IFP Articles

Where have all the flowers gone? To Khurkhul, everyone!

By Milan Ashem ‘Urbanisation’ has become a massive derogatory term which gets on the nerves of most of the environmental activists now-a-days; it tends to become a part of their everyday morning paper headlines and in such a way, learning and fighting .....

Pukning Pothasang: Please save yourself from you!

By Dr. Mona Nongmeikapam We all heard different versions of this line growing up, “How precious is a year, ask a student who failed a grade.... how precious is a millisecond, ask a person who won a silver medal in the Olympics.” How precious is life? W.....

The Northeast and the mainstream

By Pradip Phanjoubam The prevalent tendency in the study of Northeast has been to look at the region as an exotic island segregated from the rest of the world and inhabited by equally exotic people untouched by modernity or else spoilt by the sudden en.....

Book Review: Female voices missing in mini dramas in conflict zone

TheBag

By Chitra Ahanthem Title: The Bag: A Novel by Arup Kumar Dutta Published by: Olive Turtle (An imprint of Niyogi Books) Fiction, 290p Rating: 3.75/5 stars About the author: Arup Kumar Dutta is an Indian writer and journalist based in Guwa.....

Beauty Tips and Make-up for Karva Chauth

By Shahnaz Husain Karva Chauth , a special occasion dedicated to married hindu women is round the corner. Karva Chauth is that special day which grants married women the sanction to look picture perfect from head to toe. It is considered to b.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel

By Akendra Sana “Bamboo Flower”, serialized here, is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents are either the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously and any resemblance to any actual person, living or dead, events.....

“Lullaby (EP)” by This Chord (Critical Analysis and Dissection)

Lullaby

By Ningombam Captain Lullaby (EP) Artist: This Chord Genre: Indie pop Length: 15 mins 21 secs Release date: 10th June, 2018 Rating: 3 out of 5 It is a thing of nostalgia and pride for Mizoram on the very fact that their indie music sc.....

Pukning Pothasang: Bereavement

By Dr. Mona Nongmeikapam Have you ever lost someone very dear? I recently did. The heavy numbness in the heart and the angry denial in the mind that comes with the passing away of a close person is, unfortunately an emotion all of us are familiar with......

Reinterpreting Kuki Chieftainship of Northeast India in relation to Colonial Historiography: Media Theory Perspectives

By Haoginlen Chongloi Introduction The institution of Chieftainship, a village republic governance of the Kukis, is as old as the history of the people itself. It is a political institution, which governs the whole Kuki-Chin group as one ethnic .....

Environmental Human Rights: It’s Evolution

Environmental By Dr. Maibam Dhanaraj Meitei Right to a healthy environment as a universal human right is heavily debated and criticized from both a theoretical and an operational perspective. There are numerous disputes regarding the definition of the ri.....

Meetei Tribe won’t grab land and reservation quota of Hill Tribes

Indigenous or indigenous people, according to a common definition, are those who inhabited a country or a geographical region at the time when people of different cultures or ethnic origins arrived. The new arrivals later become dominant through occupatio.....

Viewing The Koi’s sophomore EP in a kaleidoscope

Eigi Waabu Ningsingduna Artist: The Koi Genre: Indie folk/alternative Length: 15 mins 21 secs Release Date: 20 June, 2018 World Music Day, this year, witnessed one of the most awaited release made by the alternative folk band, The Koi; following thei.....

Colonized Mind and Its Naked Truths

Revisiting the postcolonial revelations by the Imas of Manipur A few days from now, some of us shall be remembering an unprecedented moment in the life of the collective which had revealed who and what we are. Did we notice that revelation in any signifi.....

Bamboo Flower, a Novel – Part III

Continued from last Sunday “Bamboo Flower”, serialized here, is a work of fiction by Akendra Sana. Names, characters, places and incidents are either the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously and any resemblance to any actual perso.....

Bamboo Flower the Novel- Part 2

“Bamboo Flower”, serialized here, is a work of fiction by Akendra Sana. Names, characters, places and incidents are either the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously and any resemblance to any actual person, living or dead, events or.....

