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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
India's Ajay Jayaram caused an upset, while P.V. Sindhu had an easy start, though Saina Nehwal, H.S. Prannoy and the doubles pairs exited the Badminton Asia Championships on the opening day here on Wednesday.
Acclaimed Indian goalkeeper Subrata Paul was on Tuesday provisionally suspended after failing a dope test but has vowed to prove himself innocent by going for the confirmatory 'B' sample test.
All eyes will be on women's singles specialists P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal as they carry India's hopes in the Badminton Asia Championships, starting here at the Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium on Wednesday.
AFTER his epochal visit to Ukhrul district on April 11, during which Rs 201-crore development package was announced, chief minister Nongthombam Biren seems to be striking the right chord in winning the hearts of the hill people and regaining their trust upon the new government, if one takes into account of the overwhelming response generated from the people of Kangpokpi district on Wednesday.
TO the political detractors, the Ministry of tribal affairs’ move for instituting investigations to establish whether or not funds allocated for various welfare projects of the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes communities were judiciously utilised, could ostensibly be not only to uncover subversive activities, if any, but also to actually harass and undermine those with differing views.
THOUGH the government think tank NITI Aayog’s vision for convenient subsistence to all the citizens by ensuring them houses with proper toilets, vehicles, regular power supply and even the luxury of living in air conditioned homes with digital connectivity in 15 years is worth appreciating, such a long term vision would be akin to mocking those who are currently enduring a wretched lifestyle.