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Kuki militants play favorites, ask BJP to give ticket to State BJP VP Benjamin for outer LS elections

By Paojel Chaoba IMPHAL | Mar 10 In a clear cut case of militants throwing their weight to favor individuals of their choice in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the Kuki National Organization (KNO), a conglomerate of 17 Kuki militant groups and the.....

For want of a nail, the case was lost

It is quite amazing how the state government plays its cards to save its tainted soldiers, at the same time training its guns on defenseless citizens. Some years down the line, Manipur was virtually a killing field as headlines of local papers carried new.....

MSKA award ceremony to be held

IMPHAL | Feb 4 Manipur State Kala Akademi (MSKA) has notified that Akademi Lifetime Achievement Award and Akademi Awards for the year 2015 would be given out in special presentation ceremony on February 6, 11:00 am at Maharaja Chandrakirti Auditorium, .....

Modi should know

Mr Prime Minister came to town for a few hours and inaugurated some projects, the public is happy. It’s the third time that Modi has visited Manipur during his tenure and let’s say-it’s a good thing. Development is always a welcome affair and our State.....

Mr Cheap Minister

As quite evidently, the state government and the chief minister is drawing in a lot of flak from different organizations and imminent citizens for his big goof up in locking up Kishorchand Wangkhem without any valid reason. This would be the first time th.....

Look before you leap

It is quite interesting that the chief minister is taking keen interest in his status for the third most popular CM all across the country. This publication in its October 16 edition carried a lead headline of him being conferred the best CM in the countr.....

The man who has 10,000 ducks : Langei- Empowering a community

Ducks Galore

Its about a 7 kilometre drive from Khurai Lamlong bazar towards the Tinsid road, you cross Mega Manipur School and head up a small hillock, as you drive down, a signboard will greet you saying that the entire village of Nongpok Sanjenbam is under CCTv cov.....

NEC to blacklist Manipur Olympic Association for embezzling Rs 15 lakh

IMPHAL | Aug 19 : A premier sports association of the state, namely Manipur Olympic Association will be blacklisted for embezzling funds. Human Resource Development director of the North Eastern Council (NEC), Kh Siile Anthony in a letter in regard to thi.....

Army’s systematic custodial murders exposed : Army abducted Lt. Col. Dharamvir reveals all in affidavit to HC

Lt Col Dharamvir Singh (red cap) coming out of High Court

IMPHAL | Jul 28 : Lt. Colonel Dharamvir Singh of 1st Para Commandos, (Special Forces) has been in active service for the last 32 years. His army record made available to this reporter mentions that he is a well decorated officer and has served in insurgen.....

Are imported fish laced with formaldehyde?

(Reproduced from June 5, 2017) : There has been video uploads of fish being injected with preservatives on the social media. The video shows the fish being dabbed with a chemical (suspected to be formaldehyde) and sometimes injected with a syringe. The p.....

More skeletons of staged encounters tumble out from Assam Rifles closet; Victims corroborate Naib Subedar’s charges of systematic fake encounter killings for promotion

L Hiran (sitting down) and his brother L Brojen recounts their tale

IMPHAL | May 12 : “It was evening and we had finished our work, we had begun preparing dinner at our kholla (temporary hut) located at Lamphel. Some men came in a white Gypsy vehicle and ordered us to come out, they went in and turned off the light inside.....

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.....

TT spl correspondent and IFP consulting editor is no more

IMPHAL | Apr 1 : The media fraternity of the State lost one of its most eminent senior journalists Khelen Thokchom, 57, today. He passed away following a heart attack at his residence at Sagolband Tera Tongbram Leikai at 3.30 am. He was a special correspo.....

The media draws the line : You can’t fool the people all the time

The question we need to ask the government is how committed is the new government and its council of ministers ? How different will the BJP –led coalition government be than the last one ? For example, let us take the forest minister Th Shyamkumar tryi.....

State girls’ team disqualified from Reliance football meet for cheating

State girls’ team disqualified from Reliance football meet for cheating

IMPHAL | Jan 20 : In a case that blemishes the reputation of sports culture in Manipur, a girls’ football team from Manipur were disqualified from the Reliance Cup Championship, after a complaint was lodged by a coach of one of the participating teams. .....

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Rahul Gandhi assures protection of identity of Manipuris

Rahul Gandhi assures protection of identity of Manipuris

IMPHAL | Mar 20 President of All India Congress Committee (AICC), Rahul Gandhi has assured that the Congress party will never allow the “unique identity, culture, history of the people of Manipur” to be jeopardised under any circumstances. Rahul Gan.....

21-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Candidates yet to file nomination papers with only two days left

THOUBAL| Mar 20 Even though seven individuals had obtained registration forms, no candidates have filed their election forms for the Outer Manipur (ST) parliamentary constituency elections yet. More importantly, the Returning Officer had issued a notif.....

EEFVAM prepares to launch agitations for delivering justice to fake encounter victims

EEFVAM prepares to launch agitations for delivering justice to fake encounter victims

IMPHAL | Mar 20 “Extra Judicial Execution Victim Families Association Manipur (EEVFAM) along with civil voluntary organisations will launch intense forms of agitations for delivering justice to fake encounters victims.” This was stated by general se.....

21-Mar-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Guv, CM and Speaker greet on Yaoshang

IMPHAL | Mar 20 On the occasion of Yaoshang festival, state top officials Governor Najma Heptullah and chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh and Speaker Yumnam Khemchand has extended their heartiest greetings to the people of Manipur. Governor on h.....

AMBA president resigns

IMPHAL | Mar 20 President, All Manipur Bar Association, senior advocate, H. Chandrajit Sharma today submitted his resignation letter to the association over allegations of professional misconduct reportedly raised against him. A resignation letter i.....


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