Bamboo Flower the novel, Part-I

“Bamboo Flower”, serialized here, is a work of fiction by Akendra Sana. Names, characters, places and incidents are either the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously and any resemblance to any actual person, living or dead, events or.....

Yoga Enhances Beauty

Every one wants to look beautiful to feel better about themselves. Personal appearance is important for a sense of individuality and well being. People take pride in their young looking appearance which boost their confidence . Generally people .....

Beauty Icon Shahnaz Husain Interview : Question and Answers

Question: Please tell us something about the early journey as your success story is an inspirational one and needs to be highlighted. Who inspired you most? Answer: While training in London in cosmetology, I came across instances of damage caused by chem.....

Chasing Tidal Waves by Lo! Peninsula; (Critical Analysis and Dissection)

By Ningombam Captain Length : 4 mins 36 secs Release : 29th July ‘17 Genre : Shoegaze “The shadows on the walls don’t recognize me anymore. I wish I could pretend that everything’s gonna be alright.” The above quoted lines sound a bit like a fragme.....

Khallui by Sil Heiba (Critical Analysis and Dissection)

By Ningombam Captain Length : 4 mins 51 secs Release : 7th November ‘17 Genre : Baroque pop “Angangba nongjabido numidangwairamgi, yengningludre eidi yengningludre” The given lyrics, translated as, “Don’t wanna see the scarlet rainbow in the dusk.....

Film Review : Experimental short film “Ei” by Andy Tourangbam Meitei

The avant-garde and modernism movement in Paris started and flourished in the early 20’s. However, it takes to cross a millennium and a decade and a half to witness it in Manipur. No, we have not witnessed much modernism in literature and arts, yet there .....

Eidi Ethantani by Eyoom (EP Review)

Review by: Ningombam Captain Length : 24 mins 26 secs Genre : Contemporary Folk Recording : Khongthang Recording Studio Rating : The year 2017 was marked with many significant recordings that were washed up on the shore of indie music in Manipur.....

Connecting with “The Naga Concordant”

(The following is a statement issued by The Forum for Naga Reconciliation) In the political saga of the Naga people, “happenings” have served as vital catalysts in bringing about deep and true transformation. They have reframed past memories to contempor.....

Governor’s address to the Assembly

(The following is the full text of governor Najma Heptulla’s speech in the state Assembly on Friday) Hon’ble Speaker and Hon’ble Members, I am delighted to welcome you all lo the fourth session of the 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly and the very firs.....

Let us help Mr Muivah sign an Agreement

By Sh. Ajit This is the Framework Agreement as revealed bythe Week, 23 April Edition. The content may be right or wrong. The Week may violate the game rules of politics in Naga world; the Government of India may or may not be happy as a party cannot kee.....

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Congress leaders inspect ICP, consultation meet held

MOREH| Nov 19 Former chief minister of Meghalaya and CWC member of All India Congress Committee (AICC), Dr. Mukul Sangma today visited Moreh and personally inspected the Integrated Check Post (ICP) located at the Indo-Myanmar border near the town. H.....

ZRO VP and colleagues express desire to bring changes in organisation

CHURACHANDPUR | Nov 19 Vice-president of Zomi Revolutionary Organisation (ZRO), Calvin H and his cabinet colleague has expressed their desire to bring major changes in the organisation in a press conference held at his residence located at Dorcas Veng,.....

AR condemns TSA’s claims

IMPHAL | Nov 19 Assam Rifles has condemned the alleged claims of secretary of Thadou Students’ Association (TSA), Michael Lamjathang Haokip, of being man handled by Assam Rifles troops, as published in various newspapers on November 17 and November 18......

TI-GHQ condemns physical assault on secretary general of TSA-GHQ

KANGPOKPI | Nov 19 The Thadou Inpi-General Headquarters vehemently condemned the alleged physical assault meted out to the secretary general of the Thadou Students Association-General Headquarters by Assam Rifles personnel at Sita Lamkhai Check Post, T.....

Social welfare minister releases gospel visual album

KANGPOKPI | Nov 19 Social welfare and cooperation minister, Nemcha Kipgen released a gospel visual album at Kangpokpi District Headquarters. The gospel visual album named ‘Vanchoi Ngai Um’ produced in loving memory of (L). Ng. Hatneibem alias Bebem .....


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