Saif Khalid

Saif Khalid

India

Gohain: If citizenship issue isn't settled Assam can't go forward

Al Jazeera speaks to one of Assam's most outspoken public intellectuals on a range of issues facing the Indian state.

Gohain: If citizenship issue isn't settled Assam can't go forward

India

'Harassed, discriminated': Story of Assam's Bengali origin people

As Assam counts its citizens, the fate of nearly 250,000 people, whose cases are pending in Tribunals, remains in limbo.

'Harassed, discriminated': Story of Assam's Bengali origin people

Politics

As Assam counts its citizens, Muslims fear they may be left out

More than 7 million people, including 2.9 million married women, asked to prove citizenship as part of massive exercise.

As Assam counts its citizens, Muslims fear they may be left out

India

Modi government withdraws controversial order on fake news

Modi government cancels circular that called for suspension of accreditation of journalists accused of fake news.

Modi government withdraws controversial order on fake news

India

India moves to deepen engagement with ASEAN nations

India invites all 10 leaders of ASEAN bloc to mark 25 years of ties as part of its 'Act East' policy.

India moves to deepen engagement with ASEAN nations

Nepal

Nepal elections explained

Nepalese vote in parliamentary and provincial elections to choose a new government to conclude democratic transition.

Nepal elections explained

Rohingya

Rohingya activists demand a halt to 'ongoing genocide'

International community is not doing enough to protect the persecuted minority, human rights defenders say.

Rohingya activists demand a halt to 'ongoing genocide'

Asia

Taj Mahal dropped from tourism booklet of Uttar Pradesh

Controversial move to remove UNESCO world heritage site from tourism brochure criticised as 'sectarian'.

Taj Mahal dropped from tourism booklet of Uttar Pradesh

India

Rajasthan farmers sit neck-deep to protest land deal

Hundreds of farmers near Jaipur city partially bury themselves in pits to protest against 'forceful' land acquisition.

Rajasthan farmers sit neck-deep to protest land deal

Asia

Gandhi Jayanti: Reporters slam attacks on media

Journalists decry killings and intimidation of media on Gandhi's birth anniversary.

Gandhi Jayanti: Reporters slam attacks on media

Asia

'Lost and found booth' reunites Rohingya families

The makeshift booth run by a Rohingya reunites missing children with parents via public announcements in Kutupalong.

'Lost and found booth' reunites Rohingya families

Asia

Midwives offer lifeline to pregnant Rohingya

Trained nurses have come to aid of 24,000 pregnant and lactating Rohingya women staying in Bangladesh's refugee camps.

Midwives offer lifeline to pregnant Rohingya