Commentary

Bound by the bindi

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

| Feb 25, 2021

Beyond the boundary

When a pandemic takes grip, even cricket knows when to stop buying its own hype.

| Dec 16, 2020

A brief history of moments indoors

Marginal notes on a collaborative journal of lockdown.

| Dec 12, 2020

From pleasure to protest

On how food helps us connect, exhibit power and protest.

| Dec 07, 2020

The state of suspension

The closure of Amnesty India is a rude reminder of the growing antipathy towards political freedoms and dissenting voices in the country.

| Oct 30, 2020

The costly spectacle of cricket

What COVID-19 reveals about the spectacle of cricket and inequality within the cricket fraternity.

| Oct 13, 2020

The early story of Christianity in Northeast India

Colonial officers, venture capitalists and Baptist missionaries in the Naga highlands.

| Oct 09, 2020

Who doesn’t put ghee in their khichuri?

On food and representation, online and offline.

| Sep 11, 2020

Kashmir and the rise of settler colonialism

The political and economic exploitation of militarily occupied J & K.

| Sep 01, 2020

The long wait for justice

On the chronic failures of criminal justice in Sri Lanka.

| Aug 07, 2020

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