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The impact of Karnataka’s hijab ban

Six students challenging the ban in court have faced intimidation, harassment, and assault.

| Oct 18, 2022

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

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