Irom Sharmila

  • Let Sharmila decide her own future without any guilt

    Write Corner |  Anubha Bhonsle
    Irom Sharmila is in love. As soon as you say this, a great deal of wonder and hatred follows, for many there is complete surprise...

  • Ripley's inclusion of Irom Sharmila is nauseating

    Master and a glass of Margarita |  Tathagata Bhattacharya
    The fact that Irom Chanu Sharmila's fast for repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Manipur has joined Ripley's odditorium will leave...

  • Manipur: Faith blocked

    CHAKRAVIEW |  Sumon K Chakrabarti
    India doesn't deserve Manipur. Manipur more than deserves India - despite the holier than thou incarnates in New Delhi. The state faces the worst step-motherly...

  • Irom's cause is riskier to support, Anna's is safe

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    "Why don't you cover Irom Sharmila's decade-old fast with the same intensity as you did Anna Hazare's 13-day fast?" asked Binalakshmi Nepram, the founder of...

  • I am still naked

    Write Corner |  Anubha Bhonsle
    "I am still naked." She said it tonelessly, almost hopelessly; no anger, not even an eye-lid moved, and then she got up and left. ...

  • TV news a zero sum game?

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    24 x 7 media is an amoral beast and the camera is Shiva's third eye. It sees the positive and the negative, and it doesn't...