The cost of conscience
Megha Majumdar’s novel depicts a world where progress requires bigotry.
Atul Bhattarai | Nov 10, 2020
IMF, World Bank and COVID-19
How have global financial institutions responded to the economic crisis triggered by the viral outbreak?
The Editors | Apr 30, 2020
State of disunion
International support for trade unionism in Bangladesh must proceed after separating the wheat from the chaff.
Colin Long | Sep 16, 2015
The neoliberal aftershock
How the 2001 Gujarat earthquake gave a fillip to Narendra Modi’s ‘Gujarat Model’.
Edward Simpson and Michele Serafini | Jul 28, 2015
The ‘growth story’
The push for Diaspora Direct Investment needs to be understood as an extension of the economic logic of our times.
Latha Varadarajan | Jan 08, 2015
Global capital, local labour
The Indian government’s push for so-called labour reforms will take aim at provisions that safeguard worker rights.
Kinjal Sampat | Nov 21, 2014
Excavating Burma’s rich intellectual past, carefully preserved by private collectors, can contribute to the ongoing debate on the country’s controversial march towards neoliberalism.
Geoﬀ Myint | Jan 14, 2014
To live free
A new book exposes the myths behind India's 'growth miracle', and looks for ways out of the ecological and social devastation of the current neoliberal model.
Madhusree Mukerjee | Jan 22, 2013
Diabolic designs and demonic actions
Subash Gatade’s books uncover the correlations between resurgent Hindutva and the ascendance of neoliberalism.
Anand Teltumbde | Jan 15, 2013
Canadian-Tamil comedian Sunthar V navigates queerness and Tamil identity
Sunthar V, founder of the Tamil Comedy Club in central London, attempts to push social boundaries with his comedy in Chennai
Is an Adani port devastating Kerala’s coast?
Activists say coastal communities and marine life around Kerala’s Vizhinjam Port are paying a heavy price for the Adani Group project
Delhi’s longest-running play reflects the changing city
The shape-shifting ‘Ghalib in New Delhi’ captures 26 years of sociopolitical change in Delhi and beyond
Imran Khan’s attempted arrest, UN appeal for Afghanistan aid, a graphic novel on Naga repatriation and more
March - Updates and analysis from around the region