Also nail those who gave the order : SC cracking the whip

Focus should be on those who gave the orders to kill, in addition to those personnel who were just following those instructions. Nobody would fault Executive Director of Human Rights Alert, Babloo Loitongbam for airing this line of thought more particularly in the aftermath of the explosive confession of former Head Constable of the Manipur […]

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 […]

Yet another day of boycott on Republic Day Refusing to address the issue

Another Republic Day has come and gone. Yet another day of deserted streets with people preferring to stay inside the safe confines of their homes instead of taking the risk of stepping out. The same old story and there is no indication that things will see a change in the near future. Those who grew […]

Eight blasts in Assam, Manipur cannot mar people’s R-Day spirit

GUWAHATI: Eight low-intensity blasts, triggered in quick succession by the militants, rocked Assam and Manipur on the Republic Day. No casualties were reported. The explosions, however, could not dampen the spirit of people, who came out in large numbers to celebrate the occasion. Earlier, several insurgent groups of Assam, Manipur and Meghalaya had jointly appealed […]

Assam Rifles conducts Security Meet

6 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) organised Security Meetings at Canchipur in Imphal West district and Lilong in Thoubal district on 15 January 2017. The meets were attended by Village Headmen, Society Leaders, Local Club Secretaries, Village Pradhans, Youth Club Presidents and Meira Paibis. The Assam […]

No political speeches at R-Day functions

The chief electoral officer, in view of the ensuing assembly elections, has issued code of conduct for the political functionaries regarding the Republic Day celebration as per the guidelines laid down by the ECI. A release said there is no objection to central ministers, chief ministers, ministers in the States to do the honours in […]

Varun Nepram from Manipur Leading Boys’ NCC at 65th Republic Day, 2014

Varun Nepram (in red dress and holding staff), S/o Dr. Sanjib Nepram & Dr. (Mrs) H. Rajshree, a resident of Sagolband Sayang Road, Imphal is leading the Boys’ NCC Band Contingent at the 65th Republic Day Celebrations, 2014 at New Delhi. … Continue reading