Will PM Modi betray Assam in ‘No ST, no rest’ or let Assam burn?

Ningombam Bupenda Meitei In the recent Assam strike over ST (Scheduled Tribe) status, called by the state’s six communities [Koch Rajbongshi, Moran, Matak, Tai Ahom, Chutia and Adivasi (Tea Tribes)] of Assam, demanding Scheduled Tribe status for them, there was a slogan of “No ST, no rest”. Supporting the protest, the president of the Tinsukia […]

Being different from Cong Govt : Time to break the coteries

That the BJP led Government is trying to be different from the Congress Government of the last 15 years is clear. The question however is, different in what sense ? Is the BJP led Government going to be satisfied with only changing its approach to the various issues facing the State or is it ready […]

Chandel College and District Hospital inspected by Education Minister Radheshyam

Imphal, August 08 2017: Education Minister Th Radheshyam has said that the Education Department works as a team of teachers and students and works for the betterment of the society. The Minister made the statement during his visit to Chandel district to inspect the prevailing conditions of the Governmental institutions of education, health and infrastructure today […]

Cleanliness drive conducted in connection with Swachhta Pakhwada

Thoubal, August 08 2017: Nehru Yuva Kendra, Thoubal and Zonal Education Office, Thoubal organised a massive cleanliness drive at Khongjom War Memorial complex , Wangjing Bazar and its surrounding areas under the supervision of DC, Thoubal today, conveyed a press release issued by District youth Coordinator of NYK, Thoubal. The drive was held under the […]

Shyamkumar vows to evict encroachers

Imphal, August 08 2017: Forest and Environment Minister Th Shyamkumar has vowed to evict all encroachers from Yangoupokpi-Lokchao Wildlife Sanctuary. The Minister today made a spot assessment of houses built inside the wildlife sanctuary. After assessing of establishment of hamlets within the wildlife sanctuary, Shyamkumar told media persons that encroachment into the sanctuary has been […]

Absentee IFoS officer back in service

Imphal, August 08 2017: The State Govt has finally allowed the joining and posting of SK Srivastava – an absentee IFoS officer who was reinstated a few months back after his name was reportedly deleted from the Civil List of IFoS officials since 2011- as DFO (Working Plan). Besides, the officer also reportedly withdrew arrears […]

BOAT roofing before Sangai fest

Imphal, August 08 2017: Bhagyachandra Open Air Theatre (BOAT) would be roofed before this year’s edition of Manipur Sangai Festival. With Chief Secretary RR Rashmi in the chair, a meeting was held today in his office chamber with Government officials of different departments. The meeting discussed about constituting an organising committee for Manipur Sangai Festival […]

Rape accused shot, injured

Imphal, August 08 2017: An unidentified gunman suspected to be an underground militant shot and injured 37 year old Sandam Bhogen, a rape accused, at Sagolband Khamnam bazar under Lamphel police station along Imphal Jiribam road today at around 2 pm. The incident happened when the accused was returning home alone in his Dio scooter […]

Kangpokpi shutdown total, paralyses normal life ; Sustained stir from August 11 announced

Kangpokpi, August 08 2017: The otherwise busy district headquarters of Kangpokpi and hectic Trans Asian Highway No 1, also known as NH-2 along Imphal-Dimapur road, wore completely deserted looks today during the 24 hrs total shutdown over the alleged illegal encroachment of Haraothel land for construction of National Sports University. The 24 hrs total shutdown […]

Sit in protest staged

The family members of late Thounaojam o Sumila alias Ichan 38 w o Thounaojam Jiban of Utlou Mayai Leikai, staged a sit in protest at Wangkhei Ayangpalli Leima Keithel demanding actions against those involved in the death of Sumila, who was eight mo…