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5 killed in fresh violence in Assam
India

5 killed in fresh violence in Assam

Five people returning from the refugee camps to their homes are stabbed to death.

The illegal Bangladeshi immigrant: Do the bogeyman numbers add up?
Breaking Views

The illegal Bangladeshi immigrant: Do the bogeyman numbers add up?

The root cause of all ills in Assam is the illegal Bangladeshi immigrant. That's what L.K. Advani wants us to believe. Everyone talks about Assam's suspicious decadal growth rates. But do the numbers really add up?

A journey through fear and loathing in Assam
Politics

A journey through fear and loathing in Assam

When you burn a village to the ground, there’s not much to tell a Bodo village from a Muslim one. Can Fatima Bibi’s five missing goats, Sanzeeta Basumathari’s two dead pigs and Iman Ali’s twelve lost cows add up to something that would make sense of Assam's carnage?

Rajbongshis, the forgotten victims of Bodo-Muslim crossfire
Politics

Rajbongshis, the forgotten victims of Bodo-Muslim crossfire

By naming it the Bodo-Muslim violence in Assam, the media has lost sight of some of its other victims. The Koch Rajbongshi community feels they have become collateral damage.

3 killed in Chirang, Assam death toll rises to 59
India

3 killed in Chirang, Assam death toll rises to 59

Three persons were killed in fresh violence in lower Assam's Chirang district, one of the scenes of the recent Bodo-Muslim clashes, raising the toll to 59.

It's all ashes now: A view from the Bodo camp
Politics

It's all ashes now: A view from the Bodo camp

The Bodos say there is some funny arithmetic happening with refugee numbers in Assam. They want to make sure the government only takes back genuine refugees. But they themselves are not ready to go home yet.

The rice is still on fire: The view from Muslim camps in Assam
Politics

The rice is still on fire: The view from Muslim camps in Assam

Assam's CM, under attack for his handling of the Bodo situation, wants all the refugees back home ASAP. But the refugees have their own conditions. Here's the view from the Muslim camps.

Chidambaram, Advani will have to face the deep wounds of Assam
India

Chidambaram, Advani will have to face the deep wounds of Assam

In the Bodoland Territorial Administrative District, the demand for a separate state has been underlined many times. With allegations and counter-allegations as the turf war intensifies, it seems that the horror might not yet be over for people from both communities.