The call : Separate administration for tribals : Essence of CCpur MoU

What were the main features or rather the gist of the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Churachandpur JAC and the State Government that brought to an end the stand off that festered from September 2015 till the signing of the MoU on May 10, 2017, after the BJP led Government came to power. This […]

CCpur JAC, Mizoram bodies call for separate administration of Zo people ; Campaign held in Delhi to air demand

Imphal, July 16 2017: Leaders of several organizations from Mizoram and leaders of the Joint Action Committee Against Anti-Tribal Bills (JAC-AATB) are now camping in New Delhi for “a separate administrative set up for the tribal people of Outer Manipur including the Zo (Chin-Kuki-Zomi/Mizo) descendants of southern Manipur” . Mangchinkhup, one of the leaders in the […]

July 10 tripartite talks postponed

Senapati, July 08 2017: The much hyped tripartite talks involving the United Naga Council (UNC), the Central Government and the State Government on the district creation issue scheduled earlier for July 10 at Ukhrul have been postponed. Sources said that the talks will be held after four or five days days . According to sources, […]

Manipur State Rural Livelihoods Mission Signs Mou With M/S Apollo Medskills

Imphal, July 5, 2017 (DIPR): The Manipur State Rural Livelihoods Mission signed the first Memorandum of Understanding for implementation of the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) with M/s Apollo Medskils Ltd in the presence of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Shri Thongam Biswajit Singh today. The MoU was signed inside the New […]

Tripartite talks scheduled on July 10

SENAPATI, Jun 28 : The tripartite talks involving the United Naga Council (UNC), the Government of Manipur and the Central Government on the district creation issue will be held on July 10 at Ukhrul district headquarters. Sources from the UNC disclosed to Newmai News Network that Government representatives informed the UNC leaders this afternoon that […]

Tripartite talks likely this week

SENAPATI, Jun 19: A one month’s time frame to hold tripartite talks on the district creation issue involving the Manipur Government, the United Naga Council (UNC) and the Central Government lapsed today. The tripartite talks could not be held due to some ‘unavoidable reasons’, according to sources. It is expected that the talks are likely […]

Next talk should be held by June 19 : UNC

Newmai News Network SENAPATI, Jun 9: With just 10 days to go for the deadline of the one month’s time within which the ‘tripartite talks’ on the district creation issue was agreed upon to be held at the political level, the United Naga Council (UNC) today asserted that there should be a ‘time frame’ for […]

Tribal “martyrs” laid to rest, finally

CHURACHANDPUR | May 24: The last rites of the eight tribal martyrs was done today at the Khuga Dam near the old helipad and the longest preservation of eight dead bodies of about 632 days at the morgue of Churchandpur District Hospital came to an end with their burial. The burial was done in accordance […]

“Tribal martyrs” burial

Information and publicity wing of the Joint Action Against Anti-Tribal Bills (JACAATB) announced the plan for burial of the “tribal martyrs” on May 24. CHURACHANDPUR | May 21 : Information and publicity wing of the Joint Action Against Anti-Tribal Bills (JACAATB) announced the plan for burial of the “tribal martyrs” on May 24. It was announced […]

Stop all admn work in new dists : UNC

SENAPATI, May 19 : During today’s tripartite talk on the district creation issue, the United Naga Council (UNC) demanded from the State Government of Manipur representatives to put “in abeyance” the new district creation order. The UNC team insisted that no visible administrative works other than developmental works should be taken up in those areas […]

Finally, State Government inks MoU with CCpur JAC Last rites of bodies by May 25, ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each agreed upon

IMPHAL, May 10 : Nearly two years after Churachandpur erupted in protest against the three Bills passed by the State Assembly to check inflow of non-local people on August 31, 2015, the State Government inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Joint Action Committee Against Anti-Tribal Bills at Churachandpur today. Accordingly it was agreed […]

Next round of tripartite talk UNC awaits Govt move

SENAPATI, Apr 23 : Tripartite talks involving the United Naga Council (UNC), the Government of Manipur and the Central Government could not be resumed as planned on the district creation issue. In the last tripartite talk on March 19 in Senapati it was agreed upon that the “next round of tripartite talks will be resumed […]

Rs 294 lakh granted to Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research, JMI for research and upgradation

The North Eastern Council (NEC) has sanctioned a grant of Rs 294 lakh for the upgradation of the Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research (CNESPR) in Jamia Millia Islamia under an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the two sides. The Shillong-based NEC, which comes under the Ministry of Development of North East […]

VC signs second pact to modify first

Manipur University teachers demand Prasad’s removal. The Manipur University vice-chancellor Aadya Prasad Pandey signed one more Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with another group of student organisations, the second such agreement in two days. Yesterday the VC signed the first agreement with All Tribal Students Union Manipur, Democratic Students Alliance of Manipur, All Naga Students Association, […]

MU adopts amended central admission reservation norms

The Manipur University will now adopt the Central Educational Institution (Reservation in Admission) Act 2006, as amended in 2012, with immediate effect, implementing 31 per cent for ST, 2 per cent for SC and 17 per cent for OBC. The vice-chancellor of the university Adya Prasad Pandey and Registrar Th. Shymkesho today signed a Memorandum […]

Economic Blockade & Its Drama

The United Naga Council has imposed yet another economic blockade along the national highways. This time the blockade is against the ‘lopsided’ decision of the state government to create Sardar Hills and Jiribam districts. Interestingly, the state government has not till date come out with any official statement regarding the creation of the district. Though […]