Thomas Bell

The nationals and the internationals

Nepal’s earthquake is testing the uncomfortable partnership between the government and international donor agencies.

Aug 19, 2015

Diary of a disastrous campaign

A recently unearthed diary brings a fresh perspective to the lesser-known British foray into what we now call Nepal.

Dec 21, 2012

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Bound by the bindi

Has wearing the bindi been an act of conformity to the Sindhi community?

Development sermons

Do political cabals and business cartels explain the woes of Nepali economy?

The subtle art of resistance

Zakariya Mohammed’s ‘Halal Love Story’ tells the story of resistance in the face of an omnipotent authority.

Revisiting the past, reimagining a future 

How an art magazine found a place in India’s nation-building narratives.