TS Haokip

TS Haokip

Author of Hilly Dreams, T Seiminthang Haokip is a Contributor of Imphal Free Press. A former development professional, the writer served as a consultant in the Ministry of Rural Development, GOI.

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Whose land is it anyway?

Posted on 10 Jul 2021

It is worthwhile to ask, “Who own the lands before Manipur was formed, before India gained independence, and before the British came", amid the attempts to turn ancestral lands of indigenous tribes into forests reserve in Manipur.

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Foes or Friends of the Hill People?

Posted on 11 Jun 2021

At a time when the Hill is slowly progressing towards normalcy, the Chalwa incident re-instill fear in the minds of the public and mistrust of the security forces.

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The paradox of being positive

Posted on 22 May 2021

I have seen in papers and television regarding COVID patients struggling to get oxygen. But the actual experience was frightening.

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The way to equal future

Posted on 9 Mar 2021

The movement to strive for gender equality should not be opened to women participants alone as that exclusivity could give space for misinterpreting the initiatives as ‘women versus men’.

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Unusual contest at National Sports University

Posted on 14 Oct 2020

A rare blessing turned into a matter of protest. To understand the present imbroglio, one needs to go back a little further on how the whole issue, which could have been avoided, was allowed to turned into a full-fledged mass protest.

The slogan ‘small family is a happy family’ is now viewed as 'a small community is a weak community.' (PHOTO: TS Haokip)

Population control in a system of ‘more people, more power’

Posted on 10 Jul 2020

While it is a concern that population growth in the tribal state have declined, it will be counter-productive, considering the still prevailing high growth rate in many other states, to altogether do away with a tool that will help us accomplish our goal of achieving uniform low population growth rate.

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Horn on the wall

Posted on 1 Jun 2020

The erstwhile Tribal hunters whose livelihood solely depended on hunting and cutting woods are now banned from doing so.

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