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Villagers Pledge To Cut Off Water Supply Line

IMPHAL, May 7: Intensifying its lingering protest against shoddy and ‘distracting’ plan of water supply line, Thungcheng villagers of Chandel district have reaffirmed and pledged to cut off the NLCPR water supply line from Thungcheng village to Khambathel village. The decision was taken in a plenary... 

Indian Water Policy: British Period To Post Independence

As far as access to water by the majority is concerned, the water policy in India appears to benefit the powerful and the rich. At present in Manipur Loktak Project Khuga Dam & Tipaimukh Dam are planted by water policy. During the British rule, this was in favor of the imperial powers. Later, after... 

Ukhrul Reeling Under Acute Water Shortage

UKHRUL, Mar 7: The impact of the dry season normally does not come in the early part of March, but here in Ukhrul district headquarters, people are already reeling under the acute shortage of potable water for the last 24 days. Apart from the water taps running dry, what has multiplied the woes of the... 

Villagers Pledge To Fight For Justice

IMPHAL, Feb 11: Fighting on with grits and determination against alleged Government apathy to their water plight, Thungcheng Youth Club (TYU) of Chandel’s Thungcheng village has expressed incidence of grubby nexus between Government engineering officials and Chairman of the area chief association. HT... 

Water Problem Besieges Tengnoupal

IMPHAL, Feb 5: Despite being blessed with many natural water sources/streams, the people in Tengnoupal village of Chandel district continue to suffer from shortage of water as the Government has not initiated any project for drawing up or storing water for use by the people. The Government may have set... 

Villagers Irked With Shoddy Work

IMPHAL, Feb 1: A blatant apathy and laxity on the part of the public engineers to oversee the execution of the construction of water reservoir in Thungcheng village in Chandel district of Manipur has caused much anguish and rage to the villagers, who have now threatened to block the main water resource... 

Bottled Water Producers Give Their Side Of The Story

Package water in the middle of a storm. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Jan 27: Reacting to the news report ‘˜Doubts galore over quality of packaged water in Manipur: Norms, standards by-passed blatantly’ published on the January 26 edition of this paper, proprietors of four packaged...