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North-East: Accepting The Idea Of India

WHEN the North-East of India comes up for discussion in a public forum or figures in media coverage, the stock phrases used in conversations or dialogue usually give the impression that the entire region is engulfed in strife and confrontation. I am willing to bet that a majority of stories would be... 

ILP – Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Bihari migrants have taken Manipuri surnames – someone has issued the papers. Bangladeshis and Nepalis besides other non locals, possess local residential certificates and voter ID Cards– someone has issued the papers. That someone is and always will be an educated son of the soil. Following this... 

India Can Stop The Mauling, Harassing, And Killing Of Northeasterners—Yet Chooses Not To

The government has to create educational and employment avenues in the north-eastern states. (Image Credit: Reuters/Adnan Abidi) Everyone’s asking why. There’s been another spate of crimes on northeast Indians this month—attacks on Manipuri students in Bangalore, on workers from Nagaland in Gurgaon,... 

Unrealistic Unity In Diversity Of The Indian Masses

Under the aegis of Senapati district administration, a literary competition on various disciplines based on ‘Unity in Diversity’ was held on the 10 October 2014, at block level as qualifying rounds-the final rounds of which is scheduled to be held at Senapati district head quarter on the 27-28 October,... 

Indian Racism Steps Out Of The Closet

Indian racism has stepped out of the closet, on to the streets. The hidden and hence the acceptable has now got the license to attack those it finds different, and converts into objects of hate and targets of violence. Indians from the North East and Africans are facing the brunt of this in Delhi that... 

INDIA: Denial Won’t Wish Away “Indian” Racism Against North Easterners

They did not speak Kannada, the language of the state they live in. They, therefore, were “legitimate” targets of violence in a city that has benefitted the most from India’s shift from Nehruvian Socialism to free market economy. The fact that they contribute to the city, and the province’s income,... 

Harassing A Girl From North East – Racism Experiment

Racism is prejudice and discrimination directed against someone on the superficial belief that one’s own race is superior. There have been incidents across our country when racism showed up its ugly head and the consequences were fatal. The folks at Trouble Seeker Team conducted a hidden camera social... 

Racial Attack In Bangalore: Manipuri Assaulted For Not Speaking In Kannada, Told ‘This Is India Not China’

Michael Lamjathang Haokip at Kothanur police station. (Image Credit: Sudipto Mondal/HT Phot) In a fresh incident of a racial attack on people from the north-east, a Manipuri student leader was reportedly assaulted in Bangalore late on Tuesday, once again raising fears among the large north-east community... 

You Can Change The Whole World

Have you ever thought of changing the whole world and you don’t know how? If so, here is a way, a very simple way. Don’t imagine too far. And don’t think I’m kidding. It’s within your reach.  Now listen carefully. If you want to change the whole world, you have to simply change yourself. If... 

The Wonder Years

My daughter’s first day in the school after she turned 4 was a big day for the two of us at least. We talked about it for months and mentally prepared for it.  She’d not have me around to pick her up when she fell, pat her on her back when she faltered and cuddle her to sleep in the afternoons,... 

Bring Innovation To Your Life

The power of innovation is a talent that everyone possesses. Yet so many people think that they don’t have such talent. Have you ever wondered at someone’s creative ability and wish you too had it?  Well, cheer yourself up! To be honest, everyone is born creative. Only thing is most of us don’t... 

Wake The Leader In You

Have you ever felt that things are not going well around you? Whether at work or home or in the wider society, you feel things don’t seem to be happening the way they’re supposed to happen. You see people milling around but nothing gets accomplished. You want to do something and you can’t do it... 

Bangalore In Solidarity With Irom Sharmila

IMPHAL, Feb 2: A six-day campaign in solidarity with Irom Chanu Sharmila is underway at Bangalore. Initiated by different civil organizations in the context of completion of 10 years of her fast over the demand to repeal Armed Forces Special Powers Act, 1958, the campaign would conclude tomorrow. Human...