Bizarre and cynical the situation may seem to be, after 72 years of Indian independence, there are now a growing number of communities desiring to be classed as Scheduled Tribe, ST.
07 Jul 2019
The Manipur government arrested a journalist for criticising it and jailed him under the draconian NSA. But he stood his ground
27 Apr 2019
Hinduism was the former kingdom’s official religion. The state is wedded to India’s ethos. Yet there are violent agitations against the Centre.
22 Feb 2019
Manipur today is coming to resemble Alice’s Wonderland where the Queen of Hearts makes laws on the spot and pronounces every now and then at her whim: “Off with his head!”
29 Dec 2018
The state thus becomes akin to what Peter J. Taylor referred to in a critique, a cultural container.
20 Oct 2018
The interlocutor in the Naga peace talks has revealed a possible solution. But there are concerns about the Centre’s concessions
15 May 2018