With five assembly seats in Manipur scheduled for bye-election on November 7, security has been beefed up in the state, especially in districts where the bypolls are due.
Bijiyashanti Tongbram lives near the Loktak, the largest freshwater lake in the Northeast region. She is now using lotus stems to weave delicate mufflers and stoles.
Under any circumstances, the amount of tuition fees to be collected shall not exceed 50 percent of the payable monthly fee. The salary of the staff and teachers should not be below 50 percent of the payable monthly salary, the commissioner said in the order.
Wangoi, Saitu and Singhat will go to polls on November 7.
The exclusive special court, to be known as Special Court (MP/MLA), will be based in Imphal at the sessions and magisterial levels having jurisdiction over entire Manipur.
The last date for filing nomination papers is October 20 and scrutiny of nominations will be held the next day.
Of the five newly inducted ministers, three are sitting MLAs of the BJP and two are former Congress MLAs who defected to the BJP.
In an office memorandum, state Chief Secretary said that the economic dislocation inflicted by the pandemic has seriously impacted the resources of the state government.
One cabinet berth has been left open. One of the Congress MLAs is Okram Henry Singh, the nephew of former CM Okram Ibobi Singh.
The NPP, led by Deputy Chief Minister Y Joykumar, another Biren detractor, had pulled out of the government days before the Rajya Sabha election this year to back the Congress.
It was also decided that private schools will collect 50 per cent tuition fee from students from April.
Manipur Congress Pradesh Committee (MPCC) president, M. Oken, said the party will submit a representation to the Governor of Manipur with regards to their demands.
On September 4 morning, armed miscreants shot a security guard of the WSG who was guarding cash transporting van before robbing around 1.15 crore rupees. The security guard later succumbed to his injuries.
Schools with an enrolment rate of less than 200 students have been asked to waive students’ tuition fee and pay 50 per cent salaries to teaching and non-teaching staff. The same shall be applicable to schools with student enrolments between 200 and 7,000.
Kipgen has contended that Conrad Sangma has been planning a coup in NPP in the soil of Manipur for wanting to establish his late father PA Sangma as the founder of NPP.
The NPP launched its campaign three days after Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh officially launched the by-election campaign for the BJP at Wangoi Assembly constituency.
Gambhir’s story went viral on social media when in April 2018, a video of him singing in Mumbai surfaced on the internet, subsequently reuniting him with his family after four decades.
The e-Office application will ensure moving towards functioning of Government offices with less paper work and ushering in more efficient, effective and transparent inter-government and intra-government transactions.
The 14-year-old girl was found unconscious on the road last Monday by a pedestrian.
The Ishan Uday (NER) scholarship, especially for the North-East, was launched by the UGC in 2014-15.
Police said that a sum of around Rs.1.15 crore that was brought to be distributed in various ATMs was robbed by the miscreants.
The key accused in the case, a 19-year-old man has been arrested. He is booked under Sections 307 and 325 of the IPC and the POCSO Act.
Kipgen alleged that N Kayisii, appointed by Sangma, had indulged in anti-party activities and also failed to renew his party membership.
The development comes in the wake of the controversy surrounding the election of the state unit's party president which was conducted last Sunday for the term 2020-2023.
Of the total 1,608 active cases in Manipur, around 800 are Paramilitary personnel.