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Preserving vernacular architecture in the Himalaya.

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There is something about Parveen

The cultures of fame, shame, and fear in Bollywood’s tryst with mental health.

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The catch-22 of collective fundraising

Recent fundraisers for tuition fees reveals continued caste discrimination in academia.

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The quintessential prey

Care, coexistence and predation in a recent Hindi film on human-animal relations.

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Shock and awe

The many lives of Malayalam magical realism.

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Chipko to climate change

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Celluloid ephemera

Preserving film in transition.

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The crackdown on comedy

In India, it’s not clear who has the last laugh.

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A new border in the old republic

The class and caste-based contradictions within India’s farmers’ protest.

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The myth of Congress socialism

Why Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi were never really on the Left to begin with.

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