The New Great Game

Rami Niranjan Desai

How the ethnic equilibrium in Manipur, central to India’s Act East Policy, is tied to mineral-rich Myanmar

In It Together

Caught between history, geography and demography, Manipur can achieve peace only by building trust. Peddling false narratives won’t help

The Wages of Hate

Manipur is inching towards tentative normalcy after a bloody spell of ethnic rage. Lhendup G Bhutia travels across a scorched state still scattered with the dying embers of anger. A dispatch

Myanmar’s Opium Poisons Manipur

The state government’s action against encroachments in forest areas and a rise in opium production in Myanmar

A Matter of Trust

Congress and other anti-BJP parties are more interested in optics over Manipur than a substantial discussion

Centre hopeful of facilitating Meitei-Kuki talks to establish peace

No deaths in the state due to violence since July 18 and high attendance in schools and offices signs of hope that the worst may be over as Centre holds 6 rounds of meetings with both sides

The Fraying of Manipur

Old faultlines have brought the state to the edge of civil war

Diasporic Manipuris float forum to finance relief, promote dialogue

The new organisation, Global Manipur Federation, headquartered in South Korea, has members across US and Europe

Peace By Peace

Manipur has an adequate legal machinery to end the violence and restore order without splintering the state

Soft Power Down Under

India’s thriving film industry and popular culture


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