NEFIS condemns Modi Government’s failure to raise the issue of atrocites against the enthnic minorites in Bangalesh during Sheikh Hasina’s visit

In the recently concluded deals with the Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, India has renounced its duty to raise the issue of violence and atrocities committed against ethnic minorities in Bangladesh, most notably against the Chakma and Santhal tribal communities. It should be known that in Bangladesh, there has been a huge surge in atrocities […]

In the recently concluded deals with the Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, India has renounced its duty to raise the issue of violence and atrocities committed against ethnic minorities in Bangladesh, most notably against the Chakma and Santhal tribal communities. It should be known that in Bangladesh, there has been a huge surge in atrocities […]

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BJP vs. Congress: Setting the right agenda

By:Seram Neken No political party in Manipur is now seen engaging itself in election campaign, in the real sense of the term. In fact, the political parties and their heavyweights are putting their valued pre-poll time and energy, not in wooing voters but in calculating winnable candidates for the upcoming general elections. Campaign to educate […]

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By:Seram Neken No political party in Manipur is now seen engaging itself in election campaign, in the real sense of the term. In fact, the political parties and their heavyweights are putting their valued pre-poll time and energy, not in wooing voters but in calculating winnable candidates for the upcoming general elections. Campaign to educate […]

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Striking a Balace: This way, that way or the Highway.

Much water has flown under the bridge since the last elections in Manipur. The past couple of years have witnessed some of the most unfortunate incidents in the history of the state, and the new government will have a massive task of healing the scars and mistakes of the past.  There is a plateful of […]

Much water has flown under the bridge since the last elections in Manipur. The past couple of years have witnessed some of the most unfortunate incidents in the history of the state, and the new government will have a massive task of healing the scars and mistakes of the past.  There is a plateful of […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2017/01/striking-a-balace-this-way-that-way-or-the-highway/

Ibobi should step down for failing to resolve blockade : Javadekar

IMPHAL, Jan 15: As he has failed to open the National Highways connecting Manipur with other parts of the country or get the indefinite economic blockade lifted in spite of the large number of security forces sent by the Central Government, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi ought to step down, asserted Union Human Resource Development (HRD) […]

IMPHAL, Jan 15: As he has failed to open the National Highways connecting Manipur with other parts of the country or get the indefinite economic blockade lifted in spite of the large number of security forces sent by the Central Government, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi ought to step down, asserted Union Human Resource Development (HRD) […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2017/01/ibobi-should-step-down-for-failing-to-resolve-blockade-javadekar/

Healing process set into gear. All community meet scheduled on Dec 21

IMPHAL, Dec 19: Taking serious note of the tense situation prevailing in the State and violent incidents that erupted at different places in the course of the almost 50 days old UNC sponsored economic blockade and against it, several civil society organisations have joined together and convened a meeting of all communities at Khwairamband Keithel […]

IMPHAL, Dec 19: Taking serious note of the tense situation prevailing in the State and violent incidents that erupted at different places in the course of the almost 50 days old UNC sponsored economic blockade and against it, several civil society organisations have joined together and convened a meeting of all communities at Khwairamband Keithel […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2016/12/healing-process-set-into-gear-all-community-meet-scheduled-on-dec-21/

Manipur Issues against Violence & Blockade called by UNC

of Manipur. It was further heightened by the ambush to the State force personals by suspected NSCN-IM which led to the killing 3 state force personals and injuries of several of them. The Kwairamband bazar Emas called band. The unfortunate consequences such as the bomb blast in Imphal, the continuation of Economic blockade by UNC […]

of Manipur. It was further heightened by the ambush to the State force personals by suspected NSCN-IM which led to the killing 3 state force personals and injuries of several of them. The Kwairamband bazar Emas called band. The unfortunate consequences such as the bomb blast in Imphal, the continuation of Economic blockade by UNC […]

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Strongly worded statement Blockade and counter blockade

It looks much more than just a co-incidence. One day after the NSCN (IM) came out strongly against the decision of the State Government to create seven new districts, blockade supporters opened fire at goods laden vehicles at two places and injured a driver and the helper of another driver. Significant to note too that […]

It looks much more than just a co-incidence. One day after the NSCN (IM) came out strongly against the decision of the State Government to create seven new districts, blockade supporters opened fire at goods laden vehicles at two places and injured a driver and the helper of another driver. Significant to note too that […]

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Violence erupts at Nungei, 2 hurt

IMPHAL, Dec 14 : At least two persons have been injured when violent confrontation broke out between two groups of people at Lilong Nungei today. A group of armed persons came to a neighbouring locality at around 4 pm. They fired several rounds of bullets in addition to setting ablaze four houses located in the […]

IMPHAL, Dec 14 : At least two persons have been injured when violent confrontation broke out between two groups of people at Lilong Nungei today. A group of armed persons came to a neighbouring locality at around 4 pm. They fired several rounds of bullets in addition to setting ablaze four houses located in the […]

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India’s crackdown in Kashmir: is this the world’s first mass blinding?

