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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.
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.
Recent viral posts on Indian social media give misleading figures for Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants and refugees currently living in the country.
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.
The abrupt cancellation of recently-announced Foreign Minister-level talks between India and Pakistan herald a rough phase for bilateral relations between the two neighbours.
India, by falling back to its traditional non-alignment policy, can serve as a mediator between an increasingly assertive China and the West.
India needs serious reforms in Crime Reporting as the Supreme Court recommends a separate offence for mob lynching.
For years, the Maoist insurgents of India have tried to make in roads into the northeast, but in vain.
India is not a vegetarian country as many believe and argue.
For India, the complex Indo-Pacific project will not be an easy game to master. Yet, it is in for a good start.