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    Chandreyee Goswami

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    An Awakened Citizenry is the Need of the Hour

    As citizens we have taken the responsibility to elect a government so we must also hold it accountable, the former is our right while the latter is our duty.

    Neglected Electoral Issues that Continue to Haunt Assam

    As the election fever has finally ended and the nation has chosen its leaders, here are the issues that continue to haunt Assam.

    Assam in Cacophony over the Citizenship Amendment Bill

    THE CITIZENSHIP AMENDMENT BILL | The Citizenship Amendment Bill has generated widespread unease and protest in Assam as it proposes to leave a great part of the state’s population stateless and homeless.  Will a democratic nation turn a deaf ear to the voice of the marginal?

    Assam amidst Political Turmoil over the NRC Bill

    VIEWPOINT As more than 40 lacs citizens have been left out from the list and have been rendered stateless, the state of Assam faces a turbulent phase when notions of identity, statehood and political dynamics all come face to face posing several questions before the people. Chandreyee Goswami

    The Gendered Contours of Indian Cinema

    GENDER The objectification of women’s body and their inferior roles is not new. This is symbolic of the larger power relations that exist between the two genders

    Chandreyee Goswami

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    Social Moorings and Distancing: From Living in an Intimate Neighbourhood to Living in a Gated Community

    During the mid- 70’s I grew up in a para (a neighbourhood or locality having a strong sense of community solidarity) in North Bengal...

    Do you have a Right to Protest? The Coronavirus’s Impact on Freedom of Assembly

    The article looks at the impact of the COVID-19 on people's right to protest.

    Colombia gives nearly 1 million Venezuelan migrants legal status and right to work

    Colombia will grant legal status to all Venezuelan migrants who fled there since 2016 to escape their country’s economic collapse and political crisis. The bold...

    How to get COVID-19 vaccines to poor countries – and still keep patent benefits for drugmakers

    The world has a COVID-19 vaccine access and distribution crisis. While almost half of all doses administered so far have been in Europe and North America, while many poorer countries have vaccinated less than than 1% of their populations.

    The Need for Ensuring Authentic Covid-19 Data For Proper Policy Response 

    Scientists have been drawing attention to the  need for a lot of caution to avoid overestimating Covid-19  deaths. This is necessary both to avoid panic and panic-driven unduly harsh measures.