A Rohingya photographer’s dispatch on food-aid cuts in the refugee camps
The reduction in World Food Program rations for Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, is exacerbating their immense suffering. Food insecurity and malnutrition, already acute, are worsening.
Sahat Zia Hero | Apr 28, 2023
The cotton candy man
A short story.
Shraya Singh | Dec 20, 2022
From pleasure to protest
On how food helps us connect, exhibit power and protest.
Vidya Balachander | Dec 07, 2020
Who doesn’t put ghee in their khichuri?
On food and representation, online and offline.
Debolina Dey | Sep 11, 2020
At the Indian Coffee House
On the Indian Coffee House and the 16th-century Sufi saint who introduced the beans to the Subcontinent.
Nandita Haksar | Feb 05, 2019
Southasian aid regimes
It is too often forgotten that aid giving is a political project.
Nilanjana Biswas | Dec 17, 2013
Seeding the future
The use of modern seeds stands to erode the genetic diversity of local seed varieties in Nepal
Smriti Mallapaty | Jul 15, 2013
An etymological and gustatory exploration.
Anita Roy | Apr 25, 2013
A new translation of Manik Bandopadhyay's ‘Namuna’ by Madhusree Mukerjee.
Manik Bandopadhyay | Apr 25, 2013
Eat, drink, write
A food writer dishes on the ins and outs of her profession.
Suman Bolar | Apr 23, 2013
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
“I write with the same hands that carried shit”: Reading Pandiyakannan’s ‘Salavaan’
The Tamil writer Pandiyakannan, the first novelist from the Kuravar community, offers an intimate portrait of the lives of manual scavengers
Federalism is the most significant ideological divide in Nepali politics
Amid the the “‘de-ideologisation”’ of Nepali politics, the most consequential differences are on the system of provincial government. Three emergent parties throw the divisions into sharp relief.
Pakistan’s politics continues to dictate its economic crisis
The standoff over elections in Punjab between the PML-N’s ruling coalition and Imran Khan’s PTI has intensified Pakistan’s multidimensional crisis, and may lead to sovereign default