An interview with Bruce Whitehouse from Lehigh University, who has carried out studies on coups and violent extremism in Mali.
Both Assamese and Hindutva nationalisms are populated by social actors who do nothing more than reproducing the dominant class, caste and territorial interests.
On 19 July 1969, the Indira Gandhi government attempted to nationalise 14 commercial banks through executive fiat, but not without legal hassles.
The recent reversal of Istanbul's Hagia Sofia to the status of a mosque from a museum is just the latest manifestation of Erdogan's conservative-authoritarian politics.
As the Indian government puts political activists in jail amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it is on the people of India to speak up to protect democracy.
The murder of George Floyd reaffirmed a deep-seated culture of police violence in the US. In India, the problem is as ubiquitous.
The recently-passed draft 'national security' law will soon become Beijing's go-to instrument to crush dissent in the semi-autonomous city.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi represents the great contradiction of Hindutva politics. He promises hope and 'good days', but peddles falsehoods and hubris.