A requiem to Rishang Keishing Cutting across political lines

Condolence messages from the who is who of the country. Cutting across political parties. The President of India, the Prime Minister, Governors, Chief Minister of Manipur, AICC president all have condoled the death of veteran political leader Rishang Keishing and this should underline the point that to many he was not just a Congress leader […]

NSU site and undue communal overtones

The NDA Government led by BJP finally tabled National Sports University (NSU) Bill 2017 in the Lok Sabha on August 10. Although the project has been delayed for quite a long time, it has finally taken a step forward. NSU is a prized trophy collectively won by the consistent, excellent performance of State players at […]

Demand in Parliament for repeal of AFSPA in North East

New Delhi, July 23 2017: A demand was made in the Lok Sabha yesterday by a Congress member for repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) from North Eastern States like Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland . Congress member Ninog Ering also took a dig at the Government for its “agreement” with NSCN(I-M) militant […]

Sikkim: Ex-CM mortal remains arrives home; State Holiday declared on Wednesday

17 Jul,Gangtok (IPR) : A meeting of the Members of the Sikkim Legislative Assembly was convened by Chief Minister Shri Pawan Chamling here at the meeting hall of Sikkim Legislative Assembly  today to offer heartfelt condolence on the untimely demise of former Chief Minister of Sikkim Shri Nar Bahadur Bhandari. The Chief Minister along with […]

Nagaland: DAN Chairman appeals and tenders policy

I am constrained to issue this press statement in the interest of the DAN coalition as the DAN Chairman or as a Member of the Legislative Assembly, or in any capacity as a concerned citizen. In the hope of reconciliation and to further strengthen the DAN alliance, the Chief Minister along with the Legislators and […]

Nagaland: Congress leadership ate own vomit: NPF

The Congress party is hell bend for leather to show the discerning public its fantastic ignorance of the Indian parliamentary norms and procedure by calling the present Chief Minister as “unmandated” when the 60-member House has endorsed his leadership. The Constitution provides that an unelected member can head the House/ Parliament provided he/ she gets […]

New Nagaland party formed

A few NPF legislators in the 60-member house are expected to join the new party, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), formed by NPF rebels believed to be close to former chief minister Neiphiu Rio. Differences within the ruling Naga People’s Front (NPF), an ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party, has led to the formation of a […]

Niti Aayog for simultaneous Lok Sabha, Assembly polls from 2024 Prime Minister Modi, President Mukherjee back stand

New Delhi, Apr 30:The Niti Aayog has suggested a synchronised two-phase Lok Sabha and Assembly polls from 2024 so as to ensure minimum ‘campaign-mode’ disruption to governance. Outlining the details, the policy think-tank has said implementing the proposal may necessitate “a maximum one-time curtailment or extension of some State Assemblies”. It has made the Election […]

Niti Aayog for simultaneous Lok Sabha, Assembly polls from 2024 Prime Minister Modi, President Mukherjee back stand

New Delhi, Apr 30:The Niti Aayog has suggested a synchronised two-phase Lok Sabha and Assembly polls from 2024 so as to ensure minimum ‘campaign-mode’ disruption to governance.
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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 […]

Rijiju details cases against NE folks in Delhi

NEW DELHI, Mar 21 :As many as 704 cases of crimes against people hailing from the North East were registered in Delhi in last three years, Lok Sabha was informed today. Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said that in 2014, a total of 282 cases of crimes against people from the North East […]

Jaitley introduces note ban Bill in Lok Sabha amid TMC opposition

New Delhi, Feb 3 :Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday introduced a bill on demonetisation in the Lok Sabha to formally make the banning of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes a law. The Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Bill, 2017, seeks to replace the ordinance on demonetisation promulgated by the government in December […]

Live Feed: Union Budget 2017-2018

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union budget 2017-2018 in Lok Sabha today. This is the fourth budget by the Narendra Modi government. Jaitley said the demonetisation move by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8, 2016 will not have a lasting impact on the economy. Jaitley also announced that the budget allocation for welfare […]

Professor Gangmumei Kamei passes away

Imphal, Jan 5: Prof. Gangmumei Kamei passes away today at his residence at Majorkhul, here in Imphal. He is a member of the Indian Council for Historical Research (ICHR) by the HRD Ministry, Govt. of India and as member of the Regional Planning Body, the North Eastern Council (NEC) under the aegis of the DoNER […]

Representation of Women in Peace Negotiation Bill 2016 submitted to Parliament of India

13 December 2016, New Delhi – On the commemoration of historic Nupi Lan or Women’s War of 1904 and 1939 held on 12 December at Constitution Club, Members of Parliament gave assurance to work to include history of Nupi Lan in history books, ensure women in decision making. Manipur Women Gun Survivors Network is also […]

Repeal AFSPA : Dr T Meinya in LS

IMPHAL, Aug 4: Lok Sabha MP Dr T Meinya has demanded the Centre to repeal AFSPA, 1958. Speaking at the Lok Sabha today, the MP said that Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on fast since November 2000 as a mark of protest against AFSPA, has announced her decision to end her fast on August […]

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AFSPA will remain in Manipur : Rijiju

NEW DELHI, Aug 3 :Replying to an unstarred question in the Lok Sabha Tuesday posed by CN Jayadevan, Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju blamed the Manipur Government for continuation of AFSPA in the State. He said that AFSPA is reviewed periodically and objective assessment of ground situation is made in consultation with […]

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India – 2012 Presidential Poll: Sangma’s Numerical Equations

The numerical calculation of possible votes for 2012 Presidential candidate and the former Lok Sabha speaker, P A Sangma, seems to be at bleak to make him the 13th President of India. In a surprise move, earlier on Wednesday, Sangma quit the Nationalis…