Shahidul Alam: Lessons in unlearning
The eye that challenged the status quo.
Alisha Sett | Oct 12, 2018
The making and unmaking of a star
On the life and times of Qandeel Baloch, Pakistan’s first social-media celebrity.
Laxmi Murthy | Jul 26, 2018
Adventures of a wildlife biologist
Why were lion-tailed monkeys the object of hatred among planners in Tamil Nadu and Kerala?
Rauf Ali | Jul 19, 2018
A conversation with Asma Jahangir
From our archives, when the human-rights activist spoke to author Ritu Menon.
Ritu Menon | Feb 11, 2018
Rewriting the Empire: an interview with Shrabani Basu
Journalist and historian Shrabani Basu talks about filling the gaps in the history of colonial India's relationship with Britain.
Chhetria Patrakar | Jan 27, 2018
A world of new solidarity
Harsh Mander on why we should raise our voice against injustice.
Beena Sarwar | Jun 10, 2016
Art beyond boundaries
A conversation with Pakistani artist Faiza Butt
Nauman Khalid | Jan 27, 2016
The tomb of Sha-Za-Fa
BOOK EXTRACT: A writer in search of Bahadur Shah Zafar’s tomb in Burma.
Salil Tripathi | Dec 24, 2015
The importance of being honest
BOOK EXTRACT: A gay man comes out to his father in 1980s India.
Siddharth Dube | Dec 23, 2015
Mourning, memory and resistance in Pakistan
A tribute to Sabeen Mahmud.
Nosheen Ali | Dec 13, 2015
Imran Khan’s attempted arrest, UN appeal for Afghanistan aid, a graphic novel on Naga repatriation and more
March - Updates and analysis from around the region
A disappeared Maldivian journalist’s family still waits for closure
Eight years after he vanished, and despite an official report pointing to his abduction and murder, Ahmed Rilwan is yet to be declared dead, and powerful officials allegedly linked to the killers evade justice
Punjab’s battles over Bhagat Singh
Controversies over the anti-colonial revolutionary expose Punjab’s political fissures, with the farmers’ protest movement, Communists, Khalistanis, the AAP and other parties all having staked their own claims
Tehreek-i-Taliban is making its way back in Pakistan
Tehreek-i-Taliban’s resurgence reveals the failure of the Pakistan government’s anti-terror policy and its ambivalent, contradictory relationship with Islamist militant groups