Sunday, March 26th, 2017

 

General strike cripples normalcy; CM refutes DESAM

Seventeen hours general strike imposed by Democratic Students’ Alliance Manipur has affected normalcy in Imphal with closure of business establishments and transport services while chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh refuted the demand of the student body as unreasonable. DESAM imposed the general strike since yesterday midnight protesting against allocation of portfolio of parliamentary secretary (Minority and MOBC, commerce and industries) to Jiribam representative Ashab Uddin. The student body demanded to withdraw the portfolio from the Jiribam representative and opposed against the alleged inclusion of a non-indigenous people of the stateRead More


Territorial integrity will be protected at any cost: CM Biren Singh

Chief minister Ningthombam Biren today assured of safeguarding the territorial integrity of Manipur unaffected by the framework agreement signed between the Naga militant group, NSCN IM and the government of India. “Territorial integrity is important than my soul; as a chief minister I will protect the territorial integrity of Manipur at any cost. It is my commitment” said Biren Singh. Biren Singh said the central leaders had made a clear cut clarification after the NSCN IM leader Thuingaleng Muivah had asserted of possible Naga Integration as par the framework agreement.Read More


Plea to unveil framework agreements

Communist Party of India (CPI), Manipur State Council has urged the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to disclose the contents in the framework agreement signed between the NSCN IM and the government of India. The CPI unit had submitted a memorandum to the Prime Minister yesterday to give clarification on the claim made by NSCN (IM) general secretary Th. Muivah that the agreement recognises Naga integration. The memorandum stated that it was quite contrary to the statement of Modi that assured the integrity of Manipur during his election campaign in ImphalRead More


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