Analysis

Keeping journalism alive in Kashmir

Journalists in Kashmir have done remarkable work from the ground, despite government curbs and local media’s limitations.

| Jan 16, 2020

The Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid imbroglio

Dispute, legal journey and the Supreme Court judgement.

| Nov 25, 2019

Nuclear dangers of the naval kind

Southasia needs to pay attention to the increased risk of a nuclearised ocean.

The NRC’s spillover effect

Neighbouring states in the Northeast follow in the footsteps of Assam.

A waste of lives

The scramble for jade in Myanmar's Kachin State.

| Aug 13, 2019

Reading the Star of Islam

The story of a Ceylonese press on the cusp of World War II.

| Jul 17, 2019

The long history of criminalising Hijras

The persecution of Hijras in India goes beyond the infamous Section 377.

| Jul 02, 2019

Echoes of Pakistan in Indian polls

Frenzied use of communal card signals the weakening of democracy.

| May 06, 2019

Sri Lanka: Back on the brink

Easter Sunday bombings could create new fissures.

| Apr 26, 2019

Afghanistan after America

US-Taliban deal could end war, but jettison hard-won rights.

| Mar 28, 2019

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