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Displacement Studies Series

Uprooted for Whose Benefit? Development – Induced Displacement in Assam 1947-2000

ISBN: 978-81-922349-4-6
Author: Walter Fernandes, Gita Bharali
Year: 2011


Progress: At Whose Cost? Development – Induced Displacement in West Bengal 1947-2000

ISBN: 978-81-922349-5-3
Author: Walter Fernandes, Shanti Chetri, Satyen Lama, Sherry Joseph
Year: 2012

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The Development Dilemma: Displacement in Meghalaya 1947-2010

ISBN: 978-81-897625-6-8
Author: Walter Fernandes, Veronica Pala, Gita Bharali , Bitopi Dutta
Year: 2016


The Teesta on the Run: Development – Induced Displacement in Sikkim 1975-2010

ISBN: 978-93-822161-3-1
Author: Walter Fernandes, George Thadathil, Bitopi Dutta
Year: 2016


The Challenge of Development: Displacement in Nagaland 1947-2010

ISBN: 978-81-933761-5-7
Author: Walter Fernandes, Bokali Chishi Mughavi, Medonuo Pienyu, K. Alibo Achumi, Mhonthung Yanthan, Thejanuo Fidelia
Year: 2017


Displacement and Marginalisation in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana 1951-2010

ISBN: 978-81-938785-3-8
Author: Walter Fernandes, Nafisa Goga D’Souza, Palla Trinadha Rao, Arundhuti Roy Chaudhury, Mohammed Asif, M. Gopinath Reddy
Year: 2019


Inclusive or Unequal Progress? Development – Induced Displacement in Goa 1965-2010

ISBN: 978-81-953024-3-7
Author: Walter Fernandes, Savio Abreu, Niraj Naik, Simon Fernandes
Year: 2021


Ethnicity and Land Conflicts: Development-Induced Displacement in Tripura 1947-2010

ISBN: 978-81-953024-4-4
Author: Walter Fernandes, Thomas Malsom, Gita Bharali, Meenal Tula
Year: 2021


Identity Search and Security: Development-Induced Displacement in Mizoram 1947-2010

ISBN: 978-81-953024-0-6
Author: Walter Fernandes, Meenal Tula, Vanlalpari, C. Zonunmawia, Lalhruaimawii
Year: 2022


In the name of Lighting my House: Displaced for Development, Arunachal Pradesh 1947-2015

ISBN: 978-81-953024-8-2
Author: Walter Fernandes, Bitopi Dutta, Dusu Sambyo, Marge Nyori, Upasana Goswami
Year: 2023

Conflict and Peace Studies Series


Conflict Mapping and Peace Processes in Northeast India

ISBN: 978-81-922349-0-8
Author: Lazar Jeyaseelan (ed.)
Year: 2011


Teaching for Peace and Peace Curriculum in Manipur

ISBN: 978-81-922349-2-2
Author: Leban Serto
Year: 2011


Religious Resources for Peace Work

ISBN: 978-81-926062-6-2
Author: Pangernungba Kechu, Melvil Pereira, Atungo Shitri (eds.)
Year: 2016


Growing up in a Conflict Zone: Children Surviving Conflict in Tripura

ISBN: 978-81-926062-8-6
Author: Melvil Pereira, Shaunna Rodrigues, Ankita Gupta
Year: 2016


Growing up in a Conflict Zone: Children Surviving Conflict in Manipur

ISBN: 978-81-926062-9-3
Author: Melvil Pereira, Ankita Gupta, Shaunna Rodrigues
Year: 2016


Rethinking Autonomy, Self-Determination and Sovereignty: Search for Peace in Northeast India

ISBN: 978-81-897625-7-5
Author: Walter Fernandes, Bhaswati Borgohain
Year: 2017


Penning for Peace : Media, Conflict and the Northeast

ISBN: 978-81-897625-8-2
Author: Melvil Pereira, Bhaswati Borgohain (eds.)
Year: 2017


Journals of Dispute: Media, Coverage of Conflicts in the Northeast

ISBN: 978-81-933761-1-9
Author: Walter Fernandes, Bhaswati Borgohain
Year: 2017


Living with Conflicts: Possibilities of Peace- Making in the North East

ISBN: 978-81-933761-9-5
Author: Walter Fernandes, Asojiini Rachel Kashena, Anindita Datta, Grace Kamei, Jasmine Mushahary, Ratna Misha Reang
Year: 2018


Power & Powerlessness: Mainstream Media and the Northeast

ISBN: 978-81-943578-2-7
Author: Walter Fernandes (ed.)
Year: 2019


Landscape of Conflicts and Peace in the Northeast: The Role of Religion

ISBN: 978-81-943578-1-0
Author: Walter Fernandes, Kusumika Ghosh, Jasmine Mushahary, Garrol Lotha, Nungchim Casimir Tijaansha
Year: 2019


Women and Peacebuilding: Perspectives from the Field

ISBN: 978-81-953024-2-0
Author: Meenal Tula, Kusumika Ghosh (eds.)
Year: 2021


Customary Law and Changing Trends in Conflict Resolution: Eight Tribes of Northeast India

ISBN: 978-81-953024-1-3
Author: Joseph Zoliana (ed.)
Year: 2022


Sangharsha Niramoir Poromporagoto Paddhiti (Assamese)

ISBN: 978-81-922349-8-4
Author: Alphonsus D’Souza (ed.) (trans. Sujata Hati Baruah)
Year: 2012


Pathways to Harmony: The Role of Religion in Conflicts and Peace

ISBN: 978-81-953024-6-8
Author: Walter Fernandes (ed.)
Year: 2022


Inequalities as Sources of Conflicts: The Case of Covid-19

ISBN: 978-81-953024-7-5
Author: Joseph Zoliana (ed.)
Year: 2022


Conflict & Coping in Northeast India: The Role of Memory

ISBN: 978-81-960850-9-4
Author: Anurag Das (ed.)
Year: 2023

Tribal Theology Series


The Quest for Harmony: Christian and Tribal Perspectives

ISBN: 978-81-926062-0-0
Author: Alphonsus D’Souza, Yangkahao Vashum, Lalrindiki Ralte (eds.)
Year: 2013


Globalisation and Responses of the Churches (PB)

ISBN: 978-81-926062-1-7
Author: Alphonsus D’Souza, O L Snaitang, LimatulaLongkumer (ed)


Family and Clan in North East India: Reflections by Christian Scholars

ISBN: 978-81-926062-2-4
Author: Alphonsus D’Souza, Lalnghakthuami, Pangernungba Kechu (eds.)
Year: 2015


Tribal Cultural Resources for Christian Life and Ethics in North East India

ISBN: 978-81-926062-7-9
Author: Alphonsus D’Souza, R. Sashikaba Kechutzar, H. Lalrinthanga Rina (eds.)
Year: 2016

Women and Tribal Customary Law Series


Gender Implications of Tribal Customary Law: The Case of North-East India

ISBN: 978-81-316087-3-9
Author: Melvil Pereira, R. P. Athparia, Sunumi Changmi, Jyotikona Chetia (eds.)
Year: 2017


Contesting Voices, Changing Realities: The Nyishis of Arunachal Pradesh

ISBN: 978-81-933761-3-3
Author: Melvil Pereira, Sunumi Changmi, Tama Ramya, Taw Azu
Year: 2017


Grounded in Tradition, Seeking Change: The Khamptis of Arunachal Pradesh

ISBN: 978-81-933761-8-8
Author: Melvil Pereira, Sunumi Changmi, Razina Mannow, Chow Chantakong Namchoom
Year: 2018


Understanding Pluralities, Negotiating Change: The Bodos of Assam

ISBN: 978-81-933761-7-1
Author: Melvil Pereira, Junmani Basumatary, Jyotikona Chetia, Ramtanu Brahma
Year: 2017


Exploring Differences, Recording Change: The Karbis of Assam

ISBN: 978-81-933761-4-0
Author: Melvil Pereira, Dharamsing Teron, Jyotikona Chetia, Maggie Katharpi
Year: 2017


Plural Voices, Varied Perceptions: The Reangs of Tripura

ISBN: 978-81-938785-8-3
Author: Melvil Pereira, Jyotikona Chetia, Lincoln Reang, Romita Reang
Year: 2019


Changing Contexts, Changing Customs: The Halams of Tripura

ISBN: 978-81-94357834
Author: Melvil Pereira, Jyotikona Chetia, Jekap Halam, Jaya Rupini
Year: 2019


In Transition: The Mizos of Mizoram

ISBN: 978-81-938785-1-4
Author: Melvil Pereira, Meenal Tula, Lalnghakthuami, H. Lalrinthanga
Year: 2019


Continuity and Change: The Maras of Mizoram

ISBN: 978-81-938785-7-6
Author: Melvil Pereira, Meenal Tula, K. Robin, Ellen Hlychho
Year: 2019


Preserving Heritage, Exploring Change: The Poumais of Manipur

ISBN: 978-81-938785-2-1
Author: Melvil Pereira, Anuprova Ghose, Stephen Poukho, S. Monica Kaothala
Year: 2019


Ingrainged Tradition, Changing Practices: The Zous of Manipur

ISBN: 978-81-943578-0-3
Author: Melvil Pereira, Anuprova Ghose, S. Thangboi Zou, Ronica Vungmuankim
Year: 2019


Documenting Voices, Understanding Realities: The Sumis of Nagaland

ISBN: 978-81-938785-5-2
Author: Melvil Pereira, Vizokhole Ltu, A. Husca, Tovikali Yepthomi i
Year: 2019


Documenting Past Practices, Seeking New Directions: The Konyaks of Nagaland

ISBN: 978-81-938785-6-9
Author: Melvil Pereira, Vizokhole Ltu, Shongna Konyak, Konang Bangmei
Year: 2019


