AAPI Convention 2022

 

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Droupadi Murmu files nomination for presidential election (Photo: Facebook)

BJP fields an Adivasi president: A political masterstroke by Modi

It’s a win-win situation for the BJP in the Presidential election. It now evidently hopes to fully enlist the Adivasis in its expansionist plans while the Congress flounders without a sense of direction, writes Amulya Ganguli for South Asia Monitor 

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Mohammed Nasheed, Ibrahim Solih and Abdulla Yameen

Islamist attack on Yoga Day: India-bashing and nationalist politics in the Maldives

India-bashing is a preferred pasttime for opposition politicians in countries like Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka, not to mention Pakistan and Afghanistan, writes N. Sathiya Moorthy for South Asia Monitor

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Rebel Maharashtra MLAs (Photo: Twitter)

Scramble for power and pelf: India’s elected representatives in an unedifying spectacle

Only adequate remuneration and commensurate punishment for infringement can the practice of illegal gratification be significantly reduced, if not eliminated, writes Amb Sarvajit Chakravarti (retd) for South Asia Monitor 

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Padma Bridge Inauguration (Photo: DailyBangaladesh)

Padma Bridge epitomises Bangladesh‘s success story and Hasina’s leadership

Bangladesh has proved its capacity by building a 6.15 km bridge over the country's second toughest river using its own money, writes Fumiko Yamada for South Asia Monitor 

How can Indian government increase revenue and reduce poverty?

India is a nation where, under current laws, only 3 percent of the citizens need to file an income tax return, and only 1 percent is actually found to annually have earned a taxable income. The…