Committee of political parties lambastes state govt for forcibly opening VC’s office

IMPHAL | Sept 23 (IFP) : “Keeping the students and teachers of Manipur University behind bars and forcibly opening the vice-chancellor office during enquiry period is a conspiracy of the state government to support and put strength to A.P. Pandey who was recently suspended from the vice-chancellorship of the varsity,” lambasted the Committee of Political Parties. Speaking to media persons today at the BT Road office of MPCC, the committee’s convenor, R.K. Anand said that use of excessive Read more [...]

Complaint lodged with ‘inquiry committee’ as Prof. Yugindro breaks into VC’s room

IMPHAL | Sept 23 (IFP): Senior most professor of Manipur University, W. Vishwanath said a complaint has been lodged to the ‘two member inquiry committee’ regarding breaking the lock of vice-chancellor office by professor, K. Yugindro and security forces. The office of the vice-chancellor and the registrar of the university were shielded on August 23 as per the advice of the chairman of the inquiry committee constituted by HRD ministry. Speaking to media persons today at his Sagolband residence, Read more [...]

It is the same story again of the government schools

By Oken Jeet Sandham Again, as usual, I have seen a story with a photograph in “The Morung Express” – February 16 Edition. “No textbooks, no classes” ran the lead story.  The picture of Government Primary School, Mezoma was given as locked because of the non-availability of textbooks meant for teaching the students. I am not surprised at all as such things happened in many places in Nagaland. The fact is in the remote areas, the poor students have been undergoing all kinds of Read more [...]

Can the Education Minister remain silent?

By Oken Jeet Sandham Nagaland Governor Dr Ashwani Kumar always emphasizes on the “quality education” in the State and once cautioned, while speaking at the 20th Foundation Day of Nagaland University at Kohima last year, that “If we delay in taking corrective measures and do not immediately rework our curriculum and courses, we will be doing injustice to our children.” He called on academicians, politicians and civil societies to start providing quality education to the students of the Read more [...]