Making Money

By Aria Thaker | 1 March 2017

Promise and peril in the Indian bitcoin economy

Losing the Plot

By Poorna Swami | 1 March 2017

A cult filmmaker’s Indian misadventure

An Awkward Silence

By HARTOSH SINGH BAL | 1 March 2017

Massive layoffs at newspapers expose professional conditions that undermine the public sphere

A Violent End


The collapse of a murder trial weakens the fight against Hindu fundamentalism

Man of Steel

By BARADWAJ RANGAN | 1 December 2013

How suffering turned a college lad into a Tamil superstar

Opening a Channel

By KARANJEET KAUR | 1 November 2014

Zee Zindagi’s line-up of Pakistani teleplays signals a changing Indian viewership

Ocean Crossings

By NAMRATA PODDAR | 1 March 2017

South Asian diasporic fiction from beyond the West

“This Simple and Terrible Thing”

By Mantra Mukim | 1 March 2017

How Kedarnath Singh, Vinod Kumar Shukla and Mangalesh Dabral defy established movements in Hindi poetry


By Abhay Regi | 1 March 2017

India’s exclusive circles of competitive whistling

Morocco | The Sceptre and the Pen

By ANDRÉ NAFFIS-SAHELY | 1 December 2014

A novelist writes on the country’s present trials

From Shadows to the Stars

By PRAVEEN DONTHI | 1 May 2016

The defiant politics of Rohith Vemula and the Ambedkar Students Association


By KRISHN KAUSHIK | 1 July 2014

Who is undermining India’s national oil company?

The Last Lear

By VINOD K JOSE | 1 April 2011

Can the aging patriarch of India’s most fractious political dynasty hold his family together—and continue to cling to power in Tamil Nadu?