A Rethink on Sedition?

Rajeev Deshpande

With the government changing its stance, a more lenient law could be on the cards

The Peace Dividend

Political agreements and a firm hand in dealing with insurgencies have normalised the Northeast, making it easier for India to face Chinese threats across an unsettled border

Normalising the Northeast

There was a case for reviewing AFSPA and removing the law selectively but it may still be premature to repeal it

Nagaland: A Fragile Peace

Only a thorough investigation of the Army operation that went wrong in Nagaland and justice for the victims can restore calm

News of a Killing

This eyewitness account is a first step towards filling the information gap of the 1987 Hashimpura massacre

The Music of Politics

A band with quiet ambition that features a stand-up comic, a Bollywood lyricist and a seasoned alternative musician is like a house of cards waiting to crash. But Aisi Taisi Democracy is a brilliant act you may never have heard of

Storytelling from Kashmir

Between the protector and the persecuted

Love in the Time of AFSPA

Irom Sharmila’s quest for an ordinary life

Omar Is Selling Kashmiris a Dud

His rhetoric on the withdrawal of AFSPA just doesn’t wash


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