India

Nuclear dangers of the naval kind

Southasia needs to pay attention to the increased risk of a nuclearised ocean.

As normal as it gets

A Kashmiri family tries to talk.

| Oct 17, 2019

From ‘Mother India’ to ‘Mission Mangal’

Homegrown technologies at the service of Indian nationalism in Hindi cinema.

| Sep 18, 2019

Counting elephants

A short story.

| Aug 30, 2019

Matchsticks

A short story.

| Aug 19, 2019

Militarisation and the media

How the Modi government imposed its will on Jammu & Kashmir.

| Aug 16, 2019

Young rebellions

A new book chronicles the recent wave of youth movements in India against ascendant Hindutva and neoliberalism.

| Jul 22, 2019

Ad-freeze zone

The Modi government has reportedly been cutting ads to major newspapers.

| Jul 09, 2019

How hate works

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

| Jul 05, 2019

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