Abha Lal is a PhD student in Cultural Anthropology at Rice University, Texas.
Nepal’s biometric future
The country's new biometric identification system threatens to deepen exclusion.
Aug 12, 2022
Nepal’s citizenship battles
On the systemic discrimination against women in Nepal’s citizenship laws.
Nov 17, 2020
Canadian-Tamil comedian Sunthar V navigates queerness and Tamil identity
Sunthar V, founder of the Tamil Comedy Club in central London, attempts to push social boundaries with his comedy in Chennai
Is an Adani port devastating Kerala’s coast?
Activists say coastal communities and marine life around Kerala’s Vizhinjam Port are paying a heavy price for the Adani Group project
Delhi’s longest-running play reflects the changing city
The shape-shifting ‘Ghalib in New Delhi’ captures 26 years of sociopolitical change in Delhi and beyond
Imran Khan’s attempted arrest, UN appeal for Afghanistan aid, a graphic novel on Naga repatriation and more
March - Updates and analysis from around the region