UNLF Poohs-Poohs Pillai’s ‘Talk Mode’ Statement

Constitutional Divide: RK Meghen (L) and GK Pillai. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL,, Mar 2: Practically echoing the same thought of its chairman, RK Meghen, who is under arrest presently, the proscribed UNLF today stated that the utterances of Union Home Ministry of the Government of India, GK Pillai on the sidelines of a cultural meet at Ukhrul that the outfit was in ‘talk mode’ situation...

EDITORIAL: Shooting In The Dark Or…

Not everyone makes it to the Indian Administrative Service or IAS in short and one needs to be a cut above the rest to crack the three layered process of examination starting from the Preliminaries, Main and ending with the personality test or viva-voce.  This by itself is a tall order but tougher still is the climb up the ladder of bureaucracy, which is a pyramidical structure and it is not a given...

UNLF In Dialogue Mode: Pillai

IMPHAL, Mar 5: Following the arrest of UNLF Chairman RK Sana Yaima and some other top ranking leaders of the outfit some months back, the UNLF is coming forward for dialogue with the Government of India, claimed Union Ministry of Home Affairs Secretary GK Pillai. Speaking to media persons on the sideline of the opening function of Manipur Tribal Cultural Exchange Program at Ukhrul district Hqs today,...

Pillai Gives ‘Good’ Grade To GoI-NSCN (IM) Talks

GK Pillai (right) and DS Poonia (Left) at the Tribal Cutural Exchange Program at TNL Ground. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. UKHRUL, Mar 5: The Union Home Secretary GK Pillai has described progress of the ongoing peace talks between the Government of India and the NSCN (IM) as ‘good’. Speaking to newspersons on the sideline of the Tribal Cultural Exchange Program here today, he said that NSCN...

Pillai Set To Grace Ukhrul With Peace Message

IMPHAL, Feb 27: Union home secretary GK Pillai will be participating in the 2nd Manipur Tribal Cultural Exchange Program 2011 set to be celebrated from March 4-6, 2011, in Ukhrul district headquarters. The cultural fete which is being organized under the theme “enlivening our cultural dynamics” has a stated objective of bridging the bond between various tribal groups of the State of Manipur. Cultural...

Pillai Pledges Tamenglong Village Road Link

IMPHAL, Feb 20: A remote village in Tamenglong district of Manipur has remained inaccessible for as long as memory can recollect. Being cut off from the out-side world had created a fertile ground for the germination of hardboiled militants during the chaotic late 1980s and early 1990s. For L Pabram village located 15 km away from Tamenglong district headquarters, all that is soon expected to change...