Irom Sharmila

No Best Civilian amongst 1.2 Billion people – Bharat Ratna Evaluation needs Transparency

No Best Civilian amongst 1.2 Billion people – Bharat Ratna Evaluation needs Transparency

By– Priyankan Goswami Advertisements Mother Teresa was awarded the Bharat Ratna after she became recipient of Nobel Prize for peace in 1979. If Irom Sharmila of Manipur gets the Nobel Peace prize for her more than decade long hunger strike to scrap a draconian inhuman Indian law called AFSPA, will the Indian State who always […]

Open Letter from Sharmila supporters to Political groups of Manipur

Open Letter from Sharmila supporters to Political groups of Manipur

The issue of Irom Sharmila’s more than decade long hunger strike has touched millions across the globe, including Nobel Peace Prize Winners,- yet it is not even in the agenda of any political party contesting in her own state’s Assembly Elections. Expressing shock and grief, the Save Sharmila Solidarity Campaign writes an Open Letter to […]

NE Students supporting Irom Sharmila gets stone pelting at Delhi

NE Students supporting Irom Sharmila gets stone pelting at Delhi

By- Correspondent | Date- October 20, 2011 Students, mostly from the states of North East India were injured yesterday when pelted with stones at the north campus of Delhi University. This happened when a large number of students joined the Save Sharmila Solidarity Group, supporting Irom Sharmila at the north campus of Delhi University as […]

AFSPA unlikely to go

AFSPA unlikely to go

By- Correspondent |Date- October 12, 2011 More than a decade long hunger strike by the Iron Lady of Manipur, Irom Sharmila. Thousands taking on the streets of North East India and Jammu & Kashmir every year. Online petitions, letters to the President, continuous protest activities and agitation by students, appeal by noted human rights organisations. […]

Iron Lady clarifies to media allegations, says she admires Anna

Iron Lady clarifies to media allegations, says she admires Anna

By- Correspondent| Date- September 1, 2011 The Iron Lady from Manipur, human rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu has expressed utter shock and clarified that she had never called Anna Hazare‘s movement as “artificial”.  This was clarified through a written statement from Sharmila to Just Peace Foundation (JPF), a Manipur based body promoting the Iron Lady’s […]

Anna Hazare next movement from NE, to meet Irom Sharmila – Akhil Gogoi

Anna Hazare next movement from NE, to meet Irom Sharmila – Akhil Gogoi

By- Correspondent | Date- August 30, 2011 One of the key members of Team Anna and Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS), Akhil Gogoi has stated that Anna Hazare would soon be visiting Assam to start their next round of activities. This was stated by Mr. Gogoi while addressing a public gathering at Guwahati after returning […]

If Anna Hazare movement is to overthrow democracy, but where is democracy

If Anna Hazare movement is to overthrow democracy, but where is democracy

By- Pranjit Sarmah With Anna Hazare’s famed Second freedom struggle against corruption, almost the whole of India looks united. It seems after a long time, people of India are collectively realizing about the Government of India’s divide and rule policies, which were made systematically over the last six decades in such a way that we […]

Anti-corruption protestors – Don’t comment on Irom Sharmila if you don’t know AFSPA

Anti-corruption protestors – Don’t comment on Irom Sharmila if you don’t know AFSPA

The following written is not for those people who have grown up watching and blind-believing Bollywood movies glorifying Indian Army. It is not for those who are not ready to believe that Indian Army is not next to God. It is not for those would think we all should be ever grateful to Indian Army […]

Supreme Court of India takes notice on AFSPA

Supreme Court of India takes notice on AFSPA

By– Priyanuj Gohain | Date– June 17, 2011 | Place- New Delhi Finally the Supreme Court of India is seemed to have taken some notice of the controversial and inhuman Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) applicable in the North East of India. Citing an example where the centre took different stances between allegations of […]

Movement of RamDev proceeding as wanted by Government

Movement of RamDev proceeding as wanted by Government

By– Priyankan Goswami As a continuation of the previous report Ramdev VS Anna Hazare – Unmatched questions The requirement for the plan to destroy Ramdev’s movement When Dr. Subramanian Swamy, whose efforts brought the 2G Scam into surface, wrote to the Prime Minister last December that he has enough information that 60% of the loot […]