Monday, August 27th, 2018


CBI submits charge sheets against two policemen

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 27, 2018: Charge sheets against two state police personnel were submitted today by the special investigation team of CBI, Imphal in connection with the alleged fake encounter case, killing one individual at Naoremthong Khullen Leikai on the wee hour of June 28, 2011. The two police personnel are inspector, Sagopam Ibotombi, 36, son of late S. Dono Singh of Ningthembam Mayai Leikai, Jiribam and rifleman, Ajay Prakash, 34, son of Hemnath Thakur of 1st MR Bapupara. The charge sheets were submitted against the two individuals followingRead More

Rights activists meet governor

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 27, 2018: A 12-member delegation comprising Extra Judicial Execution Victims Families Association,Manipur (EEVFAM), Human Rights Alert (HRA), JPE, Apunba Manipur Kanba Ima Lup (AMKIL), Tammee Chingmi, Nupi Samaj, UMO, Nongpok Leirgak Apunba Lup and Nanchup Imptal Arunba Mera Paibi Lup met Manipur governor  Najma Hegtulla. The delegation apprised the governor of the inordinate delay in the CBl’s further investigation concerning the 23 July 2009 fake encounter in particular and the other fake encounter cases of Manipur in general.  Chungkham Taratombi, who was also part of theRead More

BJP has new partner NEIDP

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 27, 2018: BJP legislature leader and Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh  today declared that BJP will go together with ‘North East India Development Party (NEIDP) for the 2019 Lok Sabha election. Biren was addressing a news conference at the Darbar Hall of the chief minister’s Bungalow in presence of health minister L. Jayantakumar of National People’s Party and members of NEIDP led by its president-in-charge Elangbam Brojendro among other BJP members. In view of preparation ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha, BJP has been looking for allyRead More

Hunger Marchers’ Day recalled for self reliant Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, August 27, 2018: All Manipur Students’ Union today observed 53rd Hunger Marchers’ Day to commemorate those demonstrators who died on this day in the hands of armed forces in the hunger march during artificial famine in Manipur in 1965. The student body cautioned the state government to launch agitations if the government fails to supply fertilizers to the farmers at subsidised rate. “Making fertilizers unavailable to the farmers is a monopolistic way of the nobles to fill their pockets. The fertilizer is available in the market at theRead More

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