Jiribam police intensify anti-influx drive, dismantles illegal bridge

IMPHAL | Dec 24 : Intensifying its drive against influx of illegal migrants, Jiribam district police today dismantled one unauthorized bamboo bridge built over the river running at inter-state border. The dismantled bridge was constructed over Jiri river at Ningthembam river bank connecting Bakhal of Cachar, Assam with Manipur. The district police also dismantled five […]

Minister Karam Shyam inspects Jiribram FCS godowns

IMPHAL | Dec 12 : Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Revenue, Karam Shyam inspected FCS godowns in Jiribam district during his two day tour from December 10 to December 11. The minister was apprised by the concern officials that acquisition process obstacles and pending court cases have prevented the godowns from […]

Announcements of new districts useless without infrastructure development

IMPHAL | Dec 8: MLA of Jiribam, Ashab Uddin said during first districthood day observation of Kangpokpi and Jiribam held today at Manipur Press Club, Majorkhul that the state had announced Jiribam and Kangpokpi as new districts but the government has underestimated the need for infrastructure development. The observation was jointly organised by Joint Observation […]

Prospect of sustainable development in Jiribam and Pherzawl districts

Lalthangvung Songate Due to rapid depletion of our land resources and environment and slow replenishment of them, Sustainable Development is urgently needed to be taken in our rural development Schemes and for the mitigation of Global warming. By Sustainable Development we mean, Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of […]

5th General Panchayat election Ballot boxes confiscated, re-poll likely in some PSs

Imphal, October 07 2017: Even though the 5th General Panchayat election held today was by and large peaceful, isolated incidents of confiscating ballot boxes marred the election at three polling stations and these polling stations are likely to go for re-poll . Reports received from the State election office recorded 90 per cent poll percentage […]

Illegal migrants stopped at Jiri

Imphal, September 21 2017: Three persons were stopped while trying to enter Manipur via Jiribam district on Thursday, a senior police officer said, adding that 800 suspected foreigners have been stopped in their bid to enter the State, from this district alone, since January this year . Ten persons were trying to enter Manipur but […]

No To Oil Exploration in Manipur

By: Yambem Laba Manipur is said to be sitting on a massive oil belt, estimated at some eight trillion cubic feet and also has huge reserves of natural gas. A good reason for the people to rejoice as when oil starts flowing, it is bound to usher in an era of rapid development and prosperity […]

Next round of tripartite talks : Stand over districts creation

The next round of talk, that is at the political level, is yet to be held but both sides have already stated their stand. To the United Naga Council (UNC), the core issue is obviously the creation of the seven new districts, particularly Kangpokpi district and to a lesser extent, Jiribam district, while on the […]

Legal aid clinic inaugurated at Sejang village and students leteracy club inaugurated at the same day at JHSS

On 28th May, 2017, a Legal Aid Clinic at Sejang Village, Jiribam District, Manipur was inaugurated. The para legal volunteers were also awarded certificates on completion of the induction training programme. The legal Aid clinic was jointly inaugurated by A. Guneshwar Sharma (Registrar General, High Court of Manipur) and R.K. Memcha Devi (Member Secretary. Manipur State Legal […]

Timber smuggling in Jiri worries minister

IMPHAL: Noting that absence of security personnel in the interior pockets of newly created Jiribam district has been giving a free hand to unauthorised timber traders, forest and environment minister Th Shyamkumar has assured that all possible measures will be undertaken for deployment of state forces in adequate strength. Talking to newspersons during inspection of forest offices and out-posts in the district on Saturday, the minister regretted that […]

Don’t endorse Jiribam candidate, says student body Identify the illegal migrants : DESAM

IMPHAL, Mar 19: Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) has warned all political parties against endorsing the successful independent candidate of Jiribam A/C, Asaab Uddin and has demanded every party concerned to find out the true identity of the candidate first. At a public meeting organised at Ibudhou Khamlangba community hall at Sagolband Moirang Leirak, […]

Manipur: A time for Positive Bargaining and Abandoning the Zero Sum Game

v Manipur is a failed state riddled with insurgency, under-development, glaring ethnic divide and gargantuan corruption. From the point of the hill tribes the Government of Manipur has always been valley centric, much like the map of the state, and the hills subsist in oblivion. When the Naga-Kuki clashes rocked the hills in the 90s, […]

Spewing communal venom Need for all to keep sanity

These are trying times and not surprisingly there have emerged a number of civil society organisations spewing venom which have all the potential to pitch fork one community against the other. The decision of the State Government to create the seven new districts may be at the centre of it all, but to many, particularly […]

Democracy’s stake holders

The battle lines are quite sharply drawn this time thanks to the ongoing blockade of Manipur along its lifelines by the United Naga Council, UNC. What otherwise should have remained as a pressure tactics targeted at the government to have its consider a particular viewpoint, the UNC has today managed to reduce the matter to […]

Foundation stones of Makru, Barak bridge laid

Jiribam, Dec 11 : Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari today laid foundation stones for construction of Makru and Barak bridge along NH-37.Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, who reached Jiribam by a helicopter, was accompanied by BJP MP Prahlad Singh Patel, BJP Manipur State president Ksh Bhabananda Singh and Manipur Chief Secretary O […]

CSOs of Jiribam gives warm reception to Hopson Sapam

Jiribam, Dec. 10: The Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) of Jiribam has given warm reception to the newly appointed Superintendent of Police (S.P) Hopson Sapam who was appointed as S.P of Jiribam District after the declaration of Jiribam into full-fledged revenue district. In the reception ceremony the leaders of Civil Society Organisation has garlanded to S.P […]

Sardar Hill amadi Jiribam District sembaga mari leinana United Naga Council (UNC) na November 1 dagi chattharakliba Economic Blockade

Sardar Hill amadi Jiribam District sembaga mari leinana United Naga Council (UNC) na November 1 dagi chattharakliba Economic Blockade asina Manipur gi District singgi phurup kayada khundaminariba miyamda awaba khudong chadaba thokhanbata nattana phurup masel gi marakta lanna unarakpagi amadi phurup masel gi marakta thokhanningdaba thokdok kaya thoklakpa yabagi phibam lakpasida Coalition for Indigenes’ Rights […]

Ethnic divide deliberated upon

IMPHAL, Dec 5: A one-day public discussion programme on the topic “Ethnic Divide– A Challenge to the future of Indigenes” was held today at Manipur Press Club here under the aegis of the Coalition of the Indigenes Rights (CIRCA). The public discussion programme was moderated by MU, Centre for Manipur Studies Prof W Nabakumar. Giving […]

UNC’s total shutdown ends, indefinite eco blockade…

SENAPATI, Nov 2 : Even as the 48 hours total shutdown called by the United Naga Council (UNC) in Manipur ended today, the indefinite economic blockade on National Highways including the ban on the construction of Trans Asian Railways, Jiribam to Tupul and other National projects in all the “Naga territories” in Manipur has come […]

AMUCO supports creation of Jiribam & Sadar Hills dists

The All Manipur United Club Organisation, AMUCO has extended its support to the proposed creation of full-fledged revenue districts of Jiribam and Sadar Hills but with a rider that such creations should not be on ethnic lines. Speaking to the media at a press conference held at its office at Kwakeithel here today, Ph Deban […]