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 […]

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 […]