The Bay of Bengal region just witnessed one of its fiercest cyclones in recent memory.
In the Bengali-majority region of southern Assam, the CAA found widespread acceptance. Behind this, is a continuous struggle to locate a stable identity.
The ongoing migrant worker crisis in India triggered by the COVID-19 lockdown is a humanitarian emergency, and those affected are Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
Europe is hardening its borders in the Mediterranean under the garb of pandemic control, putting vulnerable migrants at risk.
The recent incident where 16 migrant workers were crushed under a train while walking back home shows the failure of the Indian state in easing the distress of the most vulnerable during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Amidst the COVID-19 crisis, the Indian government must fully utilise its national cess fund for construction workers to ease their distress.
Myanmar and India throw up troubling instances of things equally, if not more, menacing as the Novel Coronavirus - hatred, discrimination and relentless wars.
Two recent reports reveal how India's migrant workforce still remains cut off from critical benefits, despite a stimulus package.
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.