Friday, January 11th, 2019


Four injured in police clash

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 11, 2019: At least four persons were injured in a police clash at Khwairamband Bazar in Imphal today during agitation against passing of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. Two agitating students (boys), one agitating woman vendor of Ima market and a street vendor boy were injured in police action in Imphal city. They were rushed to hospital. Volunteers of several student bodies initiated the rally and tried to throng at the chief minister’s secretariat. They were stopped before reaching the gate of governor’s bungalow. They turned backRead More

Myanmar-India business summit held

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 11, 2019:  Myanmar-India business summit and trade fair was today held at town hall of Sagaing, Myanmar organised by consulate general of India, Mandalay and Sagaing district chamber of commerce and industry. About 7 stalls of Manipur and 30 stalls of Myanmar were opened in the trade fair. A Manipur traditional dance was also performed on the occasion. Sh. Shamu, President, Indo-Myanmar Association said Indo-Myanmar Association (IMA) was established in 1995 and registered in 2003 under the Manipur Societies Registration Act, 1989 (Manipur Act No. 1Read More

Manipur Muslims Welfare Organisation burn citizenship bill copies

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 11, 2019: Members of Manipur Muslims Welfare Organisation today burnt copies in front of its office here to protest against the passing of the bill. “We fear that the bill has invited the people of North East region to revolt for a separate nation in order to save the indigenous people of the region from extinction.  India government should note this,” said president of the organisation Abdula Phundreimayum. The bill is a big threat to the existence, culture and identity of the native peoples of theRead More

Left coordination committee protested against bill

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 11, 2019: The Left Coordination Committee, Manipur today organised a protest meeting at Irabot Bhawan complex in Imphal and took out a rally in the city demanding withdrawal of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Left Coordination Committee, Manipur is comprised of CPI, CPI (M), RSP and Forward Block. The committee is joining the people in the region to protest against the bill. The issue came up while we have been facing problem of influx. What will be fate of Manipur and North East, said L. Sotinkumar,Read More

MPCC demands special Assembly session over citizenship bill

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 11, 2019: Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee has demanded to immediately call a special Manipur Assembly Session to take a decision and oppose the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The issue of citizenship bill is not only the concern of Congress party and it should be discussed in the House, former chief minister and Congress Legislature Party leader Okram Ibobi Singh said. Once the citizenship bill becomes a law it will give a huge blow against the original settlers of Manipur as it is a boundary stateRead More

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