Rites of Passage: Border Crossings, Imagined Homelands, India's East and Bangladesh (2000)
In many parts of India, particularly North-east India, the issue of migration is not just an emotive one, its a very question of survival of communities.
Writing on the Wall: Reflections on the North-East (2008)
Decades of State and non-State violence in India’s landlocked North-east have taken a heavy toll on livelihoods, incomes, governance, growth and image, besides lives.
In the time of crisis Public Sector Banks reject more RTIs than ever before: an analysis of statistics from the CIC's latest Annual Report
April 19, 2018 By: Venkatesh Nayak To say that the banking sector in India is going through a “crisis phase” would be a bald understatement. Bad loans or “non-performing assets” (NPAs) have risen to unprecedented levels in 2018.
Gender, Poverty and Livelihood in the Eastern Himalayas (2017)
This book explores the ways in which gender-sensitive and inclusive policies can be developed to address the basic issues of marginalisation, livelihood, poverty and vulnerability in the Eastern Himalayas.
PHD Chamber Women’s Car Rally 2018: Women wheeling to power
(Hindustantimes.com) Fun coupled with adventure, TDS (Time/Speed/Distance) rally is no easy feat as it requires calculation, and puts to test car’s reliability and responsiveness, a driver’s ability and a navigator’s accuracy in interpreting specific route instructions.
CHRI's launch landmark report on Human Trafficking, Modern Slavery, and Child Exploitation in the Commonwealth
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), launched its CHOGM report on Friday, 13th April, which set out recommendations through which governments and civil society could work towards ‘Sustainable Development Goal 8.7’ relating to the eradication of modern slavery.
'Commit to ending slavery', Commonwealth leaders told ahead of Queen's historic summit
(standard.co.uk) Commonwealth countries must act now to end modern slavery, according to a petition signed by more than 64,000 people.
Sanjoy Hazarika, human rights activist, scholar, author, journalist, filmmaker and policy adviser is International Director of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, an international NGO working on issues relating to human rights in the Commonwealth.
Justice Denied: A Road Accident That Wasn't, a Lynching That Was
By Neha Dixit (thewire.
Amid rising attacks, Commonwealth nations urged to tackle threats to media freedom
Call to sign 12-point code of principles; London to host CHOGM next week Six Commonwealth organisations have called on member states to sign up to a 12-point code of principles on freedom of expression and the media, ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London next week, and