Stories about South Asia from February, 2021
While some social media users felt the photo was disrespectful and tone deaf, others thought the controversy was much ado about nothing.
Some 'fans' are using a Facebook Group to share information, respond to queries, and give suggestions for how to improve the service of the Bangladesh Railway.
'Editing a Google Doc in support of farmers is an act of sedition in this country now,' a writer said.
Though chances of their survival are slim, the families of three missing mountaineers have been hoping for a miracle.
Parents insist on proficiency in Nepali or English in school to ensure good job prospects for their children; at least 24 indigenous languages in Nepal have become ‘endangered.’
Twitter restored the accounts after concluding they were "speech and newsworthy," a decision the Indian government decried: "Twitter cannot assume the role of a court and justify non-compliance."