Cracked Earth

Regulator and regulated breaching the law in Odisha Regulator and regulated breaching the law in Odisha

By Cheryl Colopy

The aftermath of an industrial accident at a Vedanta coal power plant.

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How hate works How hate works

By Rakesh Shukla

A new book profiles individuals who participated in the 2002 anti-Muslim Gujarat pogroms.

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People & Politics

Letter from Karachi: For a place in the shade Letter from Karachi: For a place in the shade

By Kevin Shi

Shade is increasingly becoming a luxury in Karachi's public spaces.

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Bella Ciao, Namaye Muhajir Bella Ciao, Namaye Muhajir

By Taran N Khan

The Making of a Refugee: Parts 7 and 8 – A series on Afghans in Germany

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Ad-freeze zone Ad-freeze zone

By Chhetria Patrakar

The Modi government has reportedly been cutting ads to major newspapers.

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  • How hate works

    Ravi, 06 July 2019

    An in depth and insightful reading of the book. Addresses the need to engage with the increasing polarization and communal violence . Inspired to pro...

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  • Stranded in Geneva Camp

    Alal O Dulal, 05 July 2019

    For more background, see Dina Siddqi's essay.

    From the 2014 editorial statement: AlalODulal Editorial Board condemns in the strongest terms the vio...

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  • The myth of the Assamese Bangladeshi

    Bishwanath Dutta Choudhury, 01 July 2019

    Excellent piece! Hopefully, some of those madmen who create these waves of heightened suspicion and anarchy for their political gains would read this ...

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