Why the movement against Rampal plant in Bangladesh failed
Five years after a people’s movement to stop a power plant near the Sundarban, Sheikh Hasina’s Awami League government has pushed the project through. Why did this movement fail where others in Bangladesh have succeeded?
Anupam Debashis Roy | Feb 24, 2023
What the Sundarban tells us
Interview with Megnaa Mehtta on the Sundarban after Cyclone Amphan.
The Editors | Jun 11, 2020
Southasiasphere: Issue #6
Digital divide in online classes, long-term impact of Cyclone Amphan, and more.
The Editors | May 29, 2020
Why the Sundarban oil spill was a disaster waiting to happen.
Lalon Sander and Naushad Ali Husein | Jul 21, 2015
Mangrove and Mud
Afsan Chowdhury | May 01, 2000
How the IMF bailout is changing Sri Lanka’s foreign policy
The recent IMF bailout package has significantly shifted Sri Lanka’s foreign policy with major players such as China, India and the United States, though such shifts do not seem to bode well for its people
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