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North East  /  Published 05.03.21

'Legal service offices ill-equipped for NRC'

A survey carried out by the Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) has revealed that ten District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) offices in Assam were not only “woefully ill-equipped” ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 20.02.21

Youth delegation visits Mizoram

A Muslim Youth League delegation that recently visited Assam has promised to strive for ensuring adequate compensation for those who lost their houses and offer legal help to restore National Register...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 18.02.21

A deeper churning

Many of the forceful changes that the Bharatiya Janata Party is bringing about are the ones that should have come about as a result of democratic politics in India. For various reasons, they did not. ...
By Ajay Gudavarthy in

India  /  Published 18.02.21

Land title proposal raises promoter alarm

Once conclusive ownership is granted, the title holders will be free to use the land for any purpose, including sale, gift or a “development agreement” — that is, sale or lease to a ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 17.02.21

Coming soon: CAA martyrs’ memorial

The Congress will build a memorial in Assam to “commemorate the martyrdom” of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters who “sacrificed” their lives to save “Assamese pri...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


Calcutta  /  Published 16.02.21

Symbol of vigil passes away

A woman who was instrumental in starting one of the longest vigils against the citizenship regime died on Monday. Asmat Jamil, in her early 50s, was synonymous with the sit-in at Park Circus Maidan a...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 12.02.21

Notes on change in India

In spite of the dread of a tiny virus, 2020 ended on notes of celebration. A large and significant section celebrated the iron fist that did away with an autonomous Kashmir, corrected the imbalance in...
By Anubrotto Kumar Roy in

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.21

How to shred a fabric: the Assam Repealing Act

Things are falling apart in Assam. The state is being made witness to a manufactured breakdown of the plurality of Assamese society and its tolerance for difference. Fascism and chauvinism of various ...
By Suraj Gogoi in

Books  /  Published 29.01.21

Shaheen Bagh: like no other

By all accounts, it was a defining moment that Independent India has not seen before. The political scientist, Zoya Hasan, and the writer, Nayantara Sahgal, liken it to the freedom struggle; only this...
By Anita Joshua in

Calcutta  /  Published 08.01.21

Unity cry marks Park Circus vigil

The rally was attended by over 100 people — men, women and members of the LGBTQ community. Though not huge in terms of size, the marchers were upbeat and vocal. “The Park Circus movement...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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