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Food for train journeys

Arunava Sinha’s collection of translated Bengali short stories offers a quirky mix of the expected and the unknown.

| Jul 27, 2016

Amaltas–Monsoon and other poems

Two poems and two translations.

| Jun 30, 2016

Roads to riches

With natural resources at the country’s hilly edges and infrastructure spreading from the central plains, Myanmar eyes a federal bargain.

| Jun 10, 2016

Before Democracy

Images of a country under the junta

| Jun 01, 2016

Natural Event, Manmade Distaster

The earthquake and the aftermath

| Feb 16, 2016

On taste

An etymological and gustatory exploration.

| Apr 15, 2013

People of a Southasian past

A colonial experiment in ethnographic photography offers a rare glimpse into Southasia’s communities circa the 19th century

| Jan 21, 2013

Tribe

Does Vijay Prashad’s Uncle Swami do justice to the US ‘desi’ identity?

| Jan 15, 2013

Delhi – Yangon – Delhi

A trip across borders geographical, political and cultural unravels the complex histories between India, Myanmar and their peoples

| Jan 15, 2013

India (for Safdar Hashmi)

Mimicking Allen Ginsberg’s ‘America’, a poet’s scathing critique of the Indian nationalist project

| Jan 14, 2013

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