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Govt Cracks Whip Against UG Statements

IMPHAL, May 28: The State Government has directed the print as well as electronic media in Manipur to refrain from publishing articles/news/reports/photographs which support or tend to support the unlawful activities of various organizations which are against the provisions of the Constitution of India,... 

Tribals – Who Are They?

The terms ‘Tribals’ and ‘Tribal People’ have not been precisely defined in the Constitution of India. A skillfully coined phrase ‘Scheduled Tribe’ occupies a large portion of the Constitution. But the Constitution does not define Scheduled Tribes as such. Article 366(25) refers to Scheduled... 

KCP-MC Announces More Strictures On Influx

IMPHAL, Mar 4: Intensifying its “Operation Clear-Cut” directed against non-local people, the proscribed KCP-MC has announced a whole set of restrictions and do’s and don’ts with regard to the influx of non-local people into the State. A press release issued by the outfit’s military affairs... 

North East UG Groups Join Republic Day Boycott Call

IMPHAL, Jan 22: Joining their comrades in arms, several North East insurgent groups have decided to boycott the upcoming Republic Day celebrations in addition to calling a general strike from 1 am to 5.30 pm of January 26. This was informed through a joint press release issued by the Kamatapur Liberation... 

MPP Celebrates 43rd Foundation Day

IMPHAL, Dec 26: The 43rd foundation day of the Manipur People’s Party was celebrated at the party’s office here today. MPP president Dr Nimaichand Luwang opened the function by hosting the party’s flag followed by the party’s legislature wing leader O Joy lighting up the functional... 

Only Power, Damn Decentralization

It is only about power and the accompanying perks and privileges, to put it in its crudest and most fundamental term. On a more sophisticated tone, we may say it is about authority and the corresponding responsibility and to give it a touch of respectability and dignity, top it off with a yarn about... 

50 years Of Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958

SOMETIMES IN moments of solitude, I can’t help but ponder deep down and often found asking myself the inevitable question. Are we, India as a nation, really independent in the true sense of the word? In spite of attainment of independence way back in 1947, I strongly can’t help but feel we... 

Mainstreaming Media: Let Us Look Ahead

It is a very pleasant surprise that in its effort and endeavor to find its way forward, the Government of Manipur has identified and included the media. I believe that this identification and inclusion is an expression of the Manipur Government’s belief that many heads are better than one. I also... 

India’s North-East: Rejuvenating A Conflict-Riven Economy

Mr. Sachdeva presents an appropriate case study to assess the main reasons for the failure of India‘s existing policy framework for the uplift of economically backward and isolated regions. The failure of this framework has been frequently cited as one of the main reasons for the emergence of insurgency...