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Irabot And Social And Cultural Awakening In Manipur

Jananeta Irabot was a renaissance man. He was a versatile personality: Social reformer poet, artiste, intellectual, sportsman and revolutionary – all rolled into one. But he was a much misunderstood personality neglected, abused and forsaken by the elites and the mainstream people of the freedom... 

Aboard A Common Destiny Ship

Two very interesting points stood out in the September Summit, held at the initiative of the Naga Forum for Reconciliation at Dimapur on September 18, where the top rung leaders of the NNC, NSCN (K) and NSCN (IM) turned up and discussed issues to iron out all the differences so that they may embark on... 

An Earnest Search For Peace

The yearning for peace has been a distinguished character of the human race since the beginning of recorded history. And yet the vestige of man’s other nature, that of conflict and struggle, remain strong. We have learnt a great deal about life, but pitifully (we know) little about how to live... 

Border Trade Mission Back With Good Tidings

IMPHAL, Sep 23: A 25 member trade delegation from Manipur which had gone to Myanmar in connection with increasing the trade volume of the ongoing Indo-Myanmar border trade has returned with positive feedbacks. Talking to media persons in connection with the visit of the trade delegation, Principal Secretary... 

SoO Process Marches On, Positive Response To Dialogue Proposal

IMPHAL, Sep 23: Inaugurating a designated camp of KNF formally at Natheljang along Koubru Range of Sadar Hills in Senapati district today, Chief Secretary DS Poonia has informed that political leaders have given positive feedbacks to the suggestions for initiating political dialogues with the Kuki UG... 

Ibobi’s Pet Project JNIMS Takes First Step On A Firm Footing…

Signs of things to come appear bright, session on in full swing IMPHAL, Sep 23: Along with medical students from five major States of the country, the first semester (MBBS) of Jawaharlal Nehru institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS), Porompat is underway in full swing. It is said that out of 12 seats reserved... 

Constitutional Crisis In Manipur

From the time I first visited Manipur I have been painfully aware of the divisions within the Manipur society. And I have also been aware how deeply ignorant the rest of us in India are about the history and geography of the area. The first time I went to Ukhrul was in 1982 as a part of a women’s... 

Implications Of Chieftainship Under Indian Democracy

Traditional political life of the Kukis is deeply rooted to their customary laws in their society. The socio political institutions are closely entrenched with other institutions. Their system of political institution is based on Kinship relations and is termed as a mere ‘Social Organization’... 

Educating Manipur: The Education District Way

On September 17, 2010 I just managed to attend the post-lunch session of the Seminar, ‘˜Manipur: The Way Forward’. My first impressions? It was well organized, but deserving of at least three days, to be fair to the speakers and expectant participants. And expectations were high. Anyway,...