North East  /  Published 13.11.18

Chetia urges Ulfa to free Arunachal tea worker

Pro-talks Ulfa leaders Anup Chetia and Prabal Neog on Tuesday requested Ulfa (Independent) commander-in-chief Paresh Barua to ensure that the kidnapped tea garden employee from Arunachal Pradesh is re...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

Entertainment  /  Published 28.01.19

Outrage over Sati comment in Netflix’s Polar

Director Jonas Åkerlund’s film Polar, which released on Friday on streaming service Netflix, has run into controversy in India over an allusion to the practice of Sati.The film was already facing f...
By Jaybrota Das in

Books  /  Published 02.09.19

Sita, Sati and Sufi

When Sufism and the lore of Sita and Sati converge, narratives like this novel’s are born. This is even more significant when the convergence reaches beyond the Gangetic plain across borders into Ba...
By Ameena Kazi Ansari in


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