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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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Head Misused And Disappearing And Heart Lost: Manipur today

Head Misused And Disappearing And Heart Lost: Manipur today

🕔04:58, 7.Jul 2014

By Amar Yumnam Let me start this time with a long quotation from the first chapter of a 2010 book on Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steve Johnson: “………. as imagination bodies forth The

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A New Wind, A New Hope And A New Approach Across India Sans Manipur

A New Wind, A New Hope And A New Approach Across India Sans Manipur

🕔03:28, 23.Jun 2014

By Amar Yumnam Culture – in the sense we understand as to how the general population and the community behave, interact and react to people, events and issues – have both fast moving and slow components. In right circumstances, the

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Entrepreneurship In Policy-Making: Modi’s hallmark and Manipur’s lacuna

Entrepreneurship In Policy-Making: Modi’s hallmark and Manipur’s lacuna

🕔03:55, 9.Jun 2014

By Amar Yumnam Change and development do not happen in a vacuum. The UPA II period was a vacuum. There was no authority, no accountability, no assuring space for functioning and hence no facilitation for change and development to occur.

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