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The quintessential prey

Care, coexistence and predation in a recent Hindi film on human-animal relations.

| Jul 26, 2021

Shock and awe

The many lives of Malayalam magical realism.

| Jun 28, 2021

A new border in the old republic

The class and caste-based contradictions within India’s farmers’ protest.

| Apr 28, 2021

The hierarchy of higher education

How government intervention in Indian universities has undermined academic freedom.

| Feb 01, 2021

Becoming Kamala Devi Harris

When Brahmin and Black identities converge.

Sustaining the myth of merit

How technical knowledge became the preserve of a ‘meritorious’ upper-caste elite.

| Oct 20, 2020

Who doesn’t put ghee in their khichuri?

On food and representation, online and offline.

| Sep 11, 2020

The caste of Karnatic music

An untold history of mrdangam makers.

| Jul 07, 2020

Reframing the Dalit experience

A new photobook on Dalits in Nepal brings out previously unheard voices and unseen visions.

| Aug 22, 2019

Young rebellions

A new book chronicles the recent wave of youth movements in India against ascendant Hindutva and neoliberalism.

| Jul 22, 2019

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The quintessential prey

Care, coexistence and predation in a recent Hindi film on human-animal relations.

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The caravan of Sanuman

Translated excerpt from Dor Bahadur Bista’s Nepali-language novel ‘Sotala’.