Category Archives: Politics

Coverage and analysis of contemporary events on the ground. Are Indians rallying against corruption, is Nepal happy with it’s constituent assembly? Understanding what’s happening and why

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ShareOur story begins with two Americans, one with an Indian background, the other Israeli, living in a pocket of suburban Long Island. With little in common other than a few mutual friends and an extracurricular activity connecting our two high … Continue reading

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South Asia Week: Celebrating a multitude of perspectives

ShareThe newly elected president of the Tufts Association of South Asians (TASA), Arvind Krishnamurthy, recently pointed out something interesting about the South Asian community at Tufts in his election speech: that it’s not homogenous. Most of us would be able … Continue reading

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Solving the puzzle of growth: making sense of India’s recent political developments

ShareThe Complex Puzzle of Growth: The word “complex” is inevitable a part of the discourse on South Asia. SAPAC’s discussion with Partha Ghosh this week on the “Complex Puzzle of Growth in India and China” perhaps testifies to this. It’s … Continue reading

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Celebrating International Women’s Day in South Asia

ShareAs the world celebrates International Women’s day today, a story that I put together while interning at GlobalPost comes to mind, on the “First Female Heads of State”. I could not help but notice that South Asia made it to … Continue reading

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The Complex Puzzle of Growth in India and China

ShareThe discourse on India and China is often seen analysed through different lenses: the democracy versus development lens – we tend to highlight the differences between these two countries in their political systems, economic structures and the different outcomes that … Continue reading

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