New Aspirations, New Approaches: The Jaintias of Meghalaya

ISBN: 978-81-943578-4-1
Author: Melvil Pereira, Jyotikona Chetia, Edmond Lamare, Pynhunmiki Susngi
Year: 2020


Reviewing Norms, Reforming Practices: The Lyngams of Meghalaya

ISBN: 978-81-943578-6-5
Author: Melvil Pereira, Jyotikona Chetia, H. Witting Mawsor, Kyntiewbianglin Mawsor
Year: 2020

Gender Studies Series


Budgeting Inequalities: The Status of Girls’ Education in Assam, 2020-23

ISBN: 978-81-960850-1-8
Author: Anurag Das
Year: 2023


Continuities of Migration: Women, Work, and Belonging in Northeast India

ISBN: 978-81-960850-3-2
Author: Nipasa Dutta
Year: 2023

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Forests and Fields of Imagined Futures: Indigenous Women and Conservation Practices in Northeast India

ISBN: 978-81-960850-8-7
Author: Nipasa Dutta and Dejna Daulagupu
Year: 2024

Tribal Studies Series


Viable Education for the Tribals: A Poumai Naga Perspective

Author: Z.K. Pahru
Year: 2010


Poumai Naga Folktales

ISBN: 978-81-933761-6-4
Author: Paul Punu
Year: 2017


Out of the Hills: Young Dimasas and Traditional Religion

ISBN: 978-81-938785-0-7
Author: Michael R. Kolb
Year: 2019


Ownership, Management and Alienation: Tribal Land in Northeast India

ISBN: 978-81-938785-4-5
Author: Walter Fernandes, Joydeep Baruah, Augustin Millik
Year: 2019


Unequal Land Relations in North East India: Custom, Gender and the Market

ISBN: 978-81-943578-5-8
Author: Erik De Maaker & Meenal Tula (eds.)
Year: 2020


Intimate Inheritance: Indigenous Women , Land and Customs in Northeast India

ISBN: 978-81-953024-5-1
Author: Meenal Tula, Upasana Goswami
Year: 2022


Changing Affinities: Ecologies of Human-Mithun Relationship in Northeast India

ISBN: 978-81-960850-2-5
Author: Abhishruti Sarma, Joseph Zoliana
Year: 2023

General and Livelihood Issues


Relations Across Borders: Communities Separated by the Indo-Myanmar Border

ISBN: 978-81-926062-3-1
Author: Walter Fernandes, Tiken Das, Zaw Gaon, Than Naing Lin, Furzee Kashyap
Year: 2015


The Poetry of Resistance: The Heraka Movement of NE India

ISBN: 978-81-897626-0-5
Author: Arkotong Longkumer
Year: 2016


An Impact Assessment of ICDS in Meghalaya: Strength and Scope for Growth

ISBN: 978-81-897626-1-2
Author: Madhusmita Chowdhury, Meenal Tula
Year: 2017


Seeds and Food Sovereignty: Eastern Himalayan Experiences

ISBN: 978-81-953024-9-9
Author: Dixita Deka, Joel Rodrigues, Dolly Kikon, Bengt G. Karlsson, Sanjay Barbora, Meenal Tula
Year: 2023

Monograph Series


Life and Dignity: Women’s Testimonies of Sexual Violence in Dimapur

ISBN: 978-81-926062-5-5
Author: Dolly Kikon
Year: 2015


Enduring Loss: Stories From the Kuki-Naga Conflict in Manipur

ISBN: 978-81-933761-0-2
Author: Asojiini Rachel Kashena
Year: 2017

The Teesta on the Run: Development-Induced Displacement in Sikkim 1975-2010

Author: Walter Fernandes, George Thadathil and Bitopi Dutta

Conflict Mapping and the Peace Processes in Northeast India

Editor: Lazar Jeyaseelan

Teaching for Peace and Peace Curriculum in Manipur

Author: Leban Serto

Religious Resources for Peace Work

Editors: PangernungbaKechu, Melvil Pereira and AtungoShitri

Globalisation and Response of the Churches

Editors: Alphonsus D’Souza, O L Snaitang and LimatulaLongkumer

Viable Education for the Tribals: A Poumai Naga Perspective

Author: Z. K. Pahru

These books can also be purchased directly from NESRC.

General and Livelihood Issues (Out of print)

Climate Change and Tribal Sustainable Living: Responses from the Northeast.

Author: Walter Fernandes and Nafisa Goga D’Souza (eds.)
Year: 2001

Land Relations and Ethnic Conflicts: The Case of North Eastern India

Author: Walter Fernandes and Melvil Pereira
Year: 2005

The Share of Children in Assam Budget: An Analysis of Allocations 2004-05 to 2007-08

Author: Pranami Garg and Madhumita Purkayastha
Year: 2008

Axom Budgetot Xixur Angxo: 2004-05 or pora 2007-08 loi Abontonorek Bislexon

Author: Pranami Garg
Year: 2008

Gender Studies Series (Out of print)

Modernisation and Women’s Status in North Eastern India: A Comparative Study of Six Tribes.

Author: Walter Fernandes and Sanjay Barbora
Year: 2002

Changing Women’s Status in India: Focus on the Northeast

Author: Walter Fernandes and Sanjay Barbora
Year: 2002

Tribal Customary Laws in Northeast India: Gender and Class Implications

Author: Walter Fernandes, Melvil Pereira and Vizalenu Khatso
Year: 2008

Tribal Studies Series (Out of print)

Traditional Systems of Forest Conservation in North East India: The Angami Tribe of Nagaland

Author: Alphonsus D’Souza
Year: 2001

Tribal Land Alienation in the Northeast

Author: U. A. Shimray
Year: 2006

The UN Indigenous Decade in Northeast India

Author: Walter Fernandes, Gita Bharali and Vemedo Kezo
Year: 2008

Land, People and Politics: Contest over Tribal Land in Northeast India

Author: Walter Fernandes & Sanjay Barbora (eds.)
Year: 2008

Conflict and Peace Studies Series (Out of print)

Search for Peace with Justice: Issues around Conflicts in Northeast India

Author: Walter Fernandes (ed.)
Year: 2008

Violence and Search for Peace in Karbi Anglong, Assam

Author: Tom Mangattuthazhe
Year: 2008

Traditional Methods of Conflict Resolution in Three Tribal Societies of North Eastern India

Author: Alphonsus D’Souza (ed.)
Year: 2011

Tribal Theology Series (Out of print)

Search for a New Society: Tribal Theology for North East India

Author: Yangkahao Vashum, Peter Haokip and Melvil Pereira (eds.)
Year: 2012

Globalisation and Response of the Churches

Author: Alphonsus D’Souza, O L Snaitang and Limatula Longkumer (eds.)
Year: 2014

Our Professional Articles


  • Walter Fernandes. 2023. “Development-Induced Displacement in India: Search for Alternatives,” The Fletcher Review of World Affairs (Tufts University, Medford, USA). Vol. 47, Summer 2023, pp. 77-88.
  • Meenal Tula and Upasana Goswami. 2023. “Making It Work: Women, Land and Labour in West Karbi Anglong, Assam”, Asian Ethnicity, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp. 278-300.
  • Joseph Zoliana. 2023. “Inequalities as Causes of Conflicts in the North East with Special Reference to Covid-19,” Pax Lumina, Vol. 04, Issue. 02, March, pp. 17-10.


  • Dixita Deka. 2022. “Tigers are our Brothers: Anthropology of Wildlife Conservation in Northeast India”, LSE Review of Books, 23 September. doi: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/2022/09/23/book-review-tigers-are-our-brothers-anthropology-of-wildlife-conservation-in-northeast-india-by-ambika-aiyadurai/
  • Dolly Kikon and Dixita Deka. 2022. “Strawberry Farms: Adopting New Crops in Northeast India,” Raiot, 1 June. doi: https://raiot.in/strawberry-farms-new-crops-in-northeast-india/
  • Walter Fernandes. 2022. “Development-Induced Displacement,” in Jelle J. P. Wouters & Tanka B. Subba (eds.) The Routledge Companion to Northeast India. London & New York: Routledge, pp. 133-137.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2022. “L’India Feritadalla Pandemia,” Aggiornamenti Sociali, 73, no. 1 (January), pp. 41-47.
  • Abhishruti Sarma. 2022. “Migrant Women in times of a Global Pandemic in Guwahati City,” in Joseph Zoliana (ed). Inequalities as Sources of Conflicts: The Case of COVID-19. Guwahati: North Eastern Social Research Centre, pp. 27-56.
  • Joseph Zoliana. 2022. “Language Hegemony and Fundamentalism in Mizoram,” in Walter Fernandes (ed.) Pathways to Harmony: The Role of Religion in Conflicts and Peace. Guwahati: North Eastern Social Research Centre, pp. 98-115.


  • Dixita Deka. 2021. “The pandemic and the tests of civilization: reading Gandhi’s Hind Swaraj today,” in Bapukan Saikia (ed.) Gandhian Ideas and Principles. Guwahati: Purbayon Publication, pp. 25-29.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2021. “Eminent Jesuits Contributing to the Social Sciences in India,” in Joan Dias, Savio Abreu & Keith D’Souza (eds.) Jesuit Initiatives in Indian Higher Education. Mumbai: Heras Institute of History and Culture, St Xavier’s College, pp. 127-140.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2021. “Indian Tribals and Search for an Indigenous Identity,” in Vinay Kumar Srivastava (ed.) India’s Tribes: Unfolding Realities. New Delhi: Sage Publications, pp. 267-282.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2021. “Tripura Catholics: Role in Conflicts and Peacemaking,” in David R. Syielmlieh & Ivan D’Silva (eds.) Legacy of Catholic Church in Tripura (1996-2021): Pathways Ahead. Delhi: ISPCK, pp. 137-150.
  • Meenal Tula. 2021. “Gentrified Fantasies: Women Singers on the Gramophone in Late Colonial India,” Women’s History Review, Volume 30, Issue 7, pp. 1119-1140.


