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CM Talks Tough Against Fund Misuse

IMPHAL, Apr 18: Issuing a stern warning, Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh has stated the Govt has devolved necessary power including administrative and financial power to local bodies at the grassroots level like Autonomous District Council, Zilla Parishad and Gram Panchayats. However, if the fund was misused... 

MPP Pledges To Expose Corruption In SPF Govt

IMPHAL, Apr 18: Manipur People’s Party (MPP) would be launching a campaign to expose the extent of corruption in ruling SPF Government to the people, party president in-charge Y Mangi has announced. Y Mangi, who presided over a function hosted in  MPP office today in honor of Thokchom Ongbi Apabi,... 

EDITORIAL: Rule Of The Mob

It doesn’t need the intelligence or specialization or expertise of rocket science technology to understand that there is something basically wrong with the Government when its citizens increasingly start to take the law into their own hands and mobocracy becomes the thumb rule, rather than the... 

It Is Raining Bombs! Protests Galore

Dharna staged against the bomb attack at Mayang Langjing. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Apr 7: In continued violence, unidentified armed persons triggered a bomb blast at the residence of the Upa-Adhyaksha of Imphal West Zilla Parishad while a hand grenade was left at the residence of the Deputy... 

EDITORIAL: Pattern That Runs Through All Crimes

There is something eerily wrong with what has been happening in the State in the recent past starting from the March 20 incident wherein the son of a high profile Minister pulled out his licensed gun and shot dead another youth, the reasons for which are yet to be spelt out, the lynching of a couple... 

EDITORIAL: The Trust Equation

The tenuous ties that bind the citizens of the land to the Government is based on the strong foundation of trust and confidence in each other, with the main onus of earning the trust of the people lying on the Government and not the other way round. Simply put it is a question of the Government needing... 

ZP Member Shot Dead, Accused Couple Lynched

House of the accused set on fire by an irate mob at Sora. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Apr 1 : A tense situation has gripped Sora area of Thoubal district after a Zilla Parishad Member was shot dead followed by the lynching of a couple by an irate mob in reaction. Bullet-riddled body of Pallel... 

BRIEF NEWS: March 19, 2011

Micro-finance IMPHAL, Mar 18: A two day workshop on the issues facing the micro-finance sector was held at New Delhi on March 15. The theme of the year’s conference was “Reengineering Microfinance: Need for New Products and Policies.  Shashi Kant Sharma, secretary finance sector, Ministry of... 

Imphal East Zilla Parishad Members Allege Foul Play

IMPHAL, Jan 27: Some Members of the Imphal East Zilla Parishad have raised serious allegations that the polling held today with regard to no confidence motion moved by eight Members against Adhyaksha and Up-Adhyaksha of Imphal East Zilla Parishad was done on the sly. They demanded that the voting should...