by the military for covering an event by an ethnic militia will be charged under the statute of “unlawful association”, which carries a three-year prison sentence.
The poll is an attempt to restore democracy at the local level hit by the civil war and years of instability after the monarchy was abolished.
Siddharth Varadarajan and M.K. Venu, founding editors of The Wire, discuss Indian PM Narendra Modi’s meeting with US President Donald Trump.
The arrests are likely to increase fears that despite electing its first civilian government in about half a century in 2015 led by Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar reporters face increasing restrictions on freedom of speech.
The Madhesis continue to struggle to amend the constitution, even as they long to feel like they belong in Nepal.
Air Corridor Important but We Will Not Give up Efforts for Rail-Road Connectivity: Afghan Ambassador
Afghan ambassador Shaida Abdali discusses the creation of the Afghanistan-India Air Freight corridor, regional connectivity, bilateral trade and more.
Some Madhesis continue to demand a constitutional amendment before participating in the polls, but in much of the rest of the country, there appears to be little solidarity with their cause.
At least 31 people have fallen prey to blasts from improvised explosive devices since 2016 in South Waziristan, part of Pakistan’s troubled tribal areas
A large crowd of had people gathered, many to collect fuel in containers from the overturned oil tanker, when it exploded in a huge fireball.
CPEC seems more like a Chinese project; the benefits are heavily loaded towards China, with Pakistan benefiting because it happens to be “part of the geographical terrain”.
The resettled people live without basic utilities – they don’t have running water or resources for agriculture – leaving them dependent on erratic rain cycles and outside aid.
The Pakistani army has also released a second video in which he reiterated his ‘confession’ of being involved in fomenting terror and sectarian actvities.
The employee, Humidor Rashid, was charged for obtaining visa for an employee under false assurances, underpaying her and coercively detaining her by threatening her and taking away her passport.
Migrants, who serve as a vital, yet expendable buffer to Singapore’s workforce negotiate through a web of costly middlemen to get employed in the country.
Potential Trump administration responses also include redirecting or withholding some aid to Pakistan and eventually downgrading Pakistan’s status as a major non-NATO ally.
The New-York-based Human Rights Watch detailed at least 36 recent cases of violence against dissidents and over 100 imprisoned critics in Vietnam.
The closure is only the latest in a series of incidents that have antagonised Muslims in Myanmar.
The combination of a government-backed legal crackdown on religious speech and vigilante justice is creating a toxic mix of violent suppression.
The disused colonial era cargo line which stretched from Jainagar in Nepal to Bihar in India is now being revamped to revitalise the region and create jobs.