Angomcha Bimol Akoijam

Difference of Opinion: What does it mean?

Differences of opinion between individuals as well as groups do happen. Authoritarian and feudal regimes suppress such differences and seek to impose their worldviews and opinions on the people. Democracy acknowledges the differences and provides ideas an.....

For the BJP led Government, Is Honeymoon Period Coming to an End in Lost Paradise : From an Intimate Distance

After the 15 years under Shri O. Ibobi led Congress government, there was an air of expectation and feel-good factor in the state when Shri N. Biren took over as the Chief Minister of Manipur heading a BJP led coalition government last year. Indeed, his g.....

Fault-lines and Fleeting Moments - From an Intimate Distance

Angomcha Bimol Akoijam

Manipur is a state with a fractured society and/or polity. And its fault lines are many. Even a day like 18 June carries that signature of those fault lines. The day people pay homage to those who have sacrificed their lives for the (territorial) integrit.....

Writing as a Personal Act which is Political : From an Intimate Distance

Angomcha Bimol Akoijam

“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect”, so goes a quote attributed to well known writer Anaïs Nin. Returning to write this regular column “from an intimate distance” once again after a gap of some years is an act to sense my life .....

Khongjom Day; Commemorating Manipur’s Battle of Thermopylae

“Eikhoi pumnamasu hinglaroi, maisu onlaroi…” (We shall all die but we shall not retreat) -- Maj. Paona Brajabashi (Cheitharol Kumpaba, the Royal Chronicle) These are the words of one of the valiant Manipuri military commanders who led the offensive mov.....

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Drug lord Haji Masle under preventive detention for one year

IMPHAL | Aug 14 : The state government has for the first detained Md. Haji Basleuddin alias Haji Masle of Lilong, for a period of one year for his involvement in trafficking of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances under Prevention Illicit Traffic of.....

15-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Congress mocks BJP of being scared to hold Assembly session

IMPHAL | Aug 14 : Not circulating the official order of holding an Assembly session till today even though the government announced it would hold an Assembly session on August 16 clearly shows that the BJP led government are ‘scared’ to hold the Assembly,.....

15-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Governor inaugurates Imphal and Khongjom tourism project

Governor inaugurates Imphal and Khongjom tourism project

IMPHAL | Aug 14 : Governor, Najma Heptulla dedicated ‘Development of North East Circuit: Imphal and Khongjom’, the first project under government of India’s Swadesh Darshan Scheme, to the public in the presence of chief minister, N. Biren Singh and union .....

15-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Guv, CM and ministers extend I-Day messages

IMPHAL | Aug 14 : Manipur governor Najma A Heptulla and chief minister N. Biren Singh greeted the people on the occasion of the Independence Day. In her greetings the governor said that on August 15, 1947, India attained freedom from the British and the .....

15-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Kiren Rijiju misled House regarding Indo-Myanmar boundary issue: Ibomcha

Former Secretary (Law) Laishom Ibomcha briefing to media

IMPHAL | Aug 14 : Union minister of state, Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju has misled the Rajya Sabha regarding the Indo-Myanmar boundary issue in his supplementary reply during question hour on August 1, 2018, alleged former secretary (law), Laishom Ibomcha. .....

15-Aug-2018 / A Staff Reporter


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