“To Autumn” by Keats, is one of the most anthologised lyrical poems ie emotional and songlike poetries. As a lover of English literature I went to see Keats’ house – a small house in Hampstead, north London, many years ago. It is now a museum with an autu

Manipur – the land of gods and heroes – a previous nation state of peace and tranquillity with a fusion of geography, season, communities and families – is at the crossroads in this first decade of the 21st century.

While my political thought is not full

Abraham Lincoln, over 200 years ago, said: “You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.” This is what the Khongsai lay people apparently feel about the ILPS demand Bil

“All the world’s a stage. All the men and women merely players” – wrote Shakespeare. Here in Manipur also, there are other actors apart from those playing in the ILPS drama. Let’s turn our attention to some of them.

Trying to understand the nature of hum

There is always the first time for everything, such as O Nabakishore – the first Meitei IAS officer on merit, has become the first Meitei Chief Secretary of Manipur. It’s history. Likewise, there must be the first Inner Line Permit System for Manipur.

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