Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicManipur

Topic: Manipur

At Manipur University, senior faculty wait outside VC office, benami contractors chit chat

In 'Manipur University: Restoring Normalcy', former VC of Manipur University Jarnail Singh takes a dive into the issues that plague the university.

‘They’re taking over our hills’: Manipur groups want NRC to weed out Myanmar refugees

Myanmar refugees fleeing the Junta are finding a new home in Manipur, but some ethnic groups fear cultural and demographic change.

Manipur has a ‘hill of poppies’ problem. But CM’s war on drugs must tackle land issues first

After a five-hour hike, a 50-strong team of men reached the top of Koubru mountain in Manipur’s Kangpokpi district and surveyed the astounding view....

Manipur opens online store on Amazon, makes unique handicraft easily available to country

The e-commerce giant has already roped in several states, government bodies to display India’s heritage, as well as digitise small businesses.

SubscriberWrites: Women are at the forefront of Manipur’s culture and development. Time to give them their due

Women have abysmal representation in Manipur Legislative Assembly despite forming the state’s backbone in every other matter, writes Halley Nongmaithem

These 3 maps show all areas in Assam, Manipur & Nagaland from where AFSPA has been withdrawn

Modi govt last week withdrew AFSPA from several parts of these states due to 'improved security situation', 74% fall in militancy incidents in Northeast in 2021 compared to 2014.

N Biren Singh sworn in as Manipur CM as BJP begins second term with absolute majority

MLAs Nemcha Kipgen, Y Khemchand Singh, Th Biswajit Singh, Awangbou Newmai and Govindas Konthoujam take oath as Cabinet ministers.

Manipur govt endorsed firm’s bid to transport, use cannabis seeds, flowers & leaves, says report

Australian national Reza Borhani met then CM N. Biren Singh in September 2019 for the purpose. In November, he was arrested in Mumbai for alleged involvement in a drug racket.

BJP motors towards single-largest party status in Manipur, Congress looks headed for wipe-out

According to trends as of noon, the BJP is leading in 21 seats while the Congress is leading in 3 seats.

Burst of colours, dancing to party songs, food as ‘support’ — snapshots of Manipur before polls

Door-to-door electioneering, public meetings & flag hoistings are taking place across Manipur, ahead of assembly polls on 28 February & 3 March. ThePrint brings glimpses of the campaign.

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File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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