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Sudeep Chakravarti

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Pressures for a landmark peace deal in Manipur

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Sudeep Chakravarti After examining fault lines of the quick-fix Bodo, or Boro, peace deal in late January and the dynamics of talking peace with factions of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), this week we address the conjoined matter of peace in Manip... More »

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Maoist rebellion: policy fade-out, policy fade-in

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Sudeep Chakravarti With surging protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 and the National Register of Citizens, and the government’s knee-jerk approach to dealing with democratic queries of its own citizens, it may appear that the Maoist rebellion... More »

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Naga peace plan lost in haze of optics, obstinacy

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Sudeep Chakravarti This week we look at the Naga peace process, another key result area for the government that is in stall. This is partly on account of the government’s own hype since 2015 and complexity of the problem. There is also the cussedness of some k... More »

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Issues that make CAB, NRC look like tame fireworks

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Sudeep Chakravarti Resentment and violence after celebrations of majoritarian political victory—that might be the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government’s legacy to endure in the coming year—indeed, for several years. The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 201... More »