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    AFSPA is No Cure for Militancy, It Aggravated the Disease: PRJA

AFSPA is No Cure for Militancy, It Aggravated the Disease: PRJA

The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act — the AFSPA — is not the medicine for militancy and it is there to “extract resources” from Manipur, Irom Sharmila’s party PRJA has

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    Sharmila Refuses Security Escort

Sharmila Refuses Security Escort

Irom Sharmila Chanu on Monday refused the security escort provided to her by Manipur state government authorities under the direction of the Election Commission of India. “I have no enmity

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    Muslim Community a Major Factor in 10-odd Manipur seats

Muslim Community a Major Factor in 10-odd Manipur seats

Muslims constitute nearly nine per cent of the electorate in Manipur. In more than a dozen Assembly constituencies, the Muslim community, locally known as ‘Pangal’ or ‘Meitei Pangal’, can swing

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    Sharmila Says She Has Changed Her Strategy to Fight Against AFSPA

Sharmila Says She Has Changed Her Strategy to Fight Against AFSPA

Activist Irom Sharmila, who is making her electoral debut in the Manipur polls, on Sunday said she has not given up her fight against controversial law AFSPA but only changed

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    Sharmila’s PRJA Raising Money Through Crowdfunding to Fight Polls

Sharmila’s PRJA Raising Money Through Crowdfunding to Fight Polls

With severe shortage of funds and manpower, Irom Sharmila’s party Peoples’ Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA) has taken to online crowdfunding to raise funds and campaigning on cycle to reach

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Irom Sharmila to Marry After Manipur Polls

  Irom Sharmila to Marry After Manipur Polls

Human rights activist Irom Sharmila plans to get married after the upcoming assembly elections in Manipur in March. Sharmila made

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BJP Offered Me Rs. 36 Crore to Contest Manipur Polls: Irom Sharmila

  BJP Offered Me Rs. 36 Crore to Contest Manipur Polls: Irom Sharmila

In what may bring embarrassment to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the Manipur Assembly polls, social activist Irom

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Irom Sharmila’s PRJA Awaits EC Nod for ‘Whistle’ as Party Symbol

  Irom Sharmila’s PRJA Awaits EC Nod for ‘Whistle’ as Party Symbol

The newly-floated Peoples’ Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA) of rights activist Irom Sharmila, who ended her 16-year-long fasting agitation on

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Newsmakers of Northeast

  Newsmakers of Northeast

December Edition, Cover Story, NET Bureau As the year 2016 is coming to an end, it’s time to look back.

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Sharmila To Take On Ibobi in Upcoming Manipur Assembly Polls

  Sharmila To Take On Ibobi in Upcoming Manipur Assembly Polls

Irom Sharmila, who fasted for 16 years to demand the repeal of AFSPA, on Monday formally announced she will take

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Irom Sharmila Kicks off Her Poll Campaign

  Irom Sharmila Kicks off Her Poll Campaign

Irom Sharmila, the ‘Iron Lady of Manipur’ who is contesting an election to the state assembly in January, has kicked

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Sharmila’s Political Campaign Gains Momentum in Poll-Bound Manipur

  Sharmila’s Political Campaign Gains Momentum in Poll-Bound Manipur

A public meeting was organized at Malom Community Hall after the floral tribute to the departed souls of the 10

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Irom Sharmila Attends Malom Anniversary

  Irom Sharmila Attends Malom Anniversary

Manipuri rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila on Wednesday for the first time attended the anniversary programme to commemorate Malom Massacre,

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Sharmila Floats New Party to Contest Manipur Assembly Elections

  Sharmila Floats New Party to Contest Manipur Assembly Elections

Human rights activist Irom Sharmila on Tuesday launched a new political party Peoples Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRAJA) and said

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Sharmila: A New Journey, After 16 Years

  Sharmila: A New Journey, After 16 Years

  Cover Story of September Edition, NET Bureau, James Khangenbam & Dhiraj Kumar Sarma She is an embodiment of woman

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No Need for War-Mongering from Either Side of Border: Irom Sharmila

  No Need for War-Mongering from Either Side of Border: Irom Sharmila

In the backdrop of escalated tensions between India and Pakistan, rights activist Irom Sharmila on Saturday said there was “no

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Irom Sharmila Wants to Meet PM Modi, Take Advice from Him

  Irom Sharmila Wants to Meet PM Modi, Take Advice from Him

After Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, rights activist Irom Sharmila now wants to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi expecting “good

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