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Manipur: The State Under Seize And The Way Forward ‘“ A Study Of Contemporary Setting And Policy Options

Image via Wikipedia Manipur’”which literally translates into the ‘bejeweled land’ ‘” is the most disturbed state in the North East, accounting for 47 per cent of the insurgency related violence in the region. Perched in an isolated corner of the country, the state... 

Land Rights, Autonomy And Conflict In Manipur

Introduction The North-East in general and Manipur, in particular, has been in the throes of a violent conflict in recent times. The momentum gained by the Naga political movement in the state has revived and intensified strife between the Nagas and the Meiteis. The conflict can be understood in the... 

Naga Identity, Meitei Nationalism & Electoral Politics, Sub-Nationalism In North-East India

India’s North East could well be the country’s backwaters, but it is one of South Asia’s hottest trouble spots. The battle for power, riding on sub-national aspirations, is an ongoing phenomenon in the region. The seven States in the North East1 ‘” a 2,55,000 square... 

Government Must Act

In a polity like ours ‘“ semi-tribal, slightly modern and jocularly wild ‘“ the most right political move is just to go with the flow. To question the loud opinions of the vocal groups is, forget politics, just suicidal; you run the risk of becoming ‘˜anti-people’ and would... 

A Comparative Analysis Of Naga, Mizo And Meitei Insurgencies

The word insurgency, despite its rampant use in the modern day, has not been given a separate entry in the Oxford Dictionary of English Language until recently.1 It equalizes insurgents as ‘˜rebels’. The Encyclopedia of Social Sciences too does not include it as an independent item. The...