Strategizing Kukis political demand

Wednesday, 06 August 2014 19:46 Written by
The leaders of the two Kuki armed groups - the United Peoples’ Front (UPF) and the Kuki National Organization (KNO) - are again heading to New Delhi with the hope of materializing a political dialogue with representatives of the central government.A meeting with officials of the Ministry of Home Affairs…

Action against non-performing schools

Wednesday, 06 August 2014 19:43 Written by
From shut down of schools and colleges to counter the students’ movement for implementation of Inner Line Permit System in the State to the clash of interest among the student community over the proposed implementation of the Central Educational Institution (Reservation in Admission) Amendment Act, 2012 from the current academic…
On Friendship Day: Today (3rd August) in 2002, I was a new student admitted to class XI science a few days old in Kendriya Vidyalaya, Lamphelpat, Imphal, also the school known for both attracting and producing the academic toppers of the state of Manipur and the North East Region in…
Among the novel measures for ensuring good governance in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s digital interaction with the people through public portal mygov.nic.in is really laudable and needs to be emulated by states like Manipur.Marking the 60th Day of BJP Government at the centre, the visionary Prime Minister Narendra…

Days with Tarachand

Sunday, 03 August 2014 20:05 Written by
We are gathered this afternoon to mark the 7th Foundation Day of the Nimita Devi Nritya Ashram and in a most befitting manner, we are also gathered to pay our respects to the founder president of the organization the Late R.K. Tarachand. I am grateful to the organizers for having…
Inner line permit has been as emotive as the issue of territorial integrity of Manipur. The spontaneous response of the public has confirmed it. Another issue that has also been confirmed is the difficulty faced by the ruling party in pushing this agenda further. We remember the struggle of Manipuri…
“For the first fourteen years of my career”, says the artist, “my artistic vision wasn’t clear enough.” She worshipped her art and loved it. Yet all those years, as she mourned lacked something. She used the precise word “seriousness” to describe this missing element. The folk singer expressed that she…
It was my hostel days during early 1990s studying Bachelor of Science (B. SC.). I still remember many students in the hostel got to be bunking classes due to Eid festival. No one was there in the hostel except some of us who belonged to far off places. No one…
“Police Discipline must be in the streets, not on the lips of the Bosses. It must be demonstrated during turmoil, not during peaceful seminars and workshops” Last week is a week of ‘immorality’. Actions of a few policemen attempted to malign the whole police establishment in the state, while actions…
The Nirupan of Shri GopinathThe nirupan of Shri Gopinath came after the nirupan of Shri Govinda and Shri Bijoy Govinda. Karta Maharaj ordered his craftsmen to cut portions of the tree trunk that could be used to sculpt idols. Accordingly portions were measured and cut. The portion close to the…
It is said that our parents are next to God. But, we hear of bitterness between the sons and the fathers many-a-times in the news. Let us learn to respect our old parents by reading this story. The story is a transliteration/translation from a book entitled Angakpa Thoudok Khara (Some…
Do you need to change some of the words you are speaking? Dead sure, dying to get there and afraid so. These are just idle words. Wait a minute! Jesus said, we would give account of every idle word that we speak. “But I tell you that men will have…
It was shocking to see our police personnel thrashing our children who were out agitating for introduction of inner line permit. It was a reflection of their mental state. It is also painful because the responsibility of maintaining law and order is in their hands. It was even more painful…
Ramadan is the most precious month in the Islamic calendar (Hijri) and fasting is obligatory for the Muslims in the month of Ramadan as it is one of the five pillars of Islam. 1. Fasting in Ramadhan is intended to seek NEARNESS TO Allah and beseech HIS PLEASURE and FORGIVENESS.2.…
In a small state like ours, it is rather a proud and heart whelming thing that we have multiple talents embedded in our soil. Whether we lack funds or many forms of extra aids to nurture them, the talents anyhow emerge and make our home a home for many proud…