Jiten Yumnam

ADB Financing and Challenges in Manipur

Introduction: India’s Neoliberal Policy and IFIs: The government of India adopted an aggressive neo liberal economic framework, in 1990s leading to significant changes in India’s politico-economic framework. The geographical advantage of Manipur in Indi.....

5th APFSD & Development Sustainability in Manipur

The participation in the 5th Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) at UN Centre, Bangkok from 28th till 30th March 2018, organized by UN ESCAP was a momentous event worthy of serious reflection on inherent contradictions and fallacies asso.....

Unfolding Mapithel Dam Implications & State Unaccountability

Displacement, impoverishment and marginalization of indigenous peoples is not a new phenomenon, but a continued and aggravating phenomenon in Manipur. The 105 MW Loktak Multipurpose Hydroelectric Project in Central Manipur and the Khuga dam in Churachandp.....

Impresions From A Sojourn In Maasai Territory In Kenya

The morning was filled with much excitement as we plan to visit a Maasai community, not far away from Nairobi City in Kenya. For long, I heard Maasai leaders intervening in several indigenous peoples’ forums at the United Nations, but have not visited Maa.....

66 MW Loktak Downstream Project, JICA Financing Plan & Concerns

In early February 2018, several media in Manipur reported that the Government of India sought financial assistance from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), an external lending arm of the Government of Japan, to fund the 66 MW Loktak Downstr.....

Commissioning White Elephants In Manipur: The Case Of Mapithe Dam

The Inauguration and Commissioning of development Projects, more so of mega projects in Manipur has long been projected as a grandeur achievement of the respective Government; announcing those inaugurations has been taken as fostering development and prog.....

Challenges Of Human Rights Defenders In Manipur

Human rights defenders assume key responsibility to realize civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights and in advancing democratic principle, practices and further in securing sustainable development in Manipur as outlined in Sustainable Devel.....

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Police arrests PRJA convener Erendro in hate video case

Protesters demand immediate release convener of PRJA, Erendro Leichombam

IMPHAL | May 26 : Police today have arrested Erendro Leichombam, convener of Peoples’ Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA) party, after the latter allegedly refused to take down a hate video which was posted in his facebook. The developments came a day.....

27-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

State’s financial status is improving after implementation of GST: CM

Chief minister N. Biren Singh during Khurpui-Lam Festival

IMPHAL | May 26 : Chief minister, N. Biren Singh has urged people of the state saying that they should stay away from dirty politics played by some frustrated group of people who have the intention to bring down the present government. The CM was speakin.....

27-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

State boy secures second position at Uttarkhand

Panthoiba Akoijam

THOUBAL | May 26 : The results of class XII board examination conducted by CBSE were declared today in which a Manipur boy secured the overall second position for Uttarkhand state. Panthoiba Akoijam from Thoubal Melaground who is a student of Parvati Pr.....

27-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

NDA government befools public by giving false promises: Ibobi

Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee sit-in protest against

IMPHAL | May 26 : Former chief minister, O. Ibobi lambasted the NDA government as a government of propaganda and publicity which befools the public by giving false promises. He was briefing to media persons today at Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee hea.....

27-May-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Minister Hangkhanlian clarifies against the allegation by former ADCC chairman

Minister Hangkhanlian speaks media

CHURACHANDPUR | May 26 : Agriculture minister, V. Hangkhanlian has clarified today in a press conference at his residence located at Zenhang Lamka that the allegation made by former ADCC chairman upon him for being responsible of the crisis in ADCC and de.....


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