Assam

A scaly pangolin with small, brown eyes and a pointy nose forages for food near some greenery.

Pangolin smuggling: The next coronavirus time bomb?

For years, the plight of the pangolin has been a niche concern, mostly worrying conservationists. But the COVID-19 pandemic has pulled pangolins into the spotlight.

Pangolin smuggling: The next coronavirus time bomb?
Protesters hold Indian flag in Delhi

Rage against India’s citizenship law rooted in complex history of nation-building

Rage against India’s citizenship law rooted in complex history of nation-building
A woman stands with her back to the camera wearing a plaid green and yellow scarf.

Thousands of Bengali women must prove their Indian citizenship or face statelessness. Most can’t.

Thousands of Bengali women must prove their Indian citizenship or face statelessness. Most can’t.
A one-horned rhino named Baghekhaity stands next to its 10-day-old calf at a zoo in Guwahati, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam.

How to save rhinos? By turning their dung into paper.

How to save rhinos? By turning their dung into paper.

Thousands in India Flee Amid Internet Rumors of Violence

Thousands in India Flee Amid Internet Rumors of Violence
The World

Spider Bites Cause Panic in Northern India

Large, hairy, biting spiders have been turning up in remote rice farming community in the northeast Indian state of Assam. Assam India based journalist Wasbir Hussain tells The World how villagers there are in state of panic.

Spider Bites Cause Panic in Northern India