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Manipur: How To Kill A Highway

The malaise in Manipur continues to undermine Manipur’s ethnic equity and economic development- including the promise of hydrocarbons and minerals. Image Credit: Google Maps. The highway and its hinterland have more sinister applications than micro-politics and emotions run amok. Malaise de Manipur,... 

Forest Cover Has Shrunk By 100 Sq Kms: FSI

IMPHAL, Sep 21: According to a biennial report of the Forest Survey of India (FSI), the State’s forest area has shrunk by 100 sq kms. Meanwhile, experts have warned that water shortage would grow more and more corresponding to the degree of deforestation. A barren hill side which has been burnt (Image... 

Land Take Over Slur On AR, Chandel Erupts

IMPHAL, May 19: Shops downed shutters, educational institutions and Government offices remained shut and vehicular movement decreased as citizen volunteers enforced a 12-hour bandh in Chandel district today. The bandh call given jointly by Anal Naga Taangpi (ANTA), Anal Students’ Union and Anal Women... 

BRIEF NEWS: March 16, 2011

Hemochandra notch up a first : Throwing open the doors of the Assembly to young students. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. Speaker wins young students’ hearts IMPHAL, Mar 15: In a special arrangement taken up by Speaker I Hemochandra, students have been allowed to observe proceedings of the ongoing... 

No CRA In Chandel: Kuki Chiefs

IMPHAL, Mar 13: Kuki Chiefs’ Associations of Tengnoupal AC president TL Holkhokhai Haokip, Kuki Chiefs’ Association Chandel AC president Tolkhothang Khongsai and Kuki People’s Forum spokesperson Robert have categorically stated that there is no organization by the name of Civil Rights Alert in... 

BRIEF NEWS: February 24, 2011

Hovercrafts arrive The hovercrafts procured from the US to flush out UG from Loktak Lake at the Toubul VDF post. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Fed 23: To flush out UGs from Loktak Lake, Hovercrafts would be inducted in the counter-insurgency operation from next month, SP of Bishnupur district K... 

Government Apathy Writ Large In Tengnoupal Block

SDO Office functioning from a rented accommodation. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Feb 11:  Whether it is apathy or irresponsibility, most of the Government offices located in Tengnoupal Block of Chandel district do not have their own buildings. While the SDO and BDO offices are being run in rented... 

Villagers Pledge To Fight For Justice

IMPHAL, Feb 11: Fighting on with grits and determination against alleged Government apathy to their water plight, Thungcheng Youth Club (TYU) of Chandel’s Thungcheng village has expressed incidence of grubby nexus between Government engineering officials and Chairman of the area chief association. HT... 

Water Problem Besieges Tengnoupal

IMPHAL, Feb 5: Despite being blessed with many natural water sources/streams, the people in Tengnoupal village of Chandel district continue to suffer from shortage of water as the Government has not initiated any project for drawing up or storing water for use by the people. The Government may have set... 

HC to DC Chandel: Honor MsDP Beneficiaries

IMPHAL, Jan 17: The Imphal Bench of the Guwahati High Court while acting on a writ petition regarding actus reus by public officials has directed the Deputy Commissioner of Chandel district to honor the beneficiaries of centrally sponsored scheme’“ MsDP’“as required by law. In 2009-09,... 

Forum Lambasts Chandel DC

IMPHAL, Jan 10: All Tribal Chiefs and Public Grievances Forum, Chandel (ATCPGFC) has strongly decried Chandel Deputy Commissioner H Deelip for his alleged negligence and ignoring the people of the district in different development sectors. The forum warned that it would take up democratic forms of agitation... 

Manipur: The Economics Of Disruption

Afflicted with multiple insurgencies for the past 46 years, Manipur remains the most violent State in India’s troubled Northeast, with all its nine Districts marred by varying degrees of extremist activities. The civil administration has ceased to deliver even rudimentary services of governance... 

Power Of Community Media: Remote Village Gets Healthcare

A community video has helped over 500 people in a remote village of Manipur in North East India get healthcare for the first time. An India Unheard video by Daniel Mate, our correspondent from Chandel district of Manipur has inspired a local organization Burning Voices to donate a carload of lifesaving...