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The hierarchy of higher education

How government intervention in Indian universities has undermined academic freedom.

| Feb 01, 2021

Chronicling Partition with Intizar Husain

A recently translated novel brings a new perspective on Partition to the English-speaking world.

| Mar 17, 2020

Finding lost heritage

Amardeep Singh’s travelogue opens new windows into the Subcontinent’s common heritage.

| Aug 03, 2016

State against society

Travelling through Srinagar during the ‘peaceful’ times in 2016 revealed the cartography of state violence.  

| Aug 01, 2016

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