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How to understand the silence of the Indian secularists?

By Yengkhom Jilangamba As we know, the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 (popularly known as CAB) was recently passed in the Lok Sabha and those in the government promised that it would be made into an Act. The BJP led government were eventually unsuc.....

Alcohol:Prohibition

By Col I S Chanam, Retd Prohibition of consumption of alcohol in Manipur has been going on for the past several years till now. The question is …has the prohibition been effective and successful? Has consumption of alcohol been stopped altogether o.....

Indian Polity: Regional Policy Absent and Border Policy Missing

By Amar Yumnam India has just experienced two events rather close to one another. Both of these events have lost of implications for governance designs and policy formulation. One event has caused a serious embarrassment to the ruling political party a.....

Decline Trends in Mathematical Aptitude Among students of Manipur

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Once one of my Mathematics teacher asked me, do you know CHARI METHODS (four methods) in Mathematics? I got confused the question of my teacher. I said, no sir. To my astonished, he smiled at me and said, it is very simple,.....

Of sedition law and colonial governmentality

By Kh. Ibomcha What is sedition? Is it not seditious when those in power misuse their privilege and position, breach peace and security by inciting violence? For instance, state government’s brutal act of using tear gas shells to Kanglei mothers who w.....

Book Review: The Forest of Enchantments

By Susma Sharma Gurumayum Released early this year, ‘The Forest of Enchantments’ is Sitayan, as opposed to Ramayan. This is the story of Sita, with her as the protagonist. It is a love story, a tragedious love story. The mythological gods Ram and Si.....

Camellia Oil for Heavenly Beauty

By Shahnaz Husain Camellia oil popularly called “ Wonder Beauty Oil “ has been used by Japanese women for flawless radiant skin and lustrous shinning long hair since centuries ago . The versatile organic oil is used on face ,hair, scalp and bod.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 34

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.....

Will You be My Valentine

By Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini, Africa “No Robert, I can not sign this. You have finished all your leave dues.” “Then, will you be my Valentine?” Maria was shocked. She thought she heard wrong. “What did you say?” “Never mind. I am sorry.” “.....

First Principle, Indian Democracy and Manipur Tragedy

By Amar Yumnam Let me start with a quotation from one of the original thinkers on democracy. He (intentionally holding the name back to arouse natural curiosity) said:”The aim of every political Constitution, is or ought to be, first to obtain for rule.....

A Sinful business called Human Trafficking

By John S. Shilshi Manipur Police and all the NGOs involved in recent rescue of 193 Nepalese from the Indo-Myanmar border needs to be compliment. It was a job very well done. Rescue of such huge number of victims indicates that there is a well-coordina.....

“Finding The Voices – What it seeks from us all”

By Marjing Mayanglambam ‘Finding The Voices’ A talk show presenting voices with the vision to spread Inspiring, Educative, Empowering and Entertaining stories in the violence torn landscape of Manipur. This is the introduction from its Facebook page an.....

"Aspiration in medical career" and its effect among our youths

Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Among any other career after 10+2, Medical career seems to be at the top in Manipur even throughout India. This is because, Employability is the best as compare to any other course in Manipur especially. Yes, medical professio.....

Promising Collaboration with ASEAN Countries: A Way Forward

By Dr. C. Joshua Thomas The Kolkata Dialogue 2018 comes at an appropriate moment in the development of North-East India when rapid change is occurring in the region and in its neighbourhood, particularly with ASEAN countries with the participation of m.....

DECEIT

By Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini, Africa “Leave me alone. I am not hungry. All of you get out from here.” The newly wed bride was screaming at the girls who came to call her for lunch. It was the second day after her marriage. Asha had not eaten anyt.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 33

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.....

Valentine’s Day Beauty Tips

By Shahnaz Husain Love it or Leave it, Valentine Day the holiday of love is right around the corner. It doesn’t matter if you are going on special date for romantic night out ,looking for one or just a walk with friends and family , you wan.....

