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Sops To MLAs: Take Loan, Get It Waived

IMPHAL, Mar 24 : The Salaries and Allowances of Members of the Legislative Assembly (Manipur) 19th Amendment and Validation Bill 2011 which will waive the loans taken by expired, former or sitting MLAs/Ministers was passed by the State Assembly today. The Bill also encompassed the points already approved... 

O Joy Reminds Duty Of Ministers

IMPHAL, Mar 17: ‘‘If you are a Minister, be a good Minister instead of just acting, and if not suitable to the post, then resign’’, the fire brand Opposition MLA O Joy has stated in the Assembly today. Putting up a token cut motion during the discussion on the demands of Council of Ministers... 

House Passes Legislative Council Motion

IMPHAL, Mar 11: A private member resolution moved by veteran MLA O Joy and MLA RK Anand to lobby at Delhi and mobilize support for establishing a Manipur State Legislative Council under Article 169 of the Indian Constitution was passed by the State Assembly today. Raising the private member resolution,... 

Opposition For Patil’s Address To Assembly

IMPHAL, Mar 10:  Drawing the attention of the Chief Minister, who is also the leader of the House, Opposition leaders have put forward the proposal that the President of India Pratibha Devisingh Patil addresses the ongoing Budget session of the State Assembly so as to give the members the opportunity... 

Discussion On Governor’s Address To The House, No Mention Of Drug Menace, Says Joy

Veteran Opposition MLA O Joy. IMPHAL, Mar 9: Drug addicts are also among those who are responsible for disturbing the law and order in Manipur. But the address of the Governor has made no mention on the issues related to the youth of the State who are the future pillars, Opposition MLA O Joy has pointed... 

CM Chastises Assembly Staff, Says… Assembly Has Been Made A Mockery

IMPHAL, Mar 9: ‘‘The Assembly session has been made a mockery’’, an angry Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh has stated when one of the clerks came inside to hand over a note while the question and answer session of the Assembly was in progress. In the incident took place while the Chief Minister was... 

Decipherable By-Poll Lessons

The recently concluded by-election to Konthoujam by-election is rather interesting for it is the first time the ruling Congress party bit the dust in four by-elections during the 9th State Assembly. In the previous three by-elections, Congress candidates recorded convincing victories, if not at ease.... 

Hemochandra Irengbam Elected Speaker Of Manipur Assembly

IMPHAL, Dec 23: Following the withdrawal of nomination papers by MLA Nandakumar Laishram, Hemochandra Irengbam has been unanimously elected to the post of Speaker un-opposed. Deputy Speaker and Speaker in-charge, Lokeshore Th issued a formal declaration in this regard in the State Assembly this morning. Just... 

Hemochandra Certain To Get Speaker’s Post

IMPHAL, Dec 22: Congress MLA Irengbam Hemochandra, elected from Singjamei Assembly constituency is all set to be appointed to the vacant post of Manipur Legislative Assembly Speaker. Hemochandra is most likely to be elected to the post of Speaker unopposed and this would be formally announced by the... 

On Resignation Of Seven Naga MLAs

The move of the seven Naga MLAs who have tendered their resignation is a self inflicting penance rather than a positive exercise of their democratic rights as people’s representatives if the present quandary is not elevated. It is open ended. Ever since their resignation bid, it was left to the...