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Sharmila Campaign To Journey From Srinagar To Imphal In September- Activists, Writers, Institutes Close Ranks

IMPHAL, Jul 4: As part of the Save Sharmila Campaign, an unprecedented nation-wide march from Srinagar to Imphal would be undertaken in September. Human rights activist and journalist Mohammad Tanver Iqbal has stated that many people remain unaware of Sharmila’s unsurpassed grit and determination because... 

BRIEF NEWS: May 22, 2011

NSCN (I-M) cadres IMPHAL, May 21: The five NSCN (IM) cadres arrested by troops of 5 Assam Rifles from Senapati have been reportedly handed over to leaders of social organizations yesterday late in the evening. According to a source, troops of 5 Assam Rifles arrested the five NSCN (IM) cadres from Monday... 

EDITORIAL: Delhi To Imphal

Times, they are a changing, so goes one of the unforgettable lyrics penned by Bob Dylan, who is a poet, song writer, musician and entertainer rolled into one and with this in mind it is not hard to put one’s finger on the finer nuances and essence of the observation, ‘the only constant in life is... 

MANITRON Mired In Promotion Scam

IMPHAL, Jan 30: Serious irregularities have been detected in upgrading of post and promotion in MANITRON allegedly involving Managing Director of the Public Sector Undertaking (IAS) R Sudhan. According to an informed source, the Managing Director, in August 2010, without knowledge or approval of the... 

Judges For I/E, I/W, Two PPAs Appointed, Dept To Wield 2003 Electricity Act, Power Dept Rolls Up Sleeves For Crackdown

Tough call as linemen have to decide which ones are genuine customers. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Jan 21: A day after a Division Bench of the Gauhati High Court issued a notice of motion returnable within four weeks to the Government of Manipur for erratic power supply to the genuine and authorized... 

Tribal Museum: A Treasure Trove In Shambles

The pathetic state of the Tribal Museum. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Jan 19: Like the proverbial Kangkha Thang, the one and only Museum in Manipur, where scholars can come and conduct research studies on the various tribes living in the State, remains locked most of the time, its immense potential... 

Manipur Govt. Directed To Set Up Child Rights Commission

IMPHAL, Jan 15: A division bench of Gauhati High Court, Imphal Bench comprising Chief Justice Madan Bhimarao Lokur and Justice Asok Potsangbam has issued a directive to the Government of Manipur to set up a State Commission for Protection of Child Rights under the provisions of Protection of Child Rights... 

Inaction On Manorama Case Flayed

IMPHAL, Jan 11: Decrying the alleged failure of the Government of Manipur to act for the last seven years even after the personnel of 17 Assam Rifles involved in the brutal rape and murder of Thangjam Manorama have been identified, woman activist K Taruni has warned that the Government should not take... 

Street Vendors Mount Pressure For Plot

A woman vendor selling flowers at Khwairamband Keithel, Imphal. Image Credit: The Sangai Express. IMPHAL, Jan 8:  While welcoming the welfare measures for street vendors being initiated by the State authorities, Roadside Vendors’ Welfare Association and Khwairamband Keithel Street Vendors Co-ordinating... 

Transporters Call Off Strike

IMPHAL, Dec 27:All contentious issues regarding increment in transport charges for transporters engaged in transporting petroleum products to Manipur have been resolved at a meeting held on December 24 at Classic Hotel between IOC officials headed by NEISO General Manager A Pandian and petroleum pro-duct... 

Sweet And Bitter Taste Of CWG, Delhi For NE Girls: Glory Inside Stadium, Exploitation Outside, Church Leaders Discuss Human Trafficking Issue, 273 Kids From State Rescued In Last 2 Yrs

IMPHAL, Oct 5: Concerned over the rising trend of human trafficking, especially kids from the remote tribal villages on false promises of providing better education facilities, a consultation meet on the matter was held here yesterday under the joint aegis of All Manipur Christian Organization (AMCO)...