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Reading Kashmir

As India revokes two key constitutional provisions on Jammu and Kashmir, a selection of articles on the region.

| Aug 09, 2019

The myth of the Assamese Bangladeshi

What's behind the unrelenting myth that Assam is overrun by Bangladeshi migrants?

| Jul 31, 2018

People of a Southasian past

A colonial experiment in ethnographic photography offers a rare glimpse into Southasia’s communities circa the 19th century.

| May 10, 2017

Domestic flights

Risks and opportunities for women migrant labourers from Nepal.

| Mar 23, 2017

A tale of two mosques

Recent anniversaries have marked the demolition of two mosques, one very well known, and the other, much less so.

| Dec 06, 2016

Dukha during the world war

Letters from the battlefield, intercepted and filed away by wartime censors, provide a window into the pain of the Gurkha.

| Dec 06, 2016

The Narmada parikrama

The Holy Narmada Parikrama pilgrimage is challenged not only by the development works and Narmada dam but also by the sadhus who are meant to protect it.

| Oct 15, 2016

The madrassa and the state of Pakistan

Religion, poverty and the potential for violence in Pakistan.

| Oct 13, 2016

The logic of Ramdev

The guru-politico comes with an idiom that the powerbrokers of New Delhi fail to understand, but which could yet change the contours of politics.

| Oct 08, 2016

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