Nepal’s biometric future
The country's new biometric identification system threatens to deepen exclusion.
Abha Lal | Aug 12, 2022
On non-political Assamese
How two civil-society groups have defined politics in Assam.
Suraj Gogoi | Apr 13, 2022
Bordered by violence
On borders and maps as concrete sites of state violence.
Sohel Sarkar | Jul 20, 2021
Nepal’s citizenship battles
On the systemic discrimination against women in Nepal’s citizenship laws.
Abha Lal | Nov 17, 2020
Redefining citizenship in Pakistan
The PTM movement envisions an alternate relationship between citizen and state.
Hurmat Ali Shah | Apr 28, 2020
The NRC’s spillover effect
Neighbouring states in the Northeast follow in the footsteps of Assam.
Suraj Gogoi and Rohini Sen | Oct 14, 2019
Dubai’s ‘in-between’ Southasians
Neha Vora examines the past and present of Indians living in Dubai and grapples with issues related to their identity and belonging.
Tristan Bruslé | Mar 02, 2014
Waiting for the king
Bhutan recently held its second round of general elections. Is the government in Thimphu serious about extending full citizenship to the Lhotshampas who remain in the country?
Aletta André | Oct 28, 2013
Sunita Akoijam | Aug 01, 2011
Reviews of the latest books from and on Southasia
The Editors | Sep 08, 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