Pamela Philipose

Pamela Philipose is a senior journalist who has recently authored Media’s Shifting Terrain: Five Years that Transformed the Way India Communicates (Orient BlackSwan).

Militarisation and the media

How the Modi government imposed its will on Jammu & Kashmir.

Aug 16, 2019

The People of Tuticorin versus Sterlite Copper

How the anti-Sterlite struggle is finding strength in numbers.

Jun 29, 2018

Everybody loves a good earthquake

Or how a natural disaster in the neighbourhood is just what belligerent foreign policy needs.

Jul 12, 2015

Latest Articles

Pandemics have always revealed the weakness of the Indian state

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

Bangladesh’s BNP fights to make a political comeback

With massive anti-government rallies by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party and their repression by the ruling Awami League-led government, battle lines are being drawn for the next general election

How a unique language survives in Kashmir’s tiny Burusho community

Despite being a small population, the Burusho community has been able to preserve their language through intergenerational communication and by prioritising their mother tongue over other languages in Kashmir

Pakistan needs to go beyond the 18th amendment to end the military’s role in politics

Reviving the 2010 reform process can be key to resolving Pakistan’s continued crises, but the reforms need to also target the military's massive business empire