August 29, 2017 11:18 am
It was Keishing who, as Chief Minister, played the most crucial role in bringing peace after Meiteis and Pangals (domiciled Muslims) clashed in 1980, Kukis and Nagas in 1992-93 and Kukis and Paites in 1997-98.
August 28, 2017 2:29 am
A statement issued by the NSCN(IM) termed the news about the organization allegedly stopping Rishang Keishing’s last journey to his birthplace as “unauthenticated” and said that “there was neither restrictions imposed from NSCN/GPRN authority for the burial at Bungpa village.”
August 25, 2017 4:47 am
Though no government or family source revealed why his body was not taken to his native village, former CM and senior Congress leader Okram Ibobi Singh told The Indian Express that it was “most unfortunate” that Rishang Keishing’s body was not allowed to be taken to his village.
August 23, 2017 7:24 am
After Manipur became a full-fledged state in 1972, Keishing returned to state politics, and got elected to the state assembly from Phungyar, an assembly segment which he represented for seven terms till 2002.
February 20, 2014 5:59 am
Rishang Keishing, 94, was in first Lok Sabha; Wednesday was his last day in Parliament .
May 14, 2012 1:14 am
The only surviving member of the first Lok Sabha who is still a member of Parliament today lamented the growing tendency of MPs to troop into the well of the House to register their protest and resort to disruptions
May 10, 2012 12:50 am
Keishing,93,a former chief minister of Manipur,is now a member of Rajya Sabha.