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  • Manipur on Meitei edge

    Manipur on Meitei edge

    The Meitei demand to be considered as a Scheduled Tribe may soon overshadow protests over the Citizenship Amendment Bill

    February 11, 2019
  • MDS scam to be handed over to CBI, says CM Biren Singh

    MDS scam to be handed over to CBI, says CM Biren Singh

    The alleged scam of Rs 186.79 crore in the Manipur Development Society (MDS) will be handed over to the CBI once the preliminary investigation by the police was over, Chief Minister N Biren Singh has said. The alleged scam figured former Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh and five top bureaucrats. Ibobi Singh had served the …

    September 9, 2017
  • Congress to work as a responsible opposition: Ibobi Singh

    Congress to work as a responsible opposition: Ibobi Singh

    Former Congress Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Wednesday said his party will be a responsible watchdog of the coalition government led by the BJP. Ibobi was a conspicuous invitee to Wednesday's swearing-in ceremony of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led coalition ministry in Imphal. Ibobi said that since his party was not given a chance to form …

    March 15, 2017
  • Last ray of hope

    Last ray of hope

    Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh has a history of jumping  guns. In 2004, he could not wait for then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, seated alongside with him on the dais, to declare the conversion of the Manipur University into a Central University. (The PM was in Imphal then to assuage the hurt feelings of …

    February 12, 2017
  • Javadekar asks Manipur CM to resign for failure to end blockade

    Javadekar asks Manipur CM to resign for failure to end blockade

    Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday demanded the resignation of Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh for his failure to end the ongoing economic blockade which has affected the availability of essential commodities in the region. Javadekar was interacting with the media at the local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office during his visit …

    January 15, 2017
  • The Naga question

    The Naga question

    Around 1947 when the British were leaving India and Angami Zapu Phizo was contemplating on questioning the concept of Indian nationhood and raise the banner of an independent Naga nation, he approached Major R Khathing, popularly known as Major Bob Khathing, and broached the subject. Khathing asked Phizo if he was contemplating a concept encompassing …

    January 9, 2017
  • The Naga question

    The Naga question

    Around 1947 when the British were leaving India and Angami Zapu Phizo was contemplating on questioning the concept of Indian nationhood and raise the banner of an independent Naga nation, he approached Major R Khathing, popularly known as Major Bob Khathing, and broached the subject. Khathing asked Phizo if he was contemplating a concept encompassing …

    January 9, 2017