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Manipur’s Developmental Projects Get A Boost With Sonia Gandhi’s November Visit

Last month’s visit to Manipur by Congress president Sonia Gandhi has given a boost to the state and the northeast region’s developmental projects. Socio-economic development of the northeast region is on top of the government agenda. In line with this goal, many government-run developmental... 

INTERVIEW: ‘˜Manipur’s Merger With India Was A Forced Annexation’

People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak Politburo member Ibotombi Khuman tells AVALOK LANGER that protracted ethnic infighting has undermined the cause of the Manipur movement There is something wrong with Manipur. Scarcity, rampant corruption and unemployment have led to the hemorrhaging of... 

RK Meghen Rubbishes Arrest Claim

GUWAHATI, Dec. 3: UNLF chairman Raj Kumar Meghen alias Sanayaima told a special court here today that he was detained in Bangladesh on September 29, rubbishing the National Investigation Agency‘s claim that the rebel leader from Manipur had been arrested near Motihari in Bihar on November 30. ‘I... 

Severing All Ties With State Government Still Top Agenda For UNC, Stops Short Of Lim Demand, No Final Say, But Separate UT Or State Mooted

SENAPATI, Dec 3: Thankfully the demand for a Nagalim, which means carving out huge chunks of territories from the neighboring States, particularly Manipur, and bring all Naga inhabited areas under one administrative unit did not surface in the first tripartite talk held today between leaders of the UNC,... 

Meghen Refuses To Budge, Rules Out Talks

GUWAHATI, Dec 3: Chair-man of United National Liberation Front (UNLF), RK Meghen alias Sanayaima was produced in a Special Court in Guwahati today. The Court remanded the militant leader to 13 days with the National Investigation Agency (NIA). According to M Gunedhar Singh, the legal counsel of the UNLF... 

Moirang Rally Against EU-India Free Trade Agreement

IMPHAL, Dec 3: North East Dialogue Forum in collaboration with New Life Foundation today organized a mass rally cum public meeting at Moirang where hundreds of people participated to protest against the proposed EU–India Free Trade Agreement (FTA). The rally cum public meeting was organized in... 

International Day Of Persons With Disabilities Observed

IMPHAL, Dec 3: Like in the past Manipur joined observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities today with State Mission Authority of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and Directorate of Social Welfare Department hosting the event at different venues. The observance hosted by State Mission Authority... 

COTA Ready To Launch Hunger Strike

IMPHAL, Dec 3: In pursuit of their demand for implementation of the 6th Central Revised Pay in toto, the Council of Teachers’ Association (COTA) has decided to launch a relay hunger strike from tomorrow. Speaking to media persons at Modhu Girls’ High School, Keishampat today, COTA member... 

Book Extract: Manipur: Treaties And Documents (1110- 1971)

Manipur, known as ‘Meitei Leipak’ or ‘Kangleipak‘ in the two millennia old Meitei manuscripts had experienced some form of constitutional government under a proto-Constitution in 429 A.D. which was reduced to a final format in 1110 A.D. Constitution entitled ‘Loiyamba Shinyeri’...