UNC to lift blockade tonight; UNC leaders to release unconditionally  

Tripartite talk has resulted to lift the 139 days old economic blockade which has been imposed by the United Naga Council agitating on the issue of creation of new districts. The Tripartite began this morning participated by the representatives of the government of India, Govt. of Manipur and the representatives of the United Naga Council at DRDA hall of Senapati district head quarter. Govt. of Manipur is represented by Addl. Chief Secretary, Suresh Babu and Commissioner (Home) Radha Kumar while the government of India is represented by Joint Secretary, MinistryRead More

High Court orders over blockade

Manipur High Court has again given directives to the central and the state authorities to carry out the directives given by the court for smooth passage of essential goods carriers. Following the failure to carry out the courts order to open the blockade along the National Highways in Manipur, the court has again given directives to the secretaries of ministry of defence, ministry of road transport and highways, ministry of home affairs as well as the secretary of state’s consumer affairs, food and public distribution to carry out the directivesRead More

Citizens committee resolve to approach UN

The citizens committee has resolved to approach the Special Advisor to the UN secretary general on the responsibility to protect and to rescue the people from the impact of the economic blockade. Ex chief minister Radha Binod Koijama who is the chairperson of the committee and addressing the reporters at his resident in Imphal said considering the inability and lack of willingness of both the centre and the state governments to carry out their respective responsibilities to end the hardships and sufferings of the people due to the economic blockadeRead More

Black marketers sell petrol in open

Petrol are widely sold in open with no restriction along the Imphal road sides while almost all the petrol pumps are shut down impacted by the ongoing indefinite economic blockade called by United Naga Council. People depend on the black marketers to refuel their vehicles at the rate of Rs. 120-150 as the few oil pumps opened today were reserved for some government departments and school van service providers. People say they have to face engine broke down problem if they refill their vehicle at lesser price than Rs. 150Read More