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State of emergency

An inside account of the Nepali state’s emergency response to the April earthquake.

| Jul 29, 2015

The neoliberal aftershock

How the 2001 Gujarat earthquake gave a fillip to Narendra Modi’s ‘Gujarat Model’.

The perfect storm and the final famine

Natural disasters have shaped political consensus on development in Bangladesh.

| Jul 24, 2015

Subterranean shifts

The science behind earthquakes in the Himalaya.

| Jul 21, 2015

Oiled sanctuary

Why the Sundarban oil spill was a disaster waiting to happen.

Ladyland revisited

On the first feminist science fiction in the Subcontinent.

| Jul 19, 2015

In search of welfare

In Sri Lanka, disasters and welfare policy shape each other.

| Jul 17, 2015

Before the light

FICTION

| Jul 15, 2015

Surrealist Pakistan

'Hasan Ki Surat-e-Haal' marks an important formal departure from Pakistan’s Urdu literature.

| Jul 15, 2015

Blackness in brown spaces

Despite historical linkages, Africans in Southasia endure prejudice and institutional discrimination.

| Jul 14, 2015

Everybody loves a good earthquake

Or how a natural disaster in the neighbourhood is just what belligerent foreign policy needs.

| Jul 12, 2015

The 13 men from Subalpur

Sonia Faleiro's book on the Birbhum gang rape is riddled with inconsistencies and contradictions.

| Jul 10, 2015

Development as disaster

Tamil Nadu’s coastline is seeing rapid changes that make it more vulnerable.

| Jul 09, 2015

Violence frame by frame

A new documentary looks at the build-up to the Muzaffarnagar riots and the aftermath.

| Jul 01, 2015

Latest Articles

The state of suspension

The closure of Amnesty India is a rude reminder of the growing antipathy towards political freedoms and dissenting voices in the country.

Sustaining the myth of merit

How technical knowledge became the preserve of a ‘meritorious’ upper-caste elite.

From Bin Qasim to Ertugrul

How the Pakistani state has revived the use of historical drama as a political tool.