• Modernity and National Identity in Bhutan0

    by Dr. Manoj Kumar Mishra 27 July 2019 Considering evolution of Bhutan has reached a particular stage of modernity, the article broadly discusses the problems that a modern state brings with it. The concept of modern state is defined by the normative changes that modernity brings with it, namely belief in science and reason and

  • Four Challenges to Governance in South Asia0

    by Ali Riaz 27 July 2019 Although there is no universally accepted definition of the term governance, it has become a buzzword since the 1980s. Policymakers and academics seem to agree that governance is fundamental to both economic and social development and that it cannot be left to governments alone. Over the past decades, the

  • India: Triple Talaq Bill Targets Muslims!0

    by Nilofar Suhrawardy 27 July 2019 Give a thought, if a husband is declared a criminal by his wife and sent to prison on account of his having tried divorcing her by pronouncing talaq thrice in one sitting, what would he do? Talaq means divorce. The much-debated about controversial Triple Talaq Bill lacks clarity on

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  • Not Only in Ladakh, India Losing Ground in Bangladesh Too

    by Taj Hashmi 18 June 2020 We know things are not going well in regards to India’s relationship with China. On 5th/6th May, China captured around sixty square kilometre of Indian territory in the Galwan Valley in Ladakh, which is strategically important to all the three countries in the region, China, India, and Pakistan. On 14th/15th

  • Fear of the unknown: Hysteria in Bangladesh

    by Ajmal Sobhan 17 June 2020 When Minhaz Khan passed away three weeks back in Dhaka, he had been terminally ill for a few years. With advanced Parkinson’s disease, he had been living under the care of a live-in nurse in his own home. He was dependent on the nurse for feeding, bodily functions, and

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