Presentation of the tentative budget, with a minus-cule increase of about Rs 1887 crore from the revised budget amount, in the first session of the 11th Manipur Legisla-tive Assembly on Tuesday contradicts ambition of the N Biren government to put the state on the path of all-round development, said associate professor (economics) of Manipur University, Dr Chinglen Maisnam.
At least 27 people who launched protest at the residential complex of former minister and NPP candidate Phungzathang Tonsing on Tuesday evening have been arrested by security forces.
Department of Science and Technology observed the National Science Day at Manipur Science Centre,Takyel on the theme ‘science and technology for differently abled persons’.
Decrying the Tuesday evening mob attack at his private residence in Churachandpur town, former minister Phungzathang Tonsing, who is seeking re-election from the Churachandpur assembly constituency on NPP ticket, termed the act of vandalism as a pre-planned action carried out by a dejected rival candidate in cohoots with an organisation.
Students of Regular English School staged protest demonstration on Tuesday along Tiddim Road along which AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi passed, as part of the agitation launched by AMSU to make public contents of the framework agreement signed between NSCN-IM and Union government.
Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh said on Tuesday that he was ready for tripartite talks with the United Naga Council (UNC) to end the crippling three-month-long economic blockade.
Poknapham-People’s Chronicle took both volley-ball and cricket titles in the 7th AMWJU Sports Meet that concluded on Thursday.In the final of the vol-leyball tournament, Pok-napham-People’s Chronicle outplayed ISTV in straight sets (15-13, 15-5), while the cricket team of the former also shone in their title clash against ISTV’s team by five wickets.
Champ and Model Club both prevailed over their opponents in contrasting styles in Friday matches of the T20 Luwangpokpa Trophy.
WITH the March 19 tripartite talk in Senapati district headquarters resulting in the Government of Manipur’s representatives agreeing to consult all stakeholders as part of the fresh process to redress grievances of the United Naga Council (UNC) in the aftermath of the previous Congress regime creating seven new districts, it would be premature to construe at this juncture that the record-breaking economic blockade has ended for good.
THE new BJP-headed coalition government has on Sunday finally managed to end the record-breaking economic blockade, which the United Naga Council (UNC) had imposed since November 1, 2016 to protest decision of the then Congress government to create seven new districts.
REGARDLESS of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders announcing during their campaigning for the just concluded Manipur Legislative Assembly elections that the saffron party will not have pre-alliance with the Naga People’s Front (NPF), in addition to stammering when posers were raised on whether it would strike post-poll understanding with the Nagaland-headquartered political organisation, the four NPF MLAs have eventually turned out to be important players in the formation of the new BJP government in Manipur.