Delhi Admits Meghen In Their Custody, NIA Sends Official Notification To State

IMPHAL, Nov 30: Either bowing to the growing pressure or realizing it was a misadventure, Delhi today admitted that RK Meghen, Chairman of the UNLF, is in their custody, but it came coated under the Great Dhaka Conspiracy, with the Government of India claiming that he was picked up from Chhattauni village in Motihari district, Bihar by a team of the National Investigative Agency (NIA) agents. According...

India Trying A Repeat Of 1949: UNLF

IMPHAL, Nov 30: Asserting that the stoic silence maintained by Dhaka and Delhi on the status of RK Meghen, the proscribed UNLF today claimed that it is yet another ploy of India to re-enact the 1949 episode, wherein Maharaja Budhachandra was forced to sign the Merger Agreement under duress. Referring to the intimation sent by the chairman of the Bangladesh Communist Party to its Indian counterpart...

‘˜HIV/AIDS Need High Level Intervention’

IMPHAL, Nov 30: In order to effectively check the spread of HIV/AIDS in Manipur, Ministers, MLAs and other higher officials of the Government need to be convinced first, secretary of Manipur Legislators’ Forum on HIV/AIDS (ML-FA) and MLA of Oinam A/C Dr I Ibohalbi has stated. Speaking as chief guest at the one-day constituency level convention on HIV/AIDS organized jointly by MLFA and Kuki Students’...

Government-UNC Talks On December 3

IMPHAL, Nov 30: A tripartite talk involving the Government of Manipur, United Naga Council (UNC) and Government of India is set to be held at Senapati on December 3. Informing this, a statement issued by the publicity wing of UNC said that the Government of India has responded with a proposal for tripartite talk of the Government of Manipur, UNC and Government of India to the memorandum submitted to...

Idea Of India As A Nation

However uncomfortable it may be, it is time, Delhi, Imphal and the people of India confront the question of whether the idea of India as a Nation has succeeded or not. History tells us that the India we know today was inherited from the British Raj and there was no such entity, either politically or socially, known as India before the East India Company and later the British crown subdued one kingdom...

Government Rules Out Revoking AFSPA In North-East India

NEW DELHI, Nov 30: Government today ruled out revoking the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act from “some” of the North-Eastern States in the wake of the security situation there. Minister of State for Home Affairs Mullappally Ramachandran stated this in reply to a question in Lok Sabha. The members of the House had asked whether the government was contemplating withdrawing...