5th Assembly session
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Govt suspends mobile internet service for 5 days

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : The Home department this morning has suspended all mobile internet services including social media like facebook, whatsapp for five days to curb rumour mongers, in the wake of the growing protest demanding the removal of Manipur Universi.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Congress stages walk-out on first day of monsoon session

5th Assembly session

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : The opposition bench today staged a walk-out on the first day of the 5th Assembly session of 11th Legislative Assembly after the Speaker ruled out the request made by the opposition to extend the monsoon session till next Friday. The op.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Leishemba Sanajaoba appeals to Narendra Modi

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : In a letter addressed to Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, the titular king of Manipur, Leishemba Sanajaoba has drawn the attention of the PM to the prevailing issues of the state, and urged him to intervene and take necessary action. San.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MUSU to disrupt monsoon session

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) has announced it would disrupt the Manipur Legislative Assembly session which commenced today, contending that the House has failed to take a decision to resolve the ongoing Manipur University im.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Demands for 7th pay commission recommendation continue

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : The agitation of demanding the implementation of 7th pay commission recommendation in the state, spearheaded by Joint Administrative Council (JAC) of All Manipur Trade Unions Council (AMTUC) and All Manipur Government Employees Organisat.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

HC directs army authority to submit counter affidavit

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : The High Court of Manipur has today directed the army authority to submit their counter affidavit by August 1, against the statement submitted by lieutenant colonel, Dharamvir Singh, who was allegedly abducted by armed jawans. As direct.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Month-long campaign on WHD to commence from July 20

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : Community Network for Empowerment (CoNE) announced that a month –long campaign marking World Hepatitis Day (WHD) will be held under the theme of “Healthy Liver Festival” at a press conference held today at Manipur Press Club, Imphal. T.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

ZUF (K) cadres apprehended

ZUF (K) cadres apprehended

JIRIBAM | Jul 20 : A combined team of security personnel from Kadamtala Battalion of Assam Rifles and Manipur Police apprehended three cadres of Zelianrong United Front (Kamson) in the early hours of June 19 from Ramgaijang village Part I, PS Jirighat bor.....

AMRPSWA appeals to lift boycott on schools and colleges

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : All Manipur Recognised Private Schools Welfare Association (AMRPSWA) has made an appeal to lift the embargo imposed on schools and colleges, including engineering and medical colleges of the state by Reformists Students’ Front (RSF). “T.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MMWO extends solidarity with on-going issues of the state

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : Manipur Muslim Welfare Organisation (MMWO) has cautioned the state government that the organisation will carry out various forms of strong agitations if the burning issues of the state are not discussed effectively on the floor of the Ho.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Arms dealer and drug dealers arrested

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : A joint team of commando Thoubal unit, including women police and 5th JK Rifles arrested one woman named Dilorjan, 60, wife of late Md. Abdul Rashid, and one arms dealer, Md. Imtiyaz Khan alias Imtiyabi, 28, son of (L) Md. Abdul Rashid f.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Two policemen suspended over manhandling student protestors

N. Biren Singh meets injured students

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : State government has suspended two police personnel including a sub-inspector and a head constable, for using excessive force against student protestors, injuring many, in agitations demanding the removal of Manipur University vice-chanc.....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MUSU 48-hr general strike ends, meira protesters injured

Meira rally

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : The 48-hours general strike called by Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) ended peacefully today, though it crippled normal life in the state. Protester blocked streets at different locations in Imphal area piling burning tyres, l.....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

MUSU expresses dismay at silence of state government

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) has expressed its dismay at the silence from the side of state government and alleged the government is showing support for vice chancellor (VC), A.P. Pandey. A release from MUSU said that the .....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Joint body warns of storming Assembly on border issue

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : Socialist’s Students Union of Manipur (SSUM), Proletarian Feminists Movement of Manipur (PoFM) and Socialists Women’s Association (SWA) has warned to disrupt Manipur Legislative Assembly session due to commence tomorrow if the House fail.....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

KKL warns state government

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : While asking the state government to convene a special meeting during monsoon session of the Manipur Legislative Assembly in regard to Framework Agreement signed between government of India (GOI) and NSCN-IM, Kangleipak Kanba Lup (KKL) h.....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CPI condemns two-day assembly session

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : The Communist Party of India Manipur State Council (CPI/MSC) expressed condemnations against the present government for holding the monsoon assembly for two days only despite the fact that the state is facing many burning issues that nee.....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

