ATSUM cries foul over appointment

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KANGPOKPI, Dec 6 : All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur today claimed to have unearthed various discrepancies to prove their earlier allegation that the recruitment process of college Principal conducted by MPSC is fraught with lapses, blunders, favoritism and nepotism.

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THE THREAT TO BALKANIZE MANIPUR

HEIGRUJAM NABASHYAM Rich or poor, intelligent or foolish, handsome/beautiful or ugly a man or a women remains a tribal or a Dalit even if he or she lives in a metropolis, if he or she happens to born by a tribal or a Dalit father —  a mother, in case of a matriarchal society. Dr. […]

Of ST demand, ILP, peace talk : Take everyone along

ST status demand for the Meiteis, spearheaded by the Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee, Manipur. The voices of opposition against it, from the hills spearheaded by the All Tribal Students’ Union, Manipur (ATSUM) as well as those opposed to the demand from amongst the Meitei community led by the Protection and Preservation Committee, Manipur (PPCM), All […]

Hills are Better

Heikrujam Nabashyam “Sham, you get scholarship ?” “No, what do you mean” I said. My friend from Spicer Memorial College, Poona who became the first Vice-Chancellor of Spicer Adventist University, Pune asked me during our usual conversation that we used to have sitting under the trees of the Humanities Department of Poona University in 1980/81. […]

Include Meiteis in ST list demand : Interesting ongoing debate

The Centre is yet to be formally approached but the very fact that the State Government held a round of talk with the Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee on the latter’s proposal that the Meiteis be included in the ST list of the Constitution of India seems to be a good start. It is not the […]

Letter to ATSUM by Nabashyam Heigrujam

Apropos “A rebuttal to Imprudence of ATSUM” appeared in the media yesterday, and I presume — issued by ATSUM, I am to say that I made two points to which ATSUM takes strong exception. Now what I have said was, one, that the Meiteis are no less tribal than any of the tribals listed in […]

Imprudence of ATSUM

The press statement of the All Tribal Students Union of Manipur(ATSUM) that came out in the media on Oct 5, 2017 saying that “ it will fight to the end against the inclusion of the Meiteis in the ST list ” of the Indian Constitution, is stupid. ATSUM’s reason for their stand is “The Meiteis […]

ATSUM against ST demand for Meiteis : Let the experts decide

This is not taking a stand on the question of whether the Meiteis should be included in the Scheduled Tribe list of the Constitution of India or not. However it remains that demanding ST status for the Meiteis should not be interpreted along the line of Meiteis intruding on the rights and privileges of the […]

MU admission row over ST quota ATSUM to spell out stir agenda tomorrow

KANGPOKPI, Sep 16 : Following the alleged failure of Manipur University authority to fulfil their assurance given on August 31 over the reservation issue, the All Tribal Students’ Union, Manipur (ATSUM) has decided to launch an extreme form of agitation.

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MUTSU urges for 31 pc reservation

Imphal, August 25 2017: The Manipur University Tribal Students’ Union (MUTSU) has urged MU authority to ensure that 31 per cent seats are reserved for ST in admission in all departments . Addressing media persons today at Manipur Press Club, president of MUTSU Duigaipou said that denial of 31 per cent seats reservation to ST […]

ATSUM, IGNTU-SU write to Governor for immediate intervention over current impasse of IGNTU-RCM

KANGPOKPI, Aug 5: The All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur and Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Students’ Union-Regional Campus Manipur have sought the immediate intervention of Manipur Governor over the current impasse at IGNTU-RCM.

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Declare interview results of Asst Prof recruitment : ATSUM

IMPHAL, Jul 3 : All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) has demanded immediate declaration of results of the personality test for recruitment of 280 Assistant Professors for Government colleges as per the judgement of the High Court of Manipur setting aside reservation of 50 percent of the total post.

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MU adopts amended central admission reservation norms

The Manipur University will now adopt the Central Educational Institution (Reservation in Admission) Act 2006, as amended in 2012, with immediate effect, implementing 31 per cent for ST, 2 per cent for SC and 17 per cent for OBC. The vice-chancellor of the university Adya Prasad Pandey and Registrar Th. Shymkesho today signed a Memorandum […]

Tripartite talk on MU reservation today

ATSUM asks admitted tribal students to report by 9 am, warns of penalty. In an unprecedented move, the All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur has warned tribal students who recently got admitted in various post-graduate courses at the Manipur University, as it prepares to take a final call tomorrow on the reservation issue. A tripartite talk […]