All stories by Phanjoubam Chingkheinganba
Prices of essential items soar in Manipur as imports hit in violenceRediff.com24 May 2023
In most parts of the landlocked northeastern state, items such as rice, potato, onion and egg besides LPG cylinders and petrol are selling at rates much above the ones fixed by the government.
Manipur violence: 'Don't know what our fault was'Rediff.com6 May 2023
Around 800 people, including children and the elderly, are living in pitiable conditions in relief shelters near Thangjing temple and Moirang Lamkhai which are being run by three organisations.
Long-standing issues fuel Manipur unrest, ST tag for Meiteis latest flashpointRediff.com5 May 2023
The spark for the raging violence was lit by demonstrations by tribal groups against a move to grant the majority Meiteis the Scheduled Tribe status, which the residents of the hills had been enjoying for decades since Independence.
Manipur BJP govt in trouble? Dissidents camp in DelhiRediff.com18 Apr 2023
However, a central BJP leader downplayed the development and ruled out any changes in the state government, noting that tussle between different interest groups has been a feature of Manipur politics.