South Asia Monitor

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Frequent landslides, the Kedarnath tragedy, a sinking Joshimath and the most recent Silkyara tunnel collapse are among…
By, GN Bajpai |
As the sanctum sanctorum of India’s democracy, the Parliament, moved house from the historic structure to a new…
By, Ishan Chauhan |
Conventional calculations of the cost of war seldom include a major casualty: the environment. The toll is huge and…
By, Lekha Rattanani |
Last month, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar unveiled a statue of Rabindranath Tagore at the International…
By, Ajit Ranade |
Earlier this month, at an election rally, the Prime Minister made an important announcement. That the free food…
By, Jagdish Rattanani |
There is something very 19th-century, Bombay mill-owner type of flavour to the comment by N R Narayana Murthy that the…
By, Jagdish Rattanani |
The findings of the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2023 in respect of India should not be allowed to be side-tracked by the…
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In the spring of 1915 a group from the Phoenix experiment in South Africa, where Gandhiji had founded in 1904 an Ashram…
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In the spring of 1915 a group from the Phoenix experiment in South Africa, where Gandhiji had founded in 1904 an Ashram…
By, Jagdish Rattanani |
The abusive and communal epithets hurled by the BJP MP from South Delhi Ramesh Bidhuri against the BSP MP Kunwar Danish…
By, Lekha Rattanani |
Success, and the accolades that come with it, can hide many problems. Something similar may be happening in the space…
By, Jagdish Rattanani |
The success of the movie is therefore good news, but it remains to be seen what will follow and how Bollywood can or…