Constitutional Crisis in Manipur

Constitutional Crisis in Manipur Nandita Haksar From the time I first visited Manipur I have been painfully aware of the divisions within the Manipur society. And I have also been aware how deeply ignorant the rest of us in India are about the history and geography of the area. The first time I went to Ukhrul was in 1982 as Read more

WORDS OF APPRECIATION FOR PFUTSEROMI VILLAGE

General Secretary NATIONAL SOCIALIST COUNCIL OF NAGALIM WORDS OF APPRECIATION FOR PFUTSEROMI VILLAGE My return to your land after decades of struggle has become an overwhelming experience since we have come to your picturesque Pfutseromi village in a different situation when peace reigns in our land today. Words cannot express my thanks to you all for the warm welcome accorded Read more

Naga Quest for identity & Indian apathy

Naga Quest for identity & Indian apathy YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW Zhokusheyi Rhakho It’s astounding to see that Asia’s longest running insurgency in the country of world largest democracy is yet to see its logical end. 62 years since, India still lack the wisdom and vision to solve the same. When Nehru ordered for a military solution to the then Read more

India’s Nagaland: Intractable Talks – South Asia Intelligence Review

India’s Nagaland: Intractable Talks – South Asia Intelligence Review Monday, 14 June 2010 18:34 Written by SATP By Sandipani Dash The 15 year old process of negotiations to solve the Naga insurgency in India’s Northeast – the earliest and longest insurrection in the country – appears to be as intractable as the trajectory of the conflict itself. The Union Government Read more

Start from scratch

Start from scratch Ramachandra Guha is the author of India After Gandhi: The History of the World’s Largest Democracy The views expressed by the author are personal To the historian, there appear to be striking parallels between the ongoing (at the time of writing) blockade of the Imphal Valley and the blockade of the Kashmir Valley in August 2008. In Read more

Historic ceasefire incident at Mao gate

Historic ceasefire incident at Mao gate In the light of problem arising out of backtracking, the Government of India commitment by barring the NSCN Supremo, Thuingalen Muivah’s entry into his Native home land by Manipur state security forces following the cabinet’s decision of the Manipur Government headed by Okram Ibobi Singh, Chief Minister of Manipur, is viewed to be one Read more

Why Muivah should visit Manipur

Why Muivah should visit Manipur Aya A. Shimray Manipur is on the verge of collapse on all fronts. 2 students were murdered and more than 100 innocent protestors injured in the Mao Gate mayhem. The all important National Highway 39 which has been barricaded by Muivah’s supporters since May 6 continues to be literally sealed. IRBs & Manipur police commandos Read more