Contemporary Indian fiction shows a different awareness regarding the politics of spirituality.
In our guest series on South Asia, a look at how the BJP tries to detoxify its Hindu nationalist image with calculated appeals to select Muslim groups.
New Mandala will be home to a South Asia guest section in the lead up to India's general elections.
In India's Sundarbans, climate change is fundamentally transforming the everyday lives of women living in remote chars, or river islands.
A lasting, cleaner India depends on undermining the enduring belief that removal of tainted things is the responsibility of people who are born to the task.