Daily News Digest : The Sangai Express – 26 October 2011


LPG quota for the VIPs grow, public forced to opt for charcoal Filled LPG sold at Rs 2000 in black [The Sangai Express]

October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

IMPHAL, Oct 25: Even as the general public reel under the acute shortage of cooking gas triggered by the ongoing economic/counter blockade, the LPG quota for the political class, bureaucrats and high ranking police officials has been on the rise in line with the agitation prolonging with each single day. Filled LPG cylinders are however […]

BJP urges for one-day polling [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 25 : The BJP Manipur State unit has urged the Election Commission of India to conduct the 10th Manipur Legislative Assembly elections on a single day for both the hills and valley, and also to use only central paramilitary forces. After apprising Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on the prevailing  situation in Manipur, […]

ACs under ECI scanner [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 25 : In its efforts to reduce election related expenditures, the Election Commission of India has started identi-fying Assembly Consti- tuencies which recorded greater expenditures in the previous elections. An official source informed that the Chief Electoral Officer has demanded constituency- wise expenditure statements of the previous elections from the respective Deputy Commi- […]

Sit-in protest against Sadar Hills district [ The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 25 : Naga people residing in Sadar Hills area of Senapati district staged a protest demonstration at Siangmai Namdai village today against creation of Sadar Hills district. The protest demonstration was participated by a large number of people coming from around 120 Naga villages. They put up placards which read as “No Sadar […]

UNC flays [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 25 : The UNC has asserted that it has received reports about supