Gujarat

How hate works

A new book profiles individuals who participated in the 2002 anti-Muslim Gujarat pogroms.

| Jul 05, 2019

The neoliberal aftershock

How the 2001 Gujarat earthquake gave a fillip to Narendra Modi’s ‘Gujarat Model’.

Gujarat’s ‘Rangoon Wallas’

Historic links between Gujarati Muslim merchants and Burma point to an alternative vision of economic engagement in the region.

| Jun 26, 2014

Partition on the sand

A new book on the people of Banni, a desert region in a corner of Gujarat, examines them as a distinct cultural unit.

| Jun 10, 2014

Seductions of the Neoliberal Nation

Bollywood films present unexpected interpretations of the 2002 Gujarat violence

| Sep 15, 2013

Gujarat after two years of ‘normalcy’

A 2004 critique of the Gujarat carnage remains disturbingly relevant to the reality of the state today

| Jan 15, 2013

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