South Asia and Beyond

Ministry Mess

A senior minister has been reportedly sidelined for failing to sort out the mess in his ministry. Apparently, all files relating to this crucial sector are being sent to another ministry for perusal and senior officers are being briefed on a daily basis on where the issues are and what needs to be done to […]Read More

Raisina Rumble

The flagship Raisina Dialogue of the Observer Research Foundation has run into turbulence. The keynote speaker, Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison, had cancelled last month, citing the bushfires ravaging his country. Even as the organisers scrambled to find a substitute, another high level participant has cried off: Bhutan’s foreign minister Tandi Dorji has conveyed his […]Read More