Articles by Sunzu Bachaspatimayum
Jun 29, 2019
Is Manipur going the Kashmir way? As dissent against Biren Singh grows, BJP may resort to President's RuleThe in-fighting within BJP in the saffron party-led Manipur government has finally reached its zenith.
Jun 14, 2019
Resolution of Manipur financial crisis unlikely soon as internal power tussle puts Biren Singh at risk of losing CM postThe power tussle in Manipur has taken a turn for the worse, with Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Thursday taking over key departments.
Feb 28, 2019
Rescue of 179 Nepali nationals throws spotlight on human trafficking in a border town in ManipurThe rescue of 179 Nepali nationals reveals Moreh, a bustling commercial town bordering Myanmar, to be an emerging point for human trafficking.
Feb 01, 2019
Manipur fears return of insurgency as opposition to citizenship bill grows among natives dismayed at being outnumberedThe Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 is fermenting alienation and mistrust in the North East and might infuse a fresh lease of life to insurgency in Manipur
Jan 29, 2019
Broken benches, walls and drainage in NIT Manipur: Students threaten to quit comparing campus conditions to living in jungleFed up with lack of basic amenities and proper infrastructure at NIT Manipur, all the 912 students of the technical institute have threatened to quit if the authorities fail to address their grievances
Dec 21, 2018
Manipur journalist's arrest shows how National Security Act is being misused to silence voices against StateManipur, the easternmost Indian border state, plagued by unemployment and armed conflict, is fondly referred to as a ‘paradise’ in journalistic circles.
Oct 06, 2018
Kukis mourn massacred kin in Manipur, seek homeland as Centre gets set to implement Naga pact inked with NSCN-IMSignificantly the Kukis have chosen to scale up the Black Day observation this year when the Government of India is all set to seal the Naga peace pact based on the Framework Agreement.
Oct 04, 2018
7 Rohingya Muslims deported to Myanmar from Manipur's Moreh; illegal immigrant says 'happy to leave India'As the Supreme Court refused to stay the deportation of seven Rohingya Muslims on Thursday, they will now be deported back to Myanmar from Manipur's Moreh. The Centre had informed the court that Myanmar was ready to accept them as its citizens.
Sep 25, 2018
Manipur University meltdown shows no signs of mellowing, six student bodies declare 48-hour strike from tomorrowY Yugindro Singh, the pro-vice-chancellor on whose complaint the police action took place resulting in the arrest of 89 students and six teachers has suspended the arrested professors.
Sep 21, 2018
Manipur University row: Chaos returns to the central university after arrest of six professors and 89 studentsJust as things were returning to normal in the Manipur University, police crackdown on agitators put the university back on reverse gear.