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Features

Beyond and Inside Inner Line Permit (ILP) in Manipur: Some Perspective

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  Thongam Bipin The Inner Line Permit (ILP) is seen and perceived as a shield from every form of exploitation in most parts of Northeast India. And particularly in the ongoing valley-Meetei led demand for its implementation in Manipur. ‘Outsiders’ are seen as responsible for all forms of exploitation – cultural, social and economic et …

Assertion

In soldarity with Manipur tribals

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  On 08 September 2015, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Students’ Union in collaboration with Manipur Tribal students from TISS, Mumbai has organised condolence service for the victims of Churachandpur incident in Manipur whose innocent lives were taken away by the State brutality. The condolence service was held at main campus gate of TISS, …

Features

Cultural Fascism and the Death of the Republic

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  Shailaja Menon and N Sukumar “It takes years of “political, social, economic and human degradation to create a terrorist”. So “fighting terror can only succeed by rehumanising degraded societies, by undoing, one by one, the many individual acts of repression, obstruction, denial, marginalisation and autocracy.”  ~ Rami Khouri, Jordan. Many eons ago, the Films …

Atrocities

NHRC seeks report on extra-judicial killings in Manipur

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The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued notices to the secretary, ministry of home affairs of the government of India, district magistrate and district superintendent of police of Ukhrul district of North East Indian state Manipur asking for a report on the alleged torture and the extrajudicial killing of three indigenous Meitei people in a …

Policy

Perils Of Primary Teachers Messy Recruitment Process Fiasco ?

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by L Lalit Singh  (Calling for CBI probe or enquiry by a Judicial Commission)  The news of rampant mark-tampering by way of destroying the answer scripts of all aspirant candidates of the Primary Teachers written test examination conducted by the Board of Secondary Education through bureaucratic bungling and corruption have been haunting and letting loose …