Seven years is a long, long time : Civil Sectt crawling at snail pace

A 10 year old child back then would now have completed her schooling and would probably be in college now. A child back then would now be in her teenage years, no longer a child. This is how long the construction work of the Civil Secretariat at Chingmeirong has taken and the more bitter side […]

Coming out against party hopping :: Ibobi bang on target

Coming out strongly against party hopping and former Chief Minister O Ibobi must surely know what he was talking about when he lashed out at politicians who have been party hopping, especially after the recent Assembly election result was announced. Just take a look at the statistics after the result of the recent Assembly election […]

Laurels for State IRS officer

Imphal, July 26 2017: A Manipuri IRS (Indian Revenue Service) officer, Chabungbam Deepak Singh was honoured with the Finance Minister’s Award for Meritorious Service by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on the occasion of Income Tax Day Celebrations held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on July 24. The award comprises of a medal and a […]

NPF snapping ties with the BJP : Likely political repercussions

TR Zeliang makes a come back as the Chief Minister of Nagaland. Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu shown the door. TR Zeliang reportedly expelled from the NPF soon after taking oath as the Chief Minister of Nagaland and certainly the political situation seems to be fluid. Adding to the drama is the decision or rather the announcement […]

Beginning of the end of Cong ? Ahead of LS polls

Is this the beginning of the end of the Congress in Manipur ? This question is relevant in the backdrop of the fact that of the 28 MLAs elected in the just held Assembly election, two have already deserted the Congress and switched sides to the BJP. A tragedy it is that such a question […]

Lest BJP forgets its piped water promise Looking at pre-poll promises

Just two weeks old and too early to pass a comment on the functioning of the new Government. However what Mr N Biren and his Council of Ministers should not forget are the huge promises the BJP gave to the people in the run up to the Assembly election. After 15 years of Congress rule, […]

Womens’ group rebuffs allegations

IMPHAL, Feb 28: Apunba Mayai Kaba Chinjak Thingba Lup, Keinou Thongkha Makha Leikai has clarified that the allegations raised by MLA Dr I Ibohalbi, INC candidate in Oinam AC for the ensuing Assembly election and his supporters against the organisation in local media is baseless and concocted. Addressing a press meet held at Keinou Thongkha yesterday, president of the anti-drugs organisation, Ahongsangbam Shanti said that a feast in connection with the coming election was organised at the residence of one Ngangom Lukhoi (50) wherein quarrels amongst some people occurred. She said that members of the organisation went to the residence to ask the people to not create unwanted scenes but they were attacked by Lukhoi and his wife.

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Not the time to pass the buck Busy delivering political points

It is now obvious to all. No one wants to resolve the ongoing economic blockade, with the Congress and the BJP more keen on delivering political points against each other and the United Naga Council more than ready to continue with the economic blockade. Caught in the middle are the public, the ones who have […]

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Time to make AFSPA a poll issue Forgetting the other issues

Creation of seven new districts. The ongoing economic blockade imposed by the United Naga Council. The upcoming Assembly election. These are the three issues which have been hogging the limelight in all the newspapers published in the State, pushing the other issues to the backburner. If Manipur has been in the consciousness of the Nation […]

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Not the time to pass the buck Busy delivering political points

It is now obvious to all. No one wants to resolve the ongoing economic blockade, with the Congress and the BJP more keen on delivering political points against each other and the United Naga Council more than ready to continue with the economic blockade. Caught in the middle are the public, the ones who have […]

Top Ministers, Army chief review Manipur situation

New Delhi, Jan 15 :Top Central Ministers, along with security officials, today reviewed the prevailing situation in Manipur where a 75-day long economic blockade on National Highways has crippled normal life. Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi and other top […]

Key issues missing in run up to polls Sidelining important posers

Creation of seven new districts. The ongoing economic blockade. These two issues will undoubtedly impact on the coming Assembly election and it is a tragedy that other issues which should be there on the agenda of the people will be pushed to the sideline. No doubt the creation of the seven new districts and the […]

Key issues missing in run up to polls Sidelining important posers

Creation of seven new districts. The ongoing economic blockade. These two issues will undoubtedly impact on the coming Assembly election and it is a tragedy that other issues which should be there on the agenda of the people will be pushed to the sideline. No doubt the creation of the seven new districts and the […]

VVPAT in six IE constituencies

Voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) is set to be introduced in the state for the first time in the Imphal East constituencies of Yaiskul, Heingang, Khurai, Kshtrigao, Thongju and Wangkhei. Speaking to mediapersons DEO Ningthoujam Geoffrey said, VVPATs would be installed in the six constituencies. Interacting with the representatives of state print and electronic media […]

CEO appoints 7 central awareness observers

The chief electoral officer of the state as per the model code of conduct guidelines of the Election Commission of India, for the ensuing assembly election has appointed seven Central Awareness Observers. A release said the observers are  Dharmendra Tiwari for lmphal East, lmphal West and Jiribam, Aimera Santosh for Bishnupur, Thoubal and Kakching, DM […]

Pulling up sleeves before election Leadership question before polls

Definitely the present is interesting. So while the United Naga Council and other Naga civil society organisations are at the forefront in cutting off the lifelines of the State, the two principal political parties, the Congress and the BJP, have been going hammer and tongs against each other ahead of the Assembly election. So if […]

Poll-related issues discussed at Kpi

KANGPOKPI, Jan 7 : Ahead of the 11th Assembly election, a meeting of representatives of various political parties was convened here today at multi-purpose hall, DC complex, Kangpokpi DHQs. Issues related to Model Code of Conduct, maintaining expenditure registers, defacement of property and other issues were discussed during the meeting. Addressing the representatives, Deputy Commissioner […]

Recalling the Oja in Prof Kamei A teacher beyond the classroom

The only thing certain in life is death and in as much as death is a certainty, it is uncertain when death will come knocking at one’s door. Professor Gangmumei Kamei is no more. And while the late Professor was not in the best of health lately, the news of his death must have caught […]

PR rumour rife, remains rumour !

IMPHAL, Jan 3 : With Chief Minister O Ibobi and Congress MLAs rushing to Delhi today amid the ongoing economic blockade and the  Assembly election at hand, rumour was rife today in Imphal that President’s Rule has been imposed in the State. The rumour spread like wild fire, especially in the backdrop of the fact […]

Unwittingly strengthening Ibobi Intention defeated

It is definitely not intentional, but by imposing the economic blockade the United Naga Council (UNC) and the NSCN (IM) may be said to have unwittingly given a huge boost to the poll prospects of the Congress and Chief Minister O Ibobi. Much before the seven new districts were created on December 8, the UNC […]