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India’s North-East Policy: Continuity And Change

Introduction Northeast India is the home of numerous ethnic nationalities. B.G. Verghese (2004: 280) describes the region as ‘another India, the most diverse part of a most diverse country, very different, relatively little known and certainly not too well understood, once a coy but now turbulent... 

Land Rights, Autonomy And Conflict In Manipur

Introduction The North-East in general and Manipur, in particular, has been in the throes of a violent conflict in recent times. The momentum gained by the Naga political movement in the state has revived and intensified strife between the Nagas and the Meiteis. The conflict can be understood in the... 

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... 

Nagaland: Insurgency and Factional Intransigence

Image via Wikipedia You cannot live crooked and think straight. We talk of political freedom but are enslaved by our greed and thirst for personal power.1 No one, least of all S. S. Khaplang, Thuingaleng Muivah and Isak Chisi Swu, would have thought that the deep differences between them would...