|  5-minute read
FIFA, Komal Thatal, Manipur, Football

FIFA Under-17 World Cup: Everybody wants to talk about Komal Thatal

But the conversation will only be complete if we take into consideration the context and build a legacy.


 |  6-minute read
Manipur, Sikkim, Pahun, Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra's comment on Sikkim shows how we see Northeast as one block

The actor has been working in laudable cinema, but her flippant utterance is symptomatic of a larger problem.


 |  4-minute read
Manipur, Aizawl FC, Northeast

Indian media's hollow celebration of Manipuri girls and Aizawl FC is predictable

Our collective indifference of the Northeast may pinch those who live there, but it no longer deflates them.


 |  4-minute read
Blockade, Bandhs, BJP, Manipur

What has left Manipur's new CM so confused?

The BJP government is facing a 'bandh problem' in its second week itself.


 |  5-minute read
BJP, Economic blockade, Manipur

What was Modi government's role in ending economic blockade in Manipur?

Naga group coming around now raises more questions than answers.


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Okram Ibobi Singh, Congress, Assembly Polls 2017

Senior Congress leaders in Manipur feel betrayed

Despite asking for help on several occasions, the central leadership left Ibobi Singh alone to fend for himself.


 |  5-minute read
AFSPA, Manipur, Irom Sharmila

Why Irom Sharmila failed where other activists won

Politics and activism have worked wonderfully well together.


 |   Long-form
Polls, Patriarchy, Irom Sharmila, Manipur

A patriarchal Manipur rejected Irom Chanu Sharmila

When she asked for equal rights, people left her lonely and desolate.


 |  5-minute read
Irom Sharmila, Assembly elections Results 2017, Manipur

Manipur Assembly election results: Why Irom Sharmila is still smiling despite losing to Ibobi Singh

Everybody knew he will win the Thoubal seat, but it’s the Iron Lady's lonely battle which voters will remember.


 |  7-minute read
Okram Ibobi Singh, Manipur

Manipur's dead await justice, the living want freedom from Ibobi Singh's rule

'Unless there is a solution, I am not going to bury my martyr son.'