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From South Asia with love

An new website is making romance stories from the region accessible to a diaspora across the world.

The darker side of Indians

There is no light side to racial prejudice.

Bestseller’s success upsets Indian literati

At 35, Chetan Bhagat's chronicling of the trials and tribulations of the country's middle-class youth has made him a publishing phenomenon in India.

Restoring the Indian experience

In an edited extract from his new book, <i>The Indian in Drum</i>, Riason Naidoo shares his journey to find a nuanced picture of Indian identity.

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​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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