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'No insurgency can thrive without women’s support'

“She Goes to War” is an intriguing title for a book. Written by veteran journalist Rashmi Saksena, who is also Associate Director, Society for Policy Studies (SPS),  the book on women militants of India was launched at the India International Centre, New Delhi on May 24, 2018. The event facilitated discussion on a topic that is seldom discussed in mainstream media and made one question the dominant narratives.

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You can't go home again

A group of teenagers in a Karachi high school puts on a production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible— and one goes missing. The incident sets off ripples through their already fraught education in lust and witches, and over the years the young men and women grow up together and apart, haunted by both home and djinns in these lyrical, linked stories.

The other Pakistan: a people beyond media and popular perceptions

Title: Do We Not Bleed?: Reflections of a 21-st Century Pakistani; Author: Mehr Tarar; Publisher: Aleph Book Company; Pages: 240; Price: Rs 599

Triple Talaq: Examining Faith by Salman Khurshid

From antiquity, the Muslim faith has been plagued by the portrayal of Muslim men regularly misusing this perceived “right” to divorce their wives instantly by simply uttering “talaq” thrice.

Reclaiming the idea of South Asia

'Another South Asia!' edited by Dev Nath Pathak makes a critical engagement with the questions about South Asia: What is South Asia? How can one pin down the idea of regionalism in South Asia wherein inter-state relations are often characterized by mutual distrust, as is evident in the workings of its institutional avatar - SAARC? Is the institutional form of South Asia the only viable manifestation of South Asia?

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India poised to join China as global leaders in renewables: Report

India is poised to join China as the two global leaders in the renewable energy technology-led transformation, a US-based research institute said.

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India in “good position” to face fallout from possible trade tensions: UN economist

India is in a “good position” to deal with any fallout from global trade tensions and with right policies can reach an 8 percent-plus growth rate and hold it, according to a UN econo...

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