Pradip Phanjoubam

NE Assembly Elections and Portents; Three shades of a BJP surge

(First published in Indian Express) Much has been written and talked about after the assembly elections in Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya, the results for which were declared on March 3. In much of these analyses, the picture portrayed has been that of .....

How BJP won without winning in Nagaland

(First published in Economic and Political Weekly) Nagaland politics is probably at its nadir at this moment. The events of the few months before the Assembly election, the results for which were declared on 3 March 2018, demonstrate this. Moreover, the .....

Human rights and wrongs

The Manipur High Court early last month, in a long and dragging Public Interest Litigation, directed the Manipur government to revive the Manipur Human Rights Commission, which has been allowed to lapse after the end of term of the last of two commissions.....

Time to change the Naga question

The unexpected turn of events in Nagaland on the eve of the state Legislative Assembly election scheduled on February 27 is yet another indication how intractable the problem of peace in the state is. Responding to a call for “No Election Before Solution”.....

Simon Commission encounter as an important marker of how identities form in the Northeast

The representation made by a delegation of leaders of the still nascent Naga Club to the Simon Commission in 1929 was indeed a heroic assertion of the Naga identity and the increasing sense of unity, integrity and autonomy that the Naga Club was giving th.....

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HC bans new project in Loktak Lake, directs stakeholders for progress reports on preservation

IMPHAL | Aug 19 The High Court of Manipur has issued directive not to take up any new developmental projects in Loktak Lake, the largest fresh water Lake in the Northeastern region, without the authorization of the Court until the progress with regards.....

20-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

JNIMS doctors take mass casual leave, hold sit in protest

Students of JNIMS stage sit-in protest

IMPHAL | Aug 19 Demanding that the suspension of senior resident of obstetrics and gynaecology department, Dr. T. Nimmi be revoked, doctors including students of Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS), Porompat took a mass casual leave .....

20-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

CM inaugurates Waithoupat water supply scheme

CM Biren inaugurates Waithoupat water supply scheme

We must work with sincerity and dedication for development: CM IMPHAL | Aug 19 Chief minister N. Biren Singh said that when we execute our work with sincerity and dedication, then development would prosper in the State. This was stated by him at the.....

20-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Moreh CVOs calls 48-hour bandh

IMPHAL | Aug 19 CVOs off Moreh have called for a 48-hours bandh from 5:00 am of August 21 to 5:00 am of August 23 in protest against the alleged atrocities and hindrances meted out by 43 Assam Rifles, Moreh along Moreh gate no. 1 stating that this has .....

Police foil relay hunger strike at different places

Womenfolk of Thangmeiband locality attempt to hold relay hunger strike

IMPHAL | Aug 19 Womenfolk of Thangmeiband locality today attempted to hold a relay hunger strike since morning today at different places but they were foiled by police personnel. Briefing media at Thangmeiband, president of Ima Konthounganbi Meira P.....

20-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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