Yaoshang Shooting Case, MPP Demands CBI Enquiry

MPP leaders/members taking part in the sit-in-demonstration. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Mar 26: Demanding CBI enquiry into the murder of Irom Roger and resignation of Minister Nongthombam Biren on moral ground, Manipur People’s Party staged a pro-test demonstration within their office premises today. The MPP demonstrators put up placards which read as “Murderer Ajay Meitei’s father Minister...

Biren Should Step Down On Moral Ground: O Joy

IMPHAL, Mar 25: Fire-brand Opposition member from the MPP, O Joy has today categorically stated that IFCD Minister N Biren should step down on moral ground as his son was involved in the day light killing of a youth from Wangkhei Angom Leikai, Irom Roger on March 20. Taking part in the discussion during the Manipur Appropriation No. 2 Bill 2011 to pass a sum of Rs 7 crores approximately today, Joy...

EDITORIAL: Tears For Fears

The tears that flow down the cheeks of the average man and woman of Manipur are no longer tears of sadness or tears of happiness. Nor is it a reflex action of the tear ducts to an external force for which there is as yet no scientific explanation but at the same time, no one can take away the fact that the tears that stream down the cheeks of grown up men and women, of widowed wives and orphaned children...

Road Rage? Enmity? The Motive? No Answers Yet But … IFCD Minister Biren’s Son Shoots Youth To Death

Sister and mother let go of their emotions. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Mar 24: Youth Affairs and Sports Minister N Biren’s son shot dead a student at Ghari along Airport Road at about 2.45 pm of March 20. Irom Roger (21) of Wangkhei Angom Leikai was travelling in a car (i-20, MN-01W/7482) towards Imphal airport when he was shot by some four/five persons who were coming in a Bolero...

Manipur Student Consigned To Flames

Irom Roger. Image Credit: Deccan Herald. IMPHAL, Mar 23: The last rites of Irom Roger Singh, who was allegedly gunned down by a group of five youths that included Manipur sports minister N Biren Singh’s son N Ajay Meetei, were performed on Tuesday. As a preventive measure, the district magistrate (Imphal East) has issued indefinite prohibitory orders under CrPC in the district. The minister’s...

Manipur Minister’s Son Held For Boy’s Murder

IMPHAL, Mar 22: Five young men, including the son of Manipur sports minister N Biren Singh, were arrested on Monday, a day after cops began a hunt for them in connection with the murder of a student in Imphal West district. Irom Roger (21), a standard XII student studying in Bangalore, was driving a car near Imphal airport on Sunday when unidentified persons in a jeep overtook Roger and shot him. He...