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Sudeep Chakravarti

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In Naga peace talks lie fate of rebels’ own deal

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Sudeep Chakravarti In the matter of rebellions and fractious peace processes, it’s always good to be able to tell friend from foe. The Naga peace process is already throwing up some interesting parameters and possibilities. First, there’s the matter of saving ... More »

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The trouble with Nagaland’s fat cats and peace

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Sudeep Chakravarti Ravindra Narayan Ravi knows well the route from the Dimapur airport to Kohima, from the commercial capital of Nagaland to its administrative capital. He has made the trip more than once in his role as interlocutor of peace talks with Naga re... More »

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The anatomy of a tribal uprising in Jharkhand

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Sudeep Chakravarti Here’s a seemingly remote story with impressive ripples. On 6 July, Sukhram Munda, a village headman in Kochang village in Jharkhand’s Khunti district was shot dead by two men, who escaped. Sukhram was a leader of the Pathalgadi (or Pathalga... More »

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The anatomy of a tribal uprising in Jharkhand

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Sudeep Chakravarti Here’s a seemingly remote story with impressive ripples. On 6 July, Sukhram Munda, a village headman in Kochang village in Jharkhand’s Khunti district was shot dead by two men, who escaped. Sukhram was a leader of the Pathalgadi (or Pathalga... More »