Remembering the early history of the refugee versus immigrant discourse: Assam 1947 to 1950

Remembering the early history of the refugee versus immigrant discourse: Assam 1947 to 1950

A protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act in Assam   Binayak Dutta A proposal to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955, one of the key components... Details
The Long, Trying Road

The Long, Trying Road

Naga village in Myanmar. Photo: Kuku Christina   Khekiye K. Sema For those living in mainland India, I am about to narrate a true story... Details

NRC final list: What next?

The final list of Assam’s National Register of Citizens is due out on August 31, and tensions are running high. In its final hearing before... Details
IDENTITY AND ITS POLITICS IN THE NORTHEAST OF INDIA

IDENTITY AND ITS POLITICS IN THE NORTHEAST OF INDIA

Northeast” is a term used for convenience to refer to the eight states in India located to the east of the “Chicken Neck”, with many... Details
Assam killings and the perils of identity politics

Assam killings and the perils of identity politics

It was Thursday evening, Dr Hiren Gohain, the eminent public intellectual called me to know my views on an article which appeared in an Assamese... Details
Northeast from Northeast to the edge of Asia

Northeast from Northeast to the edge of Asia

If one proceeds in a north-easterly direction from north-east India, beyond the vastness of Tibet and the mainland of China, one will eventually reach the... Details