Meher Pandey
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Amid tensions, a thousand stand in solidarity with Kashmir in Trafalgar Square

At a recent rally on 15 August, marking both 72 years of India’s independence from colonial rule and the tenth consecutive day of a state-imposed communication blackout in Kashmir, Kashmiri students and members of the South Asian diaspora protested the…

Students and South Asia Centre Watch Indian Election Results

On May 23rd, the results of the Indian general elections had been rolling in since 3 am. At 11 am, student volunteers at the South Asia Centre (SAC) had just finished setting up for a day of panel discussions and…

Lacuna – Filling the Gap

lacuna | ləˈkjuːnə | noun (plural lacunae | ləˈkjuːniː | or lacunas) 1 an unfilled space; a gap Lacuna is a literary magazine based at the London School of Economics. The magazine has set out to create a distinct and…

Indian Voters Will Lose Regardless of Election Victors

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), a right wing, Hindu nationalist party currently in power in India might lose the upcoming elections of 2019. They lost a significant number of seats in recent elections in the key states of Chattisgarh, Rajastan,…