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The Hidden Cost of Mining Coal in Assam
June 30, 2020

The Hidden Cost of Mining Coal in Assam

By StoriesAsia
What officials hid from public scrutiny about coal mining at the ‘Amazon of the East’

After a Pandemic Surge, Lockdown Returns to India’s Northeast
June 29, 2020

After a Pandemic Surge, Lockdown Returns to India’s Northeast

By StoriesAsia
The Indian state of Assam is resuming a lockdown amid concerns about the virus.
Northeast India Sealed off Amid Rising Coronavirus Pandemic
March 12, 2020

Northeast India Sealed off Amid Rising Coronavirus Pandemic

By StoriesAsia
Northeast India is taking precautions as the World Health Organization declares COVID-19 a global pandemic.

The Latest Weapon Against Assam’s Muslims: Forced Evictions
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.

Why Has China Given Shelter to a Rebel Leader From India’s Northeast?
February 26, 2020

Why Has China Given Shelter to a Rebel Leader From India’s Northeast?

By StoriesAsia
Parash Baruah is thought to be in China. Why exactly?

India’s Modi Cancels Second Northeast Visit Amid Protests Against Citizenship Law
January 27, 2020

India’s Modi Cancels Second Northeast Visit Amid Protests Against Citizenship Law

By StoriesAsia
India’s northeast remains in the throes of protest.

Assam’s Women at the Frontline of Protests Against India’s New Citizenship Law
January 07, 2020

Assam’s Women at the Frontline of Protests Against India’s New Citizenship Law

By StoriesAsia
Women in the Indian state of Assam are making their voices heard.
Frustrations Flare in India’s Northeast Over Citizenship Bill
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. 

Violence in India’s Northeast Forces Delay of Japanese Prime Minister Visit
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.

Indian Police Kill 2 Protesters Defying Curfew in Assam
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.

Foreign Journalists Still Awaiting Permission To Visit the Indian State of Assam
November 25, 2019

Foreign Journalists Still Awaiting Permission To Visit the Indian State of Assam

By StoriesAsia
The move is in reaction to Indian government concerns over foreign media coverage.
India’s Northeast Erupts in Protest Against Plan to Amend Citizenship Laws
October 07, 2019

India’s Northeast Erupts in Protest Against Plan to Amend Citizenship Laws

By StoriesAsia
Controversy persists over the National Register of Citizens and its ensuing implementation.

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