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Understanding linguistic conflicts and NRC in Assam through maps

By Selim Jahangir and Mehebub Sahana
Abdul Hussain, 45, from Muslim dominated Barpayak no. 1 in Nellie said, “My name is there in the list but my wife’s and children’s names are not. If I am an Indian, then how are my children foreigners?”


President Trump’s Atavism of Strange Kind

By Ananya S Guha
The point about Donald Trump’s belief is that it is no ideology. It is simply playing to the gallery with slogans like ‘this is your land’, mind you, not country. It also pooh poohs the very notion of cultural integration and assimilation. It is monolithic in character and nature. Monolith cultures have a way of resembling a herd mentality.

Trump’s Biggest Hurdles as an Incoming President in Recent History

By Deeba Abedi
Many call Trump’s issuance of a temporary travel ban, at least in part, race driven. Cries of racial preference and bigotry simply do not apply to Donald Trump for several reasons. For one, Trump is banning travel (or attempting to) from nations that openly sponsor terrorism, such as Iran which gives money to Hezbollah. Furthermore, it should be noted that Islam is not a race, it is a religion.

Brexit: Roots and Repercussions

By Ananya Pandey and Loveleena Sharma
After the end of communist and capitalist internationalism, civic internationalism, which has been represented by the EU, might witness a downfall. But, rather than getting superseded by the other sort of internationalism, the world will experience the rise of national conservatism.