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The ban on women's entry into the iconic Hindu temple in Kerala's Sabarimala has been challenged in India's Supreme Court. But, how legally tenable are the petitions really?
Can radical politics harbor a deadening conservatism?
The legal battle to decriminalise homosexuality in India has come a long way.
A country-by-country analysis of freedom of the press in Central Asia.
Sophie Cousins investigates the challenges women face in accessing abortion and contraception in two very different countries – India and the USA.
The past few months have seen the ongoing ethnic armed conflict in Myanmar reach an unusual high. This does not bode well for the peace process.
A history of modernity as a history of factories struggles to see beyond their walls.
The demolition of Lenin's statue in the northeast Indian state of Tripura marks another step towards greater saffronisation by the country's ruling party.
Foregoing a mere politics of visibility, queer Russian poets seek new forms of agitation and proletarian solidarity
Two new books show that for the poor, privacy has never been on offer.