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Children of Assam’s NRC: ‘Will They Take Me Away?’
This article received a Special Mention at the RedInk Awards 2021, and was originally published in The Indian Express in February 2020. Assam National Register of Citizens list hangs in a limbo. …
Find Me On a Hill in Imphal
This article won the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award 2020, and was originally published in The Indian Express in August 2020. On a full-moon night, atop a hill in Manipur, Yumnam …
Four Kuki women recount brutal assaults they survived
This article recounts testimonies of sexual assault survivors of the 2023 civil war in Manipur. It was originally published on Scroll.in in July 2023. [*Trigger Warning — contains graphic descriptions*] The …
The Girl Who Chases Time
This article won the PoleStar Foundation's Excellence in Journalism Award 2019, and was originally published in The Indian Express in July 2018. For most of her life, Hima Das has faced life’s …
The Girls March In
50 years after they were set up, Sainik Schools have opened doors to girls. We meet the six 12-year-olds making history in a Mizoram village, dreaming to be soldiers, sailors …
Feminist icons or violent vigilantes? The contentious role of Meira Paibis in Manipur’s conflict
Celebrated for long as the torchbearers of Manipur, Meitei women groups now stand accused of blocking the army and egging on violence against Kuki-Zo women. On an overcast July afternoon, …