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Bring Bill To Amend AFSPA: PC

NEW DELHI, Nov 15: A day after a court martial recommended life sentences for five Army men in the Machil fake encounter case, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram Thursday asked the BJP government to bring a Bill to amend the contentious Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act in the Winter session of Parliament.... 

Greenery Drive

IMPHAL, May 13: Giving a boost to the campaign for greenery as a counter measure to the challenges posed by climate change, Andro Assembly Constituency is all set for a massive tree plantation drive. Along with tying up with the Department concerned, one lakh saplings have been taken for planting at... 

Khaidem Mani Lambasts Central Government

IMPHAL, Apr 18: Noted human rights activist Khaidem Mani has lambasted New Delhi accusing the latter of meting out step-motherly treatment on the North East people. Driving home his point, Khaidem Mani said when social activist Anna Hazare fasted for few days the Government of India comfortably obliged... 

Sharmila Indifferent To Delhi’s Indifference

IMPHAL, Apr 12 : Irom Sharmila has termed the attention and acknowledgement extended to the four day fast launched by Anna Hazare while ignoring her more than her 10 years old struggle against the draconian Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, as discriminatory and unfair. “The Government of India may... 

EDITORIAL: Vocal Silence

It could not have been due to sheer ignorance and no it could not have been due to sheer arrogance either, but the silence maintained by the common people of Manipur when the whole country was tuned into the voice of protest led by social activist and Gandhian Anna Hazare for a more effective Lok Pal... 

Zomi Council Felicitates MDCs

LAMKA, Oct 4: The Zomi Council, an apex body of the Zomis on Saturday hosted a path breaking seminar cum felicitation in honor of the district’s newly elected MDCs at Mualnuam village in Thanlon sub-division in their attempt to critically analyze the existing ADCs as a viable local body as well... 

Extension Of Indo-Naga Ceasefire For Clinching A Political Solution

The ceasefire has been extended for another six months w.e.f. 1st February 2006 after four days (28-31 January 2006) of heated and intensive discussions held at a Hotel in the Thai capital, Bangkok. The ceasefire extension has been greeted with appreciation from different political, socio-cultural and...