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India Must Look Northeast Before Looking East

For India, the long road to Southeast Asia goes through its own northeast.

A Colossal Blunder

The revocation of the special status for Jammu & Kashmir by the BJP-led Indian government is reckless and dangerous.

Over 200 Poets, Academics, Activists Condemn FIRs Against & Online Trolling of Miyah Poets

Public statement against recent criminal charges filed against Bengal-origin Muslim poets of Assam, and the online harassment that they are being subjected to.

What India Must Focus on in Myanmar

India's foreign policy on Myanmar must be centred on development assistance, trade expansion and bringing accountability on the Rohingya issue.

With Anti-Immigrant Stance, Are We Becoming A ‘Gardening State’?

By expelling the 'unwanted' and the 'ugly', India's ruling party wants to a create and preserve the 'garden' of their imaginations.

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Stranger Than Fiction

Over 200 Poets, Academics, Activists Condemn FIRs Against & Online Trolling of Miyah Poets

Public statement against recent criminal charges filed against Bengal-origin Muslim poets of Assam, and the online harassment that they are being subjected to.

Festering Wounds and Little Closures

The India-Pakistan partition might have been “one of the greatest administrative operations in history” for Lord Mountbatten, but it was a calamitous event for many others.

A Ballad of Bawling Babies

Verses on war and what follows.

The ‘Gay Cure’ Experiments That Were Written out of Scientific History

Robert Heath claimed to have cured homosexuality by implanting electrodes into the pleasure centre of the brain. Robert Colvile reports on one of the great forgotten stories of neuroscience.

Azad and Houda (Part II)

Two refugees in transit find love, warmth and solace in each other.

15 Years Since Saddam Fell: Horrors That Came Next

Fifteen years after the fall of the Iraqi dictator, an Iraqi recalls the utter chaos that followed the American invasion.

Azad and Houda (Part I)

Two refugees in transit find love in an unlikely place.

Letters of Dreams and Refuge – Part IV

Between Izmir and Athens: dream sellers and a notebook swallowed by the road.