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The Body as an Oral Text: A review of Teresa Rehman’s ‘The Mothers of Manipur’

By Sabreen Ahmed
The Mothers of Manipur, written by noted journalist from North-east India, Teresa Rehman, is a testimony to the provocatively progressive culture of activism and gendered social organization of the Meira Paibis of Manipur, woven through the anecdotes of their oral narratives.

Mirabai Chanu, the new hero of Indian Weightlifting

By Rimli Bhattacharya
Manipur continues its tradition of producing India’s exceptional female lifters and sports women. Mirabai Chanu with her exceptional grit and determination is Manipur’s latest contribution to Indian sportslore.