Cheryl Colopy

Cheryl Colopy is a Fulbright scholar and former public radio reporter. She is the author of Dirty, Sacred Rivers, an exploration of the looming catastrophes in the Ganges river basin.

Regulator and regulated breaching the law in Odisha

The aftermath of an industrial accident at a Vedanta coal power plant.

Feb 01, 2019

Latest Articles

Notes from a ‘hybrid regime’

Reflections on authoritarianism in today's Pakistan.

The global branding of caste

Isabel Wilkerson’s recent book fails to unpack caste, but hints at potential for new solidarities.

Swear not by the moon

The contentious politics of lunar sighting in Pakistan.

The storyteller of Kovilpatti

On Ki Rajanarayanan, the father of Karisal literature.