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Ibobi calls Cabinet meeting to discuss law and order
IMPHAL, May 22: State chief minister O Ibobi Singh who arrived at Imphal today from the national capital has called a Cabinet meeting tomorrow to discuss the law and order situation in the state.The discussion will focus on the Suspension of Operation, SoO, disturbed area status, modalities of the Special Police Officers and monitoring of functioning of the civil organisations operating in the state, according to a reliable source.Mention may be made that the state chief minister, O Ibobi Singh had been camping at New Delhi in connection with the tripartite talks between the Manipur government, India government and Kuki militants, UPF on the ground rules for the SoO.In the talks which were held on May 19 at a hotel in New Delhi, state chief secretary Jarnail Singh, DGP Y Joykumar and IGP (Intelligence) LM Khoute represented the state government.The outcome of the talks will be discussed in the Cabinet meeting scheduled tomorrow.IGP (Intelligence) Khoute who was nominated to particpate in a conference organised by the Union ministry of home affairs for formulation of the new scheme “Crime and Criminal Network System” could not attend the same due to a busy schedule, as he was engaged in the tripartite talks.RK Tutusana, joint secretary home attended the conference in place of the IGP which was held yesterday in New Delhi.The Cabinet will also review the disturbed area status in the state with special reference to the Imphal municipal area where it was lifted.The review of the disturbed area status in this area is being taken up considering the increasing violence in the area, the source disclosed.The appointment of SPOs to arm the civil populace by setting up village defence guards and its modalities proposed by the state home department will also be discussed in the meeting, the source said.Mention may be made that even though the process for selection of the VDG had already started in Heirok in Thoubal, the same is yet to commence in Lilong Chajing where the state government decided to set up the same under the SPO.On the other hand, two officers of the state police, Thoubal SP Clay Khongsai and SDPO, Imphal west AK Jhalajit had recently been deputed to Jammu and Kashmir to study the implementation of the Jammu and Kashmir Volunteers Force, JKVF. They returned last weekend.The Cabinet will also discuss the functioning of the various civil organisations in the state. Mention may be made that the state police on the directive of the state government has started monitoring the functioning and activities of 24 NGOs including students bodies.Police establishments are also making hectic efforts to identify the names of the office bearers and their founders.Among the list of the NGOs are UCM, MAFYF, AMUCO, COHR, UPF, AMKIL, HRA, MKNM, NIPCO, PLPAM, WASAK,UPAKO, All Manipur Chingmi Tami Apunba Nupi Lup, Kangla Mei, THANIL, AMADA, CLK, IPSA etc. Students bodies like AMSU, MSF, DESAM, MUSU, AISF etc are also in the list.In the meantime, the finance secretary of the MAFYF, RK Bumi, 30, son of Joy of Sagolband Bijoy Govinda was nabbed by the Imphal west police today at around 1.30 pm from Keishampat area.He is likely to be produced before the chief judicial magistrate, Imphal west tomorrow.Mention may be made that the MAFYF president Sapamcha Kangleipal is already under arrest under NSA. (Courtesy: IFP)
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, 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.
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 …