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Making A Deal For Manipur

Positions have hardened to the point of great imminent violence in the state: there may not be a Manipur as we know it. A file photo of NSCN (I-M) cadres. The greatest bulwark against an NSCN (I-M) assault is the Indian Army, its adjunct force Assam Rifles and paramilitaries like the Central Reserve... 

Manipur: How To Kill A Highway

The malaise in Manipur continues to undermine Manipur’s ethnic equity and economic development- including the promise of hydrocarbons and minerals. Image Credit: Google Maps. The highway and its hinterland have more sinister applications than micro-politics and emotions run amok. Malaise de Manipur,... 

Outdated Ideas Of Conflict Resolution

The direction of scraping the nine Empowered Groups of Ministers and 21 Groups of Ministers by the Prime Minister’s Office to expedite the process of decision-making and “usher in greater accountability in the system” and subsequent announcement to replace the Planning Commission was considered... 

GOC In Myanmar For Liaison Meeting

DS Hooda and his Myanmar counterpart with the flag of the two countries. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 28: The 43rd Indo-Myanmar border liaison meeting between Indian Army officers and Myanmarese Army officers has begun from today at Myanmar. The meeting will continue till May 2. According to... 

EDITORIAL: A Dose Of One’s Own Medicine

The issue should be clear and that is the case involving an officer of the Assam Rifles and a sitting Judge of the Gauhati High Court, should not be interpreted as a clash between the para-military force and the Judiciary by any stretch of the imagination. Any attempt to do this would amount to forfeiting... 

EDITORIAL: When Silenced Guns Talk!

It is a given that the full military might of India will never be able to wipe out a group of rebels, fighting for a cause (Read sovereignty) they believe in and it is also equally true that far from realizing their ultimate objective, no armed group, especially those operating in the North East region... 

AZSU Submits Memo To Prime Minister

IMPHAL, Apr 21: All Zeliangrong Students’ Union–Assam, Manipur and Nagaland (AZSU–AMN) has refused to step down from its aggressive position of seeking the removal of 11 Assam Rifles from Zeliangrong areas. A memorandum to this effect has also been sent to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his... 

AZSU (AMN) To Let Off Steam Through 48 Hrs Bandh, AR Pilloried, Decks Cleared For Bandh

IMPHAL, Apr 15: All Zeliangrong Students’ Union- Assam, Manipur and Naga-land (AZSU–AMN) has today issued strict directives to all its zonal units to brace them-selves up for the proposed 48-hour total bandh starting April 17 midnight in Zeliangrong areas in Manipur against the highhanded of the... 

Militarization, Its Effects On Socio-Economic & Political Life In NE

Heavy militarization in the region has great impact on the governance of the people and food security. In the name of maintaining law and order, the State used military forces to suppress the democratic rights of the people. People are threatened when they raise their voice against any injustices meted... 

Modernization Of The Armed Force

Are we catching up with neighbors in modernizing Armed Force? After about a quarter century since the Bofors controversy broke out in 1986, the Indian Army is now finally going to get some howitzer guns. The Army Chief Gen. V.K. Singh broke the news in his Army Day eve Press Conference in New Delhi.... 

Crime And Punishment

Learn from the Army. Justice is prompt in the Indian Army; there is no shielding of a person on account of his rank or stature. It’s time babus and politicians were put through similar scrutiny. When Lt Gen Sahni, a three-star General, is dismissed and awarded a prison sentence, one can conclude that... 

Fighting The External Enemies In Manipur: Reflections On Civil–Military Relations

Image via Wikipedia “Armed Forces are designed and structured to fight external enemies”. This was found written on the Invitation Card of the seminar which was jointly organized by the Red Shield Division and Manipur University at Centenary Hall, MU on January 7, 2011. Generally, external enemies... 

Reminiscence Of An Old Soldier— 4

H Bhuban Singh Read | Part 1 |Part 2 |Part 3 | 61. At the end of the inspection, the General and his entourage settled down at Officers’ Mess with pre-lunch mugs of beer and gin with lime cordial. Young 2/Lt. Gopal Singh could not resist the temptation to tell his Commanding Officer that his name...