Tag: Manipur

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  • Hope India raises its 1st international sovereign bond in London: Theresa May

    Hope India raises its 1st international sovereign bond in London: Theresa May

    May was present along with UK Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox and Indian Minister for Commerce Piyush Goyal at the 'India Day' summit, which focused on financial services and technology.

    July 17, 2019
  • Look East, Act East~I

    Look East, Act East~I

    Surprisingly, India's north-east still bears witness to the symptoms of underdevelopment and civil unrest. New attempts are therefore often undertaken to tackle the situation. The proposed Asian Highway is an attempt to develop the region by opening it up to the global order. This trans-border road connectivity is expected to play an important role in the economic development of the region through cheaper transportation of goods and people, increased exports, industrial development, development of tourism, and employment generation.

    July 9, 2019
  • Important & insightful

    Important & insightful

    A recent book called Understanding India’s Northeast a Reporters’ Journal by Rupa Chinai has put forth thought provoking questions on issues concerning the region.

    July 8, 2019
  • Army dismantles hidden camp of insurgent group NSCN (IM) in Manipur

    Army dismantles hidden camp of insurgent group NSCN (IM) in Manipur

    The weapons found by the raiding team included an American-origin M16 assault rifle with 125 rounds, one self-loading rifle with 26 rounds and some AK series assault rifles, apart from other "warlike stores".

    July 7, 2019
  • Matters come to a head

    Matters come to a head

    The current political crisis in Manipur has been a couple of years in the making.

    July 1, 2019
  • KSO violence in Manipur: Reading between the lines

    KSO violence in Manipur: Reading between the lines

    Two leaders of the Kuki Student Organisation in Gunpi Block — David Jamminlen Baite and Thangkhanlal Haokip — were immediately arrested by the police.

    May 20, 2019
  • Difficult balancing act

    Difficult balancing act

    Any attempt to converge national vision with people's voices in this contested region must be negotiated carefully

    April 22, 2019
  • Manipur: The case of Lukhosei Zou — absconding politician & drug kingpin

    Manipur: The case of Lukhosei Zou — absconding politician & drug kingpin

    The recent disappearance of politician-cum-drug kingpin Lukhosei Zou, after he was arrested last year, has again brought to light the collusion between those in power and the drug trade in Manipur

    April 8, 2019
  • Treading murky waters

    Treading murky waters

    Although a bill was passed in Parliament last year, the National Sports University in Manipur has run into a series of controversies and is yet to be constructed

    February 25, 2019
  • Indefinite curfew in Imphal over Citizenship Bill protests, mobile internet snapped

    Indefinite curfew in Imphal over Citizenship Bill protests, mobile internet snapped

    Mobile Internet snapped till February 16 across the state fearing escalation of violence

    February 13, 2019
  • Manipur on Meitei edge

    Manipur on Meitei edge

    The Meitei demand to be considered as a Scheduled Tribe may soon overshadow protests over the Citizenship Amendment Bill

    February 11, 2019
  • PM Modi greets Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura on Statehood Day

    PM Modi greets Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura on Statehood Day

    The erstwhile princely states of Tripura and Manipur were merged with India in 1949 and became full-fledged states in 1972.

    January 21, 2019
  • Manipur to oppose Citizenship Bill if clause to protect natives not included: CM

    Manipur to oppose Citizenship Bill if clause to protect natives not included: CM

    Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has said that the BJP-led government in the state would not support the passage of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill unless there was a provision for protecting the indigenous people of the northeast.

    January 17, 2019
  • PM Modi inaugurates eight projects in Manipur

    PM Modi inaugurates eight projects in Manipur

    He also laid the foundation stones of four other projects which will be constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 1,500 crore.

    January 4, 2019
  • Polo: Reinventing the ‘Game of Kings’

    Polo: Reinventing the ‘Game of Kings’

    A polo match is exciting to watch even for those with little knowledge of the game. It celebrates one of the most astoundingly dangerous and exhilarating displays of finesse, courage and teamwork doubled with incredible stamina.

    December 2, 2018
  • Amur Falcon: Flying to its death

    Amur Falcon: Flying to its death

    Days after being satellite-tagged, an Amur Falcon called 'Manipur' has been killed in the state after which it was named.

    November 19, 2018
  • Fragile morale?

    Fragile morale?

    In rejecting a plea that they recuse themselves from hearing a case of alleged fake encounters involving the security forces in Manipur, Justices Madan B Lokur and UU Lalit of the Supreme Court have sent out a strong signal to the military and police communities, and their civil/political backers that the sinews of the uniformed …

    November 14, 2018