Violence frame by frame
A new documentary looks at the build-up to the Muzaffarnagar riots and the aftermath.
Taran N Khan | Jul 01, 2015
A profitable education
While India’s new Right to Education Act seeks to bring free and compulsory education for all children, it seems to short-change them through an unrealistic vision of the private sector’s involvement.
Sadhna Saxena | Jun 01, 2010
Buddha minus god
Alok K Bohara | May 01, 2010
Stop and think (India)
The Editors | Jan 01, 2010
The art of overt aggrandisement
Garga Chatterjee | Aug 10, 2009
UP badland ballad
Uma Mahadevan Dasgupta | Sep 01, 2006
Looking to the shadows
India’s unorganised labour has always played a critical part in the economy, but the only time New Delhi has paid attention has been to pass largely employer-friendly legislation. Two important draft bills are currently being …
Rajashri | Aug 01, 2006
Jungle raj tourism vs. the people
In the mountain fastness of Nanda Devi, which gave the Chipko movement to Southasia, the local communities are battling the Uttaranchal authorities to retain benefits from tourists when they arrive - 'ecotourism' or not.
Carey L Biron | May 27, 2006
Between the grains: Purvanchal circumstances
Shikha Trivedi | May 27, 2006
‘Monolith India’ and the vote bank
Democracy has sharpened the popular diversity by transforming the masses into vote banks.
Syed Ali Mujtaba | May 07, 2004
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