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Fitting Floral Tributes Paid To ‘Martyred’ PLA Leaders

While some pay tributes none, including women and kids, are spared from intense checking. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Apr 13: Amid tight security measures, people in large number offered floral tribute to the departed souls of the proscribed People’s Liberation Army (PLA) at the Cheiraoching... 

Ongoing Disconnection Drive Is Unjustified

Whether the idea to file a PIL against erratic power supply was conceived at the recently held controversial Civil Military Relation Seminar at the Manipur University sometime in early January this year or before that event, the PIL is a breakthrough in the history of our civil existence against unaccountability... 

Many Air Voice Of Dissent

IMPHAL, Feb 25: Different sections of the society have raised strong displeasure against the existing system of electricity supply and management during a public hearing organized by the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission for Manipur and Mizoram at State Guest House today. Notably, the public hearing... 

In The Twilight Of Electricity Department’s Disconnection Drive: Missing Questions

A lineman disconnecting illegal connection. Recently three Manipuri gentlemen have filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against the State Government in connection with erratic power supply.  As a response or rather as a reaction to the PIL, electricity department had initiated a rigorous drive against... 

PIL Against Power Drive Mooted

IMPHAL, Jan 28: Contending that the rate of power tariff being charged by the State Electricity Department from the consumers is far more higher than those in the neighboring States of Manipur and it is against the right to life guaranteed in the Constitution of India, former AMSU president and advocate... 

Crackdown On Defaulters, 14 Taken Into Custody

A lineman disconnecting an illegal connection. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Jan 24: Invoking the provisions under Electricity Act, 2003 amended in 2007, officials of Electricity Department have started a drive against unauthorized and defaulting consumers from today. Talking to media persons in... 

Crack The Whip, It’s Not Too Late

It was interesting to see and hear the Chief Engineer of the Power Department coming out with guns blazing, and announcing for one and all to hear and read that from today (January 24, 2011), the Power Department will launch a crackdown and penalize all defaulters, unauthorized connections, tampering... 

Judges For I/E, I/W, Two PPAs Appointed, Dept To Wield 2003 Electricity Act, Power Dept Rolls Up Sleeves For Crackdown

Tough call as linemen have to decide which ones are genuine customers. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Jan 21: A day after a Division Bench of the Gauhati High Court issued a notice of motion returnable within four weeks to the Government of Manipur for erratic power supply to the genuine and authorized... 

Manipur Govt. Directed To Set Up Child Rights Commission

IMPHAL, Jan 15: A division bench of Gauhati High Court, Imphal Bench comprising Chief Justice Madan Bhimarao Lokur and Justice Asok Potsangbam has issued a directive to the Government of Manipur to set up a State Commission for Protection of Child Rights under the provisions of Protection of Child Rights...