‘Dissolve the people and elect another’
Kashmir local government elections belie the Indian state’s narrative of democracy.
Bahunvada: Myth or reality?
ARCHIVE: The Kathmandu essayist on the history of ethnic hierarchy in modern Nepal (1992).
Net nanny meets muscular law
By Laxmi Murthy
India’s new human-trafficking bill could criminalise sex workers and curtail free speech...
Caging the canary
Raids and arrests in India exhibit intolerance of dissent.
Democracy being off-roaded?
Bangladesh government cracks down on peaceful protests.