North East  /  Published 21.11.18

Shylla wary of refugee influx in Meghalaya

The Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council on Wednesday expressed concern over the probability of refugees coming to Meghalaya from Bangladesh if the neighbouring country is submerged owing to global...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.19

Land offer for refugees on central plots

Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced regularisation of 237 refugee colonies on central government land across Bengal even as questions arose on whether the state could give freehold rights to people se...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.19

Shah pledge on NRC sets off storm in Bengal

A full-blown debate on the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the Citizenship Bill has been ignited in north Bengal by Amit Shah’s declaration that, after Assam, the BJP would press for a simil...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

India  /  Published 10.03.20

India citizenship vs dream of free Tibet

The belief that Tibet would ultimately be free persuades many Tibetans to continue to live as refugees foregoing the opportunities that Indian citizenship offers, according to a new book.According to ...
By PTI in New Delhi

People  /  Published 03.11.18

Rohingya diaspora throws refugees a lifeline

By Sonia Sarkar in

Opinion  /  Published 16.07.19

Foreigner until proven Indian

What does it take to prove one’s identity (read citizenship) in a sovereign, socialist, secular, democratic republic?Ask nonagenarian Amar Upadhyay, whose daughter, Baijayanti Devi, was the first wo...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee in

Opinion  /  Published 08.05.19

Life on the margins in Lesbos

Collaboration and solidarity are keywords on the island of Lesbos. Located in the east Aegean sea, it is home to more than 7,000 refugees, according to the official UNHCR reports from March 2019. The ...
By Zuri Camille de Souza in

North East  /  Published 17.03.19

Assam colony caught in D-voter dilemma

For the inhabitants of Bonda colony, a settlement of Garos, Hajongs and Hindu Bengalis who came to Assam as refugees from erstwhile East Pakistan and were given shelter in the state by then Prime Mini...
By Gaurav Das in Bonda (Kamrup metro)

India  /  Published 09.03.19

Ostrich hide for Nirav, rhino hide for ‘refugee’ spotters

Light has been shed on how Nirav Modi looks and lives since he posed for a group photograph with Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year and soon after became one of the most infamous Indian fugitives....
By Amit Roy and our Delhi Bureau in London

Opinion  /  Published 08.01.20

Misplaced concerns

On the day an ugly mob in Pakistan staged a demonstration outside the premises of the Nankana Sahib gurdwara and threatened to turn it into a Muslim shrine, there were concerns expressed by liberals o...
By Swapan Dasgupta in


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