Bijoyeta Das

Bijoyeta Das

Poverty & Development

Rehabilitating South Africa's ex-prisoners

For many former prisoners, life outside of prison is fraught with difficulties, including joblessness and social stigma.

Rehabilitating South Africa's ex-prisoners

Arts & Culture

In Pictures: The last Aryans

Brogpas living in remote Himalayas claim to be last of the Aryans, luring tourists and researchers.

In Pictures: The last Aryans

Human Rights

In Pictures: India's missing children

Families of missing children deal with despair and hope as the country continues to lose generation after generation.

In Pictures: India's missing children

In Pictures

In Pictures: Myanmar patients in India

Patients who suffer from tuberculosis and are HIV positive cross into northeastern state of Manipur for treatment.

In Pictures: Myanmar patients in India

Features

India holds elections in remote Himalayas

Conducting polls for lone parliamentary seat in Indian-administered Kashmir's Ladakh region is big logistical nightmare.

India holds elections in remote Himalayas

India

Alcohol flows in India despite poll-time ban

Candidates dole out illicit liquor and other freebies to buy votes, increasing surveillance and harming legal stores.

Alcohol flows in India despite poll-time ban

Politics

India elections fail to inspire Kashmiris

Low voter turnout and boycott mar parliamentary elections in India-administered Kashmir.

India elections fail to inspire Kashmiris

In Pictures

In Pictures: Indian Jewish tribe heads 'home'

Members from Bnei Menashe tribe, recognised by Israel as descendants of lost tribes, set to reunite with roots.

In Pictures: Indian Jewish tribe heads 'home'

In Pictures

In Pictures: Battleground Varanasi

Ancient city will see BJP's Narendra Modi and AAP's Arvind Kejriwal face off on May 12 at end of India's polling.

In Pictures: Battleground Varanasi

In Pictures

In Pictures: Meghalaya goes to polls

People in Meghalaya vote along with states of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Nagaland in second phase of India polls.

In Pictures: Meghalaya goes to polls

In Pictures

In Pictures: Plight of Biharis in Bangladesh

Hundreds of thousands of Urdu-speaking Bihari community in Bangladesh battle social stigma on a daily basis.

In Pictures: Plight of Biharis in Bangladesh

In Pictures

In Pictures: India's poll graffiti

Walls of Shillong in northeast India come alive with graffiti as electoral authorities exhort eligible voters to cast their ballot.

In Pictures: India's poll graffiti