Monday, January 14th, 2019


MPP protests against Citizenship bill

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 14, 2019: Manipur Peoples’ Party (MPP) today took out a rally in Imphal protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 passed in Lokshabha on January 7. MPP president Oinam Jugindro Singh said MPP always stands against the controversial bill. The bill should not be accepted by Rajya Sabha. It will give a huge blow to the indigenous people of the North East states as the bill seeks to legalize shelter to the non-indigenous people from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh. The rally led by Jugindro was setRead More

150 acre plantation destroyed

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 14, 2019: Poppy plantation of about 150 acres which would yield 1500kg of opium was destroyed during the poppy destruction drive at Changshang village, Kangpokpi district today. The destruction of the poppy plants was conducted by a joint team of NAB, NCB, Imphal East district police, Kangpokpi district police, 7 MR, forest department and SDC Kangpokpi led by ASP, NAB. A total of about 300 personnel including women police participated in the poppy destruction drive.

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