Naga forum says fresh Bill ‘highly questionable’ Draft Bill old wine in new bottle : MTFD

IMPHAL, Aug 22: Referring to the Draft Bill which has been made public by the State Government to regulate the entry of non-local people into Manipur, the Manipur Tribals’ Forum, Delhi (MTFD) has today asserted that it is not different from the earlier Bill which has been rejected by the President and declared that it is nothing but ‘old wine in new bottle’.

JCILPS urges to expedite consultation process

IMPHAL, Jul 13: While welcoming the State Govern-ment’s initiative to pass a new Bill in place of the PMP Bill 2015, the JCILPS has expre-ssed keen desire to expedite the process of consulting all stake holders including the Hill Areas Committee and the JAC Against Anti-Tribal Bills.
Pressing the demand to pass a new Bill in place of the PMP Bill 2015 and fulfilment of the points agreed between the State Government and the JCILPS, a memorandum was submitted to Chief Minister O Ibobi today.

250 Chinese troopers intrude into Ar P

NEW DELHI, Jun 13: Top defence officials have confirmed yet another transgression by the Chinese army in Arunachal Pradesh’s Yangtse region last week, around the same time that India’s bid for the membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) was blocked by Beijing.

MUC’s maiden session from July

IMPHAL, Jun 13: Newly established Manipur Univer-sity of Culture (MUC) would commence its maiden academic session from mid-July and all necessary preparations have been completed, said MUC Vice-Chancellor N Khagendra.

Naga Hoho slams GoI over AFSPA

IMPHAL,  June 7: The Naga Hoho has expressed anguish over the callous atti-tude of the Government of India towards the demand for annul-ment of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act 1958 (AFSPA) in the North East, particularly the Naga areas, despite repeated appeals by Naga civil societies and other human rights activists.

JICA backs out of highway projects

IMPHAL, Apr 28: Citing security reasons, the Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA) has made it clear that they would not be able to make any investment for development of the two highways connecting Manipur with other parts of the country.

Charge sheet filed against 3 ex-Directors of RIMS

IMPHAL, Apr 11: Anti-Corruption Bureau of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today submitted charge-sheet against three former Directors of Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) and a former Head of Department, Radiotherapy, RIMS before the Special Court, Imphal West in connection with alleged fund misappropriation of RIMS.