Monday, 23 January 2017

Letters 

An open appeal to all stakeholders in Manipur

By Rev. Dr. P. B. M. Basaiawmoit Friends, Legislators, Parliamentarians, Religious Leaders, Tribal and Indigenous People’s Leaders, Traders, Business community, Casual Workers, Civil Society Organisations, Youth, Women, Students Organisations, Academici.....

5-Dec-2016 | IFP Letters | 0 Comments

RIMS advertisement for appointment of new director flawed

Sir, This is to bring to the notice of the general public and the authorities concerned that the recent “Re-Advertisement for the Post of Director, RIMS, Imphal, vide order no. U-12025/23/2015- NE dated the 16 th August 2016 keeping the upper age limit .....

25-Aug-2016 | IFP Letters | 0 Comments

An Open Letter to His Excellency, Shri V Shanmuganathan, Governor of Manipur and Meghalaya, on the definition of culture

His Excellency, The inauguration of the University of Culture and Manipur State Film and Television Institute on 12th August, 2016 is a realization of a dream for many who have worked in the conservation, transformation and evolution of Manipuri culture......

14-Aug-2016 | IFP Letters | 0 Comments

No Land and quota of Hill Tribes will be grabbed by Meetei ST

Indigenous or indigenous people, according to a common definition, are those who inhabited a country or a geographical region at the time when people of different cultures or ethnic origins arrived. The new arrivals later become dominant through occupatio.....

21-Jun-2016 | IFP Letters | 0 Comments

Brinda’s Run Away State

Dear Sir, Congratulations to Ms. Thounaojam Brinda on her brilliant feature article The Run Away State. So far, I have been working on the theory of the Corporate State which essentially is functioning on behalf of the propertied class – a very violent St.....

7-Mar-2016 | IFP Letters | 0 Comments

MPSC’s Latest RTI reply hints at massive irregularity in 2010 MCS exam

Respected Sir, Most of the examinations conducted by the MPSC do not happily get finished without a controversy. Be it for a right reason or wrong reason. We do find instances where many candidates who felt Set down use to take legal recourse for redress.....

8-Jul-2015 | IFP Letters | 0 Comments

AMWJU’s silence deafening

Dear Sir I have read the article written for the EPW by the Editor of the Imphal Free Press, which was also carried on the Sunday edition in full. The redoubtable Editor has hit two nails on the head in a single blow. While asserting the extremely compli.....

15-Jun-2015 | IFP Letters | 0 Comments

An Open Letter to Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India

Hon’ble Sir, Greetings from Manipur, where the Indian National Flag was hoisted for the first time in India on 14 April, 1944. I am not a political person but a Social Worker working in the field of social issues in Manipur to bring peace, prosperity , c.....

30-Nov-2014 | IFP Letters | 0 Comments

Outsiders and Insiders

Sir, Indian "nationalism" and "patriotism" is presently at its jingoistic best! While our spacecraft is roaming the Mars orbit uplifting the country among the "elite" club of nations, the "proud" Indians are also sternly asking the Pakistanis and Chinese.....

23-Oct-2014 | IFP Letters | 0 Comments

On Teachers’ Day in Manipur editorial

Sir, This is in response to Wangkheimayum Bhupendra Singh's article titled "Modi and his Teachers' day in Manipur" (September 6). Was the speech, addressed to the school students, meant only for the Hindi-speaking children of Bihar to Rajasthan? Or does .....

10-Sep-2014 | IFP Letters | 0 Comments

No Dues Certificate

Absurdity of system. Poverty of governance. Ample disregard for heightened environmental norms. There is one practising process in Manipur which would display in full form all these better-to-be-shredded qualities. I am talking of the No Dues Certificate .....

25-Jul-2014 | IFP Letters | 0 Comments

An Open Letter to the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Home Minister & DGP of Manipur

Sir, with due respect, we the successful candidates of Sl/Jemadar & ASI would like to draw few lines for your kind Consideration and necessary action please. That, as per the summoned made by the Police Headquarter through the concerned District Superint.....

25-Jul-2014 | IFP Letters | 0 Comments

The depraved outcomes of AFSPA: from killing fields to Urban necropolises

Dear Sir, For long decades have this country that is called India, also known as Bharat, tolerated a ruthlessly violent law that is profoundly discriminatory and applicable only to ethnic minorities of a specific region. A prolonged local and national pe.....

