November 09, 2020
Indian Oil Company Found Drilling in Eco-sensitive Zone Without Mandatory Clearances
A fire at the Baghjan natural gas well in Assam once again brings to fore the recklessness of India’s state-owned companies.
July 23, 2020
Assam Devastated by Floods Again
Floods are a perennial problem in the northeastern Indian state, but the government has yet to find an effective mitigation strategy.
June 30, 2020
The Hidden Cost of Mining Coal in Assam
What officials hid from public scrutiny about coal mining at the ‘Amazon of the East’
June 29, 2020
After a Pandemic Surge, Lockdown Returns to India’s Northeast
The Indian state of Assam is resuming a lockdown amid concerns about the virus.
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.