PPCM objects ST demand for Meiteis

Imphal, November 03 2017: Reiterating their objection to the demand for enlistment of Meitei/Meetei in the ST category, the Protection and Preservation Committee Manipur (PPCM) today submitted a memorandum to Chief Minister N Biren. Speaking to media persons at their Wahengbam Leikai office today, PPCM convenor Nongthombam Bimol pointed out that Manipur has a written […]

ATRPFM against demand to include Meiteis in ST list

Ukhrul, November 01 2017: The All Tribal Rights Protection Forum Manipur (ATRPFM) has strongly opposed the move and demand of the Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee (STDCM), Manipur to include the Meiteis in the ST category. ATRPFM president Sanjoy Jajo in a statement said that despite stiff opposition from the tribal community, the ST demand for […]

CM’s referring of Meitei ST demand to ST Commission is ultra vires

Ningombam Bupenda Meitei This writing of mine, which could also be perceived as a personal opinion, is indeed a matter of public importance. It is to present a constitutional argument on the basis of the statement made by the incumbent Chief Minister of Manipur in the ongoing Manipur Legislative Assembly’s session. The statement of the […]

ST status for Meiteis can be recommended after report from MSC for ST : Biren Respect elected Members: CM to bureaucrats

Imphal, August 02 2017: Chief Minister N Biren has categorically stated that bureaucratic officers who do not respect elected Members of the House nor pick up phone calls made by elected Members cannot be pardoned. During question hour today, Opposition Member N Loken today demanded reshuffling/replacement of the bureaucratic officers of Bishnupur district on the […]

STDCM demands to include Meitei/Meetei under ST Category

STDCM na Manipur gi Meitei/ Meetei meeyamga loinana yelhoumee Meitei/Meetei busu Indian Constitution gi Article 342(1) gi makhada yelhoumeesinggi list oiriba Scheduled Tribe ki list ta yaohallu amadi yelhoumee oibagi Constituional safeguard piyu haina State govt amadi Central govta taksinduna Lakli. Indefinite economic blockade amadi Assembly election nachingbana maram oiduna ehou asi matam khara tapthaduna […]

STDCM speaks out against content in book

IMPHAL, Sep 27: The Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee Manipur (STDCM) has strongly condemned the allegation made in a book released recently which said that the campaign for enlistment of Meitei in ST category is spearheaded by Manipuri compradors like retired army personnel. Speaking to mediapersons at Manipur Press Club here today, STDCM general secretary Col […]