South Asia
Business  /  Published 27.04.20

Wipro faces class action suit in US

A group of five former employees of Wipro in the United States has filed a class action lawsuit accusing the Indian IT company of “employment discrimination” against individuals who are not South ...
By PTI in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 15.04.20

India tempts fate in Kashmir

The Indian government’s decision to revoke the semiautonomous status of Kashmir, accompanied by a huge security clampdown, is dangerous and wrong. Bloodshed is all but certain, and tension with Paki...
By The New York Times Editorial Board in

Books  /  Published 28.01.20

Film scholar Sharmistha Gooptu launches her new book Menoka Has Hanged Herself

Having already carved a niche for herself as a film historian, founder and managing trustee of the South Asia Research Foundation (SARF), editor of the online South Asia Archive and joint editor of th...
By Hia Datta (Intern) in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 16.01.20

Sepsis death rate alert

India has a higher death rate from sepsis, a life-threatening response to infections, than other South Asian countries except Afghanistan, a global study has revealed.According to the study, the sepsi...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.12.19

South Asian citizens caution Delhi

Fourteen independent South Asian citizens on Thursday expressed distress over India’s “decisive majoritarian turn” and warned that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act had the potential to deepen geo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.19

Students’ fight for refugees

Two city students are trying to mobilise schoolchildren to fight for the rights of refugee children in the state.Prathit Singh of The Heritage School and Sasha Agarwal of South City International have...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.19

Bengal voices in London rally

By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 24.11.19

Sri Lanka: a fractured nation

If anything, New Delhi has been quick off the blocks to woo the new Sri Lankan administration. The prime minister, Narendra Modi, was the first world leader to call President-elect Gotabaya Rajapaksa....
By Amantha Perera in

Opinion  /  Published 15.11.19

The nuclear cloud hanging over us

With the recent administrative changes in Jammu and Kashmir, Indo-Pak hyphenation has come back to haunt India’s aspirations to break out of that narrow mould and be perceived as an independent play...
By Prakash Menon in

India  /  Published 03.11.19

Pakistan rejects fresh maps issued by India

The Pakistan government on Sunday rejected the latest political maps issued by India, which showed the entire Kashmir region as part of India, calling them 'incorrect and legally untenable'.India on S...
By PTI in Islamabad


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