Soumya Shankar reports on electoral politics and social movements with a South Asia focus. She teaches journalism at Stony Brook University in New York.
India’s Citizenship Law, in Tandem With National Registry, Could Make BJP’s Discriminatory Targeting of Muslims Easier
Due to changes to India’s citizenship law, Muslims excluded from a national registry, which has already been implemented in Assam, cannot become citizens.
Mourning and Resistance in Kashmir After India Revoked the State’s Special Status
“Modi’s government is the killer of small children. He keeps saying all is calm in Kashmir. Is this calm?”
Tulsi Gabbard Is a Rising Progressive Star, Despite Her Support for Hindu Nationalists
As her national profile grows, Tulsi Gabbard has publicly cut ties with her right-wing Hindu supporters at least once, but still courts them in private.