General Strike

IMPHAL, May 5: Denouncing the arrest of their president and deputy secretary (organization) for staging democratic agitation in protest against cancellation of parking allotment for rickshaws and hand-carts in- side Khwairamband Keithel, All Manipur Rickshaw Drivers and Pullers Welfare Association has called 36 hours general strike within Imphal Municipal Area with effect from 6 am of May 6. This was...

EDITORIAL: No Carrots, No Sticks

With the Council of Teachers’ Association sticking to its gun and refusing to budge an inch, the SPF Government has had to fall back on alternative means and rope in the services of part time lecturers, teachers from Government aided schools as well as teachers from private schools to double up as invigilators for the HSLC and HSSLC examinations, which are already within shaking hands distance. Teachers...

COTA Starts Fast Unto Death Stir

IMPHAL, Jan 19: Decrying the failure of the State Government to implement the 6th Central Revised Pay recommendations in toto, as demanded, despite launching various forms of agitation under the joint aegis of Council of Teachers’ Association (COTA), teachers from Primary level to Higher Secondary School level have begun a fast unto death agitation from today. In all 13 teachers have started...