A round-up of what’s happening in India’s Northeast.
As per a recent Supreme Court ruling, appeals to identity politics are fine, as long as they are incidental and not the core of the election campaigns.
Sanjoy Hazarika talks about Rambuai: Mizoram’s ‘Trouble’ Years, a film he has co-written that documents the state’s secessionist movement and New Delhi’s ruthless response to it.
The presence of the United Liberation Front of Asom and the People’s Liberation Army of Manipur along the frontier is evidence of the shrinking space for the groups to hide and set up camps.
Anand Ranganathan is frank about the devastating effects of counter-insurgency operations on the lives and homes of the people whom the army was meant to be protecting.