People & Politics
All the presidential men
Sri Lanka's presidential elections in memes.
The Editors | Nov 10, 2019
As normal as it gets
A Kashmiri family tries to talk.
Anonymous | Oct 17, 2019
The NRC’s spillover effect
Neighbouring states in the Northeast follow in the footsteps of Assam.
Suraj Gogoi and Rohini Sen | Oct 14, 2019
Disputed poll, divided government?
Afghan election results will determine the prospect for peace talks.
Noah Coburn | Oct 03, 2019
Quiet and on the edge
A first-time visitor’s observations of present-day Kashmir.
Aritra Bhattacharya | Sep 27, 2019
Kashmir switched off
A ground report from the Valley in the weeks following lockdown.
Basharat Ali Iqbal Sonaullah and Mudasir Amin | Sep 11, 2019
Reframing the Dalit experience
A new photobook on Dalits in Nepal brings out previously unheard voices and unseen visions.
Laxmi Murthy | Aug 22, 2019
In Mizoram, a refugee crisis highlights Mizo tribal affinities and hostility
Shared Zo identity has Mizos extending hospitality to Chin and Kuki-Chin refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh. More remarkable is that Chakmas, mistreated by the Mizo majority in Mizoram, have welcomed Kuki-Chin refugees too
The political fallout of violence in Manipur, Bangladesh’s economic crisis, the crackdown on PTI supporters and more
May - Updates and analysis from around the region
In ‘Agra’, a grim portrait of the repressed Indian man
Director Kanu Behl’s Hindi feature film examines the sexual obsession and frustration of men, mental health and the transactional nature of human relationships in a patriarchal society where space is in short supply
When neoliberalism came to the Indian farm
With a focus on agricultural policy since the 1990s, 'Distress in the Fields' demonstrates how neoliberal interventions sowed the seeds of the crisis faced by farmers today