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Nagaland Incident: ‘Time For Centre And States To Review AFSPA In Northeast’, Says Irom Sharmila

Nagaland Incident: ‘Time For Centre And States To Review AFSPA In Northeast’, Says Irom Sharmila

Nagaland firing incident resulted into the killing of 14 civilians and a soldier. The botched anti-insurgency operation and retaliatory violence on December 4 and the following day in Nagaland's Mon district created massive uproar on AFSPA.

13 December 2021
Irom Sharmila Calls Stone-Pelting Futile, Urges Kashmiris To Stir Peacefully

Irom Sharmila Calls Stone-Pelting Futile, Urges Kashmiris To Stir Peacefully

An “overwhelming support” from the Mehbooba government for revocation of AFSPA surprises Manipur’s iron lady on her first J&K visit

08 June 2018

Civil Rights Activist Irom Sharmila Marries Long-Time Partner In Tamil Nadu

The wedding was held in the presence of sub-registrar Radhakrishnan with Coutinho putting the ring on Sharmila's finger.

Lost The Election, Manipur’s Iron Lady Seeks Peace Of Mind In Kerala’s Tribal Village

Lost The Election, Manipur’s Iron Lady Seeks Peace Of Mind In Kerala’s Tribal Village

Irom celebrated her 45th birthday at the Santhigramam rehabilitation centre where her hosts prepared payasam (sweet dish) for her.

15 March 2017

Polls Weren't About AFSPA But Who'll Save Valley From Hills. And Irom Sharmila Didn't Look Like Saviour

In India where elections are about money and power, Ibobi Singh nurtured his constituency. He provided jobs for almost every voter over there

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12 March 2017
The Number Game Begins In Manipur

The Number Game Begins In Manipur

If BJP manages to cobble numbers yet Ibobi Singh stakes claim being the single largest party, it will depend on Governor Najma Heptulla who she wants to invite...


13 February 2017
Irom Sharmila Alleges BJP Offered Her A Ticket And Rs 36 Cr To Contest Against Manipur CM

Irom Sharmila Alleges BJP Offered Her A Ticket And Rs 36 Cr To Contest Against Manipur CM

BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav termed Sharmila’s claim as an ‘absolute lie’ and said his party’s entire election campaign cost in Manipur...


03 October 2016
My Protest Has Fallen On Deaf Ears: Irom Sharmila

My Protest Has Fallen On Deaf Ears: Irom Sharmila

The iconic civil rights activist from Manipur speaks in Delhi on the road ahead


06 August 2016
The Iron Lady

The Iron Lady

A poem for the iron lady of Manipur, Irom Sharmila


31 March 2016
'Hollowness Is Growing In India'

'Hollowness Is Growing In India'

An exclusive interview with Irom Sharmila where the 'Iron lady of Manipur' talks of what India needs, her mission, hope and being in love


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04 February 2022
A Fast For Justice

A Fast For Justice

While the centre’s declared intention—to decriminalise attempt to suicide and repeal Section 309—offers hope for Irom Sharmila’s release, it risks...


03 February 2022
No Look, No See

No Look, No See

What accounts for the negligible interest in the six-year long satyagraha of Irom Sharmila? Why is it that we either never seem to "look" towards the East, or...


03 February 2022
A Death ... And A Fast-Unto-Death

A Death ... And A Fast-Unto-Death

The police have been 'force-feeding' a young Manipur girl in custody since November 2000 who refuses to eat voluntarily, demanding withdrawal of Armed Forces...


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