South Asia

India is swiftly changing its policy of self-reliance in food production. Despite claiming a bumper production in recent years, the government has encouraged import of agricultural produces. More importantly, it has allowed import of cereals like wheat, maize and non-basmati rice.

In a historic ruling, Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice U.U. Lalit of the Hon’ble Supreme Court have spoken out in favour of democracy. The judgment came on a plea by hundreds of families in the north-eastern State of Manipur …

Urban development and gentrification have a dark side. Not only are buildings being replaced, but so are people and their families and communities. Entire communities are either directly forced to move by the authorities or development companies or indirectly through

The public suicides of both Gajendra and Lee were calls for society to wake up to the structural violence enacted against small farmers through policies of industrial agriculture and corporate-led trade liberalization.
Could Student Protests Break the Back of Bangladesh’s Ruling Party? By , April 16, 2018
Fascistic Politics in India and the Left By , April 16, 2018
Sri Lanka, Independent Republic to Vassal State By , April 05, 2018
Sri Lanka’s Religious Violence and the US Pivot to Asia By , March 23, 2018
India: Violations of the Right to Food and Work Rampant Across the Country, Made Worse by Aadhaar By , March 20, 2018
The Government of India Hired Foreign Corporations to Act as ‘Biometric Service Providers”: Role of CIA in the Aadhaar Database Exposed in Supreme Court By , March 17, 2018
India: Historic Victory for Farmers of Maharashtra By , March 13, 2018
Offshoring Indian Agriculture: Is India Becoming a GMO Trash Can? By , March 10, 2018
US Threatens Pakistan as Part of New Afghan War Drive. Islamabad Seeks Beijing’s Support By , August 24, 2017
Why is Sri Lanka Granting India Control Over Our National and Energy Security? By , April 02, 2017
China opposes Indian Membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group By , July 21, 2016
A New Wave of Militancy in the Kashmir Valley By , July 06, 2016
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization Expands By , July 03, 2016
What is the Shanghai Spirit? By , July 03, 2016
China Reluctant About Indian and Pakistani Entry into the Shanghai Cooperation Organization? By , July 03, 2016
China and other SCO Founding Members Cautious About Accession of India and Pakistan By , July 03, 2016
India: “Politicizing Terrorism” in Order to Pressure China By , April 28, 2016
Seeds of Corruption: “Unneeded, Unwanted and Unsafe,” the Case of Genetically Modified Mustard in India By , November 01, 2015
Oil Geopolitics and the “Economic Corridor”: Pakistan Enters China’s “New Silk Road” By , May 28, 2015
Thousands of Farmers in India Rise up Against Monsanto: Biotech Giant Known for Causing Suicides By , May 28, 2015
Diary from Kathmandu. “Ferrying Relief to Hard-hit Villages” By , May 16, 2015
Challenging India’s Neoliberal Agenda: Greenpeace India Faces Imminent Shutdown By , May 05, 2015
Toxic Mercury in the Mist: Holding Unilever in India to Account By , April 30, 2015
GMO Golden Rice: The Scourge of Asia. Monsanto, Sygenta, Bayer Trigger Disruption of Peasant Economy By , April 26, 2015
India: Demanding Full Rehabilitation Narmada Valley Adivasi Oustees Stage Sit In By , April 20, 2015
Pollutants From Australia’s Adani Coal Mine Will Eventually Kill About 0.5 Million Indians By , April 20, 2015
Yemen and The Militarization of Strategic Waterways. From the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean By , April 18, 2015