Saif Khalid


A Maoist newspaper editor fights for Dalit rights

The former Maoist fighter uses his local newspaper to confront issues left unresolved after the country's 10-year war.

Bharatiya Janata Party

BJP 'targeted' Bollywood star Khan for critical remarks

Party's ex-volunteer says IT Cell ran campaign to drop Aamir Khan as brand ambassador of e-commerce firm Snapdeal.

War & Conflict

Nepal: A decade after the Maoist rebellion

Al Jazeera tells the story of the 10-year-long civil war that ended in 2006 through the eyes of the people and its stakeholders.


The voices of peace opposing war in India and Pakistan

Activists and artists call for peace as tensions grow between the neighbouring countries.


Nepal: The Maoist dream

Listen to the Al Jazeera story of Nepal's civil war and the subsequent democratic transition in the words of people.

War & Conflict

Nepal: Waiting for the 'disappeared'

Ten years after the war, relatives of nearly 1,400 disappeared see little hope of finding loved ones or seeing justice.


The Muslims of Nepal: Coming out of the shadows

After centuries of being overlooked and marginalised, Nepal's Muslims are hoping for a brighter future.


Bangladesh: Extremism and shrinking space for dissent

Al Jazeera speaks to Professor Ali Riaz about recent killings in Bangladesh and the groups that might be behind them.

War & Conflict

What became of 1,400 people who disappeared in Nepal?

A decade after a bloody war ended, Nepal has begun a transitional justice process for those who suffered during war.


Meet Mohna Ansari: Nepal's first female Muslim lawyer

As the only female member of the country's human rights commission, Ansari fights for Nepal's most marginalised.

Arts & Culture

Indians decry Hindu leader's temple rape comment

Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati says allowing women into temple in Maharashtra will lead to more rapes.


India's Bihar state imposes complete ban on alcohol

State announces prohibition that will include bars, pubs and restaurants in a move seen as fulfillment of poll promise.