An Interview with India's Most Wanted Cartoonist
Aseem Trivedi faced a lifelong prison sentence for his drawings slamming corruption in his country. We spoke to him about the power cartoonists can yield, and why governments are trying harder and harder to silence them.
The Women in India Fighting for the Right to Pee
In both large cities to rural villages, the obstacles to clean public restrooms for women in India range from filthy conditions to unaffordable fees to the threat of sexual assault.
Indian Students Are Protesting for Their Right to Speak Against the Government
Thousands of protesters at India's Jawaharlal Nehru University have gone on strike in the wake of the student union president's arrest last week on charges of sedition.
Searching for Solitude in South India
This summer, I visited South India for the first time since my grandfather died nearly two years ago. A familiar space had suddenly become unfamiliar, and I searched for serenity, devotion, and solitude in a city where privacy is scarce.