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Sharmila Campaign To Journey From Srinagar To Imphal In September- Activists, Writers, Institutes Close Ranks

IMPHAL, Jul 4: As part of the Save Sharmila Campaign, an unprecedented nation-wide march from Srinagar to Imphal would be undertaken in September. Human rights activist and journalist Mohammad Tanver Iqbal has stated that many people remain unaware of Sharmila’s unsurpassed grit and determination because... 

Festival Of Hope, Justice And Peace Concludes

IMPHAL, Nov 6: The festival of Hope, Justice and Peace that was kick started in commemoration of Sharmila’s decade long struggle against injustices and human rights abuses committed by armed forces under the immunity provided by AFSPA 1958 came to a sober close pregnant with profound insights. The... 

Defining Greatness

Some people achieve greatness, some people are born into greatness and there is yet another class of people who have greatness thrust upon them. This has been the general understanding of mankind down the centuries, but a closer study will shed certain lights on the common thread that runs through these... 

AFSPA Meet In Delhi Offers Fresh Insights

NEW DELHI, Sep 8: Civil society groups and intellectuals deliberated on ‘Assessing the call for repeal of AFSPA‘ today at the India International Centre in New Delhi, imparting fresh in-sights as well as widening the field for the debate over the said Act. The meet was held at a crucial... 

Disturbed In Manipur

In the run-up to the elections, only the dominant voices from “mainland” India will be heard. But we need to listen to what those living at the margins of this country are saying, writes Kalpana Sharma. The votes from Manipur in distant northeastern India might not determine which...