Tuesday, July 31st, 2018


First ever death sentence to Rapist in Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 31, 2018: For the first time in the history of Manipur court awards death sentence to a rapist when a district court announced hang till death penalty to a 21 years old man for rape and murder of a 4 years old girl three years ago. Special judge POCSO, Senapati, A. Noutuneshwari Devi, today announced the judgment a day after R. David son of Ngounirang was convicted under section 6 POCSO Act and 302 IPC for committing the crime. Terming the case rarest of the rare theRead More

Local residents and politicians join varsity protest

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 31, 2018: People including veteran politicians on Tuesday took out a protest rally near Manipur University to support the varsity community’s demand for ouster of vice-chancellor Adya Prasad Pandey from the varsity. Veteran Politian Okram Joy who left BJP and his colleague N.Mangi Singh joined the rally that marched from Kakwa to varsity gate in Canchipur here to join the varsity community who are undergoing relay hunger strike at the varsity gate, where a public meeting was also held. Pandey is denied by teachers, students, staff of theRead More