Between the people and the polis
Southasia’s mega-cities and the urban future.
Nov 25, 2014
The eclipse of feudalism in Pakistan
Rural Pakistan has been transformed over the last half-century, the people are more free; but the old values continue to extract a toll.
Nov 16, 2012
Where will we live?
Arif Hasan speaks on the 'World-Class City' concept, and its repercussions on urban planning for Asian cities.
Oct 18, 2012
In Mizoram, a refugee crisis highlights Mizo tribal affinities and hostility
Shared Zo identity has Mizos extending hospitality to Chin and Kuki-Chin refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh. More remarkable is that Chakmas, mistreated by the Mizo majority in Mizoram, have welcomed Kuki-Chin refugees too
The political fallout of violence in Manipur, Bangladesh’s economic crisis, the crackdown on PTI supporters and more
May - Updates and analysis from around the region
In ‘Agra’, a grim portrait of the repressed Indian man
Director Kanu Behl’s Hindi feature film examines the sexual obsession and frustration of men, mental health and the transactional nature of human relationships in a patriarchal society where space is in short supply
When neoliberalism came to the Indian farm
With a focus on agricultural policy since the 1990s, 'Distress in the Fields' demonstrates how neoliberal interventions sowed the seeds of the crisis faced by farmers today