Cops aspirants of 2013, 2016 roll out bandh threats

Imphal, November 06 2017: All Manipur Police Constable (Male/Civil) Viva Voce Completed Candidate Fresh Batch (2016, 10+2) has warned of launching bandh and blockade from Nov 10 to Nov 13 if the DPC result is not declared by Nov 9 . Speaking to reporters today at Manipur Press Club, general secretary of All Manipur Police […]

Trucks set ablaze, bandh suspended

Imphal, October 08 2017: Passenger vehicles and goods laden trucks stranded at Jiribam and Nungba area have started proceeding towards Imphal after the bandh imposed on Imphal-Jiribam highway had been temporarily relaxed from 6 pm today as the CM gave certain assurances to be fulfilled within a short time . On the other hand, two […]

Dispute over Sendra still simmers Moirang-Sendra road bandh on

Imphal, July 02 2017: Kege Moirang Lup has threatened to continue its agitation and the bandh from Moirang to Sendra road until and unless the State Government fulfil the organisation’s demands . Speaking to media persons Kege Moirang Apunba Lup secretary Shantikumar Singh said that the question of whether Sendra belongs to Moirang or Thanga […]

NH-37 bandh against hit and run case

JIRIBAM, Jun 3 : Vehicular movement along NH-37 (Jiri-Silchar) came to a standstill since yesterday evening after enraged locals of Hmarkholien village of Assam’s Cachar district, close to Manipur border, enforced bandh along the highway after a minor girl from the village died in a hit and run case. Esther Lalremfel (6) d/o Sangmingthang of […]

Banning bandh/blockade

Ban bandh and blockade. Declare them illegal. Fix responsibilities on the sponsors and organisers of such bandhs and blockades and if convicted, bar them from getting employment with the Government and any other benefits of the numerous schemes floated by the Government. Plus initiate criminal proceedings against them. This is perfectly in line with the […]

Call off bandh or face legal action : Govt

IMPHAL, Mar 25 : Taking serious note of the decision of Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) to impose a 17 hour Statewide bandh against the election and later induction of MLA Ashab Uddin as a Parliamentary Secretary, with effect from midnight today, the State Government has come out with a strongly worded statement, asserting […]

Blockade & bandh bonanzas

Free Thinker Today the ‘Jewel of India’ may rightly be retitled as the ‘land of bandhs & blockades’. In a year, nearly 5/6 months are under the spell of either bandh or blockade. In the name of highlighting grievances, pursuing demands and settling scores with the enemy or authorities any organisation ( any body) can […]

24 hours bandh paralyses State, 2 women hurt in confrontation with cops

IMIMPHAL, Dec 17: The 24 hours State-wide bandh called by women vendors of Khwairamband Keithel in protest against violence allegedly unleashed by NSCN-IM completely paralysed the State, particularly the valley districts. Two women sustained injuries when police fired tear gas shells to control a tense situation that erupted in Chingmeirong area in the evening. A […]

Ibobi seeks time for Jiribam district

District Demand Committee responds with total bandh. Chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh today sought more time for upgrading Jiribam sub-division to a full-fledged revenue district. “Jiribam has all the required infrastructure of a revenue district. Therefore, it can be upgraded to a district. The demand for creation of Jiribam district is justified. However, we need […]