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Do Black lives matter to Southasians?

An account of Black-Southasian relations in modern history.

| Jul 04, 2020

Braving it all

For women in Kashmir, journalism is a life-long struggle.

| 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.

| May 26, 2016

The purity question

In conversation with author and activist, Farahnaz Ispahani.

| Apr 29, 2016

Blackness in brown spaces

Despite historical linkages, Africans in Southasia endure prejudice and institutional discrimination.

| Jul 14, 2015

Drawing conclusions

The row over a cartoon featuring Dalit leader Ambedkar shows a lack of critical thinking in the Indian polity.

| May 17, 2012

Girls in the war

A visit to the hill districts of Dailekh, Kalikot and Jumla in west Nepal in February 2003, three weeks after the declaration of the ceasefire between government and Maoist forces, reveals that the much-touted female …

| Jun 01, 2003

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