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Plebiscite Drive Continues Unabated

IMPHAL, Apr 7: While the security forces have been arresting, killing and torturing innocent people all in the name of counter insurgency operations in Manipur, the armed insurgents are also killing and torturing the people in the name of fighting for the cause of liberation of Manipur, general secretary... 

Vultures Eye Of China On North-East Bharat – II

Our country’s greatest security threat is methodically expanding its spheres of influence into the traditionally unstable regions of troubled Northeast, latest analysis reports of the South Asian Intelligence Review published said: As per the report, CPI (Maoist) under a strategy to rope in sub-national... 

Vultures Eye Of China On North-East Bharat – I

Beijing is using militant groups of the Northeast to extract information about the Bharatiya Army deployment in Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura and Assam. China is also collecting the strategic classified information from Sikkim too. This was revealed by Anthony Shing... 

Meet Deliberates On Indo-Manipur Conflict

Deliberation held on resolving Indo-Manipur conflict. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Mar 27: Instead of demanding ex-gratia for a son/daughter lost in the hands of State actors, people should focus more on resolving the Indo-Manipur conflict, said social activist Joy Nongmaithem. He was addressing... 

Colloquium On Militarism And Future Of Democracy In Manipur

Today violence has become a way of life in Manipur that it influences not only the ‘high politics’ but also the everyday life of the common men and women. It is not merely the presence of armed State forces and armed non-State groups that have to be taken into account while one discusses the issue... 

Mother Of Insurgencies Or Reinvention?

Image via Wikipedia Has the Naga insurgency come to terms with its unrealized and, indeed, unrealizable sovereignty aspirations? In the early 1980s (when this correspondent returned to Guwahati as working journalist after an eight-year absence), insurgency in the northeast was limited to Nagaland,... 

Meghen Throws Plebiscite Ball/Test To CM

GUWAHATI, Mar 24: Noting that Okram Ibobi was the first Chief Minister of States under the Government of India to openly talk about plebiscite in the State Assembly, UNLF Chairman RK Meghen has stated that the credibility of the Chief Minister’s statement would be decided by subsequent actions. The... 

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... 

EDITORIAL: Wah! Wah! Mr. CM

Politics or politicians, especially of the breed we find here, never cease to amaze us. It was only back in 2006, that the SPF Government, then headed by Mr. Ibobi too had hounded all those who dared to take the public platform and push for the call of a plebiscite mooted by the UNLF. The story of how... 

AMKIL Flays Landhoni’s Arrest

IMPHAL, Mar 17: Strongly condemning detention of M Landhoni by the National Investigative Agency (NIA), Apunba Manipur Kanba Ima Lup (Amkil) has demanded release of the woman without any condition. Speaking to newspersons at Manipur press Club today, Amkil president Ph Shakhi asserted that womenfolk... 

Plebiscite

IMPHAL, Mar 15: Instead of being able to participate in the race for development witnessed all over the world today, people in Manipur are yet to get even their basic rights. So, all the people in Manipur need to take a collective decision and participate in the efforts being made to resolve the conflict... 

UNLF Hits Back At President

IMPHAL, Mar 14: Reacting to President Pratibha Patil’s call to the people of Manipur to give up violence and join the development process, the proscribed UNLF has countered that the violence and crimes witnessed in Manipur were the Government of India’s doing. A statement issued by the outfit’s... 

Women Group On Stir Mode

IMPHAL, Mar 14: Contending that Moirangthem Landhoni who is currently on hunger strike inside Guwahati Central Jail is not an insurgent, the All Manipur Women’s Social Reformation and Development Samaj has decided to launch a women’s protest movement if Landhoni is not released at the earliest. At...