The impact of Karnataka’s hijab ban
Six students challenging the ban in court have faced intimidation, harassment, and assault.
Avantika Mehta | Oct 18, 2022
Do Black lives matter to Southasians?
An account of Black-Southasian relations in modern history.
Dinyar Patel | Jul 04, 2020
Braving it all
For women in Kashmir, journalism is a life-long struggle.
Safina Nabi | Jun 05, 2020
Of love’s austere and lonely offices
The film Aligarh has ruffled the feathers of conservatives within and outside Aligarh Muslim University.
Samiya Javed | May 26, 2016
The purity question
In conversation with author and activist, Farahnaz Ispahani.
Aditi Bhaduri | Apr 29, 2016
Blackness in brown spaces
Despite historical linkages, Africans in Southasia endure prejudice and institutional discrimination.
Sinthujan Varatharajah | Jul 14, 2015
The row over a cartoon featuring Dalit leader Ambedkar shows a lack of critical thinking in the Indian polity.
Rohini Hensman | May 17, 2012
The stakes of the margin
Akhil Katyal | Sep 08, 2009
Oh Ratnavalli, oh Rodi woman
Richard Boyle | May 01, 2009
Same-sex South Asia
M. V. Ramana | Jul 01, 2003
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