Tuesday, July 17th, 2018


Nemcha attends WCD national conference

New Delhi| July 17, 2018 (DIPR): Social welfare minister Nemcha Kipgen stated that Manipur has effectively started implementing the Women Helpline, with nearly 266 cases have received in the past few months where 95% of the cases have been solved since its launch a year back. This was expressed by the minister at the National Conference of Ministers in Charge of Women and Child Development held today at Le Meridian Hotel, New Delhi. Union minister, women and child development (WCD), Maneka Gandhi, minister of state, Dr. Virendra Kumar, ministry of WCDRead More

Right activists protest at CBI office gate

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 17, 2018: Demanding to hasten investigation over fake encounter cases right activists led by Extrajudicial Execution Victim Families’ Association, Manipur (EEVFAM) today protested in front of the gate of the CBI office at Lamphel. The demonstrators hold banner embedded “Punish all the culprits who promote state terrorism” and took out a short rally towards the CBI office gate. President of EEVFAM Renu Takhellambam said, “Why is the state government still supporting Jhalajit?  CBI should immediately start investigation against him.” Akojam Jhalajit, the then additional superintendent of police, Imphal WestRead More

Students burn effigies of Javadekar, Biren and Pandey

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 17, 2018: Volunteers of Democratic Students’ Alliance of Manipur (DESAM) today burnt down the effigies of Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar, Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh and Manipur University vice-chancellor Adya Prasad Pandey in front of Kangla gate demanding ouster of Pandey. About seven DESAM volunteers were injured when police lathi-charged the agitating students. They were taken to Raj Medicity, the same hospital where another seven students were admitted yesterday. The students confronted the police who rushed to disperse them from Kangla gate. After theRead More

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