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THE NORTH-EAST AND THE NATION


The Telegraph

Earlier this year I spent ten days travelling through three states of north-eastern India. My journey began in Manipur, where, on my first night, I had dinner with a bunch of academics and journalists. The humour on display was black: it was aimed chiefly at the two agencies that between them control and dominate the Imphal [...]

By |2011-10-07T23:44:58+00:00June 21st, 2008|Categories: Politics and Current Affairs|Tags: , , , , |

REGIONALISM AND THE REPUBLIC


The Telegraph

The recent attacks on Bihari labourers by the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) are criminal acts, and deserve to be treated as such by the security forces, and by the people of Assam. But they also need to be viewed historically, as an undoubtedly perverted manifesation of a popular sentiment that has existed since the [...]