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The regional divide in conflict-torn Assam

The regional divide in conflict-torn Assam

Disturbingly, the gap between Bodoland and the rest of Assam appears to be as wide in 2011 as it was in 2001 despite the creation of the BTAD and the increased allocation of public funds for the region over the past decade. Photo: AFP Over the ..., 1 week ago

Abbas seeks to re-submit statehood bid to U.N. Security Council

Palestinian boys carry a poster depicting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during a rally marking the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Fatah movement, at Qalandia refugee camp near the West Bank city of Ramallah January 1, ...
 24Dunia2 months ago

The prison house of identity

For Syed Sarifuddin Khan, the suspicion of rape was enough to set alight a tinderbox of regional discontent with the political dispensation, the permanent state of emergency, conflicting identities, thwarted aspirations and vexed histories, into a ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

Two tribals shot in Manipur

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Two tribals suspected to be insurgents of the Kuki National Army (I faction) were gunned down by unknown persons on Sunday night in Churachandpur district. Both Paomi (28) and Lalmingthan Haokip ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
Eurasia Review

India: Assam Continues To Sit On Ethnic Tinderbox Analysis

By By Dr. Veronica Khangchian* Adivasi or tribal families, several of them Christians in Sonitpur district of Assam bordering Bangladesh were preparing for Christmas when heavily armed militants allegedly belonging to the Ingti Kathar Songbijit ...
 Eurasia Review2 months ago
Eurasia Review

Demonizing Muslims won't help

By dressing up militants as Muslims wearing skullcaps in a mock anti-terror drill, Indian police exposed not only communal mentality but low IQ and poor general knowledge negating Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of SMART — Strict and ...
 Arab News2 months ago Demonizing Muslims Won't Help OpEd  Eurasia Review2 months ago

Home-grown terrorism

back in news for violence, but ethno-nationalism may worsen the conflict and lead to further polarisation and bloodshed, writes ANANYA BORGOHAIN Violence in Assam is not a new issue; a notion of Assam being a conflicted zone has been seeped deep ...
 New Delhi Pioneer2 months ago
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