No harm to Manipur by Framework Agreement: Kiren Rijiju

IT News, Imphal, Jan 16: Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju, on the sideline of a special event organised by the Indian High Commission in London where he addressed members of the diaspora from the UK on the 13th of this month, assured the Manipuri Diaspora of UK that the much discussed and speculated […]

Rajnath assured state’s integrity: Johnson

IMPHAL | Dec 31 The Joint CSOs team of the state led by UCM, AMUCO and CCSK had made clear to the central government that feasible solution to the framework agreement cannot be achieved if it affects the territorial and emotional integrity of the state, during the recent campaign in Delhi. Briefing media persons today […]

No threat to Manipur from FA, assures PM

Imphal, Dec 28: The delegation of leaders of civil society organizations from the state that has been camping in Delhi for the last couple of weeks to lobby its stand on the framework agreement between the Centre and the NSCN-IM met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi this noon and presented its position on the matter […]

MPP vows to safeguard territorial integrity of State

IMPHAL, Dec 26: Making it clear that the vexed Framework Agreement signed between Government of India and NSCN (IM) should not pose a threat to the territorial integrity of the State, Manipur People’s Party (MPP) president O Jugindro gave an assurance that the regional political party is fully committed to safeguarding the territorial integrity of the State against any threat.

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Investing in peace

It seems only yesterday. If we were to take a deep breath and reflect on the situation in the state exactly a year ago, it would seem almost unreal. About this time last year, the state was in a state of unprecedented turmoil, with different forces shrieking and pulling in different directions, threatening to tear […]

Naga truce anxieties

By Pradip Phanjoubam Worries about the Framework Agreement, FA, signed in August 2015 between the Government of India representatives and the NSCN(IM), is once again at its periodic crest in states that neighbour Nagaland – Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam. The matter has acquired a sense of urgency given the fact the Nagaland Assembly elections […]

CM should take initiatives on ILP bill: Joykishan

IMPHAL | Dec 23 : MLA Joykishan said that chief minister, N. Biren should take the initiatives to take the issue of inner line permit to the Centre in order to pave the way for a bill that safeguards the rights of all indigenous communities of the state. The MLA was speaking to media persons […]

State CSOs meet Amit Shah and R N Ravi regarding framework agreement

IMPHAL | Dec 23 : The CSOs of the state met BJP president, Amit Shah at his residence quarter at 8 pm yesterday at 11 Akbar Road for around 30 minutes to discuss about the prevailing issues surrounding the ongoing Framework Agreement. A joint release by UCM, CCSK and AMUCO said that the CSO’s asserted […]

Of Mr Biren and our Media

Politics is as they say is one of the dirtiest business, and the players involved are rated in an equally similar manner. Corruption and nepotism are prevalent everywhere and, similarly, no less in Manipur. Issues from time to time crop up in myriad ways inclusive of the Inner Line Permit, AFSPA and every human right […]

Of Mr Biren and our Media

Politics is as they say is one of the dirtiest business, and the players involved are rated in an equally similar manner. Corruption and nepotism are prevalent everywhere and, similarly, no less in Manipur. Issues from time to time crop up in myriad ways inclusive of the Inner Line Permit, AFSPA and every human right […]

‘No compromise on state integrity’

IMPHAL | Dec 22 : The All Manipur Muslim Organisations Coordinating Committee (AMMOCOC) said that the state’s territorial and emotional integrity cannot be compromise by any settlement arising out of the framework agreement signed between the NSCN-IM and central government. Briefing media persons today at AMMOCOC office at Hatta, Imphal the committee’s president, S.M. Jalal […]

‘No compromise on state integrity’

IMPHAL | Dec 22 : The All Manipur Muslim Organisations Coordinating Committee (AMMOCOC) said that the state’s territorial and emotional integrity cannot be compromise by any settlement arising out of the framework agreement signed between the NSCN-IM and central government. Briefing media persons today at AMMOCOC office at Hatta, Imphal the committee’s president, S.M. Jalal […]

3rd Assembly session concludes

IMPHAL | Dec 22 : The 3rd session of the 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly concluded today. The session had three number of sittings, four members’ obituary reference, one resolution of obituary reference adopted, 20 starred question, seven un-starred question, three calling attention ( one calling attention in pertain to frame work agreement converted to short […]

House resolves to seek FA details; Biren says Centre may have difficulties to disclose details

IMPHAL, Dec 21: After deliberating minutely the issue of Framework Agreement signed between the Government of India and NSCN-IM on August 3, 2015, the Manipur Legislative Assembly today resolved to seek the details of the Framework Agreement from the G…

State CSOs continue their hectic lobbying in New Delhi

IMPHAL | Dec 21 : The CSOs comprised of United Committee Manipur (UCM), All Manipur United Clubs’ Organisation (AMUCO) and Committee of Civil Societies Kangleipak (CCSK) currently camping in the national capital met Sitaram Yechuri, national general secretary of CPI (M) and K. Sangma, president of National People’s Party yesterday and put forward their clear […]

House unanimously resolves to demand contents of Framework Agreement

4 member drafting committee constituted IMPHAL | Dec 21 : The ongoing winter session of the 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly today unanimously adopted another resolution pertaining to the Framework Agreement signed between the Government of India and the NSCN-IM, this time to demand the content of the Framework Agreement from the Centre. In this connection, […]

Central leaders briefed on position of State vis-a-vis FA CSO leaders meet Rahul, others, date with PM after Dec 20

IMPHAL, Dec 18 : Leaders of three prominent civil society organisations drawn from AMUCO, CCSK and UCM, who had gone to Delhi to meet Central leaders to lay down the stand of the people of Manipur, in the face of the Framework Agreement and the solutio…

BJP always does something reckless in Manipur: Ibobi

THOUBAL | Dec 18 : At the sit in protest organised by Wangjing Tentha block Congress committee near Wangjing Kodompokpi Stadium, demanding disclosure of the terms included in the framework agreement, the former chief minister who is presently the leader of opposition, O. Ibobi Singh said whenever BJP is ruling at the Centre, they always […]