The Delhi Durbar

One would find it difficult to disagree that Meiteis are great cynics; but one need not be a cynic to be cynical about the fatuous dramas unfolding before our eyes; after all one is made a cynic by the environment in which one has grown up, and Manipur is just that. Now, look at the news: Tripartite talk involving Government of Manipur, United Naga Council and Government of India ‘“ Government...

Of Those Allegedly Discriminating And Of Those Felt Discriminated

Is it because the Northeast people residing outside the region, particularly in New Delhi arming with inferiority complex become touchy, as a fallout of the mindset problem that the mainland Indians are discriminatory in attitude towards the minority North Easterners? I opted for the term mainland Indians as no other appropriate description is available though this term too falls short of giving complete...

Sonia To Inaugurate Ima Markets

IMPHAL, Oct 3: Chairperson of UPA and president of AICC Sonia Gandhi is expected to visit Imphal in first week of November to inaugurate the three market sheds of Khwairamband Bazar as well as the Tribal Market being constructed at New Checkon. Ahead of the proposed visit of Sonia Gandhi to Imphal, Permanent Invitee of Congress Working Committee (CWC) and Manipur in-charge Luizinho Falerio would be...

BRO Sets 2013 Deadline For NH 53

IMPHAL, Oct 3: After getting first hand account of condition of NH-53, Director General of the Border Roads Organization, Lt Gen Mathani has assured that development of the highway would be completed by 2013. An official source informed that the BRO DG arrived here last week and personally assessed existing condition of the Imphal-Jiribam highway. Returning back from the inspection tour, Lt Gen Mathani...