South Asian

The fly

A short story

| Aug 05, 2016

Wedding Reels

How wedding videos have morphed over the years in urban India

| Feb 05, 2016

History and the birangona

The ethics of representing narratives of sexual violence of the 1971 Bangladesh war.

| Nov 09, 2015

Bangali bideshe

A West Bengali’s perspective of the Bangladeshi diaspora.

| Oct 19, 2015

The diamond ring

FICTION: A chance outcome for love.

| Sep 20, 2015

The clamour for land in Assam

As land scarcity increases in Assam, government mismanagement and class tensions are manifesting themselves in dangerous ways.

| May 05, 2014

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