Question of GST before the people : New tax regime on

It is on, but it is more than clear that to majority of the people, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is more Greek than anything else that the Modi Government has put into momentum so far. How far will it impact on the life of the common people is yet not that clear, for […]

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana launched in State

IMPHAL, Jun 5: Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), one of the schemes taken up by the BJP-led NDA Government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was launched at City Convention Centre, Palace Compound today in the presence of Chief Minister N Biren and DoNER Minister Dr Jitendra Singh. The launching ceremony was organised […]

State Govt glows under ‘MODI Fest’

Chief Minister N Biren Singh today inaugurated a three-day publicity campaign ‘MODI fest’ (Making of Developed India Festival) to mark three years of Narendra Modi Government at the Centre at the Iboyaima Shanglen, Imphal. Highlighting the achievements of NDA Government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister N Biren Singh said that […]

States free to decide on cow slaughters – BJP

New Delhi, Jun 1 :Finding itself in the midst of a storm over the Centre’s order banning the sale of cattle for slaughter, the ruling BJP has displayed flexibility. Admitting that majority of BJP leaders in Meghalaya eat beef, the party has also clarified that it was up to the State Governments to decide on […]

HRA, EEVFAM sniff AR’s hand in May 22 Moreh killing

IMPHAL, May 31 : Rights defenders, the Human Rights Alert (HRA) and Extra-Judicial Execution Victim Families Association Manipur (EEVFAM) have asserted that they share the deeply held suspicion of the community of Moreh that the ‘role of the Assam Rifles cannot be ruled out in the killing of Arambam Shanti.’ A Shanti was killed by […]

HRA, EEVFAM sniff AR’s hand in May 22 Moreh killing

IMPHAL, May 31 : Rights defenders, the Human Rights Alert (HRA) and Extra-Judicial Execution Victim Families Association Manipur (EEVFAM) have asserted that they share the deeply held suspicion of the community of Moreh that the ‘role of the Assam Rifles cannot be ruled out in the killing of Arambam Shanti.’ A Shanti was killed by […]

Veil of secrecy over Framework Agreement Pervading air of suspicion

There must be a reason why the Framework Agreement inked between the Centre and the NSCN (IM) is such a highly kept secret. The BJP, notably Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP National president Amit Shah, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Centre’s Interlocutor to the peace talk RN Ravi have all maintained that the Framework Agreement […]

PMUY to be launched on June 5

IMPHAL, May 30: Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), designed to reduce the emission of harmful gases from using wood, straws, dried cow dungs, charcoal for cooking purposes by households, will be launched in the State on June 5. Under the PMUY scheme, free LPG connection would be provided to women of the below poverty line […]

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India’s longest bridge to mark 3 years in goverment

HIGHLIGHTS – The bridge is capable of bearing the weight of a 60-tonne battle tank – The PM is expected to inaugurate two other projects in Assam – He’s also scheduled to address a public rally NEW DELHI: To mark the BJP-led NDA’s three years in government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated India’s […]

Brahmaputra will gift India its longest bridge tomorrow

Inauguration by PM tomorrow; bridge in Assam will bring Arunachal several hours closer, help Army teams reach border posts faster Sadiya is one of the most disadvantaged places in Assam, a subdivision of Tinsukia bounded by rivers on three sides: Lohit, Brahmaputra and Dibang. On Friday, it will present the neighbourhood with a landmark in […]

Indian dream: Just a Modi-tag?

Samarjit Kambam Persons who create sensations grab the attention of the masses. Likewise citizens of different nations of the world like sensational figures of varying degrees. Experts opined that people of the United States, among all countries of the world tops the chart when it comes to sensation. The Americans are sensation-cravy and anything sensational […]

CM reiterates need for 5 more IRB Bns to Rajnath

IMPHAL, May 18 : Chief Minister N Biren who flew to Delhi yesterday called on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today and put forward some issues of the State which need to be tackled on a priority basis. Speaking to The Sangai Express a well placed source said that the Chief Minister reminded the Union […]

NSCN agrees to ‘shared sovereignty’

HIGHLIGHTS In 2015, the NSCN (I-M) and the Centre signed a ‘Framework Agreement’ in the presence of PM Modi for a final settlement This development comes after 37 years of armed struggle and 20 years of negotiations GUWAHATI: The National Socialist Council of Nagaland, Isak-Muivah (NSCN IM), after 37 years of armed struggle and 20 […]

122nd rank in the list of cleanliness Dirty mind, dirty Imphal

Point taken. This was not the main theme of his address at the centenary celebrations of voluntary organisation, Bharat Sevashram Sangha through video conferencing, but in stating that only Sikkim’s capital Gangtok found a place in the top 50 of clean cities in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hammered home the point that many […]

Have to make NE a gateway for South East Asia : Modi

N Delhi/Shillong, May 7 :Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that the Government has initiated major infrastructure projects in the seven North East States, including investing Rs 40,000 crore to improve the roads and highways, with the aim to make the region a gateway of South East Asia. However, he lamented that “only Gangtok […]

Manipur’s N Biren Singh Calls For CBI Scrutiny Into Previous Regime

IMPHAL: The N Biren Singh government in Manipur has started to work on its key poll promise of probing corruption cases and alleged scams in the state. Quick on the heels of four Congress legislators switching over to the party, the BJP-led coalition government decided to ask the CBI to probe the alleged irregularities in […]

We will have ‘EPI culture’ not ‘VIP culture’: PM Modi

NEW DELHI, Apr 30 :Prime Minister Narendra Modi today coined a new acronym, “EPI” – “Every Person is Important” – which he said will be another signpost of “new India”, a concept he’s been pushing for a while now, along with “digital India”. The PM was referring to his Government’s recent ban of red beacons […]

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 […]

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 […]

Modi to review work of BJP CMs every two months

NEW_DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to review the performance of BJP-ruled states every two months, setting new targets for chief ministers belonging to his party. BJP chief ministers got their first assignment at a review meeting on Sunday, with Modi asking them to push insurance companies for the early disposal of claims. Modi told […]