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ILP – Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Bihari migrants have taken Manipuri surnames – someone has issued the papers. Bangladeshis and Nepalis besides other non locals, possess local residential certificates and voter ID Cards– someone has issued the papers. That someone is and always will be an educated son of the soil. Following this... 

Indian Racism Steps Out Of The Closet

Indian racism has stepped out of the closet, on to the streets. The hidden and hence the acceptable has now got the license to attack those it finds different, and converts into objects of hate and targets of violence. Indians from the North East and Africans are facing the brunt of this in Delhi that... 

Dance: The Tool Of Sanskritisation Process In Manipur

Manipur, lovingly called the Sanaleibak or the land of gold, had various clans and tribes rooted in her soil. The seven major clans Khábá, Cenglei, Luwáng, Khuman, Moiráng, Angom and Ningthoujá integrated to form the Meiteis. The hill people like the Nagas, Kuki-Chins and the Mizos added palpably... 

The Women’s Movement In Manipur As Reflected In The Text ‘Meira Paibee.’

The resistance movement in Manipur, which is aimed at protecting the democratic rights of the Manipuris, is distinguished by Manipuri women voluntarily grouping themselves into Meira Paibees. The Meira Paibee movement reveals the present state of the political structure in Manipur which perpetuates undemocratic... 

EDITORIAL: What Is There In A Name Yaar?… The Manipuri Conundrum

What is there in a name, yaar, is often a question, rather an expression of one’s thought that has been in vogue for years and it does not differentiate between the gentlemen and maidens from the Victorian period and the brash, confident dot.com generation, after all, we all have names given to... 

India’s Put On Concern For NE Region… Delhi Eyes Only Land, Not The People

IMPHAL, Mar 24: The security of the Indian State is dictated more by territorial integrity than its people, said Namrata Goswami of the Institute of Defense Studies and Analysis, Delhi.  Goswami said this on the first day of the three-day colloquium held at Senate Hall, Manipur University, Canchipur... 

Meitei-Manipuri Conundrum

"Meitei Manipuri" celebrating Lai Haraoba in Tripura. The emergence or rather the sense of urgency accompanying the poser, who is an Asomiya, or rather the indigenous people of Assam, comes with its fair share of ethnic identity, chauvinism and of course the need to assert one’s identity... 

Soon, Ethnic Manipuri Handloom Designs May Get GI Status

NEW DELHI: After Banarasi sarees and Chikan works of Lucknow, ethnic handloom designs from Manipur may be the next in line to get GI (geographical indication) status. Three handloom designs and motifs from the northeastern state are vying for the status. “The designs were identified through a group... 

‘˜Why Should Manipur Remain In India?’

Kamminlung Singson was sitting next to me on a four-hour hopping flight from Delhi to Imphal. He had one year of training in a short-term program of Indian Army and was on his way back home to Churachandpur, about 60km from Imphal. He was supposed to travel by train up to Guwahati and then take a bus,... 

Irom Sharmila- Burning Bright

Ms. Irom Sharmila Chanu (Born on 14th March 1972) – a social activist and poet from Manipur, who has been on ‘fast-unto-death’ for the past nine years demanding withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act 1958 from Manipur, has been awarded ‘˜Rabindranath Tagore Peace... 

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...