ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Unwillingness to Share Power

The confl ict about the proposed Manipur (Hill Areas) Autonomous District Councils Bill in Manipur is a manifestation of the deep divide between the hills and the valley, and the exercise of political hegemony over the hill areas of the state. Beyond the melee, a close examination of the bill reveals the patriarchal and non-inclusive proposal made by legislatures from the hills.

Is There a Pan-North-East Identity and Solidarity?

"The 'North-East' Map of Delhi" (EPW, 28 July 2012) finds an emerging pan-north-east "identity", and "solidarity" in opposition to Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 and racism and violence in Delhi by north-east migrants. An attempt to throw light on some misconceived generalisations.

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