Letters

Open letter to Kanngam Alfred, Hon’ble MLA, Ukhrul

Dear Amei, I write this open letter to appeal to you to help change course of festivals and celebrations in our land to events that promotes and deepens our sensibility and greater responsibility; fosters solidarity and friendship; celebrates our stories.....

Open Letter To Shri. Hon’ble Chief Minister, Govt. of Manipur

Hon’ble Sir,With due honour, I, the undersigned Convenor, FPS, 43-Phungyar A/C, Ukhrul/Kamjong District, Manipur would like to bring to your kind notice through this paper:

  1. That, S.A. Salim who was posted as DSO, FCS Ukhrul has collected Rs 21,64,8.....

19-Nov-2017 / A Staff Reporter

The Indomitable Faith of Martyrdom

Our Nation is indebted to patriotic martyrdom of the countrymen.The works of martyrs were written by the ink of blood but their histories were written by the sweats and strains of scholars. All the deeds of great men of the distant past are the lighthouse.....

11-Sep-2017 / A Staff Reporter

Respect the cyclist

Sir,It is extremely sad that Shijagurumayum Rishikanta Sharma who was on a cycle was killed on June 17 2017 by a running vehicle. The numbers of cyclists killed on roads are increasing and yet there has been no concern shown by the transport department fo.....

19-Jun-2017 / A Staff Reporter

Copy of Appreciation with a future hope to the newly BJP led government

Sir,It is worthy in appreciation to the newly BJP led coalition government for their rapid action which carried out today in the state and the several promises.....

12-Jan-2015 / A Staff Reporter

Appreciation with a future hope to the newly BJP led government

Sir,It is worthy in appreciation to the newly BJP led coalition government for their rapid action which carried out today in the state and the several promises.....

12-Jan-2015 / A Staff Reporter

Appreciation with a future hope to the newly BJP led government

Sir,It is worthy in appreciation to the newly BJP led coalition government for their rapid action which carried out today in the state and the several promises.....

12-Jan-2015 / A Staff Reporter

Appreciation with a future hope to the newly BJP led government

Sir, It is worthy in appreciation to the newly BJP led coalition government for their rapid action which carried out today in the state and the several promises to bring a change and development in the state. The public eye-witness among the action plans.....

Number of MP must be increased

Sir, In the Manipur State Assembly, there are 60 MLAs, in the Lok Sabha 2 MPs, in the Rajya Sabha 1 MP. In the Inner Manipur Parliamentary Conslituency, there are 32 Assembly Segments and in the outer Manipur Parliamentary Constituency, there are 28 Asse.....

Trust between communities need of the hour, and kudos to IFP for publishing during Yaosang holidays

Sir, Of late, people are curious at the same time some are restless seeing the political scenario in Manipur and wondering what the outcome would be. Some people do not like the idea of alliance of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with Naga Peoples Fron.....

Branding Hindi as national language

Sir, Despite being home to people of innumerable linguistic vintage, vested interests work all-out to make India and Hindi synonymous. As if branding Hindi as the "national language"(despite no such provision in the Constitution) by ignoring Gujarat High.....

Open Memorandum to the Prime Minister

Sir, Considering the words of the hon’ble Union Home Minister (quote) “The initiative to resolve the Naga (NSCN-IM) issue, for once and for all, to the greatest satisfaction of Naga people has made good progress in the last two years”, published in the .....

On Rohingya Issue

Sir, This is in response to Mr.Nehginpao Kipgen's article titled "Who can solve the Rohingya issue?"(February 6). It is really a matter of utmost shame and disgust to see how the Rohingya Muslims of Rakhine state in the "alien" nation named Myanmar are .....

Extinction of Languages

Sir, Extinction of hundreds of languages indicate the disappearance of diversity from the face of the earth. With the loss of languages, we lose entire societies, their culture and a storehouse of indigenous wisdom. The social scientists and concerned au.....

An open appeal to all stakeholders in Manipur

By Rev. Dr. P. B. M. Basaiawmoit Friends, Legislators, Parliamentarians, Religious Leaders, Tribal and Indigenous People’s Leaders, Traders, Business community, Casual Workers, Civil Society Organisations, Youth, Women, Students Organisations, Academici.....

