• Labor Migration: A Gender-Neutral Lens to Human Trafficking0

    July 12, 2017 By Nandita Baruah, Nischala Arjal The issue of human trafficking took center stage in the global development discourse with the release of the U.S. State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report on June 27, 2017. The report assesses the progress made by countries worldwide to combat human trafficking and grades them

  • In Wake of Lynching of Muslim Men, BJP’s Resolve to Empower Muslim Women Rings Hollow0

    By Flavia Agnes on 11/07/2017 With its engrained anti-Muslim agenda, the current political regime may find it problematic to hold up its image as a champion of Muslim women. The government has effectively used triple talaq as a political whip. Credit: Reuters Two issues affecting the Muslim community – which have been in the public domain

  • In the Tri-Junction Entanglement, What Does Bhutan Want?0

    By P. Stobdan on 11/07/2017 People in Bhutan seem to think it is time to resolve the dispute with China once and for all, without pandering to Indian interests. The Tashichhoedzong in Thumpu, where the Bhutan civil government sits. Credit: Christopher J. Fynn/CC BY-SA 3.0 As the India-China standoff persists, the key question is where Bhutan


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  • Counting to Segregate: Behind Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC)

    On 31 August, India released the final iteration of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), a list of “genuine Indian citizens” that is being updated on order of the Supreme Court. The final version, which comes after two preliminary drafts published in 2017 and 2018, identified close to 1.9 million as “illegal immigrants”. The second

  • The Kashmiri narrative

    Columbia Journalism Review by Rozina Ali August 28, 2019 In mid-February, a young man named Adil Ahmed Dar killed 44 Indian paramilitary officers in a suicide bombing in Kashmir’s Pulwama district. It was the deadliest attack against Indian soldiers in three decades. Dar was from a local village, but the militant group that claimed responsibility

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