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Government Must Act

In a polity like ours ‘“ semi-tribal, slightly modern and jocularly wild ‘“ the most right political move is just to go with the flow. To question the loud opinions of the vocal groups is, forget politics, just suicidal; you run the risk of becoming ‘˜anti-people’ and would... 

Let Us Reason Out Together

The basic difference between ‘Terrorism’ and ‘Revolution’ is that the former fights against the country while the latter fights against the system of the country but I am in a state of dilemma as to which word would appropriately define the various armed groups operating in... 

AFSPA: Prescribing Colas For Cold

It cannot get clearer than this. The Principal Seat of the Gauhati High Court with Justice Amitabh Roy and Justice BS Agarwal on the bench, in their August 31, 2010, ruling has clearly stated that the State Government can go ahead and peruse the report submitted by the C Upendra Commission and accordingly... 

HC Verdict Energizes Manorama’s Family, Pushes For Fit Penalty, No More MHA Caveat, Ball In State Government’s Court

Imphal, Sep 6: With the Principal Seat of the Gauhati High Court allowing the State Government to open and act upon the findings of the Justice Upendra Commission in the murder of Thangjam Manorama Devi by Assam Rifles soldiers, the victim’s family has urged the authorities to expedite the ruling... 

A Book Review ‘“ Pied Pipers In North-East India, Bamboo-Flowers, Rat-Famine And The Politics of Philanthropy

Pied Pipers in North-East India, Bamboo-Flowers, Rat-Famine and the Politics of Philanthropy (1881-2007) by Sajal Nag; Monohar, New Delhi, 2008. pp X 307, Rs.780. A strong connection between famine and ethnic politics has been brought out by a number of scholars in the context of North East India. The... 
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