JN Lai

Unemployment in the Fourth Industrial Revolution Era

Industrial revolutions and market economy have structured social system, government, and education accordingly. Then, the role of money and banking have created a coercion for the world to be part of the consumerism and labor force. Ultimately, the coer.....

Unconscious Development

When arrows become missiles, drum signals grow into internet, and horses are being taken over even by the flying cars, the interpretation of “Development” remains a crucial deal. Recently in Manipur too, there has been a noise about Development and Look/A.....

Roasting Manipur: The Context and Structural Violence

When the mighty Himalayas leaving his snow-white height going down for the deep green of Southeast Asia, there trapped a hilly terrain with a tiny valley in the middle stressing north-south. Over the centuries, she was having changing names Meckley, Meitr.....

Framework Agreement: Alternative and Needs

The deal is difficult, the stake is high. And fixed ideas and preoccupied propositions of the stakeholders especially the Meeteis and Nagas don’t help either. Why do they fail to find a new alternative mutually? Is New Delhi happy to make it catch-22 si.....

Energy from Numbness, EEVFAM

Really I feel good to see “This Tree Alive up to This Way” once sown with my humble hands. The delicate was the seed, the soil also was so dry but drenched with the blood of the young dads, soften with tears of newly married wives. The sustained is the ho.....

Forest Rights Act 2006 in the Context of Manipur

First, before coming to the Forest Rights Act, let me touch upon a few dimensions of the eviction of 74 houses belong to the Meetei-Pangal (Muslim) and other structures along the foothills of Nongmaiching/Awaching lies in the eastern side of Imphal. There.....

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High Court directs army to hand over unaccounted weapons to police

Lt. Col. Dharamvir (Right) -File Photo

Lt. Col. Dharamvir’s case IMPHAL | Sep 22 The High Court of Manipur has directed the Commanding officer (CO) of 3 Corps Intelligence and Surveillance Unit and Officer Commanding (OC) of M Sector Imphal West to inform and hand over the alleged unacco.....

23-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Makhan arson was to protect ‘ancestral land’: NMPO

IMPHAL | Sep 22 Clarifying on the recent incident of torching 18 houses at Makhan Khuman village under Senapati district, Northern Maram People’s Organisation (NMPO) has said, they took up the extreme step as retaliation for taking up developmental act.....

23-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Mizo-Gangte discord on tribe issue

IMPHAL| Sep 22 The Gangte Tribe Co-Ordination Committee, Manipur (GTCC) expressed unhappiness on the alleged interference in the ‘Gangte tribe’s internal affairs’ by the ‘Mizo People Convention Sub-Headquarters (MPC Sub HQs).’ In a statement issued .....

MLA urges local clubs to join anti-drug fight

MLA, K. Meghachandra felicitating a student

THOUBAL| Sep 22 “The problem of drug usage in the State has reached a crucial stage; and local clubs have a strong responsibility in order to combat the menace,” said Wangkhem MLA, K. Meghachandra at a ‘public awareness programme on drugs’ held here to.....

Artists are harbinger of social change, says Nara

‘24th State-Level Jana Neta Hijam Irawat Seitha Eshei Changdamnaba’  at JN dance

IMPHAL | Sep 22 Artists need to play a crucial role in bringing about social change in the state. Artworks whether poems, paintings, songs, etc. portray contemporary society and help in shaping it towards a better future. This was stated by veteran .....

23-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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