Manipur: A History Of Strife

KS Subramanian was part of an independent citizens’ fact-finding mission to Manipur that presents its findings in the capital on November 23. This article traces the history of violence in the strife-torn state and analyses the deteriorating situation since July 23, 2009 The political situation in the tiny, conflict-affected state of Manipur (population: 2.6 million) in the northeastern region...

IOC Opens Guwahati Office To State Transporters

IMPHAL, Nov 28: With a view to enhance volume of transportation of essential commodities towards Imphal on both NH-39 and NH 53 and also to reduce UG threats/interventions, FCI contractors of the State may obtain and submit transport contract documents at Guwahati. Union Cabinet Secretary KM Chandrasekhar convened a meeting with officials of Northeastern States on Public Distribution System in the...

Mass Transport Mooted To Ease Traffic Chaos

IMPHAL, Nov 28: As long as there is no mass transportation system in the State, the problem of traffic congestion cannot be solved in any effective manner, said DSP (Traffic) Victoria Yengkhom. In an exclusive interaction with The Sangai Express, Victoria noted that  traffic congestion in Imphal city became a serious problem with multiple rise in the number of light motor vehicles particularly passenger...

MANIREDA Project Covers Thanlon

IMPHAL, Nov 28: For the first time, six remote villages under Thanlon sub-division of Churachandpur district have been provided electricity through harnessing of solar energy, thanks to the Remote Village Electrification Program of Manipur Renewable Energy Development Agency (MANIREDA). Under the program being sponsored by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India, MANIREDA provided...