Priyanka Borpujari

Priyanka Borpujari

Journalist | Photographer

Reporting on human rights & everything in between. 2016 IWMF Adelante Fellow to El Salvador. 2015 IMC Medienbotschafter Indien-Deutschland. 2012-2013 IWMF Elizabeth Neuffer Fellow.

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Who Would Have Thought Jhumpa Lahiri and Elena Ferrante Had So Much In Common?

A scholar of the Italian language explores the 'dissolving margins' between Ferrante’s novels and Lahiri’s Italian work.

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‘Nobody asks us why we took up arms’: confessions of a former adivasi militant in Assam

Bijay Singh Lakhra of the Adivasi People’s Army describes the disillusionment among adivasis in Assam after the recent Kokrajhar bloodshed.

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A month after Assam violence, fear lingers in relief camps – of militants and the administration

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi’s claims of normalcy stand belied.

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‘I buried my wife and son on Christmas’: When violence and horror descended on Assam

Little more than charred houses remain in many villages of Assam’s Kokrajhar district – and numerous tales of loved ones lost to bullets.

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Watching life unfold in Guwahati laahe laahe

New Delhi has again declined the North East’s demand for a separate time zone, showing how little the region is understood

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Assam's TV channels failed in their duty after Bodo militant killings

Instead of providing nuance and perspective, the TV channels focused on chasing 'flashing' visuals.

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Assam killings yet another bid by Bodo groups to establish ethnic dominance in region

Armed factions are seeking to cleanse Bodoland Territorial Area Districts of other communities.

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In wake of annual floods, a vibrant boat economy rises in Assam | Scroll

Stranded by swollen rivers, villages issue tenders for boat transportation.

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Kill the 'daayni': Witch hunts and death haunt Assam's quiet villages

Superstitions are increasingly being exploited to settle scores and arbitrarily persecute people.

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Hit by climate change, Assam river communities bury their pride, move into houses on stilts

For centuries, living in houses on stilts was considered a tribal practice. But incessant flooding has pushed Assamese to change.

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In wake of annual floods, a vibrant boat economy rises in Assam

Stranded by swollen rivers, villages issue tenders for boat transportation....

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Assam's TV channels failed in their duty after Bodo militant killings

Instead of providing nuance and perspective, the TV channels focused on chasing 'flashing' visuals....

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Watching life unfold in Guwahati laahe laahe

New Delhi has again declined the North East’s demand for a separate time zone, showing how little the region is understood....

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Kill the ‘daayni’: Witch hunts and death haunt Assam’s quiet villages

Superstitions are increasingly being exploited to settle scores and arbitrarily persecute people....

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‘I buried my wife and son on Christmas’: When violence and horror descended on Assam

Little more than charred houses remain in many villages of Assam’s Kokrajhar district – and numerous tales of loved ones lost to bullets....