Shock and awe
The many lives of Malayalam magical realism.
Deepa Bhasthi | Jun 28, 2021
A short story about a Pakistani immigrant in the UK.
Safia Siddiqi | Jan 07, 2015
How the Bangladeshi community has come to shape local politics in Tower Hamlets.
Ashraf Hoque | Dec 28, 2014
65 years and counting
India-Pakistan visa relaxation for ‘Midnight’s Children’ may be too little too late.
Neelkamal Puri | Nov 12, 2012
History of the desi umbilical
In the early 19th century, the Southasian diasporas remained actively engaged with political struggles in their lands of origin. Today this has morphed into an obsession with economic returns.
Vijay Prashad | Dec 01, 2010
Polls ahoy! (INDIA)
The Editors | Dec 01, 2008
Jungle raj tourism vs. the people
In the mountain fastness of Nanda Devi, which gave the Chipko movement to Southasia, the local communities are battling the Uttaranchal authorities to retain benefits from tourists when they arrive - 'ecotourism' or not.
Carey L Biron | May 27, 2006
Valuable social history
Yoginder Sikand | Jul 01, 2001
Lionel Lumb | Dec 01, 1999
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