Peoples Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA) has promised to work on the core issues plaguing Manipur like AFSPA, corruption, ILP and development of self-sustainable economy.
Deeply concerned over immense hardships caused to people due to indefinite economic blockade imposed since November 1 last, Governor Dr Najma Heptulla appealed to the UNC to consider lifting the blockade at the earliest.
Expressing confidence that Congress party would emerge successful in the upcoming Manipur Legislative Assembly polls, Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president TN Haokip has predicted that the party would have at-least 40 seats out of the total 60.
No political party other than BJP could transform Manipur, stated Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal while urging the public to strengthen the saffron party in the state so that it could usher in changes like the way it had done in Assam during a short period.
Observing that youths in the state are addicted to enjoying themselves by partying, organising feast, concerts and Thabal Chongba while neglecting major issues like economic blockade, ILP issue, Naga Accord etc, League of Indigenous People’s Uplifment (LIPUL), Uripok Khoisnam Leikai has imposed restrictions on organising Thabal Chongba programme ahead of Yaoshang festival.
Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh said on Tuesday that he was ready for tripartite talks with the United Naga Council (UNC) to end the crippling three-month-long economic blockade.
Despite tall claim of chief minister O Ibobi Singh bringing significant development in Thoubal during the past 15 years, villagers in remote areas of the constituency are yet to see any sign of development till date.
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Matt Renshaw and Mitchell Starc struck half-centuries as Australia attempted a late recovery on the opening day of the first Test against India at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Thursday.
Imphal Riding Club (IRC), K&MMRS and Khurai Polo Club (KPC) all made light work of their opponents in the 7th 57 Mountain Division Polo Tournament on Wednesday. IRC inflicted a 7-0 thrashing on Chingkheihunba Polo Club-A as L Abinath made the most of the game, scoring five goals.
Yumnam Sitaljit Singh was crowned Junior Mr India in the 7th Junior/Masters/Physically Challenged/Senior Women’s Body Building/Senior Men’s Sports Physique/Senior Women’s Sports Model National Body Building Championship that concluded at Indore, Madhya Pradesh, on February 19.
AMID campaigns to make the education sector ‘disturbance-free zone’, reports of private educational institutions in Kangpokpi district deciding to remain shut for an undisclosed period over monetary demand served by armed organisations is nothing less than an anti-thesis to the efforts for ensuring that the future pillars of the society are not deprived of their fundamental rights.
TWO state security force personnel sustaining injuries when unknown militants ambushed the security convoy of deputy chief minister Gaikhangam on Wednesday, when the latter was en-route to his native village in Tamenglong district, suggests that the Manipur assembly elections will be far from being a peaceful, not to speak of being a free and fair democratic exercise as envisioned the Election Commission of India.
WITH the last date for withdrawal of candidature ending on Monday and 200 candidates remaining in the fray for the 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly elections, the stage is finally set for the crucial polls, which many consider will see a bitter contest amongst established political parties as well as newly floated entities.