We will take all indigenous people along, in hills or plains: Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh – Scroll.in


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We will take all indigenous people along, in hills or plains: Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh
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Manipur’s first Bharatiya Janata Party-led government completes six months in office on Thursday. In the February-March Assembly elections, the BJP won fewer seats than the Congress – which had ruled the state for 15 years – but it managed to cobble …

Saffron salute to Manipur’s Communist icon Hijam Irawat – Times of India


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Saffron salute to Manipur’s Communist icon Hijam Irawat
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Born on September 30, 1896, Irawat was one of the founders of the undivided Communist Party of India (CPI) in Manipur. In 1946, he contested the Assam Provincial Legislative Assembly election from Silchar (Assam) as a CPI candidate, but lost by a

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NEFIS submits Memorandum to CM Of Manipur Demanding Intervention

MANIPURI YOUTH FOUND DEAD IN NOIDA! NEFIS SUBMITS MEMORANDUM TO MANIPUR CHIEF MINISTER DEMANDING INTERVENTION! DEMANDS CBI INQUIRY INTO THE CASE! PROBE INTO NEXUS BETWEEN CULPRITS, POLICE AND HOSPITAL STAFF! The activists of North-East Forum for International Solidarity (NEFIS) today submitted a memorandum to Manipur Chief Minsiter through the Resident Commissioner in Delhi, seeking his […]

Treading on the trail of fake encounters by Supreme Court: A silver lining

Samarjit Kambam When Manipur reels in the darkness of hopelessness, when the faith of the public hangs by a thread, we the people of Manipur seem to see a small ray of light at the end of the long and dark tunnel, a silver lining amidst the gloomy cloud of hopelessness. At last, the Supreme […]

Away from Imphal centric mindset : Govt-Hills Bhai Bhai !

Moving away from the Imphal centric approach. Best exemplified by the Cabinet meeting held at Churachandpur some time back. Announcing that the Shirui Lily Festival will be upgraded to the level of the Sangai Festival. The attention focused on the Barak Festival held at Senapati not so long after the Shirui Lily Festival. Setting aside […]

LPG transportation 5 days a week

Imphal, September 14 2017: There has always been a shortage of LPG in Manipur but come this winter, before Ningol Chakouba and Christmas, it will become a thing of the past as the State Government has laid out its plan to bring in LPG-carrying bullet tankers five days a week . An official source confirmed […]

IMA cautions against fraud

Imphal, September 14 2017: State secretary of Indian Medical Association (IMA) Manipur State branch, Dr Sachindra Laishram, has stated that the association has received some complaints concerning an imposter pretending to be a Government Health official and collecting money from the people on the pretext of creating Health Insurance Cards . Speaking to media persons […]

171 encroachers identified at Nambul river

Imphal, September 14 2017: Altogether, 171 encroachers have been identified on Nambul river bed from Keishamthong (bridge) to Heirangoithong (bridge) as per survey conducted by Irrigation and Flood Control Dept (IFCD) officials. The types of encroachment included construction/running of pan dukan, workshop, godown, hotel, shed, etc . Chief Engineer of IFCD, Gurumayum Robindro Sharma told […]

Adhoc committee formed against districts creation

Imphal, September 14 2017: In an effort to strengthen the ongoing movement against the new districts created by the previous Ibobi Singh Government, Nagas including village chiefs today conglomerated at Kanglatongbi and held a consultation meeting on the matter. After a day-long consultation an ‘Adhoc Committee’ was formed to carry out wide campaigns in order […]

CM reviews devt works of Ukhrul, Kamjong

Imphal, September 14 2017: Chief Minister N Biren Singh assessed various development projects being taken up in Ukhrul and Kamjong districts in a marathon review meeting held at Chief Minister’s Secretariat today . The meeting which began at 10 am and continued till 1.45 pm was attended by Chingai AC MLA and Parliamentary Secretary (Transport […]

People now realise who is more corrupt: Ibobi ; Cong takes jibe at BJP in CCpur conference

Imphal, September 14 2017: Even though establishment of Anti-Corruption Cell (ACC) deserves commendation, people have now started realising who is more corrupt, stated ex-Chief Minister and Opposition leader Okram Ibobi . He was speaking at a district level political workers’ conference held today at Churachandpur Peace Ground under the aegis of the Churachandpur District Congress […]

Final solution before or after after Assembly polls in Nagaland ? Nagaland polls may be pushed back as interim Govt takes over

New Delhi, September 14 2017: As the ambitious Naga peace talks reach the final stage, civil society representatives and a top politician in Nagaland have said that the Assembly polls, due in March 2018, could get pushed back as an interim Government gets into the saddle after the accord is signed . Many expect a […]

Village chief clarifies

Reacting to the claim made by Bongbal Kholen VA secretary Lalpu which appeared in this paper in Sept 14 edition, Lamjathang Haokip, chief of L Songphel village, Kangpokpi district has dismissed the statement of Bongbal Kholen VA secretary Lalpu as base…

LPG transportation 5 days a week

There has always been a shortage of LPG in Manipur but come this winter, before Ningol Chakouba and Christmas, it will become a thing of the past as the State Government has laid out its plan to bring in LPG carrying bullet tankers five days a week …