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Who doesn’t put ghee in their khichuri?

On food and representation, online and offline.

| Sep 11, 2020

The disconnect on Digital Pakistan

In Pakistan, the government invests in its digital presence while stifling dissent.

| Sep 08, 2020

Playing your cards wrong

On Twitter’s tepid encounter with caste patriarchy.

| Nov 22, 2018

Himal Interviews: Rana Ayyub on the dangers of doing journalism in India

Our Founding Editor Kanak Mani Dixit talks to the Mumbai-based journalist.

| Jul 03, 2018

Whither nuance?

International coverage of anti-Muslim violence in central Sri Lanka left something to be desired.

| Mar 27, 2018

Viral hysteria? Social media and Zika

A dodgy tweet will travel halfway around the world before the truth has got its boots on

| Feb 08, 2016

Southasia’s free speech conundrum

How the misuse of social and mainstream media contribute to misperceptions and violence.

| Feb 09, 2015

Drawing a line: Pakistan’s jihad against the internet

Urooj Zia examines Pakistan’s cascading clamp-down on its citizens’ access to the internet and the worrying precedents it sets

| Jul 25, 2013

Living in public

A queer internet space with a simple goal: safe housing for gay people in India.

| Jul 15, 2013

A and the i-stalk

Runner-up in the Online-istan fiction competition.

| Jul 15, 2013

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