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EDITORIAL: General Strike

Reports say that a general strike is going on in Imphal Municipal area beginning 6 am of Friday. Except for figuring in most casual manner during chit chats at local tea stalls, no real picture of general strike could be observed in any locality of Imphal. This is not the first time where life goes normal... 

Strike Disrupts Normal Life, No Untoward Incident

A deserted road shows the effectiveness of the bandh. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Mar 10: The ongoing 40 hours general strike called by the MPLF in protest against President Pratibha Devi Singh Patil’s visit to Manipur seriously affected normal life in the State today. However, there is no... 

EDITORIAL: The Other Side Of Boycott

There is a popular joke doing the round, which has assumed greater currency and legitimacy with each passing year and the icing on the top is, the joke is at the expense of the men in uniform, the police and IRB personnel. And the joke perfectly complements their attitude and behavior which in the Meitei... 

MPLF Boycotts Patil’s Visit, 40 Hrs Strike From Midnight Today

IMPHAL, Mar 8: The Manipur People’s Liberation Front (MPLF) has declared that it would boycott the President of India Pratibha Patil’s visit to Manipur, conveyed a press release issued by the MPLF Permanent Body. The MPLF is the umbrella organization of the RPF, PREPAK and UNLF. Towards this end... 

UG Groups Boycott R-Day, Call General Strike

This is the scene that will be seen on January 26. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Jan 21: Together with boycotting the forthcoming Republic Day celebrations, several underground organizations have imposed a general strike all over the State on January 26. A press release issued by the permanent... 

JAC Calls General Strike On Oct 26

IMPHAL, Oct 19: The JAC for Restoration of Railway Line from Jiri to Tupul has decided to call a 24 hours State-wide general strike with effect from October 25 midnight till the midnight of October 26 in case no positive response is forth-coming by October 23 regarding the grievances reportedly highlighted...