MPP Opposes Nephiu Rio’s Visit

IMPHAL, May 27: Manipur People’s Party (MPP) has opposed the proposed visit of a Naga People’s Front (NPF) delegation led by Nagaland Chief Minister Nephiu Rio to Senapati district headquarters tomorrow to formally launch the Manipur unit of the party and called for putting an immediate end to the membership drive of NPF in Manipur. Addressing a press conference at the office of MPP here today,...

MPP Seeks Clarification From CM

IMPHAL, Apr 26: Referring to the BJP spokesperson’s allegation that an ‘extremist group named Cabinet has emerged in Manipur’, the MPP has sought an explicit clarification from Chief Minister Okram Ibobi who is heading the SPF Government. Speaking to media persons at their office this afternoon, MPP president in-charge Y Mangi pointed out that the Cabinet is directly responsible for administration...

MPP Gives Clean Chit To Chaoba

IMPHAL, Mar 31: Clarifying that there is no question of the Central Committee of MPP, which is the highest decision taking body of the party, deciding to expel former Union Minister and advisor of the party Thounaojam Chaoba as he had not indulged in any anti-party activities, party leaders have questioned why the Union Home Minister, the Governor and the State Government remain silent at the attempt...

MPP, BJP Bask Under ‘Reflected Glory’

IMPHAL, Feb 17: Hailing the people of Konthoujam, MPP and BJP, which had backed and supported Trinamool Congress in the by-election to Konthoujam Assembly Constituency, have stated that the victory of the Trinamool Congress candidate in the by-election has rung out the message that the people of Konthoujam want change and they do not want the administration of the Congress any more. Talking to mediapersons...

MPP Urges For Separate High Court

IMPHAL, Jan 31: Manipur People’s Party (MPP) has urged upon the Union Government to set up a separate High Court for the State of Manipur at the earliest. In a memorandum addressed to the President of India, the Prime Minister and Union Law Minister, the MPP reminded that the Union Minister of Law had already given assurance for opening of separate High Courts for Manipur and Tripura. It is expected...

MPP Backs Agitating Teachers

IMPHAL, Jan 29: The opposition Manipur People’s Party (MPP) has described the fast-unto-death agitation by members of council of Teachers’ Association (COTA), in pursuit of its demand for implementation of 6th Central Revised Pay in toto, as justifiable. The regional political organization also claimed that Right to Information Act has been invoked to demand from authorities concerned detailed...

MPP Ready To Form Non-Congress Alliance

IMPHAL, Nov 26 : The MPP is leaving no stone un- turned to send out a clear message for the forth- coming Konthoujam by-elections nada has announced its intention to work together with like-minded political parties excepting Congress and their alliance so as to up-stage the Congress party from the political arena of Manipur. This was stated by MPP president Dr Nimaichand Luwang after a meeting...

MPP Digs Up ’72 UNIC Pact, Wants Rollback

Imphal, Sep 8: Manipur People’s Party (MPP) has said today that unless the Congress party declares the 1972 merger agreement with the erstwhile United Naga Integration Council (UNIC) with the Congress party as null and void, it would be deemed that the Congress is one party trying to break up the territory of Manipur. Enclosing a copy of the 1972 agreement copy, the MPP today issued a press communique...