Punjab

The long history of criminalising Hijras

The persecution of Hijras in India goes beyond the infamous Section 377.

| Jul 02, 2019

The life and times of a British journal of Islam

How ‘Islamic Review’ became one of the most prominent journals of Islamic thought in the West.

| Mar 18, 2019

Finding lost heritage

Amardeep Singh’s travelogue opens new windows into the Subcontinent’s common heritage.

| Aug 03, 2016

Fire and the federation

Despite persistent tensions, Pakistan’s ethnic groups have developed enough stakes in the country to prevent it from splintering.

| Jun 01, 2010

Waiting for spring

The emergence of a Dalit identity in Punjab is a recent development, spurred in part by the failure of Sikhism to abandon caste discrimination.

| Apr 01, 2010

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