QWrap: Kickbacks Debate In RS, Cruz Out, Manipur Sports And More – The Quint

The QuintQWrap: Kickbacks Debate In RS, Cruz Out, Manipur Sports And MoreThe QuintDonald Trump is the presumptive Republican presidential nominee following a decisive victory in the Indiana primary and the decision by Ted Cruz to drop out of the race. … Continue reading


New Manipur BJP chief vows to unseat Congress – The Statesman

New Manipur BJP chief vows to unseat Congress
The Statesman
Khetrimayum Bhabananda on Wednesday took charge as the new Manipur president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and pledged to oust the Congress in elections next year. Bhabananda succeeds Thounaojam Chaoba. “The immediate objective is to …

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Manipur activists say no to big dams – Times of India

Manipur activists say no to big dams
Times of India
Imphal, May 4 (IANS) The death of two anti-dam activists in police firing at Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh two days ago has put the spotlight on similar agitations in other northeastern states, especially Manipur. A ‘public consultation meeting’ held in

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Western front pilgrimage 2016

By Chris Johnson A British family pays respects to their Fallen and to those from Manipur in France and Belgium during the Great War 1914-18 Every evening since 1928 (except during WWII) at precisely eight o’clock at the Menin Gate in Belgium, the Buglers from the Ypres Fire Brigade play the Last Post and Reveille Continue reading


Manipur activists say no to big dams – Business Standard

Manipur activists say no to big dams
Business Standard
The death of two anti-dam activists in police firing at Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh two days ago has put the spotlight on similar agitations in other northeastern states, especially Manipur. A ‘public consultation meeting’ held in Imphal late Tuesday

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Manipur activists say no to big dams – Big News Network.com

Manipur activists say no to big damsBig News Network.comThe main target of the activists is the proposed Tipaimukh dam which is to be constructed over the Barak river at the trijunction of Assam, Mizoram and Manipur. Authorities have promised big benef… Continue reading


Manipur: General strike from May 5, Issues of ILP – thenortheasttoday.com

thenortheasttoday.comManipur: General strike from May 5, Issues of ILPthenortheasttoday.comThe three bills that were passed by the Manipur assembly on August 31 last year include the Protection of the Manipur Peoples Bill, 2015; the Manipur Land Reform… Continue reading


Young Manipuri girls welcome lifting of Miss Manipur ban – thenortheasttoday.com

thenortheasttoday.comYoung Manipuri girls welcome lifting of Miss Manipur banthenortheasttoday.comDhanupriya Ingudam, a young professional from Manipur also expressed her opinion stating that the lifting of the ban is a positive step as today many peop… Continue reading


Meet Opposes Construction of Big Dams in Manipur – NorthEast Today

NorthEast TodayMeet Opposes Construction of Big Dams in ManipurNorthEast TodayA Public Consultation on Tipaimukh Dam and Indigenous People Rights was organised by the Citizens Concern for Dams and Development (CCDD), North East Dialogue Forum and Centr… Continue reading


Public consultation resolves to oppose construction of more big dams in State

IMPHAL, May 3: A Public Consultation on Tipaimuk Dam and Indigenous People Rights was organised by the Citizens Concern for Dams and Development (CCDD); North East Dialogue Forum; Centre for Research and Advocacy at the Manipur Press Club today. The pa… Continue reading


‘Government still has a myopic attitude towards media’

IMPHAL, May 3: Manipur also joined the world in observing the World Press Freedom Day 2016 today even as editors, journalists and publishers are often harassed, attacked and even murdered here. Every year, May 3 celebrates the fundamental principles of… Continue reading


Identity as Choice

The intriguing nature of identity continues to fascinate scholars and politicians alike even to this day. Endless reams of newsprint spent on the subject as well as endless series of scholarships on it haven’t been able to bring about a conclusive answer to what must be one of the most vexing problems of the modern Continue reading


AR busts KYKL extortion network

IMPHAL, May 3: Based on specific intelligence regarding movement of the UG cadres in general area of Wangoi and Samurau of Imphal West district, a combined team of the 12 BIHAR Regiment of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) and Wa… Continue reading


JCILPS to resume stir from today over ILPS implementation in State

IMPHAL, May 3: As declared earlier, the Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) will be resuming various forms of democratic agitation from tomorrow in pursuit of its demand for safeguard of indigenous people. Addressing a press meet at it… Continue reading


CrPC 144 clamped in Imphal East

IMPHAL, May 3: The District Magistrate Imphal East District under sub-section 2 of Section 144 Cr.P.C., 1973, has imposed prohibition order of assembly of 5(five) or more people and also prohibits carrying of or possession lethal weapons in the entire … Continue reading


Civil bodies deplore work agencies on progress of restoration of Imphal-Tamenglong road

TAMENGONG, May 3: Several frontal organisation of Tamenglong on Tuesday convened a meeting at PWD IB Tamenglong headquarter and condemned the National Highways Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd. (NHIDCL). The meeting was organised by Joint For… Continue reading


KSO, SDSA concerned by public outcry in Sadar Hills

KANGPOKPI, May 3: KSO-GHQ has expressed its deep concerned over the public outcry in Sadar Hills in the wake of commando deployment at Gamgiphai and urged the government not to recklessly ignore the public reaction against the creation of the commando outpost at the area. The student body asserted that the Manipur police commandos’ track Continue reading


Senapati police launch escorts service for travellers

Much to the relief of the vegetable and fruit sell ers especially those from Mao areas who take NH 2 regularly to sell their products in Imphal, the Senapati police from Mao and DHQs have started providing security escorts till Motbung, our correspon… Continue reading


Drivers assaulted, transport services suspended

After three drivers were assaulted, all transport services along Imphal Jiribam highway have been suspended Source The Sangai Express Continue reading


DC office clarifies

The office of DC, Churachandpur has made certain clarifications regarding the news report carried in today’s local papers about victims of severe hailstorm being left to fend for themselves Source The Sangai Express Continue reading