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 refer to alien powers or international ‘terrorist’ organizations engaged in hostile activities...

MHA Has Agreed To Imphal-Mandalay Bus Service: Ranjit

IMPHAL, Mar 18: The Ministry of External Affairs (MHA) has acceded to the proposal to start a bus service between Imphal and Mandalay and helicopter service between Imphal, Moreh, Tamenglong and Jiribam would be launched very soon. This was stated by Transport Minister K Ranjit while discussing demands for Transport Department in the State Assembly today. The proposal for helicopter service was already...

No Change In Visa Policy For Residents Of Arunachal: China

Arunachal Pradesh. Image Credit: mapsofindia.com NEW DELHI, Jan 13: China on Thursday made it clear that it will not issue visas to any official from Arunachal Pradesh, over which it lays claims, and will continue to issue stapled visas to non-officials from that state. Speaking against the backdrop of reports that two Arunachal men have got stapled visas which was departure from past practice, an...

Meghen’s Whereabouts Still Remain Unknown But… Wife Goes To HC, Legal Option For Dhaka

IMPHAL, Oct 29: Even as the wife of RK Meghen, the Chairman of the UNLF, RK ongbi Ibemnungshi has filed a Habeas Corpus petition before the Imphal bench of the Gauhati High Court today, a reliable source informed The Sangai Express that ‘Their Government (Bangladesh) will have to go to Court for further action for handing him (Meghen) over,’ to the Government of India. After his reported...