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Mar 25, 2019
In Manipur, repealing AFSPA takes a backseat as political leaders shift focus to Citizenship (Amendment) BillIn contrast to the recent elections in Manipur, AFSPA takes a back seat as civil societies and families continue their decades-long wait for justice
Aug 19, 2018
Purva Naresh on her unfinished Irom Sharmila play: We've already failed her; I can't do it againPurva Naresh says, "One of the reasons I’m stuck with this script is because we as a people have already failed Irom Sharmila once. I can’t do that again. I need to have the script right.”
Apr 24, 2018
AFSPA lifted in Meghalaya: Before seeking law's repeal in Jammu and Kashmir, ask separatists to halt protests, violenceThe government deserves praise for lifting AFSPA from Meghalaya and parts of Arunachal Pradesh. However, this must not act as a precedent to lift the law in Jammu and Kashmir, because the state is still violent unlike Meghalaya and Arunachal
Dec 31, 2017
Donald Trump's claims, Virat Kohli's invincibility, Jallikattu row: The bizarre year that was 2017Considering how 2017 was, maybe getting through a year without being shot, maimed, mugged, fired, burnt or impeached is the new measure of success #YearInReview
Aug 17, 2017
Manipur rights activist Irom Sharmila marries long-time partner Desmond Coutinho in KodaikanalManipur civil rights activist Irom Sharmila married her long-time partner Desmond Coutinho, a British national, under the Special Marriage Act at the Sub-Registrar's office on Thursday morning.
Jul 14, 2017
'Irom Sharmila's marriage with British citizen would affect peace in Kodaikanal'; activist files petitionA local social activist has filed an objection to the proposed marriage of human rights campaigner Irom Sharmila with her long-time partner Desmond Coutinho
Jul 06, 2017
Partial withdrawal of AFSPA in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh: BJP is finally paying heed to the writing on the wallThe Home Ministry expressed its readiness for a partial withdrawal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFPSA) from BJP-ruled Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.
May 21, 2017
Data alleges 1,528 extra-judicial killings in Manipur; widows march against all odds for justiceManipur widows have been quietly marching on against all odds, debilitating diseases and inner demons — a journey marked by few triumphs and numerous setbacks.
Mar 14, 2017
Manipur as it happened: Biren Singh, council of ministers to take oath on Wednesday; Amit Shah to attendOn Thursday, as the major exit polls predict their results for Manipur Assembly Election, one clear takeaway is that BJP is enjoying an ascendancy in north-eastern states.
Mar 12, 2017
FP Playlist: Manipur elections results day, through the eyes of our rock star correspondent Irom MaidenHere's a list of all the tracks that were part of Irom Maiden's playlist on counting day in Manipur, and the circumstances wherein Irom felt it appropriate to play these