Assam

Getting Lost In The Wild East

It is a matter of shame that 75 years after the country won independence and more than thirty years after the tumult of the Assam Movement even otherwise well-informed and…

Assam: Discourse of Disinheritance

For the last five years or so heated discussion on violence committed on minorities in Assam has risen to such a fever-pitch that any plea for a reasonable assessment of…

Atrocity as Mode of Governance

Even a couple of days before it hapless Muslims in Gujarat in 2002, or anybody outside a charmed circle,had any idea that they will be set upon by hordes of…

Vaccine Blues

There are several reports in the press here in Assam that in several rural regions people queuing up from daybreak for the jab were told that the vaccine stock was…

Hum Do – Humare ??

The year was 1954 – on a windy, wet evening of February, a male child was born – the youngest sword bearer of the Brahmin clan residing in Bamunpara, Bilasipara…

Assam And The NRC Update

Amid cacophonies of blowing horns and revving engines of lumbering trucks on the national highways 37 and 31 and the deafening whistles of diesel locomotives across the state, one could…

The Politics Of Eviction In Assam

A year back the newly elected government in Assam started an eviction drive to free government land of illegal encroachers. While it started with Kaziranga, very soon such drives were…

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