A new border in the old republic
The class and caste-based contradictions within India’s farmers’ protest.
Aditya Bahl | Apr 28, 2021
The cost of conscience
Megha Majumdar’s novel depicts a world where progress requires bigotry.
Atul Bhattarai | Nov 10, 2020
A waste of lives
The scramble for jade in Myanmar's Kachin State.
Edith Mirante | Aug 13, 2019
Who owns India’s media?
We need more studies on media ownership in Southasia.
Chhetria Patrakar | Jun 06, 2019
Whatever happened to class?
The decline of class analysis in Southasian studies has followed the decline of Marxism as an intellectual and political force.
Vivek Chibber | Nov 21, 2017
A recent book explores the systemic rot that holds India to ransom.
Mitu Varma | Feb 28, 2017
Bullies in Armani suits
The strategic use of the law threatens investigative journalism.
Lawrence Liang | Jun 23, 2014
‘Development’ at uncommon cost
The book makes a devastating critique of the ‘growth at any cost paradigm’.
Nagraj Adve | Nov 12, 2012
The international climate discussion will go nowhere until class and capitalism are understood as central.
Nagraj Adve | Oct 01, 2009
Lifting the bamboo curtain
The Editors | May 01, 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