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To contest elections in Manipur, Irom Sharmila has to 'prove' her citizenship first

Aug 24, 2016

To contest elections in Manipur, Irom Sharmila has to 'prove' her citizenship first

Even as her every day challenge will be digesting food (something that she gave up for 16 years), Sharmila will be looking to rewrite her story. #NewsTracker #Manipur #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #Desmond Coutinho #Irom Sharmila fast #Irom Sharmila politics
Najma Heptulla to be sworn in as governor of Manipur on Sunday

Aug 20, 2016

Najma Heptulla to be sworn in as governor of Manipur on Sunday

Najma Heptulla will be sworn in as the Governor of Manipur tomorrow at Raj Bhavan here, officials said on Saturday. #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Manipur #Najma Heptulla #V Shanmuganathan
Najma Heptulla appointed governor of Manipur

Aug 17, 2016

Najma Heptulla appointed governor of Manipur

Former Union Minister Najma Heptulla has been appointed governor of Manipur, an official statement said on Wednesday #NewsTracker #Manipur #Najma Heptulla #Manipur governor
Police picks up Arambam Robita, another Manipuri to sit on hunger strike after Irom Sharmila

Aug 13, 2016

Police picks up Arambam Robita, another Manipuri to sit on hunger strike after Irom Sharmila

Imphal west district police on Saturday picked up Arambam Robita, editor of Women and Crime Journal, a monthly magazine, for sitting on a fast-unto-death, demanding the repeal of the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA). #NewsTracker #Manipur #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #Imphal #Naga rebels #Arambam Robita #Canchipur
Irom Sharmila and the Manipur malaise: We impose unreasonable ideals on our women leaders

Aug 13, 2016

Irom Sharmila and the Manipur malaise: We impose unreasonable ideals on our women leaders

On 9 August Irom Sharmila ended her 16-year fast against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA). And at once, the conversation around her changed in Manipur. #India #Mayawati #Mamata Banerjee #ConnectTheDots #J. Jayalalithaa #Manipur #Irom Sharmila #Indian Politics #Women politicians #Politics and women
The next iron lady? After Irom Sharmila, another Manipuri woman to sit on indefinite hunger strike

Aug 13, 2016

The next iron lady? After Irom Sharmila, another Manipuri woman to sit on indefinite hunger strike

Days after iconic rights activist Irom Sharmila ended her 16-year-old hunger strike, a 32-year-old woman from Manipur on Friday vowed to carry forward the protest against Afspa with an indefinite fast. #NewsTracker #Manipur #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #Inner Line Permit #Robita Leima
Irom Sharmila to stay in hospital; doctors unsure how body will react after 16-year fast

Aug 12, 2016

Irom Sharmila to stay in hospital; doctors unsure how body will react after 16-year fast

Doctors said that Sharmila is fine now but there is no precedence in medical history of how someone's body would react if they resume eating after 16 years. #NewsTracker #Manipur #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #Irom Sharmila fast #Irom Sharmila breaks fast
Irom Sharmila's story: A national icon reduced to homeless social reject

Aug 11, 2016

Irom Sharmila's story: A national icon reduced to homeless social reject

Till two days ago, Irom Sharmila was an icon with no parallel in independent India; but today, she is a homeless social reject. #NewsTracker #InMyOpinion #Manipur #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act #AFSPA in North East #Afspa in Manipur
Manipur branch of Red Cross Society to provide shelter to Irom Sharmila

Aug 11, 2016

Manipur branch of Red Cross Society to provide shelter to Irom Sharmila

The Indian Red Cross Society will provide shelter to Irom Sharmila, who is being shunned by many in Manipur after she ended her 16-year-long fast. #India #NewsTracker #Hunger strike #Manipur #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #fast #Human Rights #Iron Lady #Red Cross Society
Irom Sharmila and Narendra Modi: Manipur, Kashmir and a study in contrast

Aug 11, 2016

Irom Sharmila and Narendra Modi: Manipur, Kashmir and a study in contrast

While Modi in his speech at a public rally in Madhya Pradesh, presented development as the panacea to Kashmir’s alienation from the mainstream, in her interactions with the media, Sharmila said: “people in Manipur want self-determination”. #Jammu and Kashmir #Narendra Modi #Omar Abdullah #ConnectTheDots #Manipur #Irom Sharmila #Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act #Edward Said