  • Walter Fernandes. 2020. “The Problem” (of the Northeast) Seminar (August), Introduction Special Issue on NEI.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2020. “Politics of Impositions and their Pastoral Challenges,” in Graviour Augustine & Kuriakose Poovathumkudy (eds.) Belonging to Christ & the Church: A Festschrift in Honour of Fr. Thomas Manjaly. Shillong: Oriens Publications, pp. 354-368.
  • Walter Fernandes and Melvil Pereira. 2020. “Swept Away? Responses to Shifts in Land and Livelihood Patterns in Northeast India,” in Erik de Maaker & Meenal Tula (eds.) Unequal Land Relations in North East India: Custom, Gender and the Market. Guwahati: North Eastern Social Research Centre, pp. 31-61.


  • Walter Fernandes. 2019. “Developmentalism and Consequences: Displacement and Marginalisation in India’s Northeast,” in Rakhee Bhattacharya (ed.) Developmentalism as Strategy: Post-Colonial Narratives of India’s Northeast. New Delhi: Sage, pp. 91-116.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2019. “Tribal Customary Law: To be Reformed, Codified or Abrogated?” in Nilakantha Panigrahi (ed.) Tribal Economy, Culture and Society in India. New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company Private Ltd., pp. 21-37.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2019. “Northeast India: Secular Issues Communalised,” Indian Journal of Secularism, 23 (n. 2), July-September, pp. 25-38.
  • Melvil Pereira. 2019. “Re-Imagining Social Science Research: Context, Perspectives and Priorities,” in K. Jose, Bhaskar Gaur and Ankit K. Gaur (eds). Re-Imagining Social Science Researches: Contexts, Perspectives and Priorities. Guwahati: DVS Publishers, pp. 17-46.
  • Melvil Pereira. 2019. “A Spirituality of Justice: Reading the Signs of the Times and Responding with Faith,” in Stanislaus Chinliankhup & Samuel Kapani (eds.) The Spiritual Dimension of Pastoral Ministry. Shillong: Oriens Publications, pp. 129-139.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2019. “Land and Indian Tribals Towards 2018,” in K. Jose, Bhaskar Gaur and Ankit K. Gaur (eds.) Re-Imagining Social Science Researches: Contexts, Perspectives and Priorities. Guwahati: DVS Publishers, pp. 125-139.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2019. “Communalising Muslims in Northeast India,” Salaam: Quarterly to Promote Understanding, 40 (3 & 4), July-October, pp. 218-226.


  • Melvil Pereira. 2018. “A Spirituality of Justice: Crossing the Samaritan Lines”, in Isaac Padinjarekuttu and R. R. G.Augustine (eds.) Re-Visioning Pastoral Care. Shillong: Oriens Publications, pp. 154-167.
  • Melvil Pereira. 2018. “From the Castle to the Cave and to all Creation,” IGNIS, Vol. XLVII (III), 7-20.
  • Melvil Pereira. 2018. “Uniform Civil Code: The Constitution of India and the Ground Realities in Northeast India,” Journal of Law Research Institute. Published by: Gauhati High Court, Guwahati.
  • Meenal Tula and Jyotikona Chetia. 2018. Enduring Inequalities: Women, Inheritance and Empowerment. Journal of Law Research Institute. Published by: Gauhati High Court, Guwahati.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2018. “Conflicts and Displacement in the Northeast: Land, Identity and Immigrants,” in S. Irudaya Rajan (ed.) India Migration Report 2017: Forced Migration. London & New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis, pp. 147-161.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2018. “Look (Act) East Policy: With or Through the Northeast?” in Atul Sarma and Saswati Choudhury (eds.) Mainstreaming the Northeast in India’s Look and Act East Policy. Singapore: Palgrave, Macmillan, pp. 233-252.
  • Meenal Tula. 2018. “The Modern-National Language Debate and Tawaifs of Late Colonial India”, in Gender and History, (ed.) Rekha Pande. Jaipur: Rawat Publications.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2018. “Asian Tribes and the Search for an Indigenous Identity,” in David Arnold Kharchandy (ed.) Understanding the Tribes of Asia: Tradition, Roots, Identity, Belief, Environment & Security. Shillong: Synod College and New Delhi: Lakshi Publishers & Distributors, pp. 25-36.


  • Walter Fernandes. 2017. “Dr B. R. Ambedkar: The Man with a Vision of Inclusive Development”, in Sukumar Pal, Prajalankar Bikkhu, Prashant Meshram, Simal Chand Saha, Bikash Majhi and Neelani Jayswal (eds.) Relevance of Dr B. R. Ambedkar for Inclusive Development in India: Inclusive Development, Women’s Empowerment and Social Justice. New Delhi: New Delhi Publishers, pp. 1-17.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2017. “Regionalism, Globalisation and Constraints to Research in the North-East”, in L.S. Gassah and C. Joshua Thomas (eds.) Constraints and Challenges to Social Science Research in North-East India. New Delhi: Regency Publications, pp. 33-48.
  • Rajendra Nath Athparia. 2017. “A Study of Folklore and Folk Culture of North East India”, in Dr. Ranga Ranjan Das (ed.) Folklore in North East India: Continuity and Change. New Delhi: Lakshi Publishers & Distributors, pp. 1-28.
  • Angshuman Sarma. 2017. “Financial Services for Urban Informal Workers”, in Vanlalchhawna and Lalhriatpuii (eds.) Inclusive Finance in North East India: Challenges and Prospects. New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company, pp. 191-203.
  • Asojini Rachel Kashena. 2017. “Prayers from the Kuki-Naga Conflict: Living through Violence in Manipur“, The South Asianist, Journal of South Asian Studies, 5(1): pp. 46-65.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2017. “Land Alienation and Rural Development in Northeast India”. e-journal of the Indian Sociological Society, Vol. 1(1), (April), pp. 31-47.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2017. “Land Laws, Development and Globalisation in Northeast India,” in Deepak K., Mishra and Vandana Upadhyay (eds.) Rethinking Economic Development in Northeast India: The Emerging Dynamics. New Delhi: Routledge India Ltd., pp. 212-227.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2017. “Internally Displaced Persons and Northeast India,” International Studies. 50, no. 4, pp. 287-305.


  • Melvil Pereira. 2016. “Impact of Modern Nation-State Land Tenure System on Indigenous Lands”, in R. Sashikaba Kechutzar & Zulunungsang Lemtur (eds.) Doing Theology with Indigenous People’s Spirituality: An Asian Contribution to Theology of Creation and Wider Ecumenism. Jointly Published by Tribal study centre, ETC, Jorhat, Clark Centre for Peace Research & Action, CTC, Mokokchung & SCEPTRE, Kolkata, pp. 2-13.
  • Melvil Pereira. 2016. “Internal Minorities within Cultural Communities: The Case of Women in Tribal Communities of North East India”, in Mukesh Srivastava (ed.) Women Empowerment in Northeast India: Interdisciplinary Standpoint. New Delhi: Lakshi Publishers & Distributors, pp. 43-78. (co-authored with Shaunna Rodrigues)
  • Melvil Pereira. 2016. “Roman Catholic Missions in North-East India: Strategies, Tensions and Challenges”, in Marina Ngursangzeli and Michael Biehl (eds.) Witnessing to Christ in North East India. Oxford: Regnum Books International, pp. 197-207.
  • Melvil Pereira. 2016. “Researches in Sociology: Trends, Challenges and Pathways”, in K. Jose SVD and Bhaskar Das (eds.) Social Science Researches in North East India: Challenges and Pathways. Guwahati: DVS Publishers, pp. 76- 93.
  • Melvil Pereira. 2016. “Pastoral Leadership in Northeast India: Some Sociological Insights”, Oriens Journal for Contextual Theology, 7: pp. 86-108.
  • Melvil Pereira and Angshuman Sarma. 2016. “Fragile Peace and Travesty of Justice: The Case of the BTAD in Assam”, in Sarthak Sengupta (ed.) Contemporary Anthropological Research in Eastern and North Eastern India. New Delhi: Gyan Publishing House, pp. 139-152.
  • Rajendra Prasad Athparia. 2016. “Women Power Structure in Matrilineal Jaintia Society”, in Mukesh Srivastava (ed.) Women Empowerment in Northeast India: Interdisciplinary Standpoint. New Delhi: Lakshi Publishers & Distributors, pp. 10-39.
  • Rajendra Prasad Athparia. 2016. “Cultural Affinity of Different Linguistic Groups of North East India”, in Gautam Kumar Bera, K. Jose, G. Lazar & M. Antony (eds.) Endangered Cultures and Languages in North East India. Guwahati: Spectrum Publication, pp. 103-117.
  • Rajendra Prasad Athparia. 2016. “Perspective in Sattriya Music and Dance in Assam”, in Gautam Kumar Bera (ed.) Religious and Cultural Legacy of Sankardeva. Guwahati: Spectrum Publications, pp. 80-98.
  • Rajendra Prasad Athparia. 2016. “Religion and customary law interface: A case study of Khamptis of Arunachal Pradesh”, in Tiluttoma Baruah (ed.) Spectrum of Northeast India: Dimension of Life and Culture. Guwahati: Dibya Publications, pp. 121- 144.
  • Rajendra Prasad Athparia. 2016. “Anthropological Research on the Indigenous People of North East India”, in K. Jose SVD and Bhaskar Das (eds.) Social Science Researches in North East India: Challenges and Pathways. Guwahati: DVS Publishers, pp. 94-120.
  • Angshuman Sarma. 2016. “Impact of Informalisation and Role of Trade Union on Tea Tribe Workers of Assam”, in K Sarap and V Motkuri (eds.) Adivasis in India: Resources Livelihood and Institution. Hyderabad: Bloomsbury Publication, pp. 101-118.
  • Angshuman Sarma. 2016. “Social Security as a Productive Factor for Informal Workers in Tea Gardens”, Assam Economic Review, 9: pp. 54-71.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2016. “The Land Acquisition Act 2013 and Livelihood Losers”, in Varsha Bhagat-Ganguly (ed.) Land Rights in India: Policies, Movements and Challenges. New Delhi: Routledge, pp. 179-194.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2016. “Customary Law and Women’s status in Nagaland”, in Journal of the Asiatic Society, 58(4): pp. 119-126.


