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Failed Dams In Manipur? Any Lessons Learnt

Singda Dam: The Place where the highest mud dam in India is built. (Image Credit: Wikipedia) Two parallel absurd realities fast unfold in Manipur. The efficacy of several commissioned mega dams Khuga dam, the Khoupum dam and the Singda dam and even the 105 MW Loktak project is increasing exposed, as... 

Rishang Lashes Out At Naga Crusaders

IMPHAL, Jul 17: Rajya Sabha MP Rishang Keishing has lambasted the recent quit notice serve by Naga Crusaders to Meiteis as sheer nonsense aimed at upsetting the integrity of Manipur. He further advised the so-called Naga crusaders to stop scheming for straining the cordial relationship between the hill... 

Ukhrul Villagers Still Living In The ‘Dark Age’

Church bell hanging from an electric pole in. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 12: Number of villagers in three remote villages under Phungyar Sub-Division of Ukhrul district, who have died without ever seeing the light of electricity in their life, is growing. This is despite that fact in the... 

NSCN Lashes Out At SC Jamir

IMPHAL, May 4: Stating that the failure of SC Jamir and Sungit Jamir to respond to the earlier call for confessional statements with reference to the duo’s devious role in mechanizing rumor of purported assassination plan on the life of SC Jamir by NSCN has been seriously viewed, GPRN/NSCN has... 

BRIEF NEWS: April 26, 2011

Memorandum submitted to CM IMPHAL, Apr 25: District Level Co-ordinating Team (DCT) Federation, Tamenglong district submitted a memorandum to Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh. The memorandum said that the present Executive Director of District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) under the chairmanship of Autonomous... 

Rishang Speaks Out Against Corruption

IMPHAL, Apr 20: While the Ministers, MLAs and bureaucrat officers are indulging in corruption, the underground groups are busy serving extortion notes to them, Rajya Sabha MP Rishang Keishing has stated, while inaugurating a day-long discourse on ‘Impact of corruption and extortion on civil society’... 

EDITORIAL: Ethnic Boundaries

Has Phungyar Assembly Constituency MLA, Wungnaoshang Keishing bitten off more than he can chew, in the face of the strong opposition raised against his “brain child,” which is the transformation of Phungyar Assembly Constituency to a full fledged revenue district. On the surface, the MLA’s... 

Hills-Valley ‘Divides’ or Afraid of Modernity? — II

It is a great idea to have exchange of views on the issues, challenges and political demands as well their resolutions/solutions for improving the living conditions of the people and progressive Manipur. I really appreciate R Rungsung for taking seriously to my article published in The Sangai Express... 

Educating The Opposition

Image Credit: Bombiel Media Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. It can only be the sheer genius of the person, the historian and moralist Lord Acton in this case, that can come up with such a catching phrase, that has withstood the ravages of time and history to remain relevant at... 

Of Right To Vote And Responsibilities

The wisdom, the universal appeal and the responsibilities thrust on the people is unmistakable in the old observation, ‘˜A people get the type of Government they deserve.’ The unfortunate part is, this observation or  phrase, has been used indiscriminately and solely for the sake of political... 

MPCC (I) Chief Claims… Life Threat For Standing By State’s Integrity

IMPHAL, Sep 21: Disclosing that threats on his life have increased for opposing any design or move to disintegrate Manipur, the MPCC president Gaikhangam, who is in his third term as the president of the State unit Congress, observed that because of such threats, the performance of the Congress in the... 

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... 

Hope And Despair

Naga HoHo Chief M.Vero has pointed out that “The Meiteis have nothing to fear. We do not demand that the state of Nagaland be extended into Manipur. What we have asked for is an extension of the ceasefire.” The question arises now as to what is the connection between the stand taken by NSCN...