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Water has defined and redefined social boundaries for eons, while facilitating the formation of class and caste identities. The Brahmaputra Valley in Assam is a thriving case-in-point.
Populism is currently attractive because it contains a grain of truth. If we want to be prepared for the post-populist period and hasten its coming, we must address these real issues.
What does it mean to be a woman and a farmer in Myanmar?
Climbing the class ladder in economic irons.
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.
Violent resistance is often cathartic and seductive. But, it can have drastic consequences.
India needs serious reforms in Crime Reporting as the Supreme Court recommends a separate offence for mob lynching.
India is not a vegetarian country as many believe and argue.
Vivekananda's fearlessness, rationality, and liberalism remain relevant through the ages, and even more so, in the contemporary political landscape of India.
The landmark decision by India's Supreme Court to decriminalise certain sexual acts between members of the same sex spurred great celebration at home and abroad. But, the Prime Minister's Twitter feed remained silent as stone.