A test for Maldivian democracy

A co-author of the critical Maldivian Democracy Network report reflects on the forced closure of the organisation.

| Jan 23, 2020

Keeping journalism alive in Kashmir

Journalists in Kashmir have done remarkable work from the ground, despite government curbs and local media’s limitations.

| Jan 16, 2020

The unfinished line

Reflections on the Himal Southasian Short Story Competition 2019

| Jan 10, 2020

Is the mob ruling the roost?

JNU violence shows the fringe is at the Centre.

| Jan 07, 2020

Tibet: Impossible yet existent?

A reinvigorated spiritual politics of Tibetan Buddhism could prove to be a way forward.

| Jan 07, 2020

Reading Arendt while India erupts

A young protestor reflects.

| Jan 02, 2020

The frontier economy

Corruption and inequality have remained key features of Myanmar’s post-democratic political economy.

| Dec 04, 2019

The Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid imbroglio

Dispute, legal journey and the Supreme Court judgement.

| Nov 25, 2019

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