Citizenship

Nepal’s biometric future

The country's new biometric identification system threatens to deepen exclusion.

| Aug 12, 2022

On non-political Assamese

How two civil-society groups have defined politics in Assam.

| Apr 13, 2022

Bordered by violence

On borders and maps as concrete sites of state violence.

| Jul 20, 2021

Nepal’s citizenship battles

On the systemic discrimination against women in Nepal’s citizenship laws.

| Nov 17, 2020

Redefining citizenship in Pakistan

The PTM movement envisions an alternate relationship between citizen and state.

| Apr 28, 2020

The NRC’s spillover effect

Neighbouring states in the Northeast follow in the footsteps of Assam.

Dubai’s ‘in-between’ Southasians

Neha Vora examines the past and present of Indians living in Dubai and grapples with issues related to their identity and belonging.

| Mar 02, 2014

Waiting for the king

Bhutan recently held its second round of general elections. Is the government in Thimphu serious about extending full citizenship to the Lhotshampas who remain in the country?

| Oct 28, 2013

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