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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... 

FACTYCM Petitions Manmohan

IMPHAL, April 25: Federation of All Tribal Youth Club, Manipur (FATYCM) has petitioned Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on April 23, accusing the State Government of Manipur of exploiting the tribals of their rights “against the spirit and letter of the Constitution” of the country. The reshuffling... 

AZSU Submits Memo To Prime Minister

IMPHAL, Apr 21: All Zeliangrong Students’ Union–Assam, Manipur and Nagaland (AZSU–AMN) has refused to step down from its aggressive position of seeking the removal of 11 Assam Rifles from Zeliangrong areas. A memorandum to this effect has also been sent to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his... 

BRICS Works For Shared Prosperity

The BRICS mechanism is not in competition with other mechanisms. It is open, transparent and inclusive and will always follow the principle of consensus building. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives at the Phoenix Airport in Sanya, China on Tuesday to attend BRICS summit. In the past decade, the BRICS... 

EDITORIAL: Defending A Lost Cause

It is expected of the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, to come to the rescue of his fellow colleagues in Government, not only in the Congress but also in the parties which are partners in the UPA Government, whenever they find themselves at the receiving end of the Opposition parties, but there is... 

Barua-Rajkhowa Gulf Not That Unbridgeable

ULFA’S elusive self-styled ULFA commander-in-chief Paresh Barua now seizes every opportunity that comes his way to stay in the public eye and also make his outfit’s presence felt. On 28 March, the day Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was to arrive in Guwahati for an election campaign, Barua loyalists... 

Stage Set For First Phase Assam Assembly Polls, Baruah’s Threat Hangs Heavy In The Air

GUWAHATI, Apr 3: The stage is all set for the first phase of Assam assembly polls in 62 of the 126 constituencies to be held amid tight security in 13 districts tomorrow. Polling personnel assigned to far-flung areas have already left for their stations since Friday and those near to the district or... 

Cong Puts Up A Brave Front In The Face Of ULFA Threats

GUWAHATI, Mar 27 : The ruling Congress today said the party is not scared by any threat from Paresh Baruah faction of ULFA and announced the visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and other important Congress leaders to the State to canvass for party leaders in the coming... 

Honorable Solution To ULFA’s Issue On PM’s Lips

Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh. NEW DELHI, Feb 16: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said his Government was serious about finding out an “honorable” solution to the vexed ULFA problem but refused to fix any time-frame for it. Singh said the dialogue process between the government... 

Red Carpet Welcome For Swu, Muivah At Delhi

Isak Chisi Swu and Th Muivah with their wives at a civic reception. NEW DELHI, Jan 23: Hundreds of Nagas in Delhi gathered today evening to welcome the arrival of Chairman of the National Socialist Council of Nagalim Isak Chishi Swu, who was accompanied by his wife. He was also flanked by the NSCN (IM)... 

None Dropped, No Fresh Face, Handique Stripped Of Mines

NEW DELHI, Jan 19: No Minister was dropped but there were major changes in portfolios in the reshuffle of the Union Cabinet today which saw S Jaipal Reddy getting Petroleum, Praful Patel moving to Heavy Industries, Kamal Nath to Urban Development and Murli Deora to Corporate Affairs. The exercise, described... 

Meghalaya Chief Minister To Complain Against Agatha

Agatha Sangma (File Photo) SHILLONG, Jan 12: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Wednesday said he would register his complaint with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh against union Minister of State for Rural Development Agatha K. Sangma for trying to disturb the fragile law and order situation in riot-hit... 

Ibobi Singh Government Deludes AICC

‘India now seems to be a beautiful radiant bride. There are so many bridegrooms always around’. This was a lovely compliment from the Russian Ambassador to the rising India which is visited by the leaders of the most powerful countries of the world ‘“ the American President, the...