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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.... 

Blame The Racists, Not The Victims

In a pathological society where gender prejudices dictate the society’s moral assumptions and perceptions, girl-victims of crimes are often stereotyped and denounced by the society as “cheap” and “loose”. The morbid reaction of male hypocrisy towards the recent racist-murder of late Juliet... 

BJP Decries

IMPHAL, May 26: State Unit BJP has strongly condemned the detention of two BJP workers by the police after the election to the Imphal Municipal Council as well as the threat on a party candidate who contested in the election for the post of Councilor. Addressing a press conference at the party office... 

Cabinet Lines Up Steps To Bell The Cat

IMPHAL, May 16: In a significant development aimed at curbing corruption in high places, a Cabinet Sub-Committee has been formed to record assets of SPF Ministers and MLAs of the ruling coalition. According to an informed source the Committee, headed by Revenue Minister Th Debendra, was constituted on... 

EDITORIAL: Umbilical Cord

Down the years, a political culture has taken such firm roots in Manipur, that there is the growing belief that Manipur can prosper only when there is a friendly Government in Delhi. This is perhaps one of the primary reasons why political parties like the Congress (I), with the odd BJP and the third... 

MPP, BJP, TC Move Closer To Poll Alliance

IMPHAL, Apr 29: Manipur People’s Party (MPP), BJP and Trinamool Congress (TC) have agreed in principle to form a political alliance for the Imphal Municipal Council elections scheduled for May 25. On the other hand, the ruling Congress party has declared that no other party would be able to stand up... 

IMC Polls: BJP Keeps Pre-Poll Pact Option Open

IMPHAL, Apr 28: With the stated objective of saving Imphal city from administrative failures of the Congress party, the BJP State unit has kept open its option to form an alliance with like minded political parties with a view to the forthcoming Imphal Municipal Council (IMC) elections scheduled on May... 

Ibobi Takes Pot Shots At BJP

IMPHAL, Apr 25:  Claiming that the Indian National Congress is a party formed by freedom fighters who struggled selflessly for independence from the British colonial rule, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi has compared the BJP to the proverbial empty vessels making much noise. Speaking at a special program... 

Rope In NIA To Probe Riha Ambush: BJP

IMPHAL, Apr 24: National spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Prakash Javadekar, who arrived here today to over-see the State unit’s preparation for the forthcoming Imphal Municipal Council election, has expressed serious resentment over the SPF Government’s failure to address problems... 

Congress Leader Unmasks Nipamacha

IMPHAL, Apr 22: Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (I) vice president Sagolsem Achouba has claimed that former Chief Minister W Nipamacha Singh has applied for re-entry to the Congress party inspite of going on record to work for the defeat of the national political organization. Interacting with some... 

Stage Set For First Phase Assam Assembly Polls, Baruah’s Threat Hangs Heavy In The Air

GUWAHATI, Apr 3: The stage is all set for the first phase of Assam assembly polls in 62 of the 126 constituencies to be held amid tight security in 13 districts tomorrow. Polling personnel assigned to far-flung areas have already left for their stations since Friday and those near to the district or... 

Campaign For 1st Phase Polls End In Assam

GUWAHATI, Apr 2: The high-voltage campaign for 62 Assembly constituencies in Assam going to the polls in the first phase on April 4 ended here today with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressing two rallies. The campaign was high pitched on the last day despite a bandh call given by the Paresh Barua-led... 

BJP Wants CM To Spell Out Penalty

IMPHAL, Mar 28: Observing that Minister N Biren has been maintaining a stoic silence after his son Ajay had murdered I Roger, BJP Manipur Pradesh has demanded Chief Minister O Ibobi to spell out the punishment that must be awarded to the murderers. Speaking to media persons at his office today, BJP Manipur...