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The COVID-19 pandemic has had a crippling effect on Assam's music industry. How are the state's top music makers coping with that?
Jyotirmoy Talukdar speaks to five prominent young poets from Assam about how they see the COVID-19 crisis and the ensuing lockdown.
The human spirit is tested during difficult times, but a scholar already has found examples of how people found ways to support one another in China. Other countries have shown similar resilience.
'Roma' is a nuanced and soulful take on class, colonialism and gender through the fluid spaces of a Mexico City middle-class neighbourhood.
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.
The makers of Game of Thrones just decimated one of its most endearing characters.
New research shows that a large volume of Socrates' thinking came from Aspasia of Miletus, a woman he loved.
The battle of Saraighat and the image of Lachit Borphukan have been integral to identity making in contemporary Assam for the caste Assamese.
Meet Ma’ruf Amin, the Indonesian President's running mate who is propagating a form of 'Middle Way Islam' internationally.

Blood Speaks

What is life like when having your period puts your health at risk and means you are shunned by society? Rose George reports from Nepal and Bangladesh on menstrual taboos.