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Soibam Haripriya is a doctoral candidate at the Department of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. She holds an M.Phil degree from the same department. Her writings have appeared in East Wind - The North East Journal (2006), The Telegraph [Kolkata] (2007), Alternative Perspective (2007), Indian Currents (2009), The Sangai Express (2010), Eastern Quarterly (2010), Imphal Free Press (2011) etc. As a scholar of Sociology, she is currently engaged with documenting and analysing changing meaning of "sites" in the cultural landscape of Manipur. She has special interest in reading and writing poetry besides translation of Manipuri literary work to English. Her poems have been published in The Sangai Express (2009-2010) and Our Private Literature (2009-2010). Soibam Haripriya’s poems has been included in an anthology of poems called “Tattooed with Taboos” published by Loktakleima Publications (2011), Imphal, Manipur.

Her blog is titled Nambul Turel. Nambul is a proper noun and the name of a river which flows through the heart of Imphal. Turel means river.

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Conflict cuisine

The year was 1989. I was a skinny little school boy then and though it was over 20 years

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For the love of language: 'The Manipur Arbiter'

'The only reason to learn a language is to be able to read its poetry' - Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

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Hunter Gatherer: make these years count, Okram Ibobi

It is not too infrequent that we hear of the President of the United States of America, Barak Obama,

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The Bad Old Days

Even though the Meghalaya government has refused the Inner Line Permit (ILP) demand recently, what worries us is why

Chewan Krishna DahalChewan Krishna Dahal
Sikkim Class V textbook calls Chamling 'THIEF' minister

Pawan Chamling, who heads the Sikkim Organic Mission, is the 'thief' Minister; of 70,000 hectares of arable land in