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The People of Tuticorin versus Sterlite Copper

How the anti-Sterlite struggle is finding strength in numbers.

| Jun 29, 2018

False nuclear hope

Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant is not a good way to meet its energy needs.

| Aug 14, 2016

Natural Event, Manmade Distaster

The earthquake and the aftermath

| Feb 16, 2016

Shelter from the storm

Cyclone preparedness in Bangladesh isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

| Sep 03, 2015

A Himalayan warning

The government has not heeded the lessons from the 2013 Uttarakhand floods.

| Aug 31, 2015

An art experiment in Gorkha

Prioritising arts education in times of disaster can help people heal.

| Aug 14, 2015

Life in a desert

Tharparkar district in Pakistan suffers from a man-made disaster that stems from government apathy.

| Jul 29, 2015

To another valley

NOTES FROM THE FIELD: Earthquake survivors from the Langtang Valley find shelter at a camp in Kathmandu.

| May 11, 2015

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Notes from a ‘hybrid regime’

Reflections on authoritarianism in today's Pakistan.

The global branding of caste

Isabel Wilkerson’s recent book fails to unpack caste, but hints at potential for new solidarities.

Swear not by the moon

The contentious politics of lunar sighting in Pakistan.

The storyteller of Kovilpatti

On Ki Rajanarayanan, the father of Karisal literature.