Pandemics have always revealed the weakness of the Indian state
In 'Pandemic India', David Arnold offers a reflective study of Covid, cholera, plague, the Spanish flu and other historical mass contagions, from the time of the British Raj to the Modi government
Pratinav Anil | Feb 03, 2023
Memories of Galwan Valley
Recent India-China skirmishes in the Ladakhi valley revive conversation on how borders and their memories are constructed.
Shaheen Ahmed | Aug 19, 2020
The idea of Kolkata
Why author Kushanava Choudhury believes his book is about the present, the Kolkata that is lived in.
Chhetria Patrakar | Jan 28, 2018
Out of Goa
Selma Carvalho | Dec 01, 2010
Painting the Madonna brown
The groundbreaking artistic work of Angelo da Fonseca is almost forgotten.
Savia Viegas | Aug 01, 2010
A right royal tour
Richard Boyle | Jun 01, 2009
The shape of history
A comprehensive tome on the rise and fall of empires.
Prasenjit Chowdhury | Mar 12, 2009
The beguiling safety of chauvinism
C K Lal | Mar 12, 2009
Canadian-Tamil comedian Sunthar V navigates queerness and Tamil identity
Sunthar V, founder of the Tamil Comedy Club in central London, attempts to push social boundaries with his comedy in Chennai
Is an Adani port devastating Kerala’s coast?
Activists say coastal communities and marine life around Kerala’s Vizhinjam Port are paying a heavy price for the Adani Group project
Delhi’s longest-running play reflects the changing city
The shape-shifting ‘Ghalib in New Delhi’ captures 26 years of sociopolitical change in Delhi and beyond
Imran Khan’s attempted arrest, UN appeal for Afghanistan aid, a graphic novel on Naga repatriation and more
March - Updates and analysis from around the region