assam

The early story of Christianity in Northeast India

Colonial officers, venture capitalists and Baptist missionaries in the Naga highlands.

| Oct 09, 2020

Nimki

A short story

| Jan 06, 2020

The myth of the Assamese Bangladeshi

What's behind the unrelenting myth that Assam is overrun by Bangladeshi migrants?

| Jul 31, 2018

State of exclusion

The Chakmas in Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh continue to be victims of ethnic conflict.

Water and the community

Bandh-dong committees in western Assam manage the equitable distribution of water through community participation

| Mar 28, 2016

The Myanmar connection

‘Rendezvous With Rebels’ explores the links between Burma and the insurgency in India’s Northeast.

| Jun 19, 2015

The three burials of Danny Denzongpa

Believing everything we hear has consequences.

| Jun 20, 2014

Assam’s subaltern ruse

Reflections on a failed revolution.

| Jun 18, 2014

Assam’s ‘D-voters’

In Assam, the control of public discourse has become a powerful political technology.

| May 26, 2014

The clamour for land in Assam

As land scarcity increases in Assam, government mismanagement and class tensions are manifesting themselves in dangerous ways.

| May 05, 2014

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