Gains for women MPs in post-election India

Indrani Ganguly looks at how women are faring in the political upheaval following the election of the Modi government in India

09 Jun 14 | Comments (0)

Modi’s sweeping victory in India

Robin Jeffrey looks at the Indian election result and its implications

19 May 14 | Comments (1)

Exasperated India heads for the polls

A tired Congress Party looks unlikely to win this year’s national election, writes Robin Jeffrey

12 Feb 14 | Comments (0)

Gloriously improbable India

Robin Jeffrey reviews a richly researched wake-up call from two distinguished India-watchers

18 Oct 13 | Comments (0)

“I’ve lost all hope that I can have a life here”

Four years after the civil war ended, many Tamils have no expectation of peace or safety in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province, reports Emily Howie. This is what drives boat migration

30 Sep 13 | Comments (0)

Drones in the distance

Western policies in Afghanistan and Pakistan are based on an outdated imperial playbook and a modern but mistaken belief in “surgical strikes,” writes David Stephens

14 Feb 13 | Comments (0)

Mobile phone nation

With subscriber numbers heading for a billion, the disruptive impact of mobile phones in India could be enormous. In this extract from their new book, Robin Jeffrey and Assa Doron look at how the technology is unsettling domesticity, sexuality and morality

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Taxing times are overdue in Pakistan

Very low tax receipts are hindering Pakistan’s social programs and economic reforms, writes Alicia Mollaun in Islamabad

04 Jul 12 | Comments (0)