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Oct 19, 2016
Irom Sharmila dons a new hat with political front: All you need to know about the iron ladyIrom Chanu Sharmila was just another woman, born in a small village in the hilly state of Manipur, until something changed and she metamorphosed into a symbol of peaceful resistance against the brutalities of nation state.
Aug 10, 2016
Irom Sharmila: Why shocked Manipuris don't want the iconic anti-Afspa activist as CMMore than Irom Sharmila's decision to finish her fast, what has become unfathomable for a large section of the Manipuri people is her desire to enter active politics.
Dec 12, 2014
As govt looks to decriminalise suicide attempts, new hope for Irom Sharmila's releaseWith the central government deciding to decriminalise attempt to suicide, there is fresh hope for the release of civil rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila who has been on a fast-unto-death for 14 years.
Nov 30, 2013
AFSPA to be extended in Manipur for another yearBarring seven Assembly constituencies within Imphal Municipal area, the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act 1958 will be extended foranother year in insurgency-hit Manipur from tomorrow.
Jan 17, 2012
31 years on, AFSPA still a poll issue in ManipurThree decades after it was imposed in Manipur to deal with insurgents, the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) is still an issue used by parties during electioneering.
Nov 05, 2011
11 years and counting: No retreat for Irom SharmilaManipur's 'Iron Lady' Irom Chanu Sharmila today completed 11 years of her indefinite hunger-strike. Sharmila has been seeking the repeal of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act.
Oct 12, 2011
Sep 02, 2011
Anna's campaign 'artificial', says Irom SharmilaIn an exclusive interview to CNN IBN, the iron lady of Manipur, Irom Sharmila, calls Anna's movement 'somewhat artificial' because it is largely supported by prominent bureaucrats, who themselves are corrupt.