articles by Nabina Das

Life

For better or verse: Miyah poetry is now a symbol of empowerment for Muslims in Assam

Miyah poetry has become the unlikely rallying point for Muslims in Assam

Life

In flood-hit Assam, dedicated 'boat clinics' help to keep hope, good health afloat

Medical staff on boat clinics reach out to areas in Assam that have been rendered inaccessible due to seasonal floods, and offer a lifeline to hapless residents

India

Mahasweta Devi will remain as a generational voice to remind us of our fundamental right to dream

While Devi is renowned for her countless other stories, including children’s stories, Draupadi remains to many of us, an iconic defiance of what the mainstream calls womanhood or subjugation or cultural adherence