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Why a  Children`s Right to Food Act ?

Why a Children`s Right to Food Act ?

🕔17:09, 5.Jul 2012

By Keisam Pradipkumar The present National Food Security Bill, 2011  has few conspicuous deficiencies and silent areas.The bill rather confines to food entitlements through subsidized grain, direct feeding programmes or related interventions, while aspects related to ensuring people’s control over

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Signs Of The Times

Signs Of The Times

🕔17:09, 5.Jul 2012

By Humra Quraishi Didn’t really know there existed an ‘International Day In Support of Victims of Torture’ .Well, did come to know of this when the day was observed here on June 26 . No, unfortunately it wasn’t observed in

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Manipuri Movie: Western Sanskritana: Art or Religious Offence

Manipuri Movie: Western Sanskritana: Art or Religious Offence

🕔16:10, 4.Jul 2012

By M  C Arun The recent digital film Western Sanskritana is received well by various sections of the society in Imphal city and the state. The lyrics and tunes of some hymns of Manipuri Vaishnavism are recreated with western musical

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Minds that Matter

Minds that Matter

🕔23:08, 3.Jul 2012

By Angomcha Bimol Akoijam It is possible to change the state of affairs in Manipur. But who shall do the needful for that change? If we go by, as Marxists would say, a ‘concrete analysis of concrete condition’, we are

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Way To Harmony by Neken Serram

Way To Harmony by Neken Serram

🕔15:08, 3.Jul 2012

Inner Line permit system is beneficial to both the manipuris and non-manipuris Non-implementation of Manipur Land Revenue and Land Reforms Act in hill areas of Manipur has been a major cause of antagonism between the hill and valley inhabitants. Likewise,

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Season of Surrenders and Surprises in North East

Season of Surrenders and Surprises in North East

🕔15:08, 3.Jul 2012

By Anil Bhat Two recent developments in the North East pleasant surprises. The first is a series of surrenders with arms and ammunition by militants of various groups in Manipur, which by now tally well over two hundred. In Assam,

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Street plays on domestic workers

Street plays on domestic workers

🕔15:08, 3.Jul 2012

IMPHAL, July 3: The Manipur Domestic Workers’ Movement Orgnisation, MDWMO and the Social Work Department of Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, IGNTU organized a joint campaign today on Domestic Workers’ Right, DWR through the medium of street plays enacted at

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Dynamics of Ethnic Conflicts in Manipur

Dynamics of Ethnic Conflicts in Manipur

🕔15:10, 2.Jul 2012

By Rajkumar Bobichand It is in the nature of human beings that when the structural violence systematically denies the individual or the group their basic human needs (Burton, 1990), they try to address it by deploying any means available to

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Educational Fallacies as Common Sense

Educational Fallacies as Common Sense

🕔15:10, 2.Jul 2012

By Yuingam Jajo I would like to consider couple of widely accepted educational fallacies which have entrenched themselves in public domain as common sense beliefs: firstly, the rate of educational achievement of economically poor students is lower compared to the

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Manipur Social Character and Individual Design: Dogged refusal to move forward

Manipur Social Character and Individual Design: Dogged refusal to move forward

🕔15:03, 1.Jul 2012

By Amar Yumnam Two great souls have left for heaven recently. Besides their significance to the national articulation and concern for issues of development transition, both of them have been two of my most rewarding interactions on this planet. Last

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