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Treatment Of Spatial Inequality and the Principle of Constitutional Political Economy: Is Democracy Under Threat

By Amar Yumnam The Constitution of any country serves multiples of functions. These functions are not only in multiples but also vary depending upon the contextual realities – social, economic, institutional and geographic - of the country concerned. B.....

"Mathematics - Nature & Society"

By Sanjenbam Jugeshwor Singh. We generally heard a very common word among our Manipuri society that a person who led a clean & peaceful life even if he is not literate that his calculation is very precise (Mahak asi lairik heitrasu angkadi yam kuppani).....

Why it matters how Manipur became a state

Only a sustained and imaginative policy can purge the region of its oppressive culture of protest By Pradip Phanjoubam The Indian republic turned 69 on January 26. Five days earlier, on January 21, Manipur also commemorated its 47th year as an India.....

Destiny

By Thiyam Ningol, Dr. Nalini, Africa “Where and when did we go wrong”- James asked his wife Martha. James and Martha were happily married couple. Friends and neighbours envied them. James worked as an accounts clerk and Martha, as a primary schoo.....

Ancient Beauty Secrets That Still Work Today

By Shahnaz Husain People around globe spend billions dollar for countless beautifying products every year. The media is full of new commercial advertisements each day promoting costly beauty products. containing parabens, sulfates, dyes, prese.....

Bamboo Flower, a novel – Part 35

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.....

Dark light and The Wishess’ might

By Ningombam Captain Our Pride Artist: The Wishess Genre: Alternative Rock Length: 44 mins 17 secs Release date: 16th February, 2019 Rating: 3.5 out of 5 I remember clearly. I was in school, when the widely snubbed metalhead kid from .....

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’.....

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Change of guard likely in BJP-led state govt says insider source

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Even as Education minister Radheshyam underplayed the leadership crisis within BJP as a mere ‘family matter’, there are indications of a possible change of guard anytime before August this year, most probably after July 26. According.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

CM meets union minister of environment

Chief Minister N. Biren Singh meets Union Minister Prakash Javedkar

IMPHAL | Jun 17 The chief minister of Manipur, N. Biren Singh met with the union minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Prakash Javedkar today and apprised him of the various activities being taken up by the state government for conserva.....

‘NE indigenes will determine own future if CAB is legislated’

MANPAC convenor, Yumnamcha Dilipkumar speaks to media persons

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Expressing apprehension over the probable reintroduction of the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill tomorrow during the monsoon session of 17th Lok Sabha, Manipur People against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (MANPAC) today reaffirme.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Shops, residence gutted by fire

Shops, residence gutted in fire at Phoubakchao Phou-oibi Keithel

THOUBAL| Jun 17 A fire which occurred around 9:40 pm of last night at Phoubakchao Phou-oibi Keithel totally set ablaze seven shops and a residence destroying properties worth around several lakh rupees. Phoubakchao Phou-oibi Keithel lies under Mayang I.....

Special trail of infamous BT road firing incident begins

IMPHAL | Jun 17 Session Judge, Imphal West started the special trail for the case of infamous BT road fake encounter which occurred on July 23, 2009 and fixed the next prosecution witness hearing on July 15. It was transferred by High Court of Manip.....

18-Jun-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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