  • Melvil Pereira. 2015. “Development–induced-Displacement and Impoverishment,” in J. John (ed.) Poverty, Livelihood Rights and the Small Tea Growers in the Northeast. New Delhi: Centre for Education and Communication, pp. 28-34.
  • Melvil Pereira. 2015. “Tribal Land Laws with State Laws: Implications for Tribal Forest Conservation,” in Sarthak Sengupta (ed.), Explorations in Anthropology of North East India. New Delhi: Gyan Publishing House, pp. 91-112.
  • Rajendra Prasad Athparia. 2015. “Interface of Local Self-Government and Modern Formal Law in North East India: An Analysis,” Anthropos India, 2(1): pp. 204-232.
  • Rajendra Prasad Athparia. 2015. “Tribal Law, Property Rights and Gender Issues of North East India,” in Sarthak Sengupta (ed.), Explorations in Anthropology of North East India. New Delhi: Gyan Publishing House, pp. 79-90.


  • Bhaswati Borgohain. 2014. “Assam-Nagaland Border Dispute and the Media,” in Soni Jalarajan Raj and R C Pattnaik (eds.) Media’s Role in Facilitating Peace in Conflict Situation in Northeast India and Neighbouring Countries. The Conference Proceedings published by Media Watch, New Delhi, pp. 100-108.
  • Melvil Pereira. 2014. “Sociological Considerations on Socio-Cultural Dynamics in the Alcohol Use Behaviours of College Students,” InterViews: An Interdisciplinary Journal in Social Sciences. Vol. 1, No. 1, 64-80. (co-authored with K. S. Joseph).
  • JyotikonaChetia. 2014. “Migration and Employment in India: A Study in Dhemaji District of Assam,” International Journal of Current Research. Vol.6, Issue.01 (January),pp. 4781-4783.
  • Jyotikona Chetia. 2014. “The Fundamental Right to Education and Child Neglect: A Case Study of a Particular Village in Maharashtra,” International Journal of Current Research. Vol.6, Issue.02, pp.5325-5328.
  • Melvil Pereira. 2014. “Whither Commons? A Case of Community Land and Resources in Northeast India,” in Joseph Marianus Kujur and M K George (eds.) Towards a Politics of Change: Essays in Memory of Paul G. Delhi: Indian Social Institute, pp. 239- 262.
  • Melvil Pereira. 2014. “Interface of Tribal Land Laws with State Laws: Implications for Tribal Forest Conservation,” in Sarthak Sen Gupta (ed.). Exploration of Anthropology in North East India. New Delhi: Gyan Publications.
  • Rajendra Prasad Athparia. 2014. “Indigenous Natural Resource Management and Environmental Issues of North East India: A case study of the Karbis of Karbi Anglong, Assam,” in Gautam Kumar Bera & K. Jose (eds.) Tribal India’s Traditional Wisdom and Indigenous Resource Management. New Delhi: Abhijeet Publications, pp. 124-130.
  • Rajendra Prasad Athparia. 2014. “Chieftainship, Vaisnavism and New Political System among the Noctes of Arunachal Pradesh,” in N.K.Das (ed.) Exclusion, Discrimination and Stratification: Tribes in Contemporary India. Jaipur: Rawat Publication, pp. 99-125.


  • Melvil Pereira. 2013. “Rights of Minorities,” in Walter Fernandes (ed.) Human Rights in Northeast India: Human Rights Education for Class VIII, Published by NED Social Service Society, Guwahati, pp. 106.
  • Bitopi Dutta and Furzee Kashyap. 2013. “Women’s Right to Equality,” in Walter Fernandes (ed.) Human Rights in Northeast India: Human Rights Education for Class VII. Guwahati: NEDSSS, pp. 60-65.
  • Furzee Kashyap. 2013. “Ousted from One’s Land: Imposed Displacement in an Industrialized era,” International Journal of Advanced Research and Technology, doi: http://www.ijoart.org/docs/WITH-REFERENCE-TO-PLIGHT-OF-DISPLACED-WOMEN-AND-CHILDREN-IN-ASSAM.pdf.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2013. “Modernization, Customary Laws and Land Relations in the North East India,” Journal on Frontier Studies, Vol. 1, pp. 24-34.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2013. “The Delhi Rape and the Social Challenge,” Women’s Link.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2013. “Internally Displaced Persons and the Northeast,” in M. C. Behera (ed.) Northeast and Globalisation: Issues Betwixt and Between. Guwahati: DVS Publishers, pp. 117-132.
  • Alphonsus D’Souza. 2013. “Education for Social Equality,” in Kedilezo Kikhi (ed). The Dynamics of Development in North-East India. New Delhi: Bookwell Publishers, pp. 186-203. (co-authored with Kekhrieseno Christina).
  • Melvil Pereira. 2013. “Art 371A of the Indian Constitution and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples,” in Kedilezo Kikhi (ed.) The Dynamics of Development in North-East India. New Delhi: Bookwell Publishers, pp. 158-175.
  • Melvil Pereira. 2013. “Globalization and Changing Land Relationship among the Angami,” Journal on Frontier Studies, Volume 1, pp. 78-94.
  • Melvil Pereira and Michael Kolb. 2013. “Individual Rights and Accommodation of Communal Ethos: The Dilemma of Liberalism,” Journal of Northeast Indian Cultures, Vol.1, No.1: pp. 11-27.
  • Alphonsus D’Souza. 2013. “Traditional Knowledge of the Angami,” Journal of Northeast Indian Cultures, Vol.1, No.1: pp. 49-59.
  • Rajendra Prasad Athparia. 2013. “Research Priorities in Social Sciences in North East India,” in Gautam Kumar Behera and K. Jose SVD (eds.) Anthropology in India: Retrospect and Prospect. New Delhi: Abhijeet Publication, pp. 107-110.
  • Rajendra Prasad Athparia. 2013. “The Livelihood pattern of the Noctes, Arunachal Pradesh: Continuity and Change,” in Manis Kumar Raha (ed.) North East India: The Human Landscape. New Delhi: Concept Publishing Co., pp. 80-98.


  • Walter Fernandes. 2012. “Tribal Customary-Formal Law Interface in the Northeast: Implications for Land Relations,” in T. Haque (ed.) Land Policies for Inclusive Growth. New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company, pp. 422-438.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2012. “Environmental Degradation, Climate Change and Disasters in the Eastern Himalayas,” in Sakarama Somayaji and Vimal Khawas (eds.) Environment, Development and Social Change in the Himalayan Region. New Delhi: Akansha Publishing House, pp. 22-28.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2012. “Globalisation in India: The Historical Context,” Third Millennium, 15, no. 2 (April-June), pp. 50-67.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2012. “Tribal Sustenance Management and Identity in Northeast India,” in Partha J. Das, Kulen Chandra Das and Smarajit Ojha (eds.) Sustainable Resource Management in Northeast India: Policies and Practices. Guwahati: EBH Publishers, pp. 42-54.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2012. “Land, Environmental Degradation and Conflicts in Northeast India,” in Sumi Krishna (ed.) Agriculture and a Changing Environment in Northeastern India. New Delhi: Routledge, pp. 119-136.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2012. “Violence in Assam: Land, Identity and Immigration,” Infochange.
  • Walter Fernandes and Melvil Pereira. 2012. “Changing Land Relations in Northeastern India: A Comparative Study of Six Tribes and a Non-Tribal Group,” in Sumi Krishna (ed). Agriculture and a Changing Environment in Northeastern India. New Delhi: Routledge, pp. 373-397.


  • Melvil Pereira. 2011. “Customary Law as a Social Determinant of Health for the Northeast Indian Tribal Communities”, in Focus (Spring).
  • Walter Fernandes. 2011. “The Indian Church and the Challenge of Globalisation,” in Gregory Karotemprel, Jacob Marangattu and Paul Vithayathil (eds.) Church in India Tomorrow: A Roadmap for her Mission and Ministry in the Third Millennium. Rajkot: Deepti Publications, pp. 271-292.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2011. “Conditions for Peace with Justice,” in Joy Thomas, V. Z. Sagayam and Donald D’Souza (ed.) Promise of Indian Pluralism and Solidarity. Pune: Ishvani Kendra, pp. 68-81.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2011. “Interface of Social Reality and Theological Reflection,” in Tomy Palely and Thomas Manjaly (eds.) Theological Education for Transformative Ministry. Shillong: Oriens Publications, pp. 109-122.
  • Walter Fernandes, Melvil Pereira and Gita Bharali. 2011. “Common Resources, Community Management and the Tribal Customary Law in Northeast India,” in Vocabulary of Commons. Anand and Bangalore: Foundation of Ecological Security, pp. 83-105.


  • Melvil Pereira. 2010. “Indigenous Peoples and the UN Human Rights Mechanism,” Social Action 60, n. 4(Oct-Dec), pp. 339-353.
  • Daisy Nath. 2010. “The Impact of Globalisation on Tribal Women in the Northeast with Special Reference to the Angami of Nagaland: An Overview,” in M. C. Behera and Jumyir Basar (eds.) Interventions in Tribal Development: Challenges before the Tribes in the Age of Globalisation. New Delhi: Serial Publications, pp. 299-309.
  • Ankur Tamuli Phukan. 2010. “Who are the Subalterns? Nationalism, Subalterns and the Politics of Subalternity in Assam,” in Gautam Kumar Bera and K. Jose (eds.) Ethno-Social Mobility in Northeast India. Delhi: Abhijeet Publications, pp. 112-121.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2010. “Caste and Conversion Movements”. In T. K. Oommen (eds.) Social Movements 1: Issues and Identity. Oxford University Press, pp. 95-115.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2010. “Forests, Deforestation and Tribal Identity in Northeast India,” Social Action 60 (April-June), pp. 121-136.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2010. “Regionalism, Globalisation and Constraints to Research in the Northeast,” Man and Society, A Journal of Northeast Studies. 7 (Summer), pp. 22-39.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2010. “Colonialism and Indian Christian Philosophy,” Encyclopaedia of Philosophy. Bangalore: ACPI and Asian Trading Corporation, Volume 1, pp. 285-288.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2010. “Globalisation and Indian Christian Philosophy,” Encyclopaedia of Philosophy. Bangalore: ACPI and Asian Trading Corporation, Volume 1, pp. 565-568.


