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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.

The NRC and India’s Unfinished Partition
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.
Confirming Fears, India’s Citizens Register Excludes Nearly 2 Million: What Next?
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.

Will India Become the Home of the Largest Number of Stateless People?
August 30, 2019

Will India Become the Home of the Largest Number of Stateless People?

By Rudabeh Shahid, Champa Patel and Ravi Hemadri
International pressure to ensure India fully respects the rights of all its people is urgently needed.

BJP Concerned Over NRC in Assam, But Wants Register Across India
August 30, 2019

BJP Concerned Over NRC in Assam, But Wants Register Across India

By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
The National Register of Citizens project in India remains mired in controversy.

Has Jamatul Mujahideen Bangladesh Put Down Roots in India’s Northeast?
August 15, 2019

Has Jamatul Mujahideen Bangladesh Put Down Roots in India’s Northeast?

By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
Transnational terror groups remain a challenge for India.
India’s Northeast On High Alert Against Japanese Encephalitis
July 24, 2019

India’s Northeast On High Alert Against Japanese Encephalitis

By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
Regular flooding is sparking a public health crisis.

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