For the past month, while the attention of the world has been fixed on every dramatic twist in the US presidential election, the renewal of armed conflict between India and Pakistan has barely touched the headlines. In the past few weeks, the two nuclear states have, between them, killed two dozen civilians and injured scores […]

For the past month, while the attention of the world has been fixed on every dramatic twist in the US presidential election, the renewal of armed conflict between India and Pakistan has barely touched the headlines. In the past few weeks, the two nuclear states have, between them, killed two dozen civilians and injured scores […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2016/11/indias-crackdown-in-kashmir-is-this-the-worlds-first-mass-blinding/

Afspa extended in Assam and 20-km belt of Meghalaya by six months

New Delhi: The controversial Afspa has been extended by six months in entire Assam and the 20km-wide belt in Meghalaya bordering the state with the Centre declaring that the “disturbed area” status, which has been in force since 1990, will continue. In a gazette notification, the Home Ministry said the law and order situation in […]

New Delhi: The controversial Afspa has been extended by six months in entire Assam and the 20km-wide belt in Meghalaya bordering the state with the Centre declaring that the “disturbed area” status, which has been in force since 1990, will continue. In a gazette notification, the Home Ministry said the law and order situation in […]

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Afspa extended in Assam and 20-km belt of Meghalaya by six months

New Delhi: The controversial Afspa has been extended by six months in entire Assam and the 20km-wide belt in Meghalaya bordering the state with the Centre declaring that the “disturbed area” status, which has been in force since 1990, will continue. In a gazette notification, the Home Ministry said the law and order situation in […]

New Delhi: The controversial Afspa has been extended by six months in entire Assam and the 20km-wide belt in Meghalaya bordering the state with the Centre declaring that the “disturbed area” status, which has been in force since 1990, will continue. In a gazette notification, the Home Ministry said the law and order situation in […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2016/11/afspa-extended-in-assam-and-20-km-belt-of-meghalaya-by-six-months/

Art and violence

It is a welcome development that dead bodies, especially horribly defaced victims of violence, have slowly but surely disappeared from the front pages of local dailies. Once upon a time, it was almost the thumb rule for the media here to grade newsworthiness of pictures by the gore and violence depicted. Crime reporting then was […]

It is a welcome development that dead bodies, especially horribly defaced victims of violence, have slowly but surely disappeared from the front pages of local dailies. Once upon a time, it was almost the thumb rule for the media here to grade newsworthiness of pictures by the gore and violence depicted. Crime reporting then was […]

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Calibrating Violence

That violence is commonplace in Manipur today is a truism. This has been with a cost that goes beyond the immediate and tangible in all the stories of losses of life and limbs. For away from ordinary sight, this has also been leading to a gradual but steady rise in the threshold of concern of […]

That violence is commonplace in Manipur today is a truism. This has been with a cost that goes beyond the immediate and tangible in all the stories of losses of life and limbs. For away from ordinary sight, this has also been leading to a gradual but steady rise in the threshold of concern of […]

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Calibrating Violence

That violence is commonplace in Manipur today is a truism. This has been with a cost that goes beyond the immediate and tangible in all the stories of losses of life and limbs. For away from ordinary sight, this has also been leading to a gradual but steady rise in the threshold of concern of […]

That violence is commonplace in Manipur today is a truism. This has been with a cost that goes beyond the immediate and tangible in all the stories of losses of life and limbs. For away from ordinary sight, this has also been leading to a gradual but steady rise in the threshold of concern of […]

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Assam is not disturbed, rectify travel advisory: Assam tourism minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to UK and Australia

GUWAHATI: Assam Tourism Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday asked UK and Australia to rectify travel advisory to its citizens on Assam. The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) issued advisory to its citizens saying, “Although the overall security situation in the North-East of India is improving, some areas within the North-Eastern states, especially in […]

GUWAHATI: Assam Tourism Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday asked UK and Australia to rectify travel advisory to its citizens on Assam. The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) issued advisory to its citizens saying, “Although the overall security situation in the North-East of India is improving, some areas within the North-Eastern states, especially in […]

Read more / Original news source: http://kanglaonline.com/2016/09/assam-is-not-disturbed-rectify-travel-advisory-assam-tourism-minister-himanta-biswa-sarma-to-uk-and-australia/