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
The price of immunity
Cost comparisons of COVID-19 vaccines across the region.
The Editors | Jul 22, 2021
Getting the jab done
A crossborder discussion on COVID-19 vaccinations in Southasia.
The Editors | May 07, 2021
Tracking Southasia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout
How have COVID-19 vaccinations progressed in the region?
The Editors | Mar 09, 2021
Elections in Myanmar, opposition rallies in Pakistan, COVID-19 vaccines in Southasia
Southasiasphere podcast episode 03: Updates and analysis from around the region.
The Editors | Nov 06, 2020
Caste on the streets
Dhaka’s street cleaners, many of them Dalits, faced a grim future even before the pandemic.
Shah Tazrian Ashrafi | Jul 21, 2020
Doctors without armour
Working without protective gear during the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers in Pakistan say they are on a suicide mission.
Zuha Siddiqui | Mar 30, 2020
‘A picture of malicious intention’
On the Chinese embassy’s undiplomatic letter to a Nepali newspaper.
Chhetria Patrakar | Feb 19, 2020
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