Weaponizing Citizenship

Singling Out Muslims: Bihar Govt Asks Citizens To Identify, Report ‘Illegal...

By ALISHAN JAFRI New Delhi: In an order dated 18 August 2021, the Patna High court asked the Bihar government to provide a plan for setting up a...

Violence during Assam eviction drive is born out of divisive politics....

An eviction drive that ends in the death of two people — one a 12-year-old — injuries to policemen, and macabre footage of a...

How a forceful eviction in India’s Assam state turned bloodied

By MAKEPEACE SITLHOU ASSAM -- On September 24, dawn broke to an eerie silence in the riverine char villages of Dhalpur 1 and 3 deep inside...

Not yet a legal document, Assam’s Foreigners’ Tribunal declares NRC as...

By Hemanta Kumar Nath A Foreigners’ Tribunal in Assam’s Karimganj district has recognised the National Register of Citizens (NRC) published on August 31, 2019 as...

‘Outsider narrative’: Muslims in India’s Bihar fear Assam repeat

By Neel Madhav Patna, India – On August 29, a public notice surfaced, signed by the Superintendent of Police of Siwan, a district in India’s northern state...

Evicted from government land, over 5,000 Muslims in Assam termed ‘illegal...

By Sumir Karmakar, DHNS, Nearly 5,000 people including children and elderly persons have been forced to live under the open sky in Assam's Darrang district since...

Bengal worker’s plight at ‘transit camp’ in Assam

By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Umanand Jaiswal Gangadhar Pramanik returned to his home in Bengal on Wednesday from a detention camp in Assam, carrying with him a...

‘They Are Manufacturing Foreigners’: How India Disenfranchises Muslims

By Siddhartha Deb One November morning in 2015, a 37-year-old woman named Sahera Khatun received a notice summoning her to a foreigners’ tribunal. Sahera was living...

Tamil Nadu govt withdraws 5,570 cases against protestors of CAA, farm...

The Tamil Nadu government Tuesday issued a Government Order withdrawing 5,570 cases registered against those who protested against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), three...

Ita Mehrotra’s book portrays the Shaheen Bagh protest for the multitude...

By UMAR KHALID At the time of publishing this piece, it had been one year since Umar Khalid’s incarceration under the draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention)...

Tamil Nadu adopts resolution urging government to repeal CAA

By Divya Chandrababu Following through with the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)’s election promise, Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin adopted a resolution on Wednesday urging the...

TIME Magazine -India’s Anti-Immigrant Crackdown Has Torn Apart Families and Locked...

BY NEHA THIRANI BAGRI/DALGAON The way that her husband was snatched away from her in the middle of the night flashes in front of Mamtaj Begum’s...

How a Trafficked Woman’s Petition Is Being Used to Push for...

Patna: The last few months have witnessed a tussle between the Bihar government and the Patna high court. While the state government seems hesitant,...