JCILPS condemns government over non-disclosure of ILP Bill contents

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System (JCILPS) condemned the government for hiding the format and contents of Inner Line permit Bill which is to be tabled in the monsoon session. In a press conference held today at its Kei.....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

PLA and MNPF claims attack against 29 Assam Rifles

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : The proscribed Revolutionary People’s Front (RPF) has claimed that a combined force of 252 mobile battalion of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and MNPF launched an attack against the 29 Assam Rifles situated at Aibol Village under Chandel.....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CADA decries liquor prohibition amendment bill

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : Coming down heavily against the state government for proposing to introduce Manipur Liquor Prohibition Act, Amendment Bill at the State Cabinet Meeting to be held on July 20, Coalition Against Drugs and Alcohol (CADA) stated that the org.....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

IRCS provides relief materials to landslide victims

TAMENGLONG | Jul 19 : Indian Red Cross Society, Manipur Branch and Health department, Tamenglong district today provided relief materials to the affected families of the recent landslide where nine persons lost their lives and many houses were reportedly .....

Public meeting held at Tokpa ching

Womenfolk protest against police actions at Thoubal

THOUBAL | Jul 19 : Strongly condemning the excessive police action that critically injured the general secretary of DESAM, Oinam Shital during a confrontation of July 16, All Tokpa Ching Meira paibi Welfare Association along with clubs, organisations and .....

AHTA alleges misconduct of rice distribution under NFSA

UKHRUL | Jul 19 : All Hunphun Tang Association (AHTA), Ukhrul, comprising of 27 localities within the jurisdiction of Hunphun village has strongly condemned the alleged deduction of 15 percent amount of sanctioned rice meant for Ukhrul district under Nati.....

TSA-Delhi and NCR condemn Moreh firing, student community holds protests

Students stage sit-in protest at Motbung against Moreh firing

KANGPOKPI | Jul 19 : Strongly disapproving the attack against a student body leader at Moreh on July 13 late night, student community staged sit-in-protest at Motbung under the aegis of TSA Sadar Hills demanding the state government to take action over th.....

MUSU’s 48-hr general strike cripples life : MU community rejects reconstituted probe panel, wants VC removed first

MUSU’s 48-hr general strike cripples life

IMPHAL | Jul 18 : The first day of the 48 hours general strike called by Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) paralysed normal life in the state particularly in the valley. MUSU imposed the strike from July 17 midnight intensifying its demand for re.....

19-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Brief News

Kang Kumhei inaugurated at JNMDA

Kang Kumhei inaugurated at JNMDA

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : A two-day Kang Kumhei (Rath Yatra) celebration was inaugurated today at Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy (JNMDA), Imphal. Delivering his speech as chief guest of the function, Padmashree awardee, H. Thanil said that the programm.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

AMSU demands anti-rape law

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU) appealed to the authorities concerned that a bill for Anti-Rape Law should be introduced in the ongoing monsoon session of Legislative Assembly and it must be passed as a law. A release signed by c.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Councillor resigns from BJP

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : Councillor, ward no. I, Lilong, Thoubal Municipal Council, Imran Ahmed has tendered his resignation from BJP primary membership “Owing moral responsibility of the embarrassment caused to the student community and vice-versa on the ongoin.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

AMACSU supports MUSU

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : The All Manipur Arts and Culture Students’ Union (AMACSU) has extended its support to the agitations taken up by MUSU and six other student organisations demanding removal of VC, Manipur University from his post. A release stated that .....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Model child rights mela postponed

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : Manipur Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MCPR) has notified that considering the prevailing unconducive situation in the state, the commission is compelled to postpone indefinitely the Model Child Rights Mela which was schedule.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

NIELIT to organise job fair

IMPHAL | Jul 20 : National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) is going to organise a job fair on August 17 at the premises of NIELIT, Imphal. A release stated that the ‘Job Fair’ which will be organised in association with Natio.....

