IFP Articles

ADCC passed Sunday Closed law in Churachandpur. Religious minority persecuted.

By Ginza Vualzong Last Sunday, the trade license of one Chicken seller was torn. One shopkeeper was asked to go to Israel for being a Sabbath. Lamka 12 July 2019 | Ever since the Autonomous District Council, Churachandpur (ADCC) passed the ‘Sunday.....

Migration related social problems

By John S. Shilshi A study conducted by a New Delhi based think tank – North-East support Centre & Helpline in 2011, estimated that roughly around 50 lakhs people from North east states migrate to Delhi NCR and other metropolitan cities of the country.....

Where do You Get Liquor in Imphal? And Why do We Turn a Blind Eye to This Illicit Activity?

By Homen Thangjam I ask these questions as an incident that occurred somewhere in Manipur (circulated on social media) in which “concerned” Meira Paibi destroyed the property of a woman, because she is a Yu-yonbi (female liquor seller), churned my stom.....

Manipur a mirror of Nagaland

By Robert A. Silverstein It is disappointing, but not surprising, that the newly elected member of the Lok Sabha for the Outer Manipur constituency, Dr. Lorho S. Pfoze, in his maiden speech before the members of the Lok Sabha on June 25th, made clear t.....

Bureaucrat Officer: a savior- a scapegoat- a destroyer

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the administrative arm of the All India Services. Considered the premier Civil Service of India, the IAS is one of the three arms of All India Services along with the Indian Police.....

Determination – Part 7

By Thiyam Ningol Dr. Nalini (Africa) He drove for two hours looking for Grace Restaurant. Arnold had not given him any hint of the location. His frustration and anxiety increased. It was already 4 P.M. The streets had become less noisy and deserted......

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 52

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.....

The Science of Stink- Dealing With Body Odour this Monsoon ?

By Shahnaz Husain Is excessive sweating in armpits, feet,palm and groin bothering you due to overheating of body in Monsoon ? Unpleasant sweating in peak monsoon season is major cause of embarrassment. sweating is the body’s natural way to re.....

Let Love Be Your Master

By Betterson M Chahongnao Love is the master of all. Peace and harmony are the friends of love. Though they are only three, they are very strong. When love, peace and harmony come together it becomes invincible in the face of:- 1. Egoism 2. S.....

Van mahotsav 2019, celebration of life

By N. Munal Meitei In Manipuri, “Uoo” means tree. This means that if we do not see the trees, we will die and there will be no living being on the earth. Hence tree is life and thus the celebration of trees is the celebration of life. I always remem.....

Digital India-Transforming a new Bharat

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Digital India with “POWER TO EMPOWER” motto is a campaign launched by the Government of India in order to ensure the Government’s services are made available to citizens electronically by improved online infrastructure and .....

Determination – Part 6

By Thiyam Ningol Dr. Nalini (Africa) When Alex came back from his trip, he found his old houseboy had resumed his job. Bakari was a good and faithful house boy but Alex got so used to Arnold that without any reason, he felt indifferent towards Bakar.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 51

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.....

Watermelon Beauty Benefits

By Shahnaz Husain Believed to have originated in South Africa,Watermelons are best during summer months .Watermelon , the coolest fruit needs no introduction. It has been on our list of favorites since we were kids, and it will continue to remain ......

The art of war for CM removal: agitation will not yield; sinking together is different

By Pheiroijam Nando Luwang All of a sudden, a rift has surfaced in the two years old N. Biren led Manipur BJP government with some MLAS and ministers from the party demanding removal of the present CM. The ugly picture among the ruling group ha.....

Human Trafficking: Paradigmatic Understanding

By Vijaylakshmi Brara Everybody knows that human trafficking is induced through poverty of the extreme kind. This poverty can be the result of growing globalisation and marginalisation of weak group of people or countries. It’s been going on from time .....

Bleak Future of Manipur

By Dr. R.K.Nimai Manipur has come out from Overdraft (OD) after receipt of the share of central taxes and a sum for some specified works. The state is just above the water and with the payment of salary and pension on the 1st of July it will again go t.....

The Imbroglio surrounding Catholic Schools

By John S. Shilshi What could be more bizarre than an organisation with avowed objective of emancipating people from all forms of discrimination declaring public curfew in and around schools where thousands of children are studying? Strange though it m.....

Teachers-Students relation for a better Education

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh Successful teachers are those that have the ability to maximize the learning potential of all students in their class. Developing positive relationship between a teacher and students is a fundamental aspect of quality teach.....

Determination – Part 5

By Thiyam Ningol Dr. Nalini (Africa) The whole night she lay awake. She never dreamt of such a moment. He had changed a lot in his appearance-became very mature, far more fatter then she imagined, and above all very graceful. If the announcer had no.....

Post-Election Scenario: BJP government in the State is in for a jolt

By Yambem Laba The die has been casted. Manipur now has a BJP Member of Parliamment duly elected to the Lok Sabha.And the Naga People’s Front(NPF) has also opened their innings having won the Outer Manipur Parliamentary Constituency.The BJP man Dr.R.K......

Eat for Beauty

By Shahnaz Husain Beauty is a sign of health.You are what you eat. The key to looking beautiful lies in your daily diet .Our skin reflects our diet almost immediately. If we consume fatty, sugary, and processed foods, our skin is likely to react by b.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel - Part 50

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, event.....

The breakup of Traffic Jam – the ugly truth

By Ginza Vualzong Why do all the great bands have to break up? Why can’t they continue to play without breaking up is the wish of any rock band fans. It’s sad but true! One of the greatest bands from the North East India – Traffic Jam has broken up. Be.....

Re-criminalising Adultery

By Dr. R.K. Nimai After the five-Judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court which on 27th September, 2018 struck down Section 497 of the IPC as unconstitutional in Joseph Shine versus the Union of India, Writ petition (Criminal) No. 194 of 2017; many .....

Latest News

State cabinet to deliberate on legalisation of cannabis: Biren

CM Biren briefing to media

IMPHAL | Sep 2 Cannabis also known as marijuana has been already legalised at three states in the country. To legalised cannabis in Manipur, the matter will be discussed in the next cabinet meeting with the objective to increase the state economy. C.....

22-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Ram Vilas inaugurates food storage depot in Bpr

Union CAF and PD minister Ram Vilas Paswan inaugurating FCI Food Storage Depot at Bishnupur

More in the pipeline, says CAF and PD minister IMPHAL | Sep 21 Union minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution (CAF and PD), Ram Vilas Paswan today inaugurated Food Storage Depot (FSD) of Food Corporation of India (FCI) at Bishn.....

22-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

MUSU demands swift action against rowdy security personnel

MUSU president K. Lebanan speaking to media

IMPHAL | Sep 21 Reacting sharply against the coercive action of two security personnel towards Manipur University hostellers last night, Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) has demanded befitting legal action against the duo within the next 48 ho.....

22-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Babysana JAC demands CBI’s letter of consent

Babysana JAC members speaking to media

IMPHAL | Sep 21 JAC against the alleged murder of Ningthoujam Babysana Chanu today warned to intensify agitations if the state government fails to produce a letter issued by the CBI to confirm that it has taken over the case. The committee also said.....

22-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Article 371 appears imminent in state, CPI raises concern

71st Manipur Kanba Numit celebrated IMPHAL | Sep 21 If Article 371 is extended in Manipur, the state government will have no power over Naga inhabitant areas and it will give a huge impact in the state resources, said state secretary, Communist Party .....

22-Sep-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Top