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India, China step up the wooing but Rajapaksa in no hurry to align Sri Lanka

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will try to balance the competing interests of China, India in the region.

Analysis, Headline-1, Politics

Ayodhya: Coming full circle

Ishan Joshi writes about the recent Ayodhya verdict.

Business, Economics

New World Bank rankings points to increased competition in Asia

World Bank ‘Doing Business’ rankings were released last week.

Analysis, Economics

Challenges loom for Asia’s digital landscape

An overview of digital strategies across Asia in light of the first ever annual Digital Economy Report released by UNCTAD last week.

Diplomacy, Headline-1

Calming troubled waters

Ishan Joshi writes about recent troubles in the South China Sea.

Analysis, Culture and society

Fighting fake news in Asia

Across Asia, governments are putting in place measures to prevent the spread of fake news via social media.

Analysis, Diplomacy

India gauges international response to its Kashmir decision

Delhi’s unilateral move has been met with varying response from the international community.

Diplomacy, Politics

India revokes special status for troubled border state

India revokes Article 370 of it’s constitution which gave special status to the disputed border state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Diplomacy, Headline-2, Politics

FAQ: India’s latest Kashmir move

Ishan Joshi answers the basic question over this latest move by Delhi.

Current affairs

Death toll in Mumbai building collapse likely to rise

A massive rescue operation is underway in India.

Analysis, Economics, Headline-1

Overview: India Economy

India set to retain title of fastest growing economy.


India’s new foreign policy

India moves to recalibrate South Asia ties, expand further afield, writes Asia News Network’s Ishan Joshi from New Delhi.

Current affairs, Headline-2

Emergency laws to end in a month: Sri Lankan President

The laws were put in place after last month’s terrorism attack.

Analysis, Politics


Who won, who lost and what happens next? In a triumph for multiparty democracy, India has voted decisively to give Prime Minister Narendra Modi a second consecutive term in office.

Current affairs, Politics

Blip on Modi’s social media, communications radar

Has Modi’s social media policy backfired.

Diplomacy, Politics

India’s political parties and their foreign policy platform

Where do India’s major political parties stand on foreign policy issues in Elections 2019.

Current affairs, Environment

Cyclone Fani makes landfall in South Asia

Storm weakens to ‘very severe’, expected to be downgraded to ‘severe’ over next six hours.

Diplomacy, Politics

A regime change in the Maldives

It remains to be seen how recent elections will change geopolitical realities in the island nation.


Profile: Priyanka Gandhi

A look at a complicated legacy and a possible game changer in India’s political scene.


The politicians contesting the Indian election

The world’s largest democracy goes to polls today, here are the people contesting the election.