articles by Bidisha Barman

Politics

Assam villagers battered by recurrent floods rue inadequate relief, castigate politicians for not providing solution

The Singara village in Assam, adjacent to the rivers Singara and Ranganadi gets submerged every year and the water refuses to recede even after the monsoon is over

Politics

In Assam’s Mangaldoi, struggle to get listed on NRC emerges as major poll issue; Muslims determined to vote in large numbers

A flashpoint during the 80s Assam agitation, Mangaldoi’s residents left out of the NRC seem determined to vote in April like always even though uncertainty looms over their future