March 12, 2020
Northeast India Sealed off Amid Rising Coronavirus Pandemic
Northeast India is taking precautions as the World Health Organization declares COVID-19 a global pandemic.
March 05, 2020
The Latest Weapon Against Assam’s Muslims: Forced Evictions
By Angshuman Choudhury and Suraj Gogoi
A new land rights regime in Northeast India’s Assam threatens the existence of ethno-religious minorities.
February 26, 2020
Why Has China Given Shelter to a Rebel Leader From India’s Northeast?
Parash Baruah is thought to be in China. Why exactly?
January 27, 2020
India’s Modi Cancels Second Northeast Visit Amid Protests Against Citizenship Law
India’s northeast remains in the throes of protest.
January 07, 2020
Assam’s Women at the Frontline of Protests Against India’s New Citizenship Law
Women in the Indian state of Assam are making their voices heard.
December 16, 2019
Frustrations Flare in India’s Northeast Over Citizenship Bill
By Nicholas Muller
Protests, internet blackouts, and curfews in India’s Northeast followed passage of the Citizenship Amendment Bill.
December 14, 2019
Violence in India’s Northeast Forces Delay of Japanese Prime Minister Visit
By Associated Press
Japanese PM Abe postponed a planned summit with Modi in Assam and Manipur, where protests are raging.
December 13, 2019
Indian Police Kill 2 Protesters Defying Curfew in Assam
By Associated Press
Protesters in Assam denounced a new bill allowing migrants fleeing religious persecution to become citizens.
November 25, 2019
Foreign Journalists Still Awaiting Permission To Visit the Indian State of Assam
The move is in reaction to Indian government concerns over foreign media coverage.
October 07, 2019
India’s Northeast Erupts in Protest Against Plan to Amend Citizenship Laws
Controversy persists over the National Register of Citizens and its ensuing implementation.
October 03, 2019
The NRC and India’s Unfinished Partition
By Grant Wyeth
The ongoing ideological struggle over Indian nationhood surfaced with Assam’s National Register of Citizens.
September 03, 2019
Confirming Fears, India’s Citizens Register Excludes Nearly 2 Million: What Next?
By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
The lives of nearly 2 million in Northeast India are thrown into uncertainty.