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Manipur: Cong delegation meets Guv, calls for special assembly session to oppose Citizenship bill

The governor, however, told the delegation that it will not be possible to convene a special session immediately as the house was prorogued just two days back. It would take 15 days to convene another session. 

Need to rewrite history books to include Manipur freedom struggle: Governor

Every year on this day, Manipur observes Patriots' Day to pay tribute to the state's heroes who fought the Anglo-Manipur War in 1891 against the British Empire. 


Tributes paid to martyrs of 1891 Anglo-Manipur War

The 1891 armed conflict was the last battle fought between the Kingdom of Manipur and the British Empire, wherein Manipur lost its sovereignty.

Manipur Governor slams Pakistani Foreign Minister for Salman Khan remark

Najma Heptulla told newsmen at Raj Bhavan in Imphal that in this country, individuals irrespective of religion, caste and creed, are punished on the basis of the crimes committed by them and there is no segregation based on "minority" or "majority" as claimed by the Pakistan minister.

Israel-Palestine issue can be solved only by PM Narendra Modi: Najma Heptulla

"From my knowledge of the issue, I believe there is nobody better suited to solve the problem,” Heptulla, a former minister in the Narendra Modi cabinet, said.

PM Modi can establish peace between Palestine and Israel: Najma Heptulla

"The respect he (Narendra Modi) received in Palestine shows that he is accepted as a world leader," Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla said


Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla welcomes Assam Rifles tri-nation expedition team

 The 2,150-km long expedition named Sardar Vallabhai Patel Unity and Heritage Motorcycle Expedition will cover Bangladesh and Myanmar besides India’s six northeastern states — Meghalaya, Assam, Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram and Tripura.

Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla moots ‘Flying Doctor” scheme

“The scheme is one of its kind and will be very useful for other hill areas in the NE region as the neighbouring states in the area share similar topographical features,” the governor said adding she had requested the prime minister to inaugurate it.

Najma Heptulla is new Jamia Chancellor

While some students voiced discomfort over the “political appointment”, a professor called the move “routine” and said that “Chancellor is a ceremonial post”.

Minority welfare: Six skill centres inaugurated, five of them on Badals’ turf

The centres will impart training in sewing and embroidery to minority communities for free and students will be given a yearly stipend of Rs 4,000 per annum.

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Belonging to a Congress family and a long-time Congress leader herself, Heptulla crossed over to the BJP in 2004 and was the party’s candidate for vice-president in 2007. She is now one of the two Muslim ministers in the Narendra Modi Cabinet, both of them in the Minority Affairs Ministry. A five-time Rajya Sabha MP, […]