Asavari Singh, Contributor

Asavari Singh is a writer and editor with master’s degrees in applied psychology and gender studies. She is interested in contemporary cultural movements, social psychology, and Indian history and politics. Her work has appeared in HuffPost India, Firstpost, News18, and The Indian Express, among others. She has commissioned and edited several Lonely Planet travel guides, and recently co-edited two books on gender violence in India. She is currently working on a historical nonfiction project. She lives in Gurgaon, India.

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A Tale of Three Countries

As India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh mark significant milestones since independence, what can they learn from each other’s successes and mistakes?

Whose Epic Is It Anyway?

The great Indian epics the Ramayana and the Mahabharata used to belong to everyone. Now, they’ve been claimed as the exclusive property of the Hindu right wing.