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Krang Shuri lake
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It is said that accidents happen but they can be prevented with a little care and caution. The death of young and promising 18 year old Trisha Sen Bhattacharya in a drowning accident at the Krang Shuri lake surrounding the breathtakingly glorious...
Pornography
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The recent spate of attacks on women in Bangalore along with the shocking molestation incident regarding MLA Julius Dorphang in Meghalaya had almost shook peoples’ conscience.  In Julius’s case, it had seemed that his powerful...
economic blockade
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With the Election Commission announcing the dates for assembly elections in five states, the focus now shifts to the challenges of actually conducting the polls. And one poll-bound state that might prove tricky is Manipur. The latter has been...
Economic Blockade
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The present economic blockade launched by the United Naga Council (UNC) in Manipur since the first of November 2016 has received wide attention in the media. However, many writings were concentrated only on the ill effects of the blockade and missed...
Pema Khandu
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Arunachal Pradesh Pema Khandu clearly makes for a worthy inheritor of the legacy of Gaya Ram (Gaya Lal, actually). In 1967, Lal, the MLA representing Hassanpur in the Haryana Assembly, changed parties thrice within a fortnight—first from the...
Sohan D Shira
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2016 marked the worst of the outfit with most surrenders, top members leaving the organisations and joining mainstream. What has set aside this once potent militant force from Meghalaya is the amount of media publicity and information network it...
Chronicle
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The tragedy of the current communal flashpoint in Manipur is that for a long time there has been a sense of foreboding that things were headed this direction, and few did anything about it. What is surprising is the blindness on the part of all...
Okram Ibobi Singh
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Within a week of Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh announcing the creation of seven new districts ~ four in the Naga-dominated areas ~ suspected NSCN(IM) cadres struck, killing five policemen while they were on the way to Tengnoupal where the...
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The Union government has finally woken up to the dangerous situation in Manipur and sent 4,000 Central paramilitary troops to control the ethnic tensions which have been building and are now threatening to spiral out of control. It should have done...
music
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As a melancholic junkie who wishes he grew up in the 80s, I really do believe that music from the 60s-80s are way better than the music we hear today. Music of today seems far-fetched to have the same attraction it did back in the day. And in recent...
Okram Ibobi Singh
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Demonetisation of old currency notes by the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre would be a prominent issue in the coming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa. But in Manipur, the fifth state which is headed for polls...
Cashless Economy
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Manipur, once known as the Jewel of India has now turned into a battlefield where no one wins but only the common masses lose. Mobile internet services were temporarily banned in West Imphal on December 18 in Manipur after weeks of unrest...

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