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 [...]

Public lambast Biren’s government on banning Internet

IMPHAL | Sept 22 (IFP) : There have been widespread negative reactions from the public regarding the mobile internet ban imposed by Biren’s government. In a poll taken by IFP, there is absolutely no feedback saying that banning the internet over the MU issue is called for. The ban began on September 21 morning after CM Biren directed the pro VC, K Yugindro to file an FIR against the university teachers and students, which led to subsequent arrests of the university campus by police and the arrest Read more [...]

‘Delay in delivering justice a reason for loss of faith in judiciary’

IMPHAL | Sept 15(IFP) : Unnecessary delays in delivering justice have become a cause of great concern and the main factor for people in losing faith in the judiciary, said president of All Manipur Bar Association (AMBA), H. Chandrajit Sharma. He was speaking as the president of the function during the observation of the 67th foundation day of AMBA held today at Cheirap Court complex, Imphal West. He said the members of AMBA have the primary responsibility of striving for the upliftment and Read more [...]

‘Out of NE’s 196 vulnerable languages, Manipuri language ranked 140th’

IMPHAL | Sept 15 (IFP): UNESCO Club Manipur is set to organise a month long campaign to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the signing of UN Charter which also known as United Nations Day. The campaign will be held from September 23 to October 24 under the theme of ‘Peace and Development through Education’ with an objective to preserve and promote endangering language and dialects of the state, said joint secretary of UNESCO Club Manipur, Thokchom Chandramani Singh in a press conference held Read more [...]

O. Joy warns to carry out Mass movement against A.P. Pandey

IMPHAL | Sept 13 (IFP) : There will be no easy and steady solutions to the Manipur University crisis which is very unfortunate for the students of the state, said former minister, O. joy and further appealed the people to teach a lesson to the vice-chancellor if he continues to work against the interest of the people. Speaking with media persons in his residence at Kakwa today, O. Joy said that wasting 106 days in a year is a great loss for the students. Ministry of human resource have performed Read more [...]

We will go back to jungles without hesitation if rights not respected: KNO chief

IMPHAL | Sept 13 (IFP): The president of Kuki National Organisation (KNO) and commander-in-chief of Kuki National Army (KNA), PS Haokip, has cautioned the government that the group will not hesitate to go back to the jungles if the right of the Kukis to govern themselves is not respected. The KNO stated this during the concluding day of the three-day Kuki black day observance held at Kuki Inpi Complex in Tuibong, Churachandpur. This year marking the 25th anniversary the event is being organised Read more [...]