Sarmila Bose


The many British connections to massacres of Sikhs

There has been no justice rendered for the massacres of 1984.


Is India's potential prime minister driven by anti-Muslim prejudice?

Narendra Modi's use of the 2002 Gujarat violence in electoral campaigning is not an isolated case.


Mau Mau to Midnapore: Confronting the brutality of empire

A jittery UK government reveals itself before potential claims of former victims of the empire's brutality.


Should there be a President of India?

The latest presidential nomination casts doubt on the selection process used to fill the position.


Higgs Boson: Dark matters in the coverage of the 'god particle'

What did the world's media leave out in reporting this scientific breakthrough?


Chagos: The heart of an American empire?

The shameful history of the island's local populations' expulsion continues to hang heavily over the UK and the US.


What if the 'people' don't want democracy?

Polling data shows that many people - from Libya to South Asia - are wary of democratic systems.

US & Canada

How one religious scholar fought for women's rights and won

Reforms in the 19th century placed women so squarely in the foreground and yet achieved little for them, long-term.


Suu Kyi's choice

Like her father, Aung San Suu Kyi is a political realist grounded in her nation's history.


Myth-busting the Bangladesh war of 1971

An author discusses her new book about the historical narratives of the 1971 civil war that broke up East Pakistan.