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Queering Hindi as a foreign language
Hindi, like any language, is capable of describing the whole diversity of human experience, and the classroom is the perfect space to affirm this.
The state regulation of faith-based civil society organisations in India
The ruling Hindu nationalist political party in India and its treatment of minority faith-based civil society organisations.
How Indian students told to ‘go home’ by Australia at the start of the pandemic used WhatsApp for advocacy
National border closures and the pandemic. How Indian students ‘stranded’ in India coped with their plight.
Toxic gastronationalism in India
For the current Indian government, communal tensions about cows represent not so much a problem to be grappled with as a political opportunity.
Contested Asia and the return of the Quadrilateral Security Initiative
If the Quad becomes a major component of Asia’s security architecture then it is likely to stoke competition between China and the US rather than damp it down.