Is Assam muzzling social media dissent through arrests in the guise of keeping peace?

Arunabh Saikia Parimal Gore, an office bearer of the Revolutionary Youth Association, the youth wing of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation, was arrested from his home in Assam’s Biswanath district by the state police on May 8. Gore had circulated a message on social media with an “intention to promote enmity between communities”, […]

Shirui Lily Fest off to a grand start From village to State level

Yes, the first State level Shirui Lily Festival has got off to a grand start and all credits for this should obviously go to the State Flower, the BJP led State Government and the hospitality of the people of Ukhrul and Shirui village. No wonder, all roads today lead to Ukhrul district headquarters, Shirui village […]

Japan offers support

New Delhi, May 17 :Japan has officially offered support for various ongoing as well as upcoming development and infrastructure projects in the North-Eastern region, officials said. The Ambassador of Japan to India, Kenji Hiramatsu officially met the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Dr Jitendra Singh and conveyed […]

SW Minister Nemcha Kipgen halts faulty construction work

IMPHAL, May 17 : Social Welfare and Cooperation Minister Nemcha Kipgen today halted the ongoing construction work of Ideal Blind School hostel after the construction work was found defective. The ground floor of the hostel building has suffered cracks and construction of a first floor on top of the condemned building was underway when Minister Nemcha […]

New Nagaland party formed

A few NPF legislators in the 60-member house are expected to join the new party, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), formed by NPF rebels believed to be close to former chief minister Neiphiu Rio. Differences within the ruling Naga People’s Front (NPF), an ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party, has led to the formation of a […]

Anti graft crackdown launched in big way Five suspended, three workers of IMC disengaged from duty

IMPHAL, May 17 : Cracking the whip in a big way ever since the anti-corruption cell was opened at the initiative of Chief Minister N Biren Singh, at least five Government employees have been suspended from duty while three employees of Imphal Municipal Corporation have been disengaged from their duty which is shop legislation. Acting […]

Ukl has tourism potential : Thai Minister

Ukhrul, May 17 : Tharadol Thongruang, Minister Counsellor (Commercial) Royal Thai Embassy, New Delhi has categorically stated that Ukhrul has immense potential to be developed as a beautiful tourism centre of Manipur. The Thai Minister who is here to attend to Shirui Lily Festival while speaking at the one day Out Reach Programme on the […]

Local people ban oil exploration

IMPHAL, May 17: People of Khaidem Awang Leikai, Imphal West have banned oil exploration carried out by private company Asian Oil Fields (AOF) under Oil India Limited (OIL) in their locality without giving any prior information. The oil exploration work was going on since the past few days before it was stopped by the local […]

DCs instructed to distribute PDS rice: Karam Shyam

IMPHAL, May 17: Clarifying that no interference was made in appointment of agents for Fair Price Shops, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution (CAF & PD) Minister Karam Shyam said that Deputy Commissioners have been instructed to distribute PDS rice to the beneficiaries under National Food Security Act by loading rice from the godowns. He […]

‘Make the allotted units functional within a month’

Imphal, May 17 (DIPR) : Commerce and Industries Minister Th Biswajit, while inspecting Tera-Urak Industrial Estate, in Bishnupur district today, asked the units of the estate already allotted to the entrepreneurs to make them functional within a month. Briefing mediapersons during the inspection, the Minister said altogether 60 units are to be constructed of which […]

Driver of hit and run case arrested

Thoubal police have yesterday successfully recovered the car that was involved in a hit and run case at Thoubal Babu Bazar in the night of May 15 in which a 50 year old woman sustained serious head injuries Source IT News

Home guards seek Govt’s attention

Manipur Home Guard employees’ Association and Action Committee today they will launch stir starting June 20 if the State Government fails to fulfil their list of demands within the stipulated date Source The Sangai Express

Liquors seized destroyed

For the second time ‘JAC against Drug and Alcohol’ of Thangmeiband raided an alcohol hub at Lamphel Super Market Complex in Imphal West and destroyed huge quantity of liquors seized from the area yesterday Source IT News