Commentary

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

The ‘note’ economy

A brief history of English-literature exams in contemporary India.

| Aug 03, 2020

Re-centring the fold

A tongue-in-cheek exploration of fashion magazines in India.

Do Black lives matter to Southasians?

An account of Black-Southasian relations in modern history.

| Jul 04, 2020

The good Indian American

A critique of Indian American representation in contemporary American television.

| Jun 24, 2020

Braving it all

For women in Kashmir, journalism is a life-long struggle.

| Jun 05, 2020

Style and the city

Two writers explore the politics of fashion in Bombay and Delhi.

A death in the family

A family’s loss, Nepal's weak public healthcare, and the stigma of COVID-19.

| May 20, 2020

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Charting new territories

A recent anthropological volume on Jammu & Kashmir makes important new contributions to scholarship on the region.

Who doesn’t put ghee in their khichuri?

On food and representation, online and offline.

The disconnect on Digital Pakistan

In Pakistan, the government invests in its digital presence while stifling dissent.