A train passes vendors in Guwahati, Assam, India: anger is growing in Muslim communities under scheme aiming to separate genuine citizens from “illegal migrants”. Photograph: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

India is fast-tracking the construction of a detention centre in its northeastern Assam state to house a fraction of the 1.9 million people who were r(...)

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi. Photograph: Money Sharma/AFP/Getty Images

A right-wing Hindu nationalist organisation linked to Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has accused the country(...)