Avalok Langer
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Conflict Journalist.

ART & CULTURE

 |   10-minute read

Why generals don't approve of 'Army kids' writing against AFSPA

[Book extract] In a conflict zone, the truth is often the first casualty and therein lies the problem with the draconian act.

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

Sad truth of Myanmar: Democracy is in the hands of military

The 25 per cent seats reserved for the army can act as a veto to any constitutional reform Suu Kyi's party may choose to usher in.

POLITICS

 |   12-minute read

How to be good Indian racist and alienate Northeast

In an age of sensationalist news, the region is 'sexy', it has everything - corruption, violence, ethnic clashes, terrorism, drugs, AIDS.

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

Manipur ambush: The writing has been on the wall

The aggressive posturing of NSCN (K) and a 'new' umbrella group have been building up over the past few years.

POLITICS

 |   8-minute read

Words alone won't work in the Northeast, Modi

Riddled with conflict, corruption and political apathy, the region has by and large not featured in India’s growth story.

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

Why Modi's Make in India will break

While there is no shortage of degrees, there is a dire shortage of skilled manpower in India.

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

From "Look East" to "Act East": Modi, what about the Northeast?

The Northeast, which has largely been dominated by the Congress, offers the BJP a new political arena where dissatisfaction is omnipresent.