Asia

India's Assam on edge as final NRC draft list set to be published

The draft National Register of Citizens will be released on Monday amid fears tens of thousands might not be included.

India's Assam on edge as final NRC draft list set to be published

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

'We're sons of the soil, don't call us Bangladeshis'

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

India

Arrests made after India lynching over WhatsApp rumours

Police action comes after outrage over the killing of two men on 'child kidnapping' rumours circulated on social media.

India arrests 18 after two men lynched over WhatsApp rumours

India

In India's Assam, Muslims fear losing citizenship

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

Asia

Five million in India's Assam at risk of deportation

Critics warn new citizens' list could render Muslims and long-term refugees in border state of Assam stateless.

Nearly five million in India's Assam at risk of citizenship loss

India

Assam forces accused of waterboarding detainees

Assam state police chief says he will take action against those found guilty after victims say they were waterboarded.

Assam forces accused of waterboarding detainees

Asia

'It's humiliating': Veteran asked to prove he's Indian

Mohammad Azmal Haque, who served in the Indian army for 30 years, has been asked to prove his nationality.

Assam: Ex-army man Haque asked to prove citizenship

Human Rights

Protest poetry: Assam's Bengali Muslims take a stand

To confront discrimination, Bengali-origin Muslim poets are turning "Miya" - a slur for illegal immigrant - on its head.

Protest poetry: Assam's Bengali Muslims take a stand

India

Attackers kill 13 at busy market in India's Assam

At least 10,000 people, most of them civilians, have been killed in Assam state in the past three decades.

Poverty & Development

Strife in India's Assam rooted in poverty

Lack of development and economic opportunities blamed for unrest pitting region's ethnic groups against one another.

War & Conflict

Rebels kill dozens in India's Assam state

Raids by Bodo guerrillas of tribal group on two villages seen as retaliation for offensive launched by security forces.

Environment

India's Brahmaputra river cruises come of age

Boat trips showcase Assam's rich aquatic life and communities living on banks of river in big boost to tourism.

India's Brahmaputra river cruises come of age

Asia

Assam rues India's stand on World War II road

Assam officials upset that WWII-era Stillwell Road won't be used in transnational highway linking four Asian nations.

Assam rues India's stand on World War II road