The quintessential prey

Care, coexistence and predation in a recent Hindi film on human-animal relations.

The price of immunity

Cost comparisons of COVID-19 vaccines across the region.

On borders and maps as concrete sites of state violence.

Translated excerpt from Dor Bahadur Bista’s Nepali-language novel ‘Sotala’.

Pidgins, creoles and mixed languages of Southasia.

Shaligram pilgrimage in the Nepal Himalaya.

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Nuclear dangers of the naval kind

Southasia needs to pay attention to the increased risk of a nuclearised ocean.

| Oct 28, 2019

All the king’s men

The birth of a new political party in resource-rich but conflict-torn Balochistan.

| Jan 29, 2019

Unnatural acts

Section 377, or India’s anti-sodomy law, as Shakespearean comedy.

| Dec 01, 2015