24-Jul-2014 | IFP Letters | 0 Comments

Govt must take steps to revitalise health sector confidence

Dear Sir The daily newspapers of Manipur these days quite frequently carry distressing news of flaring violent conflicts between members of the public and hospital healthcare professionals or the administration of a hospital after some tragic clinic-base.....

23-Jul-2014 | IFP Letters | 0 Comments

On Hindi Language

Sir, This is in response to Mr.M.C.Linthoingambee's article "Hindi on the fast lane"(June 22). It is absolutely irrelevant whether the NDA Government has adopted a "new" policy to propagate the use of Hindi nationally or merely implementing an "old" circ.....

2-Jul-2014 | IFP Letters | 0 Comments

Random Items 

Militants nabbed

IMPHAL | Jan 22 Imphal West district police commandos reportedly arrested an alleged active member of National Socialist Council of Nagaland – Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) identified as Shangthuanang Pamei, 30, son of Miuhemang Pamei of Namkaolong village, Tam.....

23-Jan-2017 | Press Release | 0 Comments

UNC leaders blame Ibobi

IMPHAL | Jan 22 Former presidents of United Naga Council (UNC) squarely blamed Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh for the ongoing economic blockade. “The economic blockade was initiated by the Chief Minister. Only his wisdom and realization can stop it,” a st.....

23-Jan-2017 | Our Staff Reporter | 0 Comments

Digital photo contest to be held

IMPHAL | Jan 22 Images of Manipur will be organising the 1st Manipur Sangai International Digital Photo Contest (Salon) 2017 under the aegis of Federation of Indian Photography, Federation de Internationale of Photographique (FlAP) World Forum and Alanti.....

23-Jan-2017 | Press Release | 0 Comments

Painting competition

IMPHAL | Jan 22 The District Library Cum Youth Centre, Athokpam Thoubal today organised a painting competition in two categories, said a release. It further said the first category is for students of Class I to V under the theme of "Environment and Life.....

23-Jan-2017 | Press Release | 0 Comments

Search operation

IMPHAL | Jan 22 A team of Imphal West police conducted a cordon and house to house search operation at Liwa road Oinam Leikai to flush out militants ahead of Republic Day celebration. During the operation which started at 5.20 am lasted till 6.40 am, th.....

23-Jan-2017 | Our Staff Reporter | 0 Comments

Round table discusses minorities problem

IMPHAL | Jan 22 The All India Tanzeem-e-Insaaf (AITI) Manipur State Council today submitted a memorandum in the interest of minorities of the state to the parties present with the view to work upon it if they come into power during All Political Parties .....

23-Jan-2017 | Our Staff Reporter | 0 Comments

Resolving conflicts

The blockade along two national highways which serve as the lifelines of Manipur is now nearing the completion of three months. Yet there is no sign the problem is nearing a resolution. Of late there have been speculations of a tripartite summit between t.....

23-Jan-2017 | IFP Editorials | 0 Comments

Confusion in VDF

CCPUR | Jan 22 The Village Defence Force (VDF) personnel in Churachandpur are in a dilemma as to whether they will be drafted into election duty or not. Secretary of Manipur VDF Welfare Association S Laltingen Vaiphei said that they are confused with th.....

23-Jan-2017 | Correspondent | 0 Comments

Tribute to “martyrs”

CCPUR | Jan 21 The Joint Action Committee Against Anti-Tribal Bills (JACAATB) convened a joint meeting this afternoon with leaders of various tribe apex bodies, tribe-based philanthropic youth organizations and student bodies, who have persistently conti.....

23-Jan-2017 | Correspondent | 0 Comments

Police clarifies

IMPHAL | Jan 22 The police department has clarified over the allegation carried in local daily stating that the Wangoi Police Station and Women Police Station, Imphal West refused to register a case regarding the abduction and rape of two minor girls at .....

23-Jan-2017 | Press Release | 0 Comments

Regularise home guards: Mangi

IMPHAL | Jan 22 President of Manipur Home Guard Employees Association Y Mangi has called for regularization of the home guards and a hike in their pay structure so as to improve their standard of living. There are about 2158 home guards in the state. Y.....

23-Jan-2017 | Our Staff Reporter | 0 Comments

Lokeshore blames Centre

IMPHAL | Jan 22 Speaker of Manipur Legislative assembly Th Lokeshore has laid the blame for the continuation of UNC economic blockade to the central government. He was speaking during a one day political conference of Heingang Block Mahila Congress Comm.....

23-Jan-2017 | Our Staff Reporter | 0 Comments

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