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Cong bandh shuts Dimapur
Dimapur, May 19: Normal life was paralyzed here on Monday during the 12-hour bandh called by the Congress in protest against State government’s failure to contain violence and curb the skyrocketing of prices of essential commodities. All shops, business establishments, banks and government offices remained closed as vehicles remained off the road. The district administration said all normal activities came to a grinding halt except emergency services. Although no major incidents were reported during the day, the passengers of out-bound and in-coming trains had a harrowing time as bandh imposers restricted the movement of pedestrians also. The Congress had earlier alleged government remained like a mute spectator despite spate of factional clashes in and around Dimapur that claimed several lives in recent time. Meanwhile, District Congress Committee, Dimapur, has expressed gratitude to the general public for their support to the bandh.DCC, Dimapur, president Roben Lotha, alleged DAN government had failed to curb the spiraling prices of essential commodities. He said rampant extortions and other forms of taxations had made life difficult for the people.Lotha said the law and order situation in entire State was a reflection of the performance of Neiphiu Rio led DAN government. “Anti-social elements are at large and the state government is in slumber. Whatever semblance of normalcy prevails is because of NGOs, civil societies, churches, GBs, DBs, mothers and other organizations,” he added. (Courtesy: Nagaland Post)
IMPHAL, Jun 1: Tamnganba Meetei, propaganda, communication and technical officer, military council of the KCP has condemned the joint statement of the KYKL and UNLF which stated that the KCP(MC) was a masked proxy of the Indian security forces. The statement lacks clarity while blaming the KCP(MC), it said.The joint statement of the KYKL and UNLF signed by the publicity and research secretary, Langamba of KYKL and deputy secretary, organization, N Ibochou of UNLF respectively which stated that the bomb blast incident at RIMS complex was an act of terrorism was indeed worthy of condemnation, it said.It is too much to say that the KCP(MC) was not a revolutionary group but part of IOF, the KCP official said.It was unfortunate that the two respected organizations were dispatching statements through media which confused the people. It happens to give a great chance to the anti-revolutionaries, it said.Like the UNLF which was broken into two factions, UNLF (Meghen) and UNLF (Oken) which is …
IMPHAL, Oct 25: The irate public of Kongpal Khaidem Leikai destroyed a portion of a retaining wall which was constructed by the state IFCD as part of flood control measures three months back along the Kongba river at Kongpal Khaidem Leikai after the wall was found running long cracks this morning.The local public after discovery of the cracks on the wall constructed at the bank of Kongba river turned violent and carried out the dismantling process this morning around 10.30 am. About 10 meters of the cracked portion of the retaining wall was destroyed by them.In this connection, the local public of Kongpal Khaiden Leikai said that cracks had appeared earlier after the completion of the wall, but the cracks were filled with cement after they complained to the local MLA, Nandakumar recently.The locals said the wall was broken down as many portions of the retaining wall were found to be constructed without proper quality control. There was apprehension that the wall which was constructed …
Imphal, May 28 2009: The last rites of Proctor of Manipur University Prof Md Islamuddin who was shot dead by armed cadres of the proscribed KYKL in the University campus on May 25 was performed today at the Kabrastan of his native birthplace Yairipok Changamdabi Mathak Leikai.
The body of Prof Islamuddin was taken back by the family members after an agreement was arrived at between the members of the JAC formed in connection with the killing and the Chief Minister during a meeting yesterday evening.
Last tributes paid to the mortal remains of Prof Md Islamuddin by colleagues
The agreement was arrived at over some demands that the JAC had placed before the Government.
Before performing the last rites, the body of Prof Islamuddin was taken from mortuary of RIMS Hospital to the campus of Manipur University where a large number of faculty members, students as well as general public paid their last respect and offered floral tributes to the departed soul.