Ashis Ray

Myanmar is on the brink of civil war

14 April 2021 11:53 pm

For more than two months now Myanmar has been convulsed by a burgeoning civil war. The confrontation between the country’s…

Will Burma's Buddhist monks help bring an end to the military coup?

11 February 2021 8:05 pm

In what could transpire to be a significant development, Buddhist monks joined tens of thousands of anti-coup protesters in the…

Will Myanmar's military get away with their coup?

2 February 2021 5:30 am

In 1962 the Myanmar military staged a coup d’etat. Their iron-fisted rule lasted 49 years. On Monday, after a nine-year…

A UK-India trade deal is needed now more than ever

29 December 2020 5:11 pm

Within a year of being elected leader of the Conservative party, David Cameron made clear the importance with which he…

India and China are on a path to war

10 September 2020 7:28 pm

The foreign ministers of China and India, Wang Yi and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, will meet today on the sidelines of a…

India-Pakistan relations have reached rock bottom

15 August 2020 2:53 am

Seventy-three years ago on 15 August, the nation of India awoke, in the immortal words of its first prime minister…

Modi's muted response to China is infuriating Indians

23 June 2020 8:54 pm

The mood in India simmers with retaliation following the death of at least 20 Indian soldiers in clashes with their…