New Internationalist

South Asia

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The Left takes a back seat in Sri Lanka

Lasanda Kurukulasuriya reports on a disappointing outcome for leftwing parties in the recent elections.

Filed in: Politics Sri Lanka

Requiem for the refugee

An encounter with an elderly Tamil man far from home in Malaysia puts Mari Marcel Thekaekara in a pensive mood.

Filed in: India Malaysia Migration Poverty Work

Women’s time will come

During a week of bad news, Mari Marcel Thekaekara looks to women who inspire her.

Filed in: India Women

Does Sri Lanka’s electoral outcome offer stability?

There is potential for a national government if parties can work together, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.

Filed in: Politics Sri Lanka

The economic aftershocks of Nepal’s earthquake

The country’s tourism industry is struggling to recover from April’s disaster, reports Maya Prabhu.

Filed in: Economics Nepal

Will Sri Lankan voters bring back Rajapaksa?

The stakes are high for the country in today’s election, writes Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.

Filed in: Democracy Politics Sri Lanka

The good, bad and ugly on Indian Independence Day

Stories of altruism and protest are reasons for hope, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India

Kashmir’s wave of ‘quality militancy’

Are new generations of armed youth challenging India’s dominance? Uzma Falak reports from the region.

Filed in: India Kashmir Youth

Pakistan’s floods come in waves

The overflowing Indus River is making people’s lives dangerous, difficult and uncertain, writes Neill Garvie.

Filed in: Disasters Environment Pakistan Rivers Water

The battle against porn

Apologists for pornography abuse the ‘fight for freedom’, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Women

Global protests oppose Vedanta mining company

Protestors used the company’s annual meeting to highlight human and environmental abuses, write Samarendra Das and Miriam Rose.

Filed in: Africa Environment India Mining Pollution Waste

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