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Freeing the fourth estate

In post-Rajapaksa Sri Lanka there is less restriction on the media.

| Sep 20, 2016

Himal Southasian to suspend publication

Himal Southasian will continue to publish till November 2016 and meet all its outstanding obligations before suspension of operations.

| Aug 24, 2016

Great migrant hope

Indian migrant labourers in Jordon and other West Asian countries have little to hope for unless there is considerable labour reform.

| Aug 24, 2016

‘Amma’ and Budhan Theatre

How Mahasweta Devi became a part of a revolution among the denotified and nomadic tribes of India.

| Aug 22, 2016

Purchasing power

An anthology of Indian short fiction explores the dynamics of prostitution.

| Aug 19, 2016

Out of the ordinary

COLUMN: Gurvinder Singh’s Chauthi Koot uses cinema to portray Punjab as it’s rarely seen.

| Aug 17, 2016

Change and dispossession

Lack of data prevents a planned response to climate change in the Karnali river basin.

| Aug 12, 2016

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

Changing the rules

The Supreme Court verdict on the Lodha committee report heralds the most radical shift in cricket administration in India.

| Jul 20, 2016

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