Astha Savyasachi

Astha Savyasachi is an independent journalist based in Delhi. She reports on human rights violations against women, Dalits and minorities.

Interfaith solidarity in the face of anti-Muslim violence on Ram Navami in India

Multiple Indian states saw organised anti-Muslim violence on the Hindu festival of Ram Navami. In parts of West Bengal, instances of compassion and interfaith solidarity that unfolded in response to the violence.

May 05, 2023

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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

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