Wednesday, January 9th, 2019


Students outburst against citizenship bill

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 9, 2019: Democratic Students Alliance of Manipur (DESAM), demanding the Manipur government to declare its stance over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 and pressing to oppose it, demonstrated a rally at Sagolband street in the heart of Imphal. Police stopped the rally from proceeding further in the city. DESAM vice-president, N. Edison said the bill is a venomous bill to eradicate the indigenous people of the North Eastern states. The student body warned that it is ready to launch a movement demanding political autonomy of the NorthRead More

NEIDP protests against citizenship bill

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 9, 2019: North East India Development Party (NEIDP) members staged a sit-in at Sagolband Tera Bazar road opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 participated by large members of the regional party. Vice-president of NEIDP Sapam Kunjakeswor Singh said once the bill becomes a law the people of the North East will become minority. Despite of political difference we all need to fight together, he added. He said the bill was passed in haste yesterday in Lok Sabha and it will take the future or Manipur toRead More

Congress plea to rise together against citizenship bill

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 9, 2019: Congress Working Committee member of All India Congress Committee, former president of Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee and former deputy chief minister Gaikhangam has appealed all to together rise up and strongly prevent the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016 from becoming a law. He said the citizenship amendment bill is a draconian bill and it is unfortunate that the BJP led government is trying to pass the bill. The government is ignorant of the consequence before the bill becomes a law. “Then what will happen toRead More

Biren assures not to disappoint people

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 9, 2019: Manaipur chief minister N. Biren Singh assured his government will never disappoint the people’s trust to the government and will not act against the aspiration and wishes of the people while assuring to protect the indigenous people of the state at any cost. Considering the recent developments and people’s protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill in the entire Northeast India, the government is holding a series of meeting since yesterday, Biren said. The chief minister was attending the observance 185th death anniversary of Maharaj GambhirRead More

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