The Colonial Legacies of Authoritarianism in South Asia
By Ayesha Jalal
India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh all inherited over-centralized state monoliths with unitary ideologies of sovereignty from the British Raj.
COVID-19 and India’s Addiction to Colonial-Era Laws
By Ameya Pratap Singh and Dhruva Gandhi
India’s lockdown raises concerns about the legitimacy of colonial-era laws that have been used to administer emergencies.