Protest rally staged against gang rape

IMPHAL, Apr 27 : Core Committee Against the Phaknung Gangrape today took out a mass rally in Imphal area demanding exemplary punishment for the 7 persons involved in the April 14 gangrape of two minor girls. The protest march took off from Thangmeiband Khunthokhanbi and passed through Khoyathong, North AOC, Khongnang Anikarak, Dingku Road, Khuman […]

PM reviews highway via video conferencing

IMPHAL, Apr 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reviewed the existing condition of Imphal-Jiribam highway together with Chief Secretary O Nabakishore, officials of National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) and the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) through video conference. After enquiring about the existing condition of the highway, the Prime Minister instructed […]

Mass Rally against Phaknung Gangrape

For the first time in the history of Manipur, mass protest rally took out in Imphal city against the April 14 Phaknung Gangrape on April 27, 2017. Large number of peoples from both valley and hill areas, various Civil Society Organisations, Student’s Body, Clubs took part in the rally which is organised by Core Committee […]

Nagaland’s CM meets Kohima Administration

The Kohima District Administration led by the Deputy Commissioner, Rajesh Soundararajan, IAS called on the Chief Minister, Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsu at the Chief Minister’s Office, Civil Secretariat on 27th April, 2017 and apprised him on the Energy Efficient programme which is under the umbrella of National Programme Ujala. The Chief Minister expressed happiness over the […]

Rs 185 cr package announced for Kpi; DIO, DSWO inaugurated

The New Government Opens Its Door 24X7 To The People: N Biren IMPHAL: Chief Minister N Biren on Wednesday announced an economic package of Rs 185 crore for development works in Kangpokpi district. He announced the package at a felicitation cum blessing ceremony hosted in his honour by Kuki Inpi and CSOs of Kangpokpi district at Brig. M Thomas Ground. Earlier, the chief minister inaugurated District […]

NSCN(K) nexus with Nagaland govt officers? NIA arrests three govt officers in extortion case

KOHIMA, April 26: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested three Nagaland Government officers for providing substantial amount to National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN (K)) by contributing government funds to them in official capacity. The NIA officials arrested Joint Director/DDO, Department of Social Welfare Tulula Pongen, Joint Director/DDO, Department of Land Resources Alienba Pangjung Jamir […]

100 days programme to be set in motion, programmes to be announced soon Chief Minister confident ahead of Panchayat, Lok Sabha polls

IMPHAL, Apr 25: With the BJP-led coalition Government gearing up to announce the programmes it would implement within 100 days in the next couple of days, Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren has asserted that the coalition would not need to go for election campaigns to win the Panchayat and Lok Sabha elections provided the coalition partners […]

PM set to lay foundation stone of Sports University soon Not all Cong MLAs want to dislodge Govt : CM

IMPHAL, Apr 24: Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren has categorically stated that there are Congress MLAs who do not want to dislodge the BJP-led coalition Government. Talking to The Sangai Express over telephone, the Chief Minister, who is currently participating in a NITI Ayog meeting at Delhi, maintained that not all Congress MLAs wish to dislodge […]

Rich tributes paid to Khongjom War heroes

Imphal, Apr 23: Governor Dr Najma Heptulla and Chief Minister N Biren led the people of the State in paying homage to the martyrs, who laid down their lives in the Battle of Khongjom (1891) on Khongjom Day today. The Government of Manipur organised the State-level function at Khongjom War Memorial Complex, Khebaching in Thoubal […]

MLA Joykisan dares BJP over FA

IMPHAL, Apr 22: Asking as to why Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has not been responding to the call of NSCN (IM) that the outfit is willing to come to the mainstream and promote peaceful coexistence, MLA of Thangmeiband Assembly Constituency Kh Joykisan claimed that NSCN (IM) has realised lately that the Government of India has […]

Pep talk delivered on Civil Service Day Don’t just nod ‘yes sir, yes sir’ but explain : CM

IMPHAL, Apr 21: Chief Minister N Biren has categorically instructed civil servants to inform and explain to him about different works undertaken by them rather than just nodding ‘yes sir, yes sir’. The Chief Minister was speaking at the Civil Service Day observed today at the Old Secretariat conference hall today under the aegis of […]

Senior advocate appearing for Manipur accepts lapse on the part of State Govt, SC asks State to suggest names for SIT Military cannot be subjected to FIR for its operations : Army

NEW DELHI, Apr 20 :The Supreme Court today asked the Centre and Manipur to suggest five names each of officials, ex-officials whom they deem fit are suitable for Special Investigating Team (SIT) to be constituted to investigate into the killings in which judicial inquiries have been conducted. The apex Court after perusing the names reserved […]

‘Pao Macha’- Northeast India’s first ever ‘bi-directional & brief’ news app from Manipur!

As technological advancement has taken over the young and old alike, the shift in focus from print to digital media has been gradual yet over whelming. Moreover the dependency on internet connectivity for instant information and the use of WWW(world wide Web) is something that no woman or man has been able to escape. As […]

Sorting Through the Paper Trail of Fake Encounters in Manipur

At the Supreme Court’s asking, a rights group in Manipur is sorting through files pertaining to over 1,528 victims of alleged extra-judicial killings to place before the judges. Imphal (Manipur): What do 1,528 dead bodies look like? Three filing cabinets. In a dimly lit, dusty room in Manipur’s capital, thousands of files sit, marked or […]

VIP culture of beacon lights to end from May 1: Nitin Gadkari

The government has taken the decision with a view to strengthening “healthy democratic values” in the country, he said. Seeking to end VIP culture, the Union Cabinet today decided that beacon light will be removed from all vehicles, including that of the Prime Minister, from May 1. “In a historic decision, the Cabinet has decided […]

Army men involved in extra-judicial killing in Manipur must be punished : SC SC to first probe 3 cases of rape and murder

NEW DELHI, Apr 18 : Rejecting Centre’s plea that cases of extra-judicial killings allegedly by armed forces in insurgency-hit Manipur should not be re-opened as more than a decade has passed, the Supreme Court said that when Bangladesh could prosecute war criminals for atrocities committed in 1971, the Indian Government should also not shy away […]

Militants attack tanker convoy, drivers lodge protest

IMPHAL, Apr 18: Militants attacked a convoy of 47 oil tankers and LPG bullet tankers escorted by a team of CRPF and two oil tankers were damaged. Subsequent upon the attack, oil tanker drivers have launched a cease work strike. Even as a meeting was held between transporters and CAF&PD Minister Karam Shyam later today […]

PM to review Imp-Jiri road

IMPHAL, Apr 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi would personally review work progress of Imphal-Jiribam highway which is being repaired by the National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL). The State Government led by Chief Minister N Biren has already issued strict instruction to make the highway traffic worthy by the end of the current month. […]

Plastic Free Cycle Rally

One day cycle rally take off today under the theme “Let’s make plastic free rivers” on saving the Rivers of Manipur. The cycle rally which was organised by Leipung Wah Entertainment in association with Rivers and Environment Protection Society Manipur began from Yumnam leikai lairenbi lampak than passes through  Heirangoithong, Wahengbam Leikai, Nagamapal along the […]

Minister L Jayantakumar Singh In BJP’s Month-Old Government In Manipur Resigns Over ‘Interference’

HIGHLIGHTS: – Manipur Chief Minister is yet to accept his resignation – Sources: Jayantakumar Singh was upset over suspension of senior official – BJP-led coalition formed government in Manipur less than a month ago GUWAHATI: Within a month of taking charge as Manipur Chief Minister, N Biren Singh and his BJP-led coalition government is facing […]