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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... 

Sonia’s Visit To State: SPG Team Arriving Today

IMPHAL, Nov 7: An advance team of Special Protection Group (SPG) would be arriving here tomorrow to check security cover for AICC president and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi who would be visiting the State on November 12. On the other hand, many organizations are not happy with naming of the newly constructed... 
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Strange Bedfellows

It is an irony, no doubt about it, and the temptation to call it the Mother of all Ironies hangs heavy in the air. The Ima Keithels, now in its new, posh avatar with modern lighting system, proper toilets today stand in all their glory awaiting the arrival of Madam Gandhi to dedicate it to the people... 
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In The Name Of The Mother

Manipur‘s Ima Keithel, the Mothers’ Market, spells financial independence for the women of the state. The photograph that 62-year-old Khwairakpam Mangi tenderly draws out from her little brown bag is that of a painting. The visual is of a marketplace where a mustachioed Manipuri man is being... 

Manufacturing Poverty: A Case Of The Women’s Market In Manipur

All over the North East the forces of globalization, privatization and liberalization acting through public [i] and private corporations, backed by the Indian State’s encroaching hegemony over local economics and self-sufficiency are ousting indigenous women’s markets and production centers....