#StopHindiChauvinism: Tamil Nadu takes to Twitter to protest against Hindi highway milestones

Over the past two months, Hindi has reportedly replaced English signs on some national highways in the state. The national language debate is back in Tamil Nadu, and this time, it has stirred up a nation-wide Twitter storm. The hashtag #StopHindiChauvinism has been trending on social media as several Tamilians take to Twitter to vent […]

Rise of Hindutva in North East: RSS, BJP score in Assam, Manipur but still untested in Arunachal

Editor’s note: In the first of a two-part series Firstpost analyses the rise of the BJP in North East India and the role its ideological parent RSS might have played in this new political trend visible in the region. Linked to the rest of India by the Chicken’s Neck, or the Siliguri Corridor in West […]

You’ve got mail, at 14,000 ft: Sikkim man delivers letters between lndia, China

In an age on e-communication, Bhim Bahadur Tamang still makes the once-a-week stop at the Sherathang border post to exchange mail with his Chinese counterpart, an exercise that has persisted through the years. Bhim Bahadur Tamang is a diminutive man who has been a postman for more than 25 years, an increasingly thankless job in […]

Sorting Through the Paper Trail of Fake Encounters in Manipur

At the Supreme Court’s asking, a rights group in Manipur is sorting through files pertaining to over 1,528 victims of alleged extra-judicial killings to place before the judges. Imphal (Manipur): What do 1,528 dead bodies look like? Three filing cabinets. In a dimly lit, dusty room in Manipur’s capital, thousands of files sit, marked or […]

The rise of new hopes with the advent of a new BJP-led coalition Govt in Manipur – E-Pao.net


The rise of new hopes with the advent of a new BJP-led coalition Govt in Manipur
The high profile inaugural function was graced as Chief Guest by none other than the former honourable CM of Manipur, and, if I’m not mistaken, even the announcing or compeering job of the function was taken up by some high ranking bureaucrats.

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Catherine honoured

Lions Club of Imphal Leimarol organised a reception ceremony at Manipur Press Club today in honour of Oinam Catherine who secured one of the 23rd Merit Award winners in the Peace Poster Contest 2016 17 organised by Lions Club International Headquarte…

Candidates storm

Candidates who were recruited to various posts by Health Services ahead of the recently concluded State Assembly election today stormed Health Directorate Office in Lamphelpat after they were barred from attending their duty Source The Sangai Express

AMSU asserts

All Manipur Students’ Union, Thoubal District Committee has today urged the authority concerned to provide mid day meal to various schools under Thoubal Zone III Source The Sangai Express