Shootings in Kabul
The many obstacles of videography in an Afghan wedding hall.
Taran N Khan | Dec 31, 2015
The wedding march
For many employed in wedding bands in Nepal, the job is a quiet resignation to the lack of opportunities.
Paavan Mathema | Dec 30, 2015
On how to be a woman
How the missing sindoor in my hair provoked unwelcome attention from a complete stranger
Jyoti Singh | Dec 29, 2015
An unjust war
‘Love Jihad’ and honour killings are strategies to quell challenges to caste, class and gender conventions.
Neha Dixit | Dec 27, 2015
The Marriage Issue: Loves, Laws, Lusts
The Editors | Dec 23, 2015
Where will all the young queers go?
Despite legal reforms, Nepal’s societal mores continue to constrain daily lives and freedoms of sexual and gender minorities.
Danny Coyle | Dec 23, 2015
The importance of being honest
BOOK EXTRACT: A gay man comes out to his father in 1980s India.
Siddharth Dube | Dec 23, 2015
Far from truth
On the policing of sexuality of migrant workers’ wives in Nepal.
Weena Pun | Dec 23, 2015
No going back
India’s first gay memoir shows how guarded gay people have to be, and how terribly isolated this makes them.
Aditi Angiras | Dec 22, 2015
The battle of Kikrüma
How a single Naga village took on the British Empire
Jelle J P Wouters | Dec 15, 2015
Mourning, memory and resistance in Pakistan
A tribute to Sabeen Mahmud.
Nosheen Ali | Dec 13, 2015
In the shadow of Shanta’s absence
A conversation with filmmakers in Kathmandu
Taran N Khan | Dec 11, 2015
A play with the third
Voyeurs, partners and shadow presences in Indian narratives of marriage.
Lora Tomas | Dec 10, 2015
Dust to dust in Goa
How mining in Goa has destroyed the environment and community life.
Sunalini Kumar | Dec 09, 2015
A photo essay documenting Delhi's LGBTQ lives.
Sunil Gupta | Dec 06, 2015
Common code, uncommon challenges
Does the debate on the Uniform Civil Code in India uphold a majoritarian value system?
Flavia Agnes | Dec 05, 2015
Section 377, or India’s anti-sodomy law, as Shakespearean comedy.
Danish Sheikh | Dec 01, 2015
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
“I write with the same hands that carried shit”: Reading Pandiyakannan’s ‘Salavaan’
The Tamil writer Pandiyakannan, the first novelist from the Kuravar community, offers an intimate portrait of the lives of manual scavengers
Federalism is the most significant ideological divide in Nepali politics
Amid the the “‘de-ideologisation”’ of Nepali politics, the most consequential differences are on the system of provincial government. Three emergent parties throw the divisions into sharp relief.
Pakistan’s politics continues to dictate its economic crisis
The standoff over elections in Punjab between the PML-N’s ruling coalition and Imran Khan’s PTI has intensified Pakistan’s multidimensional crisis, and may lead to sovereign default