Alina Gufran is a fiction writer and poet who writes about urban alienation and female identity. Based out of Mumbai, she is an alumna of the 2019 Dum Pukht Writing Workshop and her work has appeared in The Bombay Review, The Bangalore Review, The Swaddle, Livewire, Sister-hood magazine and Literary Yard amongst others.
Forced migration, “development” pressures, political neglect and the climate crisis have assailed the Maldives’ less-populous atolls, eroding the country’s identity and driving thousands to the capital
Rampant ethnic chauvinism of the kind that has shattered Manipur’s civil society is ingrained in communities across the Northeast
In ‘Sovereigns of the Sea’, the histories of Omani sultans in the age of empire speak to the interconnectedness of Southasia, West Asia and East Africa
G20 summit in Delhi, new allegations on the Easter Sunday bombings, the return of Nawaz Sharif and more
September 2023 - Updates and analysis from around the region