No Thought For Women
The Editors | Dec 17, 2009
conference: Speaking Truth to Power
The Editors | Dec 07, 2009
Tidbits of the region’s media
Chhetria Patrakar | Dec 01, 2009
The Allure of Walls
C K Lal | Dec 01, 2009
Bulletin from the battlefield
Paromita Vohra | Dec 01, 2009
Path to Salvation?
Even as the Pakistan Army goes on an all-out offensive against home-grown militants, the insurgents themselves have stepped up their attacks on the Pakistani public.
Iqbal Khattak | Dec 01, 2009
Round-up of regional news
‘And every tree that has fruit’
Majuli Going Under
A culturally unique island is crumbling against the force of the mighty Brahmaputra.
Rimli Borooah | Dec 01, 2009
Finding Srinagar’s geography of peace
The summer capital is undergoing a massive physical makeover. But its spirit remains troubled.
Riyaz Wani | Dec 01, 2009
Two Very Different Processes
Lessons from Sri Lanka and Aceh, Indonesia, five years after the tsunami.
Darini Rajasingham Senanayake | Dec 01, 2009
Is it over?
Afghanistan's elections went on and on, but offered more questions than answers.
Aunohita Mojumdar | Dec 01, 2009
From criminal savage to habitual offender
The work of attaining justice for India’s denotified tribes goes on.
Ipshita Sengupta | Dec 01, 2009
Deoband’s battle for survival and relevance
Given new security restrictions and internal obduracy, one of the region’s most important schools of Islam stands at a crossroads.
Luv Puri | Dec 01, 2009
Laxmi Murthy | Dec 01, 2009
Polo on the Coromandel
Seven centuries have passed since Marco Polo opened Western eyes to the Subcontinent, yet his account continues to resonate.
Namit Arora | Dec 01, 2009
Between invisible friends
Bangladeshis thrive in and work against the ‘grey area’ of subtle acceptance of un-discussed alternative sexualities.
Delwar Hussain | Dec 01, 2009
Animal in Bhopal
Indra Sinha | Dec 01, 2009
The big ‘C’ (Afghanistan)
Beyond violence (India)
Sathyu Sarangi | Dec 01, 2009
The new relationship(s)
The increasing intimacy between Kathmandu and Beijing highlights Nepal’s hope to ease its longstanding dependency on India – but it is also squeezing the country’s already vulnerable Tibetan community.
Carey L Biron and Thierry Dodin | Dec 01, 2009
The specious ‘corporate veil’
Setting aside the visual repulsion, the macabre excess and the gluttony for slaughter, Rabi Thapa investigates the logistical details involved in managing the 2009 Gadhimai Mela.
Rabi Thapa | Dec 01, 2009
Toxic clouds of 1984
The goddess beckons
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