12 State Natives Among The Best Of The Country

IMPHAL, May 12: Contrary to initial report in this daily with regard to number of successful candidates from Manipur in the Civil Services examination 2010 conducted by the Union Public Service Commission, a total of 12 candidates have defied all odds to be among the best in the country. The success of these candidates is against the general concept that education system in the State has failed miserably. Information...

BRIEF NEWS: May 12, 2011

AJLM flays IMPHAL, May 11: All Jiribam Loumi Marup (AJLM) has flayed the Agriculture office at Jiribam for failing to serve its purpose, reports our Jiribam correspondent. AJLM president Th Bokul rued that no farmer of Jiri has ever benefited from the Agriculture office till date and the office is existing only for namesake. He also warned of agitation if the authority concerned fails to make it functional...

Delhi Says No Tribals

ON 8 March, more than 1,000 tribal students demonstrated at the Capital’s Jantar Mantar, claiming that Scheduled Tribe reservation in services/post and educational institutions that has been in practice all over India since 1955, was their “right” and should be continued undisturbed in the National Capital Territory of Delhi. The demonstration came in the wake of the Supreme Court’s judgment...

ST Students Show Unity Under ‘Quota Umbrella’

ST students at Jantar Mantar, Delhi demanding their quotas in jobs. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. NEW DELHI, Mar 8: Scheduled tribe students from all over the country gathered at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi today to demand the restoration of the 7.5 percent reservation in different post and services in the NCT of Delhi. Most of the demonstrators comprise of students in large numbers from North East India,...