Friday, February 24th, 2017

 

Pledge to safeguard territorial integrity

Political parties’ representatives (candidates) today pledged to safeguard the territorial integrity of Manipur by opposing the demand of Ngalim or a separate Naga Land after they are powered to represent the people of Manipur. Number of candidates who are contesting the assembly elections today signed the “Pledge to the People of Manipur” initiated by the United Committee Manipur (UCM) and the Committee of Civil Societies Kangleipak (CCSK) Manipur. The two organisations launched the campaign demanding disclosure of the framework agreement between the govt of India and NSCN-IM and asked theRead More


Chief Secretary urges the transport ministry for immediate response

Chief secretary O. Nabakishore Singh today officially appealed the centre to take immediate necessary action to ensure improvement of the road and bridges on NH-37 in order to prevent the worst scenario of cutting off the State from supply of essential commodities to the State. Nabakishore Singh today sent a letter to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways concerning the connectivity problem when the NH-2 connecting Nagaland and Imphal has been cut off due to the economic blockade imposed by the United Naga Council. The letter mentioned that theRead More


Only the people of the state can solve its problems: Ibobi

Chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh today appealed all the insurgents groups to help unite the people to live happily as brothers in the state by forgiving and forgetting the past errors. Ibobi Singh was addressing a public gathering at the flag hoisting ceremony of Victor Keishing who is contesting on Congress ticket at Phungyar constituency of Ukhrul district in the ensuing assembly election. Saying that there are numbers of both hill and valley based insurgent groups in the state and hard to recognise all, the chief minister appealed all theRead More


Security measures beef up ahead of Modi’s visit

Security measures have been beefed up ahead of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Imphal which is boycotted by CorCom (Coordinating Committee of six insurgent groups). Narendra Modi is visiting Imphal tomorrow to take part BJP’s election campaign rally at Langjing Achouba ground in Imphal West. The CorCom had announced to impose public curfew from 6:00 am tomorrow which would remain effective until the Prime Minister leaves the state. As a part of the security measures taken police today conducted a cordon and search operation and house to houseRead More


Luwangpokpa Trophy 2017

Tiddim Road Athletic Union pull off 7 wicket win over Yaiskul Athletic Club in the MCA T-20 Luwangpokpa Trophy 2017 played at Luwangpokpa Cricket Stadium. Chasing a meagre total of 56 runs set by Yaiskul team, Tiddim Road reached the target easily losing 3 wickets from 11 overs. Tiddim batsman Priyojit Singh struck 21 runs while Karnajit Singh got 14 runs  and Rinju remain unbeaten at 11 runs. Yaiskul bowler Jemson claimed a hattrick. Earlier, Yaiskul Athletic Club in theirs inning managed to put up a paltry 56 runs forRead More


AMFA Senior Women’s Football League

Manipur Police Sports Club drubbed Youth Welfare Club, Langthabal by 11-0 goals in the opening match of the 8th AMFA Senior Women’s Football League for BM Singh Trophy 2017 played at Artificial Turf, Khuman Lampak. Manipur Police team who had many international player in theirs rank including striker Ng.Bala and O.Bembem, faced little resistance from Youth Welfare team, who was at the receiving end in the match. Manipur Police scored six goals including an own goals in the first half period. A.Sakhitombi Devi topscored for Manipur Police with four goalsRead More


Najima Bibi ready to serve anyway

Najima Bibi who is the first woman Muslim contestant in the history of Manipur state legislative election dares to face any consequences to serve the people to get their rights to life. Najima said it is realised to indulge in the political issues after engaging in social issues. I decided to contest in the election so that I could serve the people better after I represent the people, added Najima. Yes, I was prohibited to fight in the election, however, as the law of the land and the customary lawRead More


Sharmila’s PRJA launches election manifesto

Rights crusader Irom Chanu Sharmila’s People Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA) has today launched its election Manifesto consisting of ten promises at Manipur Press Club in Imphal. Sharmila said her first priority will be repeal of the draconian law—Armed Forces (special powers) Act by lobbying with the people’s representatives of other states where the army act has been imposed and together table the issue in the parliament. The manifesto which listed the repeal of the army act includes vowed to other nine other promises as establishment of Lokayukta and anti-corruptionRead More


Congress declares vision document of BJP as bamboozle

Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee president T.N. Haokip today declared that the Vision Document of the BJP was meant to bluff the people and it cannot be a manifesto when the points in the vision document are baseless. Any vision document is not a legal document, said Haokip the Manipur CCP president. The congress has published its achievements of the last 15 years and released Manifesto that has proper plans and survey. However the vision document of the BJP is to bluff the people of the state, added Haokip. Talking toRead More


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