Issues of public importance

PCRM Election Pamphlets 2017 Distributed

By | March 1st, 2017|Categories: Issues, News, Press Release|

As the part of an initiative to bring about a new political culture wherein public morality and issues of public importance play significant role in the Manipuri society and polity, People’s Campaign for Resurgent Manipur has launched its election plan on 25th February with the distribution of pamphlets in English and Manipuri. Led by convenor Dr [...]

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PCRM Participates in News Shows in Imphal

By | February 28th, 2017|Categories: Issues, Videos|

Dr A Bimol Akoijam, one of the convenors of the People's Campaign for Resurgent Manipur, was in Imphal recently as a part of the campaign. He participated in two television news shows: at the Manung Hutna on Impact TV and Discussion Hour on ISTV. Here we have embedded the YouTube videos uploaded by the respective news [...]

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Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act 1958: Disguised War and Its Subversions

By | February 28th, 2017|Categories: Issues|

by A Bimol Akoijam and Th Tarunkumar Originally published by the Manipur Research Forum (www.manipurresearchforum.org) in their journal Eastern Quarterly (Volume X, Issue: X http://www.manipurresearchforum.org/index.php/pub/eastern-quarterly) Image: The Sangai Express AFSPA reveals that it is an act of legitimizing the involvement of the military in the domestic space, and that it does not supplement but [...]

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PCRM for a ‘Resurgent’ Manipur

By | February 24th, 2017|Categories: Issues, Videos|

PCRM aims to fight against the private and vested interests that seek to undermine the basic fabric of a collective life in Manipur and bring about a new political culture wherein public morality and issues of public importance play significant role in our society and polity.   Background image credits: The Quint / MSPDCL [...]

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What We Are Is What Manipur Is

By | February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Issues, Videos|

  Background image credits: The Quint / MSPDCL / IB Times / Phualva Times / News 18 / India Together / AFSPA / The Wire / Tehelka / Facebook / NE Live / Northeast Today / Women NES Blog / Wikipedia / Current News / E-pao / The Telegraph / NDTV / Mapio / Hans India / [...]

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Manipur as a Constitutional Fiction with a Nostalgia

By | February 21st, 2017|Categories: Essays, Issues|

by Angomcha Bimol Akoijam   Image: Deepak Oinam/E-pao There is something admirable about the Constitution of India as a living document. Take for example, the honesty with which it records the historicity of the emergence of this country, something that one can see in its definition of Manipur, which goes as follow: Manipur: [...]

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Post-Election Action Plan

By | February 21st, 2017|Categories: Issues|

Focus on Public Issues: Identification and Intervention Further Promote Dialogue and Debates In Order to Generate Informed Opinions and Choices on Public Issues Monitor Assembly Constituencies Monitor Government Departments Monitor the State Assembly Analyse Governance and CAG Reports Analyse Political Parties and People’s Representatives Follow Up w.r.t. the Manifestos of the Winning [...]

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Ethnic Groups in Conflict in India’s Manipur

By | February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Issues|

By Dr M Amarjeet Abstract* The political aspirations of Manipur’s main ethnic groups: Kukis, Meiteis, and Nagas, are at loggerheads over the political future of Manipur. On one side, the Meiteis who live in the central low-lying plain want a country of Manipur with full sovereignty, and on the other, both Nagas and Kukis, who live in [...]

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Problem of 1949 Annexation of Manipur

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Issues|

This article was originally written by Prof. Naorem Sanajaoba and is translated by Aheibam Koireng (Text from http://e-pao.net) In these recent few years, the intelligentsias have started giving their attention, and discussing on the issue that Manipur had forcibly been merged in the year 1949. In addition to it, there has been uninterrupted public curfew on [...]

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