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Subir Bhaumik

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Subir Bhaumik is BBC's former bureau chief for East & Northeast India and author of three acclaimed books on Northeast India -- 'Insurgent Crossfire', 'Troubled Periphery', and 'Agartala Doctrine'. He is now a senior editor of the Dhaka-based and a consulting editor for Myanmar's Mizzima group. As a senior fellow with the Kolkata-based Centre for Study in International Relations and Development (CSIRD), he is involved in the Track II K2K process involving Indian and Chinese frontier regions.

A High-stakes Poll for 'Red Fort' Tripura

Tripura appears set to witness an electoral battle between the Communist Party of India (Marxist) [CPI (M)], which has been re-elected for 25 years to

Doklam and Darjeeling: A Double-edged Dagger

The standoff at the Doklam Plateau and the ongoing violent movement for Statehood in Darjeeling present a clear threat to India's 'Chicken’s Neck', a

Alliance fails in West Bengal, Hindutva wins Assam for BJP

The elections to the Legislative Assemblies of West Bengal and Assam presented contrasting results. While in Bengal, the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool

Hung Assembly Could Result in J&K Model of Alliance in Assam

A mix of local issues and competing ideologies have made the Assam Assembly elections a difficult one to call. In this article, journalist Subir Bh

Not Easy for West Bengal’s Lone Ranger

West Bengal Chief Minister and All India Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee is going it alone in the State Assembly election in 2016 and that ma

Anup Chetia’s Return a Shot in the Arm for Assam Peace Process

The fragile peace process in strife-torn Assam appears likely to get a fresh impetus after the return of Anup Chetia, the northeastern State’s most ta