Tunnel to the future
How the Atal Tunnel is reshaping life in Lahaul.
Kesang Thakur and Anu Sabhlok | Oct 28, 2022
Nepal’s biometric future
The country's new biometric identification system threatens to deepen exclusion.
Abha Lal | Aug 12, 2022
Afghanistan: graveyard of development?
On the country’s fraught histories of international development.
The Editors | Aug 31, 2021
Count your climate losses
How recent reports on climate change weigh the economic versus the human cost of the ecological crisis.
The Editors | Jul 30, 2021
#MeToo in Sri Lanka, Myanmar’s jade mines, ‘The Great Indian Kitchen’, and more
Southasiasphere episode 09: Updates and analysis from around the region.
The Editors | Jul 09, 2021
Global poverty: fantasy or reality?
Unpacking the recent Smith and Hickel debate on the evolution of global poverty.
Rishabh Kumar | Jun 25, 2021
Reclaiming space through art
How a group from Colombo resists gentrification through art, archiving and activism.
Amalini de Sayrah | Mar 16, 2021
Do political cabals and business cartels explain the woes of Nepali economy?
Sovit Subedi | Feb 22, 2021
In sickness and in health
How border regions can be central to building a post-pandemic Southasia.
Nimmi Kurian | Dec 21, 2020
The rise of extremes
Across Southasia, COVID-19 has exacerbated inequality and overshadowed climate change.
The Editors | Dec 04, 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