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That thing called war

IFP Bureau11 May 2022

IFP Editorial: The general impression is that the state is targeting the victims and simplistic poppy farmers while protecting the interests of the major players.


Home grown drug units

IFP Bureau13 Apr 2022

IFP Editorial: The poor villagers who toil in the poppy fields, it is just another day’s work. For them, it does not matter whether it is poppy or any other crop as long as they get the wages howsoever meagre it may be.


The money trail

IFP Bureau26 Sept 2021

IFP Editorial: The shift of poppy cultivation in areas of Manipur could have been a direct fallout of the diminishing trend in the Golden Triangle and Myanmar. Yet, if all of the hills are under poppy cultivation, it would only be a tiny fraction of the global drug production.

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