Tag: South Asia

Massive crowd of student protesters in Bangladesh

How student protests breathed new life into Bangladeshi bureaucracy

The Bangladeshi youth’s disruption of a dysfunctional decades-old system is a milestone for good governance in the country, writes Zohra Akhter.

In the state but not of it: The newly stateless people of Assam

India’s decision to strip over four million people of citizenship in the North-Eastern state of Assam is a form of gerrymandering aimed at alienating the […]

Grills and window thieves in Bangladesh

Look up amongst the throng of high rise buildings housing residents in one of the most densely populated countries in the world, and perhaps you’ll […]

Seeing the elephant

“Seeing the elephant” is a 19th century American saying, meaning the gaining of world experience at a significant cost. It originated from travelling circuses, where […]