Scientific Perspective: Manipur CM Biren’s Controversial Speech at Madhavpur fair, Gujarat on Krishna, Rukmini and India’s North-Eastern region

By: Raghu Ningthoujam, Scientist Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO); Alumni of IISc Bangalore, IIT-Guwahati, DM College of Science Imphal Manipur CM Honorable Sri.N Biren Singh said that by “marrying Rukmini, Krishna had bound the Northeast with…

Identification & assessment camp

IMPHAL, Jan 3: Relief Centre for the Welfare of Differently Abled Persons, Manipur under National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities, Secunderabad, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment will be organising a one-day Identification & Assessment Camp GM Hall on January 11.
The centre appealed to all the mentally retarded persons in the State to take part in the camp by bringing disability certificate, income certificate, Aadhaar card and four passport photos.
In the camp, Manipur State Legal Services Authority and State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities will distribute booklets of Mental Health Act and PWS Act, 2017 to the participants.

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NPF suspend and dissolves

On the recommendation of the Disciplinary Action Committee (DAC) for dissolution of 10 (Ten) Assembly Constituencies and suspension of 4 (Four) Assembly Constituencies for supporting dissident MLAs and involving in anti-party activities. Now, Therefore, as authorised by Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu, the President of the Naga People’s Front, Vide Notification Dated Kohima the 4th July 2017, I, […]

Public Meeting on ‘NO TO OIL EXPLORATION’ in Manipur On 7th June, 2017 at Phalang Village Urkhul District

The Public meeting was organized was jointly organized by People’s for Human Rights and Climate Change, Manipur, Phalang Village Women Society, Youth Club Phalang Village Youth Club and Phalang Village Authority, Urkhum District Phungyar Constituency on 7th June, 2017 at Phalang Village Community Hall. The Meeting was attended by Mr. Moses Jojo Headman of the […]

Rise of Hindutva in North East: RSS, BJP score in Assam, Manipur but still untested in Arunachal

Editor’s note: In the first of a two-part series Firstpost analyses the rise of the BJP in North East India and the role its ideological parent RSS might have played in this new political trend visible in the region. Linked to the rest of India by the Chicken’s Neck, or the Siliguri Corridor in West […]

Street View of Kangla, sacred place of Manipur

Manung Kangjeibung, Kangla Shree Shree Govindajee Temple Lord Iputhou Nongda Leireng Pakhangba Temple, Kangla Kangla Sha (Statue of mythical dragons), Kangla Musuem at Kangla Boat House, Kangla Samadhi of Maharaja Bodhachandra, Kangla Nungjeng Pukhri A…

NE India important part of 2nd World War reconciliation process: Hiramatsu

New Delhi, Mar 24: Northeastern India, especially Manipur and Nagaland, with the region’s many remnants of 2nd World War, is an important part of the reconciliation process between Japan and Britain, Japanese Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu has said. Hiramatsu, who has visited Manipur, Nagaland and Assam in the recent past and is planning to […]

BJP names N Biren as Chief Minister-designate of Manipur

By: Wahengbam Rorrkychand Nongthombam Biren Singh, MLA of Heingang A/C has been named as leader of BJP legislative party today during a meeting held at Classic Grande, Imphal. During the meeting, Union Minister, Piyush Goyal said that Biren has been named as the leader of the BJP legislatures, his name was proposed by Th Bishwajit, […]

Old faultlines, new crisis

By A Bimol Akoijam The violence that erupted in Manipur on December 18 is unfortunate. However, the events were not unexpected. For a long time, there has been simmering anger against the “economic blockades” on the national highways imposed by tribal bodies such as the United Naga Council (UNC). The present blockade enforced by the […]

Manipur Blockade: United Naga Council (UNC) to intensify economic blockade

The United Naga Council on Wednesday decided to intensify the ongoing economic blockade in Manipur. UNC has imposed an indefinite blockade since November 1 in protest against the State government’s plan to create two new districts. The Naga outfit has ignored appeals from all sections, including church leaders, to call off the agitation. The State […]