Thinking with one’s keyboard
Clichéd journalism on Sri Lanka’s political crisis.
Chhetria Patrakar | Nov 01, 2018
Concoction of an anatomy*
A newspaper in India discovers an innovative solution for publishing fake news.
Chhetria Patrakar | Apr 17, 2018
International coverage of anti-Muslim violence in central Sri Lanka left something to be desired.
Chhetria Patrakar | Mar 27, 2018
Neighbours sans reporters
Subcontinent’s two biggest states don’t have a single reporter in each other’s countries.
Chhetria Patrakar | Aug 12, 2015
Bangladesh’s free-speech problem
On the face of intolerance and hostile laws bloggers in the country are still unsafe.
Chhetria Patrakar | Jun 26, 2015
Chhetria Patrakar | Jan 18, 2006
Chhetria Patrakar | Jan 01, 1993
A disappeared Maldivian journalist’s family still waits for closure
Eight years after he vanished, and despite an official report pointing to his abduction and murder, Ahmed Rilwan is yet to be declared dead, and powerful officials allegedly linked to the killers evade justice
Punjab’s battles over Bhagat Singh
Controversies over the anti-colonial revolutionary expose Punjab’s political fissures, with the farmers’ protest movement, Communists, Khalistanis, the AAP and other parties all having staked their own claims
Tehreek-i-Taliban is making its way back in Pakistan
Tehreek-i-Taliban’s resurgence reveals the failure of the Pakistan government’s anti-terror policy and its ambivalent, contradictory relationship with Islamist militant groups
The secrets of ‘All That Breathes’
Shaunak Sen’s Oscar-nominated documentary looks at Muslim brothers caring for kites in Delhi, but also carries a veiled message on religious hatred in Modi’s India