Finders keepers losers weepers
Jehan Perera | May 31, 2004
Compromise and cohabitation
Aasim Sajjad Akhtar | May 31, 2004
A peek into legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray's life and works.
Partha Chatterjee | May 28, 2004
Divorce and the market economy
Shoma A Chatterji | May 25, 2004
Dialogue between Shia and Sunni
Muhammad Zakir Khan Azmi | May 20, 2004
India, the GM-trashbin
While the world wakes to the human health and environment nuisance of genetically modified crops, India is fast turning into a dustbin for the new technology.
Devinder Sharma | May 10, 2004
A primitive national policy
What might be considered 'primitive' by the enlightened may not be a state of backwardness. Tribal knowledge-systems need not conform to 'mainstream' development notions.
Sudhirendar Sharma | May 10, 2004
CBD: The unmaking of a treaty
A convention whose formulation brought together developing countries as a unified bloc now faces the unfortunate proposition of disjointed Southern representation.
S Faizi | May 09, 2004
The Dam and the Tribal
Subir Bhaumik | May 08, 2004
‘Monolith India’ and the vote bank
Democracy has sharpened the popular diversity by transforming the masses into vote banks.
Syed Ali Mujtaba | May 07, 2004
The theological ‘other’
'Hindus' and 'Muslims' may not exactly be the distinct monolithic identities, as is made out in political rhetoric. The Hindus and Muslims of South India are a case in point.
Yoginder Sikand | May 06, 2004
Kashmiriyat and Islam
The conflict in Kashmir may be projected as the 'militant Islamic' assault on the state. But the origins of Kashmiriyat were never built on inter-religious antagonism.
Yoginder Sikand | May 05, 2004
The empire of reckless depoliticisation
C K Lal | May 03, 2004
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