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Silent Crises In Manipur: Time for application of mind, evolution of policy and action for change

Silent Crises In Manipur: Time for application of mind, evolution of policy and action for change

🕔04:47, 22.Sep 2014

By Amar Yumnam Manipur is now facing serious social crises with national, international and provincial implications, and  which are not perceived as such by the population (I include intellectuals as well) and by the government of the population. But these

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If This Is Application Of Mind: Whom the Gods would destroy, they first make mad

If This Is Application Of Mind: Whom the Gods would destroy, they first make mad

🕔04:54, 17.Sep 2014

By Amar Yumnam The educational institutions in Manipur, right from the first stage to the colleges, have been locked out by the provincial government. This has also been articulated as a correct decision arrived at by the government after application

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What Has Happened in Ukhrul: height of fragility

What Has Happened in Ukhrul: height of fragility

🕔04:42, 1.Sep 2014

By Amar Yumnam Any loss of life due to actions by any agency, whether state or non-state, is painful. No effort should be spared to avoid such kind of an outcome. Death is never a reversible event and so should

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Good Society As The Global Challenge: Time to critically examine in Manipur’s case

Good Society As The Global Challenge: Time to critically examine in Manipur’s case

🕔04:50, 25.Aug 2014

By Amar Yumnam ‘The Good Society’ is title of a book written by Lippmann in 1937 and followed by another book of the same title six decades later by a team of social scientists. Today good society is an actively

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Nationalism, Pretentious Governance And Manipur: Need for critical application of mind

Nationalism, Pretentious Governance And Manipur: Need for critical application of mind

🕔05:03, 18.Aug 2014

By Amar Yumnam Two recent events are critical testimony to the character and quality of governance we have in Manipur; these two display in full bloom the pretentiousness and non-synchronisation with contemporary needs of the present government in Manipur. While

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Human Vulnerability, Culture As Destiny, State Formation In A Border Province: Key questions in Manipur today

Human Vulnerability, Culture As Destiny, State Formation In A Border Province: Key questions in Manipur today

🕔04:11, 11.Aug 2014

By Amar Yumnam Any development in any society today has to be competitive and meaningfully address the issues of individuals and households in that society. Further all the interventions in the society has to be oriented towards meeting the needs

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Absence Of Coordination In Governance, Privileges And Non-Emergence Of Salient Development Scenario: At whose cost in Manipur?

Absence Of Coordination In Governance, Privileges And Non-Emergence Of Salient Development Scenario: At whose cost in Manipur?

🕔05:09, 4.Aug 2014

By Amar Yumnam The Head of the People of Manipur (read as Chief Minister) had recently reaffirmed in the floor of the house, where the paragons of democracy get exemplified, that there is no coordination in the various organs of

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Confusion, Idling and Devoid of Knowledge Acquisition and Application: Are you talking of Manipur?

Confusion, Idling and Devoid of Knowledge Acquisition and Application: Are you talking of Manipur?

🕔04:17, 28.Jul 2014

By Amar Yumnam A famous person once said: “Knowledge makes one disqualified to be a slave.” We may ignore the acquisition and application of knowledge if we are determined to be destined to slavery individually as well as collectively; we

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Cauldron of Pretensions, Confusions and Opportunisms for, By the North East and Of the North East

Cauldron of Pretensions, Confusions and Opportunisms for, By the North East and Of the North East

🕔04:44, 23.Jul 2014

By Amar Yumnam This is the moment necessitating extreme introspection, sublime efforts for contextual understanding, and freeing from the routine approaches for appreciating the social issues and addressing the transformation problems by the people of the North East for the

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Socio-Economic Situation In Manipur: Poverty, budget and all that

Socio-Economic Situation In Manipur: Poverty, budget and all that

🕔05:33, 14.Jul 2014

By Amar Yumnam One political economic characteristic of Manipur so far has been the absolute absence of thinking about the people of Manipur and of orientation towards the contextual articulation of development needs by both the bureaucracy and the political

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