Friday, February 8th, 2019

 

Relay hunger strike against bill continues

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 8, 2019: Thangmeiband United Club (TUC) and Meira Paibi today continued its relay hunger strike opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Protestors blocked the Assembly road for some hours. It was taken up upporting the movement of Manipur People Against Citizenship Amendment Bill (MANPAC) which announced to continue the movement by blocking various roads in turns. The western side of the Assembly road was blocked by the agitators in the afternoon till about 4 pm. Later the agitators chanted slogans, ‘down down BJP’, ‘go back BJP’, ‘long liveRead More


Search operation after blast, UNLF claims

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 8, 2019: Following twin blast that occurred yesterday evening at Imphal Pologround cordon and search operation was conducted at the periphery area of pologround. The blast injured three Assam Rifles personnel and one civilian. Today at about 6 to 7.30 the search operation was conducted by combined team of Imphal West police commando and 6AR. During the operation about 320 persons including male and females were verified. Out of which 11 persons who failed to bring out their identification documents were detained and handed over to City PoliceRead More


Manipur government opposes citizenship bill: Biren

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, February 8, 2019: Manipur chief  minister N. Biren Singh said his government strongly opposes the bill until a clause is inserted in the bill that Manipur will not be affected by it or Northeast region will be exempted under the bill or assent is given to Manipur People’s Bill at the earliest. Biren was speaking at the loan distribution to fish farmers held at chief minister’s secretariat today. He mentioned that the people’s apprehension over the citizenship Bill is genuine. He clarified that the government is withRead More


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