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The road to Khajuraho

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Bound by the bindi

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The subtle art of resistance

Zakariya Mohammed’s ‘Halal Love Story’ tells the story of resistance in the face of an omnipotent authority.

| Feb 19, 2021

Revisiting the past, reimagining a future 

How an art magazine found a place in India’s nation-building narratives.

| Feb 16, 2021

Too keen to withhold?

Why we know so little about the temporary blocking of the Twitter accounts covering farmers’ protests.

| Feb 03, 2021

The hierarchy of higher education

How government intervention in Indian universities has undermined academic freedom.

| Feb 01, 2021

The ‘good-governance’ problem

How India’s top bureaucrats saw the end of the Emergency, and why it’s relevant today.

| Jan 13, 2021

From cholera to coronavirus

How prisons in contemporary India continue to follow the colonial handbook.

| Dec 14, 2020

On the periphery

India’s sex workers were vulnerable even before the pandemic.

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