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Tripura Bleeds ‘“ In The Crossfire Of Mainstream Political Parties And Virulent Ethnic Conflict

Tripura is a land-locked state with Mizoram in East, Assam in Northeast and 800 K.M. of porous international border with Bangladesh in North, West and South. With an area of 10,486 square kilometers covered by two third forest and one third of river valleys it is predominantly a hilly and often inaccessible... 

Ethnic Sensitiveness & Aggravated Tribal Economy Of Manipur

The ethnic insurgencies in the Manipur Hills are now taking a very different turn, and the smaller tribes find it so difficult to cope with the unbearable situations in the hotting up hills. Through selective atrocities, the weaker tribes are cowed into submission. Constant harassment of the smaller... 

Economic Opportunities Or Continuing Stagnation

THE northeastern region of India has often been visualized as the remote landlocked backward region of a dynamic economy on the march. The difference between the potential and actual economic performance is most startling for the region that has large international borders with several neighbors like... 

Assam: Ethnic Clashes Threaten Prospect Of Peace

Just when the northeastern Indian state of Assam was hoping for peace after the largest rebel group, ULFA agreed for peace talks, the prospect of return to normalcy in the state suffered a huge setback with the outbreak of violence between two tribal communities who inhabit the district of Karbi Anglong.... 

Will ULFA Wilt Under US Heat?

The United States has at last declared the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) a terrorist organization, twenty six years after this Northeast Indian separatist group’s formation and nearly five years after Washington has taken the lead in the global war on terror. In its 2004 Country Reports... 

Development Experience In Manipur (1891-1969) And The Lost Article Of Self-Reliance

By Dr. N. Mohendro Singh Introduction: Economics, it is observed, has moved into the center of public concern and it has increasingly played role in shaping activities of the modern world. Economic performances, economic growth, economic expansion, economic achievement and so forth have attracted... 

Indo-Myanmar Trade And The Economy Of Manipur

Following the signing of Indo-Myanmar Border Trade on January 21st, 1994 and operationalised on April 12, 1995 through Moreh Border, trading activities have assumed importance in the State of Manipur. Indo-Myanmar border was formally opened by the Commerce Ministry of the both the countries. Subsequently,... 

Economic History Of Manipur (1826-1891)

Introduction The Meiteis have been living in the Manipur Valley at least since the beginning of the first millennium. What was initially a small clan principality grew into a powerful monarchal state comprising the valley of Manipur and the surrounding hills inhabited by the Nagas (there were no Nagas...