Staged encounter case HC orders Rs 5 lakh compensation

Imphal, October 12 2017: The High Court of Manipur has directed the State Government and the Government of India to pay Rs five lakh as compensation to a petitioner whose son namely Ngangbam Naoba alias Phulchand of Uripok Polem Leikai was killed by Manipur Police commandos in the intervening night of May 6 and 7, […]

RIMS taken to Court

Imphal, September 20 2017: Bijay Prasad Sahu, former Legal Advisor/ Defense Counsel of Regional Institute of Medical Sciences today filed a case against the Union of India and others before the High Court of Manipur, for passing a stay order which terminated him from the post of RIMS Legal Advisor. The complaint case was filed […]

Anticipatory bail hearing of O Ibobi fixed on Oct 13

Imphal, September 20 2017: The anticipatory bail hearing of former Chief Minister O Ibobi, filed before the High Court of Manipur, has been fixed on October 13, after the State Government counsel submitted a prayer to file objection report before the Court today. The anticipatory bail hearing will be held in connection with the FIR […]

National Sports Academy fiasco

Imphal, September 08 2017: The High Court of Manipur today took suo moto cognisance of the students who left the National Sports Academy, located at Khuman Lampak Sports Complex, on September 3 on the ground of sheer incompetence of the management running the academy. According to reliable sources, a division bench comprising acting Chief Justice […]

Fake encounter cases nailed : HC orders Rs 5 lakh compensation each for 2 victims

Imphal, September 07 2017: With regard to two cases of fake encounters, the High Court of Manipur has directed the State Government and the Central Government to pay compensation of Rs 5 (five) lakh each to the petitioners . A division bench of the High Court of Manipur comprising of Acting Chief Justice N Kotiswar […]

FIR in MDS case HC grants interim bail to O Ibobi

Imphal, September 06 2017: Acting Chief Justice, High Court of Manipur, N Kotishwar, passed an interim order regarding an anti anticipatory bail filed by ex Chief Minister, Okram Ibobi Singh, through his counsels today at the High Court of Manipur and fixed September 20 for further hearing . The anticipatory bail filed by the ex […]

HC bans tree felling in reserved forest

Imphal, September 03 2017: Division Bench High Court of Manipur has passed an interim order for total ban on cutting down of trees from reserved forest areas as well as excavation of hills for any purpose without permission from the High Court of Manipur. This was stated by Mutum Inaobi, who had filed a PIL […]

Woman fined Rs 1 lakh for false claim of rape

Imphal, August 31 2017: Nearly 40 days after the start of the functioning of Additional Session Judge Fast Track Court (Crime Against Women), the Court announced a landmark judgement today and imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on the alleged victim of a rape case for misusing the law and initiating false proceedings against […]

Court seeks report on Manipur schools

Imphal, Aug. 29: Manipur High Court has directed all zonal education officers in the state to submit a report on the present status of all government schools in their respective jurisdictions within two months. A two-judge bench of Justices N. Kotiswar and N. Nobin issued the directive on August 22, acting on a public interest […]

Fresh quota stand off at MU ! Return of the ghost of 2016 ?

If the matter is not dealt with judiciously and promptly, without losing sight of what is known as universal justice, then the 2016 fracas over the reservation quota in admission to PG courses in Manipur University may just return to haunt the varsity again. Remember those days at the latter part of 2016, when MU […]

Reservation quota ghost returns, ATSUM sets 48 hours deadline MUTSU locks A-Block of Manipur University

Imphal, August 28 2017: Manipur University Tribal Students’ Union (MUTSU) under the aegis of All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) locked the A-Block of Manipur University today demanding 31 pc reservation for ST students in admission to various courses in the university. In a statement, MUTSU said that the A-Block would be locked indefinitely until […]

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 […]

MPSC and Enquiry Commission: Things we should know

The Manipur Public Service Commission has been in the news for quite some time now and for all the wrong reasons. Major discrepancies and fallacies in the conduct of the MCSCC Examination, 2016 by MPSC have surfaced, calling into question the validity of the said exam. It is heartening to see that some of the […]

MPSC scam and the people defending it

Group of Aspirants This article is in response to the article “Dangers of ‘Trial by Media’and the MPSC”, written by Mr. Arshad Shah and published in this esteemed newspaper on the 18th of August, 2017. In the article mentioned above, Mr. Shah mentioned some very misleading points regarding the MCSCC examination, 2016 conducted by the […]

National highway a misnomer for Imphal-Jiribam route: High Court

Imphal, August 17 2017: A Division Bench of the, High Court of Manipur consisting of Acting Chief Justice N Kotiswar and Justice Kh Nobin, passed an order regarding the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) case filed by RK Joysana, stating that the condition of Imphal-Jiribam road, in its present state, cannot be considered a proper National […]

Justice Kotiswar to inspect highway

Imphal, August 10 2017: A team led by the Acting Chief Justice of the High Court of Manipur, Justice N Kotiswar Singh will inspect the current condition of NH-37 or the Imphal Jiribam, road, on August 12, Saturday. The decision was taken yesterday by a bench of the Acting Chief Justice and Justice Kh Nobin […]

Home Guard stir to go on till Aug 15

Imphal, August 07 2017: Manipur Home Guard Employees’ Welfare Association has decided to carry on its ongoing hunger strike till August 15. Future course of agitation would be decided after I-Day if their demands, including enhancement of duty allowance, are not met. The Manipur Home Guard Employees’ Welfare Association decided this during a special general […]

House clears 4 demands of over Rs 1400 cr after heated debate ; Oppn takes fight to Treasury bench

Imphal, July 24 2017: The Manipur Legislative Assembly today passed four different demands amounting to Rs 1405.89 crore . The demands passed today were for Transport (Rs 143054000), PWD (Rs 10111789000), Fishery (Rs 335247000) and Social Welfare (Rs 3448872000) . The demands were tabled for discussion and clearance of the House by Deputy Chief Minister […]

HC seeks info on Govt’s action on flood

Imphal, July 19 2017: The High Court of Manipur has asked the State Government to submit a report within two weeks about the action to tackle the twin problems of floods which caused extensive damages in the valley and landslides which wreaked havoc in the hills recently . A division bench of Acting Chief Justice […]