The country’s healthcare system is burdened by aliments old and new.
Daniel Bosley | Apr 30, 2016
Confronting death: Doctors on mortality
Three fine minds from within the medical profession assess mortality and the meaning of life.
Siddharth Mallavarapu | Apr 27, 2016
The many complexities of polio vaccination in Pakistan.
Sarah Eleazar | Apr 20, 2016
Trials and tribulations
Ethics of clinical trials and vaccine research in India.
Sandhya Srinivasan | Apr 17, 2016
Between mortality and moksh
An exhibition on medicine and healing highlights Indian attitudes towards health.
Phalguni Desai | Apr 15, 2016
How one doctor’s hunger strike sparked medical education reform in Nepal
Shubhanga Pandey | Apr 12, 2016
The silent superbug
Totally drug resistant TB is the lethal superbug that could haunt India’s future.
Sona Geworgjan and Cristina Valencia | Apr 11, 2016
Debleena Tripathi | Apr 08, 2016
The right to die
Flavia Agnes | Apr 08, 2016
The death of a mother
For women to safely give birth in rural areas in India, community monitoring is essential.
Jessica Mayberry and Madhura Chakraborty | Apr 08, 2016
Love in the time of development
Pankaj Sekhsaria’s new novel about the Andaman islands turns real life into compelling prose.
Madhusree Mukerjee | Apr 06, 2016
Majoritarianism in Manipur
The government of Manipur needs to rethink its policy towards its tribal minorities.
Roluahpuia | Apr 04, 2016
Cut and open
The different avatars of surgical births across India.
Ayesha Minhaz | Apr 03, 2016
Doctoring the evidence
Rajan Hoole | Apr 03, 2016
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