RIMS advertisement for appointment of new director flawed

Sir, This is to bring to the notice of the general public and the authorities concerned that the recent “Re-Advertisement for the Post of Director, RIMS, Imphal, vide order no. U-12025/23/2015- NE dated the 16 th August 2016 keeping the upper age limit .....

An Open Letter to His Excellency, Shri V Shanmuganathan, Governor of Manipur and Meghalaya, on the definition of culture

His Excellency, The inauguration of the University of Culture and Manipur State Film and Television Institute on 12th August, 2016 is a realization of a dream for many who have worked in the conservation, transformation and evolution of Manipuri culture......

No Land and quota of Hill Tribes will be grabbed by Meetei ST

Indigenous or indigenous people, according to a common definition, are those who inhabited a country or a geographical region at the time when people of different cultures or ethnic origins arrived. The new arrivals later become dominant through occupatio.....

Brinda’s Run Away State

Dear Sir, Congratulations to Ms. Thounaojam Brinda on her brilliant feature article The Run Away State. So far, I have been working on the theory of the Corporate State which essentially is functioning on behalf of the propertied class – a very violent St.....

MPSC’s Latest RTI reply hints at massive irregularity in 2010 MCS exam

Respected Sir, Most of the examinations conducted by the MPSC do not happily get finished without a controversy. Be it for a right reason or wrong reason. We do find instances where many candidates who felt Set down use to take legal recourse for redress.....

AMWJU’s silence deafening

Dear Sir I have read the article written for the EPW by the Editor of the Imphal Free Press, which was also carried on the Sunday edition in full. The redoubtable Editor has hit two nails on the head in a single blow. While asserting the extremely compli.....

An Open Letter to Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India

Hon’ble Sir, Greetings from Manipur, where the Indian National Flag was hoisted for the first time in India on 14 April, 1944. I am not a political person but a Social Worker working in the field of social issues in Manipur to bring peace, prosperity , c.....

Outsiders and Insiders

Sir, Indian "nationalism" and "patriotism" is presently at its jingoistic best! While our spacecraft is roaming the Mars orbit uplifting the country among the "elite" club of nations, the "proud" Indians are also sternly asking the Pakistanis and Chinese.....

On Teachers’ Day in Manipur editorial

Sir, This is in response to Wangkheimayum Bhupendra Singh's article titled "Modi and his Teachers' day in Manipur" (September 6). Was the speech, addressed to the school students, meant only for the Hindi-speaking children of Bihar to Rajasthan? Or does .....

No Dues Certificate

Absurdity of system. Poverty of governance. Ample disregard for heightened environmental norms. There is one practising process in Manipur which would display in full form all these better-to-be-shredded qualities. I am talking of the No Dues Certificate .....

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How unregistered weapons were procured for fake encounters and surrender dramas, Naib Subedar Ramesh reveals all

Ramesh disclosing to IFP Reporter

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : Naib Subedar Ramesh Chand Sharma of 30th Assam Rifles revealed how weapons were procured clandestinely by the military and para-military to get promotions, many officers took advantage in the name of counter insurgency operations to stag.....

State leaders call for unity on Khongjom Day

Governor Najma Heptullah pays floral tribute

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : On the occasion of historic Khongjom day observance today, state leaders, governor, Najma Heptullah and chief minister, Nongthombam Biren Singh called for unity of different communities residing in the state. The chief minister urged th.....

24-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

CM wants judiciary to deal cyber criminals

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : Chief minister, N. Biren urged to the judiciary estate of the state to take up appropriate measures to deal with cyber criminals of the state. He was delivering the chief guest speech today during the closing ceremony of the 5th anniver.....

24-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Finance department clarifies on Finance Software utilisation

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : Finance department has clarified against the ‘allegations’ published in local papers on the finance software and its utilisation in the department in a press release issued by undersecretary to the government of Manipur, Aribam Amarjit S.....

24-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Heisnam Basantakumar Award, 2018 conferred to Keisham Priyokumar

Th. Radheshyam hands over award to Keisham Priyokumar

IMPHAL | Apr 23 : Education, labour and employment minister Thokchom Radheshyam today, conferred the first Heisnam Basantakumar Award, 2018 to the eminent writer Keisham Priyokumar, popularly known for his story ‘Nongdi Tarakhidarae’. The Heisnam Basant.....

24-Apr-2018 / A Staff Reporter

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