21-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Brief mutiny over suspension of two policemen

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : Personnel of Imphal West district police commandos staged a brief mutiny today against the suspension order issued against the two commando personnel. The aggrieved commandos laid down their arms at the commando complex located at Minut.....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Muslim students protest against VC

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : Students of Muslim girls hostel (Meitei Pangal) today staged a protest demonstration demanding the removal of vice chancellor, Adya Prasad Pandey, showing their solidarity to MUSU at Haffiz Hatta, Minithong. The protest was jointly orga.....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

PREPAK clarifies

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : The proscribed People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangliepak (PREPAK) has informed that Loitongbam Budha Singh alias Abungo, 22, son of L. Rajen Singh from Sagolband Bijoy Govinda Keli Makhong, and the two persons arrested from Moirangkhom .....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Student bodies, Meira Paibi Lups and CVOs support bandh in Jiribam

Protest at Jiribam

JIRIBAM | Jul 19 : Representatives of All Manipur Students Union (AMSU), Manipuri Students Federation (MSF), Democratic Students Alliance of Manipur (DESAM), Kangleipak Students Association (KSA), Meira Paibi Lups and CVOs of Jiribam district supported an.....

KPAS extends condolences

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : Khurai Pana Apunba Singlup (KPAS) has extended its condolences over the untimely demise of its founder member and public relation assistant, Yengkhom Saratchandra who breathed his last on July 8. A release stated that a memorial ceremon.....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

UCT expresses solidarity

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : United Clubs of Thanga (UCT) has expressed its solidarity and support with the on-going movements taken up by various organisations against the vice chancellor (VC) of Manipur University. A release from UCT also condemned the inhuman ac.....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Motivational lecture for youths held

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : Kakching Battalion of 28 Sector Assam Rifles organised a motivational lecture for youths on the topic ‘Join Indian Army and Assam Rifles’ at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Umathel on July 19, said a release from IGAR (South). It said that .....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Four snake bite victims saved

IMPHAL | Jul 19 : Tulihal Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles saved the lives of four snakes bite victims, said a release from IGAR (South). It said that the four victims, S. Asalata, 55, resident of Mongsanggai, Imphal West district, Kh. Ibobi Singh, 64,.....

20-Jul-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Opium worth Rs. 26 lakhs seized

Churachandpur district police seizes 24 kg of opium (Kani)

CHURCHANDPUR | Jul 18 : Churachandpur district police seized 24 kg of opium (Kani) from Thingkangphai area of Churachandpur district at around 10:00 am today. According to police sources, a police team checked a vehicle plying from Singat to Lamka town a.....

Editorials

Foggy strategy against drugs

Manipur is presently shrouded in an atmosphere of chaos and conflict including the imbroglio at Manipur University, the Border Pillar issue and the Framework Agreement amongst many others. It is not that this kind of situation is considered as a strange p.....



Sports News

LAGSA golden jubilee meet 2018 concludes

CHANDEL | Jan 27 : The defending champion Seijamang Memorial Team (SMT) Phaijang, G.Songel Youth Club and M.Moljol Youth Club lifted the Men’s Football, Junior Boys Football and Women’s Volleyball Champion Trophies of the Lonpi Area Games and Sports Assoc.....

28-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

KBCA Youth Gospel Olympics concludes

IMPHAL| Jan 27 : The closing ceremony of 2nd Youth Gospel Olympic, organised by Komrem Baptist Church Association (KBCA) Manipur, was held on January 26 at Sinamkom Baptist church. IGP L. Kailun was the chief guest at the closing programme while social.....

28-Jan-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Articles

BoSEM Imbroglio: Educational Smuggling In Manipur

“Education Ministry has to take prompt and exemplary action to retain the faith of the budding students of Manipur” Gross leakage of question paper in the CBSE examinations in 2014 was a big issue in Manipur, thereby indicating the deteriorating educatio.....

An Unbiased Retake on the Issues That Paralyze the Manipur University

The protracted stalemate in the Manipur University arising out of the demand for the removal of the present Vice Chancellor (VC) of University, Prof. AP Pandey, allegedly an influential individual, has already begun affecting the academic prospects and ca.....

Condemned as a cry in the Wilderness!

Manipur’s new political dispensation ushered in almost a year and half ago is proving itself the same old wine in a new bottle. No doubt, the new regime is making all the right noises, encaptioned “ching tam amattani, go to the hills, go to the village, c.....

Civil(ising) Armed Forces Special Powers Act

The scathing indictment by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, OHCHR, on July 4 that the Central Bureau of Investigation tasked by the Supreme Court to investigate the veracity of the charge of 1528 fake encounter killings.....

Evolution of Meitei State – Emergence of Nongda Lairen Pakhangba

Abstract: Manipur was under the lineage domain of 7(seven) Ningthous(Chiefs) Principalities of Luwang, Khuman, Mangang (later on Ningthouja), Angom, Moirang, Kha-Nganba(Khaba and Nganba) and Sarang-Leishangthem(Chenglei). In its state formation process w.....

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