State observes 19th Dark Day

Commemorating the day when Manipur lost its freedom to the British colonial force on April 27, 1891, International Peace and Social Advancement (IPSA) observed the 19th Dark Day (Amamba Numit) at GM Hall, Thursday.

‘Still loyal to Congress despite CM Biren being my father-in-law’

Maintaining that all Congress MLAs should not lose heart over the inability of the party to form the government, Congress MLA of Sagolband AC RK Imo appealed to all his party colleagues to stick to the party and remain united.

WESEA cannot be converted into battle-ground: RPF

In the wake simmering tension between India and China over the past few weeks particularly after spiritual leader Dalai Lama’s Arunachal visit, the proscribed Revolutionary People’s Front (RPF) has asked India not to convert WESEA region into a battle-ground.

Safeguards for indigenous people assured

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday assured a delegation of the All Assam Students' Union (AASU) that the spirit of the Assam Accord would not be allowed to get diluted at any cost and the government is committed to provide Constitutional and economic safeguards to the indigenous people of the state.

MLA Joykisan dares BJP to accomplish task which Cong failed to execute

BJP which had criticised former Congress government of not being able to perform any commendable work during its rule should now perform all works which Congress had failed to do since BJP is now ruling both at the centre and the state, Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee president and MLA of Thangmeiband AC Th Joykisan has exclaimed.

PREPAK remembers Patsoi firing incident

Recalling the April 26, 1980 firing incident at Patsoi Langing Khunou wherein CRPF personnel killed four innocent people, which the proscribed People's Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (PREPAK) has been observing as Indian Colonialism Resist Day, a PREPAK statement issued by its secretary in-charge of publicity and propaganda Leibakngakpa Luwang said such inhumane activities of Indian security forces spur rebel movement in the region.

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No forcible land acquisition for market projects: Shyamkumar

Kwakeithel, Kongba Keithel to get facelift under central scheme

Along with laying the foundation stone for reconstruction of Lamlong Keithel, which is not just one of the most important markets in Imphal East district but also closely associated with the history of Manipur, MAHUD minister Th Shyamkumar has informed that the old market sheds at Kongba and Kwakeithel would also be given a facelift under the Scheme of 10 per cent Lump Sum Provision for the benefit of North Eastern Region of the Ministry of urban development.

Broader outlook essential to fuel development: Letpao

People from various communities joined a mass rally against the Phaknung gang-rape incident of April 14 on Thursday. Later, they convened a public meeting at Khunthokhanbi Shanglen, DM College campus and adopted various resolutions.

2 BRTF labourers killed in attack, IEDs explode

Two BRTF labourers, including a driver, were killed in an attack by armed persons suspected to be underground cadres while two Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) exploded on Saturday at two different places in the state.

Modi to review work of BJP CMs every two months

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.

Centre okays scheme houses for state

Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation has sanctioned 1,00,537 more houses for urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) with an investment of Rs 4,200 cr taking the total investment so far approved to Rs1,00,466 cr.

JAC demands priority on completing Mapithel dam

There should be no official process to commission the Mapithel dam as there are pending constructions of various components in addition to continuous seepage of water from underneath the earth dam, said chairman of JAC Mapithel Dam Downstream Affected People, Yumlembam Thoiba. S

Mass protest rally against gang-rape today

Core Committee against Phaknung Gang-Rape will organise a mass rally cum public meeting on Thursday at 9 am at Ima Khunthokhanbi Shanglen, DM College Campus.

Bail applied for six minor accused

Families of the six minor accused in the Phaknung gang-rape case have filed bail applications for their wards to the Juvenile Justice Board Imphal East on Wednesday.

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