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Quality Education And Health Care VS Extortion

“Education is the process where the powers of human nature become developed by good habit” (L) Prof. J.Adler Mortimer (Education Reformer) Education is enlightenment. Education is the empowerment of masses to shape and mould their destinies. It is also the instrument of the enlightened and the empowered... 

No Mafia, But Crimes Aplenty

(File Photo) Manipur is a land without the mafia or organized gangs of criminals or organized crime, yet extortions on the National Highways, abduction for ransom, extortion notes served on the business class, contractors, suppliers and Government officials, bombs being placed or lobbed at the residence... 

Mutual Accountability & Ill Effects Of Extortion On Our Society

Genesis & Scope 1. By dictionary meaning extortion being a derivation from extort means to obtain by force, or other unfair means, blackmail, bully, coerce, exact and extract money or property inclusive. Under Common Law, extortion is a misdemeanor consisting of an unlawful taking of money by a Government... 

Extortion! The Big Business In Manipur

Manipur Film Actresses on protest against UG Demands... Photo India’s northeast region is on the road to peace and development, but the denizens in trouble-torn Manipur still continue to yearn to enjoy the peace dividend. Manipur, the state located at the border, and having the potential to be... 

Extortion Hinders Business Growth In Manipur

How can anybody do good business in a situation of constant threat and illegal trade practices? This is exactly what is happening in Manipur, a state plagued by the constant extortion from the insurgent groups. The dealers in the IT industry are often ‘˜taxed’ by the insurgent groups to... 

Manipur: The Economics Of Disruption

Afflicted with multiple insurgencies for the past 46 years, Manipur remains the most violent State in India’s troubled Northeast, with all its nine Districts marred by varying degrees of extremist activities. The civil administration has ceased to deliver even rudimentary services of governance... 

North-East India’s Worst-Kept Secret: Extortion Rackets

GUWAHATI: Last week, a major supermarket chain of the country ran afoul of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) for apparently trying to resist its extortion demands. Knowing which way the wind was blowing, the supermarket chain thought better than resisting AASU, and later apologized to the student... 

Extortion Demand Haunts Drivers On NH- 53 Too

IMPHAL, Oct 22: Drivers and transporters transporting essential commodities for the State along Imphal-Jiribam highway are wary of travelling along the route following tax demands made by NSCN-IM and NSCN-K at Kambiron and Oinamlong. NSCN-IM started demanding taxes from transporters travelling along... 

Naga Groups To Stop Extortion, Kidnapping

DIMAPUR, Oct 10: The NSCN-K (GPRN/NSCN), FGN/NNC and the NSCN-IM (NSCN/GPRN) made a joint commitment Saturday to check rampant kidnappings and extortions by the Naga militants ‘˜through a collective mechanism’. ‘Acknowledging that kidnappings and extortions have become unbearable... 

Let Us Reason Out Together

The basic difference between ‘Terrorism’ and ‘Revolution’ is that the former fights against the country while the latter fights against the system of the country but I am in a state of dilemma as to which word would appropriately define the various armed groups operating in...