Rape under trial
What rape trials demonstrate about the failures of Indian law enforcement and criminal justice.
The Editors | Nov 04, 2020
Pandemic or poison?
How epidemics shaped Southasia's legal history.
Mitra Sharafi | Apr 20, 2020
The Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid imbroglio
Dispute, legal journey and the Supreme Court judgement.
Rakesh Shukla | Nov 25, 2019
Who owns India’s media?
We need more studies on media ownership in Southasia.
Chhetria Patrakar | Jun 06, 2019
Journalists on trial
A call to our readers.
SAMDEN and Himal Southasian | Apr 08, 2019
Democracy being off-roaded?
Bangladesh government cracks down on peaceful protests.
Shabnam Nadiya | Aug 23, 2018
The case against anti-terrorism laws
How Sri Lanka’s counterterrorism bill undermines fair application of the law.
The Editors | Jul 23, 2018
Jailed Maruti Suzuki workers continue to fight for bail.
Anumeha Yadav | Mar 27, 2015
Irom Sharmila continues to be persecuted under India’s draconian ‘suicide’ law.
Mukesh Rawat | Mar 06, 2015
Judging the judiciary
India’s Supreme Court in the age of neoliberalism.
Rakesh Shukla | Jan 21, 2015
In Mizoram, a refugee crisis highlights Mizo tribal affinities and hostility
Shared Zo identity has Mizos extending hospitality to Chin and Kuki-Chin refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh. More remarkable is that Chakmas, mistreated by the Mizo majority in Mizoram, have welcomed Kuki-Chin refugees too
The political fallout of violence in Manipur, Bangladesh’s economic crisis, the crackdown on PTI supporters and more
May - Updates and analysis from around the region
In ‘Agra’, a grim portrait of the repressed Indian man
Director Kanu Behl’s Hindi feature film examines the sexual obsession and frustration of men, mental health and the transactional nature of human relationships in a patriarchal society where space is in short supply
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