India Insight

Feared India separatist leader invests millions in Bangladesh

September 26, 2011

The military leader of a rebel group seeking independence for India’s isolated north-eastern state of Assam earns millions of dollars each year from investments in Bangladesh, a Bangladeshi intelligence report seen by a local news agency revealed.

South Asia’s failing states

July 2, 2009

Foreign Policy magazine has just released its 2009 list of failing states or those at risk of failure and South Asia makes for sobering reading.

from Pakistan: Now or Never?:

Change of guard in Bangladesh, hope for the region?

December 31, 2008

Sheikh Hasina, the leader of an avowedly secular party, is set to return to power in Bangladesh, the 
other end of South Asia's arc of instability stretching from Afghanistan through Pakistan to India.

Time for India and Bangladesh to work together

May 16, 2008

For years India has always looked west to Pakistan when bombs exploded in its cities, powerless to influence its old foe.

Timing of Jaipur blasts will raise suspicion of Pakistani hand

May 14, 2008

Are militants, or even hawks within the Pakistani establishment, trying to undermine the peace process with India, now that President Pervez Musharraf has removed his uniform and civilians are squabbling for power?