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Drill On To Study Assets Of Ministers, MLAs

IMPHAL, May 31: At the instruction of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs, the first meeting of the Cabinet Sub-Committee, which has been set up to look into the assets and liabilities of the Ministers and MLAs in the SPF Government, was held today. The Union Home Ministry has also expressed its keenness... 

EDITORIAL: Grassroots Politics, Decentralization Of Power

Power and authority to the grass root is undeniably one of the more favored slogans of a democracy and while no one can justifiably contest the merit behind the philosophy of disseminating power to the grass root level, this comes with certain riders, as evidenced in the institution of local self Governments,... 

Cabinet Lines Up Steps To Bell The Cat

IMPHAL, May 16: In a significant development aimed at curbing corruption in high places, a Cabinet Sub-Committee has been formed to record assets of SPF Ministers and MLAs of the ruling coalition. According to an informed source the Committee, headed by Revenue Minister Th Debendra, was constituted on... 

Ex-UG Leader Talks Politics

IMPHAL, May 15: Making a promise to the people of the Assembly segment, MI Khan, a former leader of a UG group who has stepped into the mainstream politics, has assured that Keirao Assembly Constituency would be developed to a level of an exemplary model Assembly segment. Speaking at a simple function... 

BRIEF NEWS: May 15, 2011

Locals banish incestuous couple IMPHAL, May 14: A case of incestuous relation, 53- year old man, who is related as a grandfather, has reportedly gone hiding along with a 33-year maiden. Denouncing such relationship, which is considered to be against social mores, the local residents have decided to banish... 

BRIEF NEWS: April 25, 2011

Clarification IMPHAL, Apr 24: Apropos to the news item under the caption, ‘Tamenglong Court inauguration,’ which appeared in the April 24 issue of this paper, it is hereby clarified that the Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court and his entourage stopped at Noney for a tea break and to refresh... 

NSCN-IM Humiliating GoI, Charges O Joy

IMPHAL, Apr 22: If NSCN-IM was behind the Riha ambush of April 15 on MLA Wungnaoshang Keishing which claimed the lives of eight people, the rebel outfit was openly humiliating the Government of India with which it is under a dialogue process to work out a solution, asserted MLA O Joy. Speaking at the... 

CM Warns Against Pocketing PCI Funds

IMPHAL, Apr 21: Stating that any Minister should resign from their respective post immediately if they were found pocketing the fund provided by the Planning Commission of India for the developmental activities of the State, Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh has maintained that he would do the same and resign... 

Tangkhul Bodies Resent, Flay Media

UKHRUL, Apr 18 : The Tangkhul frontal organizations have strongly resented the April 15, 2011 ambush laid on the Phungyar A/C MLA Wungnaoshang Keishing at Riha village while urging media houses to abstain from publishing ‘baseless’ news. In a press release made available to The Sangai Express, the... 

Ambush Death Toll Rises To 8, State Mourns

CM leads others in paying homage to victims killed in the ambush. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 16: The death toll in yesterday’s am-bush by unidentified armed gunmen on MLA of Phungyar Assembly Constituency Wungnaoshang Keishing and his convoy party has risen to eight with one more injured... 

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... 

Integrity Call

IMPHAL, Feb 28: MLA Doukhomang Khongsai has exhorted village chiefs of Saikul area to safeguard the integrity of Manipur, and also to work in the interest of Manipur. A felicitation function to mark completion of four years as MLA of Saikul AC was held today at the MLA’s Lamphel quarters today. Rev... 

Trinamool Congress MLA Elect Felicitated

IMPHAL, Feb 25: Manipur people’s Party (MPP) president Dr Nimaichand Luwang has stated that hectic efforts are being made for formation of north East Political Front. Dr Luwang asserted that objective for floating the Front, a conglomerate of different political organizations in the north East region,...