The crisis in Bangladeshi democracy
Podcast interview with activist Khushi Kabir on what the results of the 2018 polls mean for Bangladesh.
The Editors | Jan 17, 2019
Words and warriors
Nepali women slam poets write on their lives and times.
Puja Sen | Sep 26, 2016
On the first feminist science fiction in the Subcontinent.
Laxmi Murthy | Jul 19, 2015
Visions of solidarity
A critical examination of literature that points to the possibilities of social and political change.
Ahilan Kadirgamar | Mar 15, 2015
The feminist and the sex worker
Despite decades of tension between feminists and sex workers, it is finally becoming clear that the former has much to learn from the latter.
Srilatha Batliwala | Aug 15, 2010
Reviews of the latest books from and on Southasia
The Editors | Dec 01, 2008
In Mizoram, a refugee crisis highlights Mizo tribal affinities and hostility
Shared Zo identity has Mizos extending hospitality to Chin and Kuki-Chin refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh. More remarkable is that Chakmas, mistreated by the Mizo majority in Mizoram, have welcomed Kuki-Chin refugees too
The political fallout of violence in Manipur, Bangladesh’s economic crisis, the crackdown on PTI supporters and more
May - Updates and analysis from around the region
In ‘Agra’, a grim portrait of the repressed Indian man
Director Kanu Behl’s Hindi feature film examines the sexual obsession and frustration of men, mental health and the transactional nature of human relationships in a patriarchal society where space is in short supply
When neoliberalism came to the Indian farm
With a focus on agricultural policy since the 1990s, 'Distress in the Fields' demonstrates how neoliberal interventions sowed the seeds of the crisis faced by farmers today