  • Gita Bharali. 2009. “Tribals Rise against Displacement in North-Eastern India,” in Renu Modi (ed.) Beyond Relocation. New Delhi: Sage Publications, pp. 218-239.
  • Gita Bharali. 2009. “Development-Induced Displacement and Human Security in Assam,” in Akhil Ranjan Dutta (ed.) Human Security in North East India: Issues and Policies. Guwahati: Anwesha, pp. 203-218.
  • Gita Bharali. 2009. “Uttar-Pub Bharotot Thanantaran Srista Doidrotar Birudhe Jonojatia Sangram,” in Ishan, Volume II. Guwahati: Panos South Asia, pp. 57-78.
  • Alphonsus D’Souza. 2009. “Traditional Learning Systems and Modern Education,” in KedilezhoKikhi, Alphonsus D’Souza and Visakonu Hibo (eds.) Angami Society at the Beginning of 21st Century. New Delhi: Akanksha Publications, pp. 27-17.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2009. “Understanding the Angami Today in the Context of Modernisation and Globalisation,” in KedilezhoKikhi, Alphonsus D’Souza and Visakonu Hibo (eds.) Angami Society at the Beginning of 21st Century. New Delhi: Akanksha Publications, pp. 69-90.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2009. “Land Relations and Conflicts in Northeast India: A Look at Modernisation, Immigration and Livelihood Loss,” in D. Narasimha Reddy (ed.) Agrarian Reforms, Land Markets and Rural Poor. Mussoorie: Centre for Rural Studies, Lal Bahadur National Academy of Administration, pp. 350-363.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2009. “Elections 2009: Development Issues, Secularism and Religion,” Bharatiya Samajik Chintan, Vol. 8, No. 1 (New Series) April-June 2009, pp. 33-39.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2009. “Tribal Identity, Customary Law and Modernisation in North-East India,” in Birichi K. Medhi, R. P. Athparia and K. Jose (eds.) Tribes of North-East India: Issues and Challenges. New Delhi: Omsons Publications, pp. 367-382.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2009. “India’s Half-Century Search for a Resettlement Policy and the Right to Livelihood,” in Renu Modi (ed.) Beyond Relocation. New Delhi: Sage Publications, pp. 102-128.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2009. “The Indigenous Issue and Human Rights,” in Subhrom Rajkhowa and Manik Chakraborty (ed). Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights: The Quest for Justice. Kolkata: R. Cambray & Co Pvt. Ltd, pp. 230-243.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2009. “Indian Tribals: A Vision for the Third Millennium,” in Third Millennium Series No. 3, Dalits and Tribals: The Plight and Path Ahead. Rajkot: Deepti Publications, pp. 127-154.


  • Walter Fernandes and Sanjay Barbora. 2008. “Development, Displacement and the Right to Life,” in Samir Kumar Das (ed.) Blisters on Their Feet: Tales of Internally Displaced Persons in India’s Northeast. New Delhi: Sage Publications, pp. 314-336.
  • Walter Fernandes and Gita Bharali. 2008. “Customary Law-Formal Law Interface: Impact on Tribal Culture,” in T.B. Subba, Joseph Puthenpurakal and Shaji Joseph Puykunnel (eds.) Christianity and Change in Northeast India. New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company. pp. 93-108.
  • Gita Bharali. 2008. “‘The Social Reality of Adivasi Movement,”’ in Dilip Gogoi (ed.) Cotton Conclave. Guwahati: Cotton College, pp. 44-45.
  • Gita Bharali. 2008. “Development-Induced Displacement, Deprivation and Rehabilitation in Assam: A Critique of NPRR 2003,” in Sujata D. Hazarika (ed.) Peace in Dialogue: Universals and Specifics: Reflections on North east India. New Delhi: Akanksa Publishing House, pp. 253-265.
  • Gita Bharali. 2008. “Development-Induced Displacement and Human Security in Assam,” in Akhil Ranjan Dutta (ed.) Human Security in North East India: Issues and Policies. Guwahati: Anwesha, pp. 203-218.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2008. “India’s Forced Displacement Policy and Practice: Is Compensation Up to Its Functions?” in Michael Cernea and Hari Mohan Mathur (eds.) Can Compensation Prevent Impoverishment? Reforming Resettlement through Investments and Benefit-Sharing. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, pp. 181-207.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2008. “Globalization, Land Laws and Land Reforms in North Eastern India,” in R. S. Deshpande (ed). Contract Farming and Tenancy Reforms: Entangled Without Tether. Mussoorie: Centre for Rural Studies, Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, pp. 51-66.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2008. “Land and Livelihood vs Land as Commodity,” Agenda, Issue 11, pp. 2-5.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2008. “Paying the Price of Someone Else’s Development,” Agenda-Infochange. No. 12, pp. 8-12.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2008. “Tribes in Post-Independence India,” in Sebasti L. Raj et al. (eds.) Eradicating Human Misery. Jabalpur: XID Publications, pp. 123-138.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2008. “Sixty Years of Development-Induced Displacement in India: Scale, Impacts and the Search for Alternatives,” in Hari Mohan Mathur (ed.) India: Social Development Report 2008: Development and Displacement. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, pp. 89-102.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2008. “Displacement and Alienation from Common Property Resources,” in Lyla Mehta (ed). Displaced by Development: Confronting Marginalisation and Gender Injustice. Sage Publications, pp. 105-129.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2008. “The Role of Land in Ethnic Conflicts in the Northeast,” in Walter Fernandes (ed.) Search for Peace with Justice: Issues Around Conflicts in Northeast India. Guwahati: North Eastern Social Research Centre, pp. 66-84.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2008. “Demystifying Development as a Recipe for Peace in the Northeast,” Proceedings of the Seminar on Contested Space and Identity in the Indian Northeast. New Delhi: Academy of Third World, Jamia Millia Islamia, pp. 32-34.


  • Walter Fernandes. 2007. “Singur and the Displacement Scenario,” Economic and Political Weekly, 42, no. 3 (Jan. 20-26), pp. 203-206.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2007. “Internally Displaced Persons: Challenge to Human Dignity,” Vidyajyoti JTR, 71, no. 1 (January), pp. 43-51.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2007. “Mines, Mining and Displacement in India,” in Gurdeep Singh, David Laurence and Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt (eds.) Managing the Social and Environmental Consequences of coal Mining in India. Dhanbad: The Indian School of Mines University, University of New South Wales and The Australian National University, pp. 333-344.


  • Walter Fernandes. 2006. “Development-Induced Displacement: Impact on Tribals,” Adivasi 46, no. 2 (December), pp. 90-98.
  • Gita Bharali. 2006. “Development Threat to Tribal Childhood,” Journal of the Assam Institute for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (December).
  • Pranami Garg. 2006. “Women in Electoral Process of India – Under Representation in Decision Making Process,” Journal of the Dept of Political Science, 3, pp. 24-27.
  • Gita Bharali. 2006. “Tussle Between the Management and Labourers of Tea Gardens of Assam,” in Jayanta Madhav Datta (ed.) Seuj Silpar Sandhanat: Asomor Cha Udyogor Oitihasik, Rajanaitik, Arthanaitikaru Samajik Disamuh. Jorhat: Assam Chah Karmachari Sandha, pp. 251-264.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2006. “Ecology and Women: Whose Degradation?” Women’s Link, 12, no. 1 (Jan-March), pp. 2-8.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2006. “Environment: For Whose Development?” Jnanadeepa, 9, no. 1 (Jan. 2006), pp. 139-157.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2006. “Development-induced Displacement and Tribal Women,” in G. C. Rath (ed.) Tribal Development in India: The Contemporary Debate. Delhi: Sage, pp.112-130.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2006. “Liberalisation and Development-Induced Displacement,” Social Change, 36, n. 1 (Jan-March), pp. 109-123.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2006. “Globalisation, Culture and Fundamentalism: Impact on North Eastern India,” in Sakaram Somayaji and Ganesha Somayaji (eds.) Sociology of Globalisation: Perspective from India. Jaipur: Rawat Publications, pp. 51-68.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2006. “Shortages, Ethnic Conflicts and Economic Development in North Eastern India,” In Joshua Thomas (ed.) Engagement and Development: India’s Northeast and Neighbouring Countries. New Delhi: Akansha Publishing House, pp. 45-71.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2006. “The Church and Peace with Justice in Northeast India,” in Thomas Manjaly, Koriakose Poovathumjudy and Peter Haokip (eds.) In the Service of Mission: Studies in Honour of Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil. Shillong: Oriens Publications, pp. 230-243.