Need to play our politics for Modi to act

By Oken Jeet Sandham The greatest fear of Delhi is the “UNITY” of the Northeast (NE) India as they presume that such “UNITY” will become a major threat to the “UNITY OF INDIA”. But is it logical to keep Northeast people divided for the sake of country’.....

Meitei in Scheduled Tribe list, what?

By Oinam Thoujal Khumancha In the present day mist on the issue of the demand of “Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee Manipur” on the inclusion of Meitei/Meetei in Schedule Tribe list of India, the tooth and nail opposition of some so-called student organ.....

Interim Budget 2019-20: Populist to the Core

By Amar Yumnam The term of the Narendra Modi-led government in the Centre is ending soon and elections for a new Lok Sabha are round the corner. This being the case, the prevailing government can only think of an Interim Budget for the present commitme.....

Interim Budget 2019-20: Populist to the Core

By Amar Yumnam The term of the Narendra Modi-led government in the Centre is ending soon and elections for a new Lok Sabha are round the corner. This being the case, the prevailing government can only think of an Interim Budget for the present commitme.....

ASER-2018 Vis-à-vis “Go To School”-Mission in Manipur

By:Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Amidst praise and criticism, the present Government of Manipur has taken up few gigantic Missions for the welfare of people like Go To Hills, Go To Villages, CMHT etc. After these Missions with mixed results the next Missio.....

‘Need for political understanding and solidarity among the states of northeast India’

(The following is the script of the public lecture Imphal Free Press editor Pradip Phanjoubam delivered in Guwahati on January 19, 2019) At the very outset, let me thank the Radhikamohan Bhagowati Memorial Trust for inviting me to give this important l.....

Dolaithabi Barrage: A Barrage of Concealing Facts

By Mamta Lukram & Jangminthang Haokip The development projects taken up in the state for larger good need be divulged its details to the people for enhancing better understanding of the project’s aims, objectives, and utility. Spaces for feedbacks must.....

EGO

By Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini, Africa His heart wanted to apologize but his ego revolted against. He had waited long enough just to hear his wife say “Come back”. Daily he peeped in Laura’s shop. He watched her from far, unnoticed. His jealousy to.....

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CJM Imphal East sets free MSAD advisor ‘Veewon Thokchom’ on bail

Veewon Thokchom at CJM Imphal East complex

IMPHAL | Feb 19 Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM), Imphal East, Ningthoujam Lanleima, today granted bail to the advisor of Manipur Student’s Association Delhi (MSAD), Veewon Thokchom, saying no sufficient ground found on ‘prima facie’ to sedition charge .....

20-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Ukhrul pays tribute to a legend

Ukhrul pays tribute to a legend

UKHRUL| Feb 19 In honour of one of the legendary figures of the Ukhrul in particular and the State as a whole, the Assam Rifles have been celebrating the birth anniversary of Maj Bob Khathing Ralengnao every year since 2012. And the 107th birth anniver.....

Tml district hospital suffering from lack of specialists, shortage of water

Tamenglong district hospital

TAMENGLONG| Feb 19 Even though the district administration has attained its centenary, Tamenglong and Noney districts still do not have any specialist doctor at the district hospital Tamenglong and PHC Noney. With no options left, medical officer of.....

Police personnel should be able to make the people feel secure wherever they are: Biren

Chief Minister N Biren Singh inspects the guard of honour

IMPHAL | Feb 19 There should be no political interference of any form in the discipline forces related to security, said chief minister N. Biren Singh while assuring that no personnel or officer would be victimised in the matters of transfer and postin.....

20-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

MPCC submits list of candidates who applied for party ticket for 17th LS Election

IMPHAL | Feb 19 Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee, (MPCC) informed that the intending candidates of INC has been submitted after duly filling up the prescribed application forms for party nominee for the ensuing 17th Lok Sabha Election – 2019 till 4 p.....


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