Save the indigenous people cry : Valley needs protection

Save the indigenous people of the land. This slogan is central to the demands put forth by the KSA to bar non-locals from contesting elections in the State, delete all the non-locals from the voting list as well as the demand of the Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) to enact a legislation […]

JCILPS demands new Bill, gears up for renewed stir

Imphal, August 09 2017: The Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) has demanded the State Government to pass a new Bill in place of the Protection of Manipur Peoples Bill 2015 which would be acceptable to all sections of people and enforce it within the current year. Speaking at the International Day of […]

Killing two birds with one stone : The politician in CM speaks

Comes close to a case of killing two birds with one stone and in asserting that the present BJP led Government will abide by the resolution adopted by the previous Congress Government to protect the integrity of the State, Chief Minister N Biren has succeeded in underlining the stand of his Government while at the […]

September ultimatum from JCILPS : Inherited headaches

Now after the publicity blitzkrieg of completing 100 days in office comes the test. To be sure Chief Minister N Biren and the coalition partners in the BJP led Government must have rolled up their sleeves to meet the challenges ahead, but it certainly will need political dexterity and maturity to deal with some of […]

Fitting tributes paid to Sapam Robinhood on 2nd death anniversary ; JCILPS announces renewed stir from September

Imphal, July 08 2017: The Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) has announced that the movement for enactment of a Constitutional safeguard for protection of indigenous people of Manipur would be resumed from September. The second Lamjing Meira (Sapam Robinhood) Memorial Day was observed today at Ananda Singh Higher Secondary School, Nongmeibung under […]

Saplings planted at Robinhood memorial site

IMPHAL, Jun 4 : Members of JCILPS and Thangmeiband United Class today planted saplings at the memorial site of late Sapam Robinhood located at Nongmaijing (Nongmaiching) foothill. The plantation drive was initiated as part of the arrangements for the 3rd death anniversary observance of Sapam Robindhood which falls on July 8. JCILPS office secretary Jitendra […]

Last rites of CCpur bodies performed Exorcising ghost of 2015

Eight bodies of the nine people killed in the Churachandpur protest against the three Bills passed by the State Assembly on August 31, 2015 finally laid to rest. Hopefully this should exorcise the ghost of the 2015 Bills, which the Joint Action Committee Against Anti-Tribal Bills (JACAATB) had dubbed as anti-tribals. Apart from the loss […]

Inking an MoU with CCpur JAC Exorcising ghost of 2015

After nearly 730 days or rather two years, the bodies of the eight men killed in the anti-Bills protest at Churachandpur are set to be claimed by May 25 and the last rites performed. This is certainly a positive move, for after all it stands that the bodies stood as mute testimony of the deep […]

Appoint a Manipuri as AG :Joykisan

IMPHAL, Apr 24: MPCC spokesperson and MLA Kh Joykisan has said that the State Government is going against the wishes of the people by trying to appoint a non Manipuri as the Advocate General and added that it would be in the best interest of all to appoint a local instead. Speaking to media persons […]

Ashab Uddin not an outsider: MMWO

Independent candidate, Ashab Uddin of Jiribam constituency is not a non Manipuri and before social boycotting him the civil voluntary organisation should investigate thoroughly regarding the matter said Abdula Pathan, president of Manipur Muslim Welfare Organisation. Speaking at a press meet held at its office, Hatta Minuthong, Imphal east today, Abdula Pathan said that MMWO […]

Check on influx still stands Mum on the deep divide

The stand of the Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) that non-locals cannot and should not contest in the coming Assembly election is a clear indication that the demand to check the inflow of non-local people into the State still stands. With the State Government announcing the creation of seven new districts, the […]

Check on influx still stands Mum on the deep divide

The stand of the Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) that non-locals cannot and should not contest in the coming Assembly election is a clear indication that the demand to check the inflow of non-local people into the State still stands. With the State Government announcing the creation of seven new districts, the […]

Non-locals cannot fight election : JCILPS

IMPHAL, Feb 9 : Unless the issue of implementing the Inner Line Permit system is resolved, non-Manipuris who arrived in the State after 1951 cannot fight the ensuing State Assembly election, stated JCILPS. Speaking to reporters at its office located at Sega Road Konjeng Hajari Leikai, JCILP convenor in-charge BK Moirangcha said that until and […]

Press Release by the JCILPS Convenor B.K. Moirangcha

The Press Release has been issued in Manipuri Language which stated that Non-Manipuri candidates who received ticket to contest in this upcoming #Manipur Assembly Election 2017 should dropped his ticket. And, also asking all the political parties’ leader to include a promise of passing a bill on ILP in their manifestos.

Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown Issues besieging the State

Chief Minister O Ibobi must be a worried man. For all his shortcomings, it has to be admitted that he has his hands full. Just take a look at the reality. The economic blockade is still underway and there is no indication that it will be lifted any time soon. On the other hand, the […]