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'Them greedy victims'

As the memory of the devastation of April-May earthquakes recedes, some have resorted to victim blaming.

Photo: Sulay Ranjit

Before we travelled to Gorkha Bazaar in early August 2015, the headquarters of the district that was the epicentre of the 25 April earthquake, we knew people were already accusing earthquake victims of being insincere about the aid they had received. 1,083 more words

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Delhi: 7th November, Himal Lecture 2014: ‘Between the People and the Polis’ by Arif Hasan at the India International Centre.

Excerpts available:

An excerpt of Avtar Singh’s  288 more words


Southasia Blacklist

My long-time readers will know that I was working in Kathmandu with Himal Southasian for about a year. I’m no longer based in Kathmandu, but I am still working with Himal, off-site. 105 more words

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Geo under fire; owners under threat; being forced to sell shares, step down, appoint 'approved' people

“It’s like a newspaper you’re used to getting at your doorstep every day. Suddenly one morning, the newspaper boy starts throwing it in different places every day – … 900 more words


Pakistan’s media wars - my article for Himal Southasian

Himal Southasian, a publication I’m proud to have been associated with since its inception in 1996, has a new issue on the media. My piece… 3,174 more words


Indian Jewish Literature in Himal Southasian

After a few weeks of politically-heavy articles at Himal, we have just published this piece on Indian Jewish literature, by Navras Jaat Afreedi.

I’ve copied the first paragraph below, and the rest can be read… 131 more words


Himal Southasian event in Delhi, 28th March

Anyone in Delhi have some free time tomorrow? In collaboration with South Asian University, some of my colleagues will be hosting this event, with some prominent speakers, on Afghanistan.