Three major parties are trying to convince the electorate that they can handle a difficult era of enormous change.
Whether being called 'curry munchers' or pigeonholed as authorities on a dish largely invented by the British, diasporic South Asians are emulsified in a deep pool of curry.
Ever since partition in 1947, South Asia's two biggest players have been locked in sibling rivalry.
The movement known as the 'Pashtun Long March' and the 'Pashtun Spring' has emerged from a history of human rights abuses, regional politics and War on Terror policies.
The Maldives' increasingly polarised religious politics are coming apart.
Factories that produce fast fashion garments are still highly dangerous workplaces – and not just because they might collapse.
A new study provides a more nuanced understanding of the role food plays in healthy eating and family life.
Claimed by both India and Pakistan ever since the British left, Kashmir is still caught in the crossfire.
Without a legitimate government, Afghanistan will never be stable ... no matter how many terrorists are killed.
Two-and-a-half decades on from the end of military rule, Bangladesh faces many of the same critical problems it always has.
Economic trouble and political violence are much more pressing concerns for Pakistanis than the political fate of their prime minister.
Women born in South Asian countries like India or Pakistan are more likely to have a stillbirth than women born in Australia or New Zealand.
A useful avatar for threats both real and perceived, the notion of a pan-Islamic nuclear weapon has little to do with reality.
The Indian government recently demonetised 86% of its country’s cash – and kicked off a logistical nightmare.
A new tool is tracking attacks on people for their religion, politics, caste, ethnicity, gender, class and sexual orientation.
Regardless of US presidential results, India needs to keep the United States close to maintain the balance of power in South Asia.
Narendra Modi's government is drumming up war hysteria on the eve of crucial state elections. The gathering storm threatens India's increasingly beleaguered democracy.
A long-festering military and diplomatic sore has been dramatically reopened. Can it ever be healed?
India and Pakistan wanted to replace colonial English with national languages after independence. The process is still far from over.
Almost 70 years after Indian independence, tribes once classed as criminals are still fighting for their freedom.