Aditya Bahl is a PhD Candidate at Johns Hopkins University. His essays on postcolonial politics and culture have appeared in Verso, The New Inquiry, Spectre, Trolley Times, and others. He is the author of four chapbooks of poetry, including NAME/AMEN (Timglaset, Malmö, 2019) and Mukt (Organism for Poetic Research, NYC, forthcoming in 2021).
Pokkali is one of the oldest rice varieties in Kerala. It became prominent for its salt-tolerant and flood-resistant properties and is now being pitched as a climate-adaptive crop
February - Updates and analysis from around the region
The ICCPR Act, modelled on an international human rights treaty meant to prohibit national, racial and religious hatred, has been distorted in Sri Lanka to punish blasphemy and target minorities
In 'Pandemic India', David Arnold offers a reflective study of Covid, cholera, plague, the Spanish flu and other historical mass contagions, from the time of the British Raj to the Modi government