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Why the Teesta matters Why the Teesta matters

By Rupak Bhattacharjee

Effective hydro-diplomacy is essential in correcting troubled India-Bangladesh relations.

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The security metaphysic The security metaphysic

By Manisha Sethi

An account of how the defence and security industry in India is increasingly domesticated by private p...

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The fish market The fish market

By Amlanjyoti Goswami

FICTION: A man goes to the fish market.

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Between free speech and hate speech Between free speech and hate speech

By Maija Liuhto

Understanding the impact of speech, particularly on marginalised groups, in the wake of the Charlie He...

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Condensed in time and space: Sonepur Mela Condensed in time and space: Sonepur Mela

By Abhishek Choudhary

Despite its decline in size and stature over the last decades, the mela represents the desires and dep...

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Thirty-five seconds Thirty-five seconds

By Puja Sen and Shubhanga Pandey

On the media's obsession with the India-Pakistan relationship during the SAARC Summit.

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