Redefining the secular mode for India
By Romila Thapar, 17 Jan 2018
India needs to own its historical secularism, rather than reject it as an alien concept, to move the country towards more just governance.
Nuclearism, genocidal mentality and psychic numbing
By Ashis Nandy, 03 Jan 2018
On the psychopathology of the nuclear-arms race.
By Alison Shaw, 01 Jan 2018
Media reports on cousin marriages among British Pakistanis deflect from measured discussions around genetic risks.
The neoliberal aftershock
By Edward Simpson and Michele Serafini, 28 Nov 2017
How the 2001 Gujarat earthquake gave a fillip to Narendra Modi’s ‘Gujarat Model’.
The dissident pleasures of pornography
By Shohini Ghosh, 27 Nov 2017
Pornography demands an examination of the contradictions between our sexual lives and yearnings.
Identity illusions, unclassified categories
By Aditya Nigam, 21 Nov 2017
Why has this tension grown between class and identity politics?
Whatever happened to class?
By Vivek Chibber, 21 Nov 2017
The decline of class analysis in Southasian studies has followed the decline of Marxism as an intellectual and political force.
By Roger Bilham, 21 Nov 2017
The science behind earthquakes in the Himalaya.
Myanmar Special Package – Politics, Economy and History
By The Editors, 15 Nov 2017
Roads to riches
By Mari Michener Oye, 15 Nov 2017
With natural resources at the country’s hilly edges and infrastructure spreading from the central plains, Myanmar eyes a federal bargain.