Regions / India
Gone are the days when the U.S. accounted for over 40 percent of the world's billionaires, with Western Europe and Japan making up most of the rest.
Coal is a bad investment - for the poorest, for those consuming the power, for the World Bank, and more broadly, for all of us.
Theoretically Pakistan is poised to respond to Indian military retaliation for a terrorist strike with tactical nukes.
Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat is one of many reminders that the modern economy has not transcended the realities of undercompensated manual toil.
The U.S. 'pivot' to the South and East China Seas has energised the American industrial-military complex, dimming the prospects for a peaceful resolution of the ongoing disputes in the region.
The coverage of the Damini case has sparked a lively debate about how the Western media portrays rape culture abroad.
Rape may have reached its tipping point in India with the brutality of a recent incident.
Pakistan's perceived need for nuclear weapons may be vastly overstated.
Just because the cliche that Afghanistan is the graveyard of empires is repeated ad nauseam doesn't mean it's not true.
Extremist Islamist militants also sow confusion about the intentions of the Pakistani state and military.