Election notice issued for outer seat, inner’s today

Election Commission of India on Monday issued notification for the first phase of Lok Sabha polls covering 91 seats in 20 states and UTs including the outer parliamentary seat of Manipur.

Khonglo villagers rue deprivation of “Go to Hill” benefits

As part of its campaign “See the Place and Meet the People”, Manipur Peace and Integrity (MAPI) Council on Monday interacted with villagers of Khonglo village under Kasom Block in Kamjong district, which is situated around 110 km from Imphal.

NPP to contest all 25 seats in Northeast

The National People's Party (NPP), which will make its political debut in Assam in the upcoming Lok Sabha election, on Sunday said it would contest the polls on the twin issues of the Citizenship Amendment Bill and the Inner Line Permit (ILP).

EC puts curbs on manifesto release, interviews

The Election Commission on Saturday barred political parties from releasing election manifestos in the last 48 hours before polling.

Media committee on Hepatitis C formed

Along with sensitizing media persons on issues surrounding viral hepatitis with special emphasis on hepatitis C, an Ad Hoc Media Committee to report issues on viral hepatitis and to develop media tools on hepatitis C reporting was formed during a sensitization workshop for media persons on hepatitis C at Classic Grande, Saturday.

Captive woman involved in drug case: NSCN-IM

NSCN-IM on Saturday clarified that the woman it arrested in Chandel district was for ‘interrogation’ purpose in connection with drug trafficking case.

Importance of Tongjei Maril in WWII discussed

As a part of the Imphal Campaign Talks conducted by World War II Imphal Campaign Foundation, discussion on importance of Tongjei Maril, also known as Silchar Track, in World War II was held on Saturday at Manipur Press Club here.

NPP fields Thangminlien; AITC eyes both seats

Even as the National People’s Party (NPP) officially announced nomination of party’s state president Thangminlien Kipgen for the Manipur Outer Parliamentary Constituency, All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) declared that it would contest both the parliamentary seats in the state.

49 die in NZ mosque massacre

A gunman shot dead 49 people and wounded more than 40 at two New Zealand mosques, some as they were kneeling at prayer, livestreaming online some of the killings that Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern condemned as terrorism.

Indian Railways keen to curb river pollution

In a major step towards preventing the Ijei River from pollution during the construction of a railway line, the Indian Railway has come up with a unique initiative to produce bricks from the waste soil that is usually being dumped in the river during construction.

MPs’ failure root cause of public discontentment: RK Ranjan

The growing discontentment among the people of Manipur over various unresolved issues is the failure of past MPs in playing their parts in the parliament as mandated by the people, said Dr RK Ranjan, who is in the ticket race of BJP for the ensuing Lok Sabha election.

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