India Comes in the Line of Fire at UNHRC Over Rights Record, Racism

In his opening remarks, attorney general Mukul Rohatgi said India was a secular state with no religion and that the constitution protects the rights of minorities. New Delhi: India faced questions about its human rights records from over 100 countries, ranging from attacks on Africans to restrictions on foreign funding of NGOs, even as it […]

CM launches generic medicines scheme for poor

Pharmaceutical quality generic medicines will be available at affordable prices within everyone’s reach with a discount of 50 percent and more, said Chief Minister N Biren during the launching ceremony of Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Pariyojna at JNIMS auditorium hall today. Addressing the launch function Biren said, with different people oriented schemes taken up under […]

Crime and Punishment

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere,” said Martin Luther King. The administration of criminal justice system is primarily composed of the police, courts and prisons. The case flows through this system and the functioning of one component has ripple effects on the rest and hence, also on the final result of delivery of […]

Police bust document forging racket

Addressing a press conference in connection with the incident, Imphal East district police SP, K Kabib, said that the police team has been tracking the racketeers since the last ten days following a tip off by a source. He said that the break through finally came today at 4.30 pm when they raided a shop […]

Villagers say no to oil drilling

The Nungba area village authority association, Goinanglong village authority, Peace Core Team, Manipur and the Centre for Research and Advocacy, Manipur organised community consultations on “Protection of Land, Environment and Natural Resources” at Nungba Town and Goinanglong Village, Manipur on May 2 and 3. The consultations were organised in context of ongoing efforts of the […]

Tonthoi to be Tomba’s monkey in ‘Keishumshangi Nupi’

“I feel closer with nature when I take the role of a monkey. My love and regard for animals and nature have grown with the play ‘Keishumshangi Nupi’.” This was stated by Leishangthem Tonthoi, popular cine artist in a brief chat with the Imphal Free Press. She was speaking on the sidelines of her rehearsal […]

Total electrification in Manipur by 2018: Power Min Thongam Biswajit Singh –

Total electrification in Manipur by 2018: Power Min Thongam Biswajit Singh
Biswajit said the Centre agreed to open a mega solar park in Manipur. “Solar Park is a concentrated zone of development of solar power generation projects and provides developers an area that is well characterized with proper infrastructure and access

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Petroleum dealers deny hoarding charge

IMPHAL| May 5: All Manipur Petroleum Dealers Association, a body of petroleum dealers and oil pump proprietors has strongly reacted against Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution (CAFPD) director Yumnam Ranjan for making loose statements to media during his surprise raids at petrol pumps in Imphal west yesterday. The association demanded clarification from officials by coming […]

Woman found dead with throat slit

A married woman was found dead today with her throat slit in her bed at around 3.30pm at her residence at Chingmeirong Kabui Khul, near Pukhri Achouba which is under the Lamphel Police jurisdiction. The deceased was identified as Lunglailiu Rongmei, 18 wife of Inoucha (Zeenith) of Chingmeirong Kabui Khul. They have been married for […]

Two dead in factional clash at Khoken village, one missing

KANGPOKPI | May 5: Amidst numerous highway crimes in Kangpokpi district, three persons allegedly from different militant outfits were abducted yesterday night at wee hours from Khoken village in New Keithelmanbi area under Gamnom Sapormeina PS, Saitu sub-division, Kangpokpi district. Among the three abducted persons two were found shot dead near Boljang village early this morning […]

DFO Senapati distributes solar lamps

Divisional Forest Officer DFO , Senapati Forest Division Rajesh AM IFS in collaboration with Green Hills Society GHS , Senapati distributed solar lamps to 44 households belonging to poor farmers including old aged widow and widowers in Sorbung vi…

Consultations on oil drilling

Concerned by the efforts of the government to drill oil in some hill districts ofManipur, consultations were carried by villagers in association with some organizations on May 2 and3 in Nungba area of Noney district Source The Sangai Express Newma…

MoU with CCpur JAC likely on May 10

The Churachandpur JAC constituted against three Bills passed by the Manipur Legislative Assembly for protection of indigenous people and subsequent death of nine persons in Churachandpur may sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the State Gover…