  • Vizalenu Khatso. 2005. “Customary Laws and the Gender Issues in Northeast India,” Bulletin of the Tribal Research Institute (May).
  • Melville Pereira. 2005. “Changing Land Relations and Conflicts in Northeast India,” Bulletin of the Tribal Research Institute (May).
  • Walter Fernandes. 2005. “Modernisation and Tribal Women’s Status,” Bulletin of the Tribal Research Institute (May).
  • Walter Fernandes. 2005. “The Impact of Displacement on Tribal Women,” in Deepak Kumar Behara and Georg Pfeiffer (eds.) Contemporary Society Tribal Studies: Volume Six, Tribal Situation in India. New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company, pp. 49-69.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2005. “Reservations and Social Change: The Case of the Northeast,” in Stephanie Tawa Lama-Rewal (ed.) Electoral Reservations, Political Representation and Social Change in India A Comparative Perspective. Delhi: Manohar Book Centre and Centre de Sciences Humaines, pp. 83-104.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2005. “Rehabilitation as a Right: Where is the Policy?” Social Action 55, no. 2 (April-June), pp. 123-137.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2005. “Globalisation: Implications and Christian Response,” in Thomas D’Sa (ed.) The Church in India in the Emerging Third Millennium. Bangalore: NBCLC, pp. 45-49.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2005. “Touring Sisters: Agents of Reconciliation,” in Angeline Lotrsuro and Philomena Mathew (eds.) Touring Sisters in North East India: Guwahati: Peace Centre, pp. 94-103.


  • Walter Fernandes. 2004. “Limits of Law and Order Approach to the North-East,” Economic and Political Weekly, 39, no. 42 (Oct. 16-22), pp. 4609-4611.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2004. “Rehabilitation Policy for the Displaced,” Economic and Political Weekly, 39, no. 12 (March 20-26), pp. 1191-1193.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2004. “Challenges to Tribal Culture in the Context of Globalisation,” in Agapit Tirkey (ed). Promoting Tribal Rights and Culture. Bangalore: NBCLC, pp. 28-39.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2004. “Priestly Ministry for Building up a Just Society,” in Thomas Manjaly, Peter Haokip and James Thoppil (eds.) Towards Building up the Local Church: Priestly Ministry for 21st Century. Shillong: Oriens Publications, pp. 170-178.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2004. “The Assam Adivasis: Identity Issues and Liberation,” Vidyajyoti JTR, 68, no. 2 (February), pp. 110-122.


  • Walter Fernandes. 2003. “Church of the Poor or Church for the Poor?,” in Kuruvilla Pandikattu and Rosario Rocha (eds.) Bend Without Fear: Essays in Honour of Professor Kurien Kunnumpuram. Pune: Jananadeepa Vidyapeetha, pp. 108-126.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2003. “Research to Support People’s Organisation,” The Vishwabharati Quarterly, New Series 11, no. 2 (July-Sept), pp. 35-45.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2003. “Development-Displaced and the Right to Life: Implications for the Northeast,” in Tanmoy Bhattacharjee (ed.) Problems of Internally Displaced Persons in Assam with Special Reference to Barak Valley. Silchar: Assam University, pp. 3-27.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2003. “Dalits and Recent Attacks on the Minorities,” in A. K. Lal (ed.) Social Exclusion. New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company, pp. 42-54.


  • Sanjay Barbora. 2002. “Ethnic Politics and Land Use: Genesis of Conflicts in India’s Northeast,” Economic and Political Weekly, 37, no. 13 (March 30), pp. 1285-1292.
  • Sanjay Barbora. 2002. “The Morning After: 2001 and the Seven Sisters’ Region,” Revolutionary Democracy, 8, no. 1 (April), pp. 38-52.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2002. “Women’s Status and Constraints in the Development of Nagaland,” in C. Joshua Thomas and Gurudas Das (eds.) Dimensions of Development in Nagaland. New Delhi: Regency Publications, pp. 200-236.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2002. “The Pattern of Development and Globalisation in India,” Vikalp Alternatives, 11, no. 1, pp. 51-56.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2002. “Land, Water, Air as Community Livelihood: Impact of Globalisation,” National Council of Churches Review 122, no. 1 (Jan-Feb), pp. 9-39.


  • Walter Fernandes. 2001. “Les Tribus et L’Expropriation Fonciere en Inde,” Alternatives Sud 7, no. 2, pp. 147-156.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2001. “Globalisation and Inculturation,” in Michael Heberling, Gerhard Rott and Horst Sing (eds.) Dokumentation des 2. Dialogforums der Partnerdiozesen Poona und Eichstatt, Verlag, pp. 81-97.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2001. “The Tribals in the Northeast,” in Christian Erni (ed.) The Indigenous World 2001. IWGIA.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2001. “President Musharraf’s Visit and Prospects of Peace in South Asia,” Guest Editorial, Vidyajyoti Journal of Theological Research, July 2001.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2001. “Development-Induced Displacement and Sustainable Development,” Social Change, 1, no. 1-2 (March-June), pp. 87-103.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2001. “Reservations as a Tool for Social Change,” in A. K. Lal (ed.) Protective Discrimination: Ideology and Praxis. Allahabad: G. B. Pant Social Science Institute, pp. 19-31.


  • Walter Fernandes. 2000. “From Marginalisation to Sharing the Project Benefits,” in Michael M. Cernea and Christopher Mc Dowell (eds.) Risks and Reconstruction: Experiences of Resettlers and Refugees. Washington D. C.: The World Bank, pp. 205-225.
  • Sanjay Barbora. 2000. “Planter Raj to Police Raj: An Analysis of Extra-Economic Coercion in the Plantation Sector of Assam,” Revolutionary Democracy, September.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2000. “Jharkhand and Tribal Identity,” Vikalp Alternatives 8, no. 3 & 4, pp. 93-100.
  • Walter Fernandes. 2000. “Der Seitenblick: Partizipatorische Forschung, sozialengagierte Aktivisten und Volksbewegung im heutigen Indien,” Concordia Monographien 5/2, pp. 327-358.

Our Newspaper Articles


  • Walter Fernandes. “Smoke and Mirrors: Religious Conversion is a Ruse for Vested Interests,” The Telegraph, 16 January 2023.
  • Walter Fernandes. “A Land in Trouble,” The Telegraph, 26 June 2023.
  • Walter Fernandes. “Uniform Civil Code, Women, Class and the Tribes,” The Arunachal Times, 28 June 2023 (Also The Shillong Times and The Morung Express, 28 June).
  • Walter Fernandes. “Manipur: Ethnic Conflict Communalised,” JIVAN, July 2023 (also Pax Lumina).
  • Walter Fernandes. “Manipur: Where do We Go from Here?The Citizen, 28 July 2023.
  • Joseph Zoliana. “Assam Tribal Christians: Myth versus Reality,” The Sentinel, 26 February 2023.


  • Walter Fernandes. “Measuring Success of Narmada Rehabilitation,” The Citizen, 30 November 2022.
  • Anurag Das. “An Endless War: The Story of Afghanistan,” The New Leam, 4 October 2022.
  • Anurag Das. “Contestation against community land dispossession due to proposed Zeilad Wildlife Sanctuary,” (Land Conflict Watch.org), 15 February 2023.
  • Anurag Das. “Sixty nine houses demolished in Waithou Protected Reserve forest,” (Land Conflict Watch.org), July 2022.
  • Anurag Das. “Manipur Govt. Orders Eviction of 25 villages from Pumlen Pat Wetland,” Land Conflict Watch, January 2022.


  • Anurag Das. “Marginalised Children and Assam Budget 2021-22,” The Assam Tribune, 15 August, 2021.
  • Walter Fernandes. “The Canon Ball that Changed History,” The Shillong Times, 6 June 2021.
  • Walter Fernandes. “A Prophet is a Threat to the Powerful,” The Arunachal Times & Countercurrents, 6 July 2021.
  • Walter Fernandes. “A Tribute to Stan Swamy the Prophet,” Scroll.in, 6 July 2021.
  • Walter Fernandes. “Kohima Region: A Seed Blossoms,” Jesuits 2021, 146-148.


  • Walter Fernandes. “Laws of Their Land,” Outlook India, 16-22 November 2020.
  • Walter Fernandes. “Why are Messengers of Justice Punished?,” The Morung Express, 25 October 2020.
  • Walter Fernandes. “Punishing the Messengers of Justice,” The Assam Tribune, 18 October 2020.
  • Walter Fernandes. “Do Lowered Caste Lives Matter?,” The Citizen, 27 June 2020.
  • Walter Fernandes. “COVID and the Challenge of a New Economy,” The Shillong Times, 21 May 2020.
  • Walter Fernandes. “‘North Easterners Return Home to Poor Public Health Infrastructure,” The Citizen, 1 April 2020.
  • Walter Fernandes. “Jesuits in the Northeast Celebrate Golden Jubilee,” The Morung Express, 22 April 2020.
  • Walter Fernandes. “Jesuits Celebrate Fifty Years in the Northeast,” The Shillong Times, 22 April 2020.
  • Walter Fernandes. “The Citizenship Bill and the Northeast,” JIVAN, February 2020.


  • Walter Fernandes. “That Bangladeshis are Fleeing Persecution is A Lie,” Interview with The Forward Press, 19 December 2019.
  • Walter Fernandes. “Zameen Hai Fasad ki Jad,” Dainik Jagaran, 15 December 2019.
  • Walter Fernandes. “In Fighting for NRC Excluded, Rights and Aspirations of Assamese People Cannot be Excluded,” The Wire, 2 September 2019.
  • Walter Fernandes. “Displacement Studies and Social Research,” JIVAN, February 2019.
  • Walter Fernandes. “Does the Northeast Even Count in the Regime’s Cynical Push to the Citizenship Bill?,” Sabrangindia, 21 January 2019.
  • Walter Fernandes. “Dharm Nahin, Is Charan Akrosh Ka Marm Kuch Aur Hai,” Dainik Jagran, 20 January 2019.


  • Walter Fernandes. “Attack on Agnes Kharshiing: Attempt to Gag Dissenting Voices,” Ne.Now, 15 November 2018.
  • Walter Fernandes. “Sabarimala: Law Alone Cannot Transform the Social Order,” The Citizen, 25 October 2018.
  • Walter Fernandes. “Fear Mongering by Media, Politicians of Assam’s National Register of Citizens Needs to Stop,” Scroll.in, 5 August 2018.
  • Walter Fernandes. “Samp Mare Lati Na Tute,” Dainik Jagran, 5 August 2018.
  • Walter Fernandes. “How to Deal with the NRC?,” The Morung Express, 4 August 2018.
  • Walter Fernandes. “Dissent, Democracy and Civil Society,” JIVAN, August 2018.
  • Walter Fernandes. “Locking the Stable After the Horses Escape,” Northeast News, 22 January 2018.


  • Walter Fernandes. “Celebrating Murder,” The Sentinel, 8 September 2017.
  • Walter Fernandes. “What Type of Development for the Northeast?,” Business Northeast (E-paper of The Sentinel), 27 May 2017.
  • Melvil Pereira. “Bread, Butter, Protection: Do Our Children Get the Best?,” The Shillong Times, 18 February 2017.
  • Walter Fernandes. “The Nagaland Agitation,” Scroll.in, 4 February 2017.
  • Meenal Tula. “Tiny Steps in the Right Direction,” The Shillong Times, 3 February 2017.
  • Meenal Tula. “Tackling Malnutrition of Meghalaya’s Children,” The Shillong Times, 2 February 2017.


  • Anindita Datta.Uprooted Bru’s in Tripura,” Tripurainfo.in, 10 December 2016.
  • Melvil Pereira.Britishers, Bombs, Baptists and a Book: A Review of Evangelising the Nation by John Thomas,” The Morung Express, 19 October 2016.
  • Walter Fernandes.The Jesuit Parliament,” The Shillong Times, 2 October 2016.
  • Melvil Pereira.Venom and Vitriol versus Virtue and Vitality: In defense of St. Teresa of Calcutta,” The Sentinel, 11 September 2016.
  • Melvil Pereira.Children in a Post-Conflict Society: What is at Stake?,” Tripurainfo.in, 22 August 2016.
  • Melvil Pereira.Children in Conflict Zones: Their Plight and Our Responsibilities,” The Imphal Free Press, 8 August 2016.
  • Walter Fernandes.Caste or Racial Discrimination?,” The Sentinel, 2 August 2016.
  • Walter Fernandes.An Education Policy for Inclusive Education?,” The Shillong Times, 28 July 2016.
  • Walter Fernandes.Draft Forest Policy and Possible Consequences,” The Assam Tribune, 27 July 2016.
  • Walter Fernandes.AFSPA, the Supreme Court and Human Rights,” The Morung Express, 12 July 2016.
  • Melvil Pereira.Child Welfare: What More Can Nagaland Do?,” The Morung Express, 25 July 2016.
  • Angshuman Sharma.Politicians Want Their Votes, But Provide no Relief for Assam’s Tea Garden Workers,” The Wire, 27 June 2016.
  • Walter Fernandes.Elections, Migration and Identity in Assam,” The Sentinel, 11 June 2016.
  • Walter Fernandes.Myanmar in Transition and India,” The Nagaland Post, 8 June 2016.
  • Angshuman Sharma.Know the Story Behind Your Cup of Saah,” Eclectic North East, June 2016.
  • Angshuman Sharma.Post-Modernism: 21st Century Socialism,” Muktosinta, 10 May 2016.
  • Angshuman Sharma.The Bitter Chai,” Raiot.in, 1 May 2016.
  • Melvil Pereira.A Manifesto for the Children of Assam,” The Assam Tribune, 20 April 2016.
  • Madhusmita Chowdhury.Assam Budget and Welfare of Children,” The Sentinel, 21 March 2016.
  • Binita Kakati.Tribal Customary Laws and Women’s Equality,” The Morung Express, 8 March 2016.
  • Melvil Pereira.How Protected Are Our Children in Assam,” Eastern Chronicle, 4 March 2016.
  • Bhaswati Borgohain.Dissent, Nationalism and Democracy,” The Sentinel, 28 February 2016.
  • Madhusmita Chowdhury.Development and ICDS in Meghalaya,” The Shillong Times, 19 February 2016.
  • Melvil Pereira.Preventing and Combating Trafficking of Girls in Northeast India,” The Girls Count News Bulletin, January-March 2016.
  • Walter Fernandes.Indo-Myanmar Relations: Looking from the Border,” The Eastern Mirror, 27 January 2016.
  • Walter Fernandes.Some Challenges in My Life,” The Assam Tribune Youth Page, 4 February 2016.
  • Walter Fernandes.Democracy, Nationalism and Nazism,” The Shillong Times, 2 March 2016.


  • Walter Fernandes.Challenges to Values of Freedom,” The Assam Tribune, 2 November 2015.
  • Kanu Kanta Sen:Protection and Child Care,” The Assam Tribune, 27 February 2015.


  • Melvil Pereira.A Festival of Joy,” The Assam Tribune, 20 December 2014.
  • Melvil Pereira, R. P. Athparia and Kankana Borah:Customary Law and Gender Equality in Nagaland,” The Nagaland Post, 12 March 2014.
  • Jyotikona Chetia:Diminishing Commons of Northeast,” The Assam Tribune, 2 August 2014.
  • Jyotikona Chetia:Dwindling Commons of Nagaland,” The Nagaland Post, 19 July 2014.


  • Walter Fernandes.The Historical Legacy of Benedict XVI,” Seven Sisters’ Post, 1 March 2013.
  • Walter Fernandes.AFSPA: Who Rules India?,” The Hindu, 12 February 2013.
  • Walter Fernandes.Rape and Indian Culture,” The Assam Tribune, 9 February 2013.
  • Bitopi Dutta and Furzee Kashyap.Guwahati One Billion Rising,” Khobor, 9 February 2013.
  • Walter Fernandes.Election and NE Development,” Seven Sisters’ Post, 6 February 2013.
  • Walter Fernandes.The Justice Verma Committee and Women’s Status,” Seven Sisters’ Post, 25 January 2013.
  • Prabal Pijush Bharali.Is India No Country for Children?,” Seven Sisters’ Post, 23 January 2013.
  • Melvil Pereira.Hegemonic Patriarchy: Rethinking Masculinity,” Seven Sister’s Post, 17 January 2013.
  • Upasana Bhuyan and Sunumi Changmi.Crime against Women: A Patriarchal Lineage,” Seven Sister Post, 12 January 2013.
  • Bitopi Dutta and Furzee Kashyap.Rape: Manifestations of a Misogynistic Society,” Seven Sister’s Post, 9 January 2013.


  • Walter Fernandes.The Delhi Rape and Middle Class Reaction,” Seven Sisters’ Post, 31 December 2012.
  • Walter Fernandes.Integrating the Northeast,” Seven Sisters’ Post, 4 October 2012.
  • Walter Fernandes.Violence in Kokrajhar,” Himal, September 2012.
  • Walter Fernandes.Time to Integrate the Northeast,” Kannada Prabha (Kannada daily), 31 August 2012.
  • Walter Fernandes.Emergency? Have You Been to NE?,” Seven Sisters’ Post, 25 June 2012.
  • Walter Fernandes.Climate Change or Climate Justice in the Northeast?,” Seven Sisters’ Post, 5 June 2012.
  • Tribeni Gogoi.Children Need Attention,” Seven Sisters’ Post, 6 March 2012.
  • Walter Fernandes.Shooting the Messenger,” The Assam Tribune, 5 March 2012.
  • Walter Fernandes.Identity and Creation of New States,” Seven Sisters’ Post, 21 January 2012.


  • Walter Fernandes.Development-Induced Displacement and Human Rights,” Seven Sisters’ Post, 24 November 2011.
  • Walter Fernandes.Death Sentence,” The Assam Tribune, 10 September 2011.
  • Walter Fernandes.Ecology and Jesuit Advocacy,” JIVAN, September 2011.
  • Walter Fernandes.Dam Breaks and Land Compensation,” The Assam Tribune, 6 September 2011.
  • Melvil Pereira.Land Acquisition Bill 2011: Boon or Bane?The Assam Tribune, 3 September 2011.
  • Melvil Pereira.Indigenous People of North East India and the New Land Acquisition Bill,” The Nagaland Post, 1 September 2011.


  • Gita Bharali.Kalyankami Rastraaru Manuahr Sangram” (Welfare State and People’s Struggle), Dainik Janambhumi, 23 November 2010.
  • Melvil Pereira.Customary Law: To Codify or Document?The Shillong Times, 5 November 2010.
  • Walter Fernandes.Attacks on Northeast Women and Equality,” The New Leader, 16-29 September 2010.
  • Walter Fernandes.Mother Teresa,” The Assam Tribune, 29 August 2010.
  • Melvil Pereira.Customary Laws: Recognition or Codification?The Nagaland Post, 17 August 2010.
  • Gita Bharali.Karbi Paharot Adin,” (One Day in the Karbi Hills) Dainik Janambhumi, 7 and 8 June 2010.
  • Gita Bharali.Nari Divash,” Dainik Janambhumi, 8 March 2010.


  • Walter Fernandes.Climate Justice for the Northeast,” The Assam Tribune, 5 December 2009.
  • Daisy Nath.Children and Education,” The Assam Tribune, 9 December 2009.
  • Ankur Tamuli Phukan.Grinnay Houk Aparadhar Potabhumi,” Ahomiya Pratidin, 30 October 2009.
  • Ankur Tamuli Phukan.Asomiya Jatiyabadat Jibur Bisoy Eatiaou Upakhita,” Ahomiya Pratidin, 1 October 2009.
  • Ankur Tamuli Phukan.Towards an Alternative Understanding of Ragging: Some Critical Notes,” STRI, Delhi University Journal, September 2009.
  • Walter Fernandes.The Electoral Message of Development,” The Assam Tribune, 4 June 2009.
  • Gita Bharali.Jalanitir Khosora Samparke Kisu Kotha,” Dainik Janambhumi, 11 June 2009.
  • Walter Fernandes.Defeated Pawns,” The Assam Tribune, 8 March 2009.
  • Gita Bharali.SEZ: It’s a Boon or Bane?The Assam Tribune, 13 January 2009.


  • Gita Bharali.Axomot Sishu Kiman Surakshit,” Dainik Janambhumi, 15 December 2008.
  • Walter Fernandes.Bombay Terror Attacks, Religion and Class,” Living Faith: London Internet Journal, 9 December 2008.
  • Walter Fernandes.Bangladesh our Sorrow?,” Tehelka, 29 November 2008.
  • Gita Bharali.Jalanitir Khasarak Raijor Punar Xamalochana,” Dainik Janambhumi, 15 November 2008.
  • Walter Fernandes.Displacement and Political Parties,” The Assam Tribune, 28 October 2008.
  • Walter Fernandes.Kandhamal: Social Issues Communalised,” The Sentinel, 5 October 2008.
  • Gita Bharali.Bangladeshi Bahiskaranar Karane Ashingha Gana Andolonar Prayojan,” Dainik Janambhumi, 19 August 2008.
  • Walter Fernandes and Alphonsus D’Souza.India: Religion in a Land of Contrasts,” Living Faith: London Internet Journal, 15 August 2008.
  • Gita Bharali.Banpani Aru Garakhahania,” Dainik Janambhumi, 7 August 2008.
  • Gita Bharali.Noi-Pariya Raijor Samachya,” Dainik Janambhumi, 16 July 2008.
  • Gita Bharali.Bhumi, Gosthigata Sangharsa and Uttar Purbanchal” (Land, Ethnic Conflicts & NE), Dainik Janambhumi, 3 June 2008.
  • Gita Bharali.Unnayanar Namat Ussedit Mahila” (Displacement Vs Women), Dainik Janambhumi, 25 April 2008.
  • Gita Bharali.Bird Flu,” Dainik Janambhumi, 4 February 2008.


  • Gita Bharali.Adivasir Bidroh Aru Antarastriya Chah Sanmilian,” Dainik Janambhumi, 5 December 2007.
  • Gita Bharali.Raije Grahan Nakare Jalanitir Khasara,” Dainik Janambhumi, 24 November 2007.
  • Walter Fernandes.Land and Commissions,” The Assam Tribune, 21 November 2007.
  • Gita Bharali.Rastrasanghar Khilinjiar Dasak Aru Uttar Purbanchal,” Dainik Janambhumi, 11 November 2007.
  • Gita Bharali.Shanti Prakriya,” Dainik Janambhumi, 26 October 2007.
  • Gita Bharali.Puboloi Chowa,” Dainik Janambhumi, 13 October 2007.
  • Gita Bharali.Raijor Dristit Janabirodhi Jalanitir Khasara,” Dainik Janambhumi, 28 September 2007.
  • Gita Bharali.Rastriya Jala Nitir Khasara aru Jal Biradri,” Dainik Janambhumi, 15 September 2007.
  • Gita Bharali.Prakitik Durjog Kiman Prakitik,” Dainik Janambhumi, 8 September 2007.
  • Walter Fernandes.Develop, Displace and Forget the Poor,” Tehelka, 1 September 2007.
  • Gita Bharali.Uttarpurbanchalat Manab Sarabarah,” Dainik Janambhumi, 25 July 2007.
  • Gita Bharali.Unnayanr Mapkathi Hisabe Siksha,” Dainik Janambhumi, 17 July 2007.
  • Walter Fernandes.The Look East Policy,” The Assam Tribune, 6 July 2007.
  • Gita Bharali.Atmaparisayar Sandhanat,” Dainik Janambhumi, 26 June 2007.
  • Gita Bharali.Rastriya Punarsangthapan Niti 2003,” Dainik Janambhumi, 15 June 2007.
  • Gita Bharali.Singurar Krishak and Sarbaharar Sarkar,” Dainik Janambhumi, 17 May 2007.
  • Gita Bharali.Chari dasak Joraak Sangram,” Dainik Janambhumi, 3 May 2007.
  • Gita Bharali.Unnayan Aru Manab Nirapatta,” Asomiya Pratidin, 23 April 2007.
  • Gita Bharali.Unnayan Banam Ussed,” Dainik Janambhumi, 2 February 2007.
  • Walter Fernandes.Hawks Descend on Assam,” Himal Southasian, 1 February 2007.
  • Walter Fernandes.Going Round in Circles,” The Telegraph, 26 January 2007.


  • Walter Fernandes.Human Trafficking Growing in the NE,” The Morung Express, 28 December 2006.
  • Walter Fernandes.Displacement and Investor’s Need,” The Sentinel, 19 December 2006.
  • Walter Fernandes.Not a People’s State,” The Times of India, 12 December 2006.
  • Walter Fernandes.Why Impose Nationalism?,” The Assam Tribune, 26 September 2006.
  • Walter Fernandes.It’s Different: The Rehabilitation Policy,” Down to Earth, 15 July 2006.
  • Walter Fernandes.Development and Displacement in Asom,” The Assam Tribune, 11 May 2006.
  • Walter Fernandes.Are Reservations Justified?,” The Sentinel, 10 May 2006.
  • Walter Fernandes.St Xavier and the Tradition of Social Service,” The Assam Tribune, 7 April 2006.
  • Walter Fernandes.One More Women’ Day?,” The Assam Tribune, 8 March 2006.


  • Walter Fernandes.Naga Imbroglio,” The Statesman, 30 July 2005.
  • Walter Fernandes.Why Not A Common Civil Code?,” The Assam Tribune, 22 July 2005.
  • Walter Fernandes.Blinkered Critics: Tribals Want Change on Their Own Terms,” Down to Earth, 30 June 2005.
  • Walter Fernandes.Tea Crisis and the Workers,” The Telegraph, 30 May 2005.
  • Walter Fernandes.Rebuild Strategy on Green Belt,” The Telegraph, 22 April 2005.
  • Kazimuddin Ahmed.Whither Indigenous Rights?,” The Telegraph, 14 March 2005.
  • Kazimuddin Ahmed.Bishwa Xamajik Mancha, Tritya Biswor Oiko Mancha,” Ahom Vani, 11 February 2005.
  • Kazimuddin Ahmed.Uranium Mining in Domiasiat,” The Telegraph, 15 January 2005.


  • Walter Fernandes.Manmohan Singh in the Northeast,” The Hindu, 11 December 2004.
  • Gita Bharali.Dam Threat to Livelihood,” The Telegraph, 29 November 2004.
  • Walter Fernandes.No Information on Forest Policy,” The Telegraph, 8 November 2004.
  • Walter Fernandes.Population and Communal Politics,” The Assam Tribune, 21 September 2004.
  • Walter Fernandes.Kids Have Work, Adults Don’t,” The Telegraph, 26 August 2004.
  • Walter Fernandes.Dams and Displacement Woes,” The Telegraph, 15 July 2004.
  • Walter Fernandes.As Condescending as Ever,” Down to Earth, 15 July 2004.
  • Walter Fernandes.Loopholes Galore in Tribal Policy,” The Telegraph, 4 June 2004.
  • Walter Fernandes.A Travesty of Justice,” Down to Earth, 30 April 2004.
  • Walter Fernandes.Draft Tribal Policy: Where is the Northeast?,” The Statesman, 27 March 2004.
  • Walter Fernandes.A Bigger Escape Route,” The Telegraph, 11 March 2004.


  • Walter Fernandes.From Conflict to Development,” The Statesman, 20 December 2003.
  • Walter Fernandes.Why is Assam Burning?,” The Hindu, 8 December 2003.
  • Gita Bharali.Asamar Chah Janajatiak Adhayan,” Dainik Janambhumi, 23 September 2003.
  • Walter Fernandes.Women as Symbols,” The Assam Tribune, 20 July 2003.
  • Walter Fernandes.Troops to Iraq: Are Indian Lives Cheap?,” The Sentinel, 11 July 2003.
  • Walter Fernandes.Damming the North East,” The Statesman, 5 July 2003.
  • Walter Fernandes.Education of Plantation Labourers,” The Assam Tribune, 18 April 2003.
  • Walter Fernandes.Communalism and Civil Society: Lessons from Gujarat,” The Assam Tribune, 22 February 2003.


  • Walter Fernandes.Is Privatisation the Answer?,” The Assam Tribune, 2 December 2002.
  • Walter Fernandes.Double Standards as Policy,” The Assam Tribune, 20 July 2002.
  • Walter Fernandes.Evictions and the Soft State,” The Assam Tribune, 2 June 2002.
  • Walter Fernandes.Land of Darkness and Misery,” The Telegraph, 21 May 2002.


  • Walter Fernandes.Compulsory Education: Right or Duty?,” The Assam Tribune, 2 December 2001.
  • Walter Fernandes.Caste, Race and Reservations,” The Assam Tribune, 3 September 2001.
  • Walter Fernandes.General Musharraf’s Visit and Prospects of Peace,” The Assam Tribune, 10 July 2001.
  • Walter Fernandes.Employment Generation as an Election Issue,” The Assam Tribune, 7 May 2001.


  • Walter Fernandes.New Laws Affecting the North East,” The North East Times, 26 and 27 October 2000.
  • Walter Fernandes.Privatising Common Knowledge,” The Assam Tribune, 24 June 2000.
  • Sanjay Barbora.Revisiting the Irish Question,” The North East Times, 18 June 2000.
  • Walter Fernandes.Unrest in the North East,” The Hindu, 2 and 3 June 2000.
  • Sanjay Barbora.Whose Life Is It Anyway?,” The North East Times, 14 May 2000.
  • Walter Fernandes.Are Natural Disasters Natural?,” The North East Times, 28 April 2000.
  • Walter Fernandes.Women as Political Fodder,” The Assam Tribune, 26 April 2000.
  • Walter Fernandes.Caste as a Vested Interest,” The Hindu, 4 January 2000.
  • Sanjay Barbora.Who Killed Daniel Toppo?,” Tehelka, 2000.
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