Why India Shifts Its Policy On Burma

The international community keeps eyeing the political turmoil in military-ruled Burma. Understandably, neighbors better understand. Let us analyze why India seemingly has a lukewarm interest in the Burmese democratic movement? It was the 1988 uprising which brought India significantly into the Burmese politics. This was the time when Burmese people contemplated bringing down the military regime. The...

Electoral Rights: A Precondition For Free And Fair Election

The logical concept of the study has attempted to find an insight to the electoral rights that suffer most on the eve of elections in the conflict-ridden area in general and remote areas of Manipur in particular. It is worth noting that it is a state where numerous extra constitutional organizations work with different ideologies and their end goals seemingly being the same. In the context of elections,...

Undeterred, UNLF Pledges To Intensify Campaign

IMPHAL, Nov 23: Confiding that the loss of Chairman Sanayaima’s able stewardship is a sad development for the UNLF as well as the armed struggle, the Central Committee of the United National Liberation Front (UNLF) stated that this sad development has only invigorated the party to continue the fight against the alien rule with more urgency and intensity. Greeting the people of Manipur on the...

Bodies Object Housing Surrendered UG Cadres At Leikun

IMPHAL, Nov 23: The Naga Peoples Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR) Chandel has raised strong objection to the State Cabinet decision to shelter surrendered cadres of KCP-MC (Lallumba group) in the complex of 8th Bn MR at Leikun, Chandel. The alleged arbitrary and divisive policy of the Government on this matter will bring disharmony between people of the valley and tribal people of the State, the NPMHR...

Government In A Bind Over Keithel Seat Allocation

IMPHAL, Nov 23: Even though it has been almost 20 days since the newly constructed Ima markets of Khwairamband Keithel were inaugurated by UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, women vendors are unable to take their seats in the new market complexes due to the State Government’s failure to settle the vexed issue of vendor seat allocation. An official source in Imphal Municipal Council said that women...