EDITORIAL: Street Vendors And Congested Roads

The dichotomy between street vendors and congested roads within Imphal city is not a new thing. The latest issue originated from allotment of vendor seats to some street vendors together with licensed vendors in the temporary market sheds.  The poignant point is, there have been many instances where ‘law enforcing authorities’ scattered goods of street vendors on which their livelihood depend...

Hitherto Untold Stories Of Young Girls And Boys Manning The Parking Lots

Young teenage girls brave the cold and dust to earn their bread. Image Credit: The Sangai Express. IMPHAL, Jan 13: A monthly salary of Rs 2000 to 3000 for a day-long toil under the scorching summer sun or bitter cold during the winter months is what employees of private parking agencies are getting for their effort to ensure proper parking of vehicles and streamline traffic in the congested commercial...