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Open Debate On Tipaimukh Dam

In a democratic state like ours, everyone has the liberty of expressing his or her views on any issue concerning the State and its people. However, no one has the liberty to mislead and confuse the public by spreading wrong information, feeding unverified facts and figures. We appreciate the concern... 

Extension Of Indo-Naga Ceasefire For Clinching A Political Solution

The ceasefire has been extended for another six months w.e.f. 1st February 2006 after four days (28-31 January 2006) of heated and intensive discussions held at a Hotel in the Thai capital, Bangkok. The ceasefire extension has been greeted with appreciation from different political, socio-cultural and... 

Jhum: Shifting Opinions

Over three decades ago, P.D. Stracey listed a number of problems caused by slash-and-burn shifting cultivation or jhum as commonly practised by indigenous tribes in North East India. This ‘˜primitive’ form of agriculture, according to him, resulted in serious environmental problems: loss... 

A Comparative Analysis Of Naga, Mizo And Meitei Insurgencies

The word insurgency, despite its rampant use in the modern day, has not been given a separate entry in the Oxford Dictionary of English Language until recently.1 It equalizes insurgents as ‘˜rebels’. The Encyclopedia of Social Sciences too does not include it as an independent item. The... 

INTERVIEW: ZORO Aims At Reunifying The Chin-Kuki-Mizo Peoples

Interview with Zo Reunification organization (ZORO) President This is an excerpt from the June 11, 2006 Kukiforum exclusive video interview with Raphael Thangmawia, President of the Zo Reunification Organization (ZORO), in Maryland state in the United States of America. ZORO aims at reunifying the Chin-Kuki-Mizo... 
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