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Naga Peace Accord- Honour and Dignity

Naga Peace Accord- Honour and Dignity   August 7th, 2015 Kishalay Bhattacharjee, Senior Journalist and Author Hornbill Festival; Photograph by Ritu Raj Konwar According to the government, the most important point of agreement is that India wants to restore the ‘pride and prestige’ of the Nagas with ‘honour and dignity’. “Today’s agreement is a shining [...]

Being Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Under House Arrest

Exclusive access to one of the most controversial separatist leader in India. Sagar Kaul follows the leader. Sagar Kaul January 19, 2015: Syed Ali Shah Geelani leads the morning prayer at his home in Hyderpora, while being put under house arrest by the state police. Staff and members of his THK (Tahreek-e-Hurriyat Kashmir) who stay […]

How a Chakma School in Diyun is Changing Lives

How a Chakma School in Diyun is Changing Lives August 7th, 2015 Narrative by Kandala Singh, Independent Researcher Photographs by Sudharak Olwe Every morning, the green foliage and flooded roads in Diyun are greeted by early morning travellers. Clad in white uniform, they negotiate muddy stretches with shoes and socks in hand. Some of them [...]

Is India a Land of Ghettos?

    August 6th, 2015 Dr. Monica Banerjee, Director, National Foundation For India   Harping continuously about homogeneity has led to so much ghettoization even in post-colonial India that benefits of diversity remain unharnessed.   India’s diversity quotient is high. It brings the country an enviable mix of cultures and people; from music to cuisine, […]

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