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In the Bengali-majority region of southern Assam, the CAA found widespread acceptance. Behind this, is a continuous struggle to locate a stable identity.
Erecting fences around the open field of history is a dominant feature of Assamese ethnonationalism.
In Assam, the complex process of identity formation takes an even more deviously complex form through the course of its colonial and post-colonial history.
An intricate web of IT companies - like Wipro and ISS - are aiding the Assam government deprive millions of vulnerable people of their Indian citizenship.
The normalisation of the idea of "insider versus outsider" in the public discourse is fuelling a deeply exclusionary social and political order in Assam.
The women-led protests against a communal citizenship law in India are part of a resurgent wave of global feminist social justice movement.
By expelling the 'unwanted' and the 'ugly', India's ruling party wants to a create and preserve the 'garden' of their imaginations.
The mainstream media in Assam and elsewhere is flushed with laudatory commentaries on the National Register of Citizens (NRC). Here's a list of critical writings by members of the PangSau Collective that unravel this messy headcount exercise.
A letter to Bharatiya Janata Party's Assam State President regarding the recent custodial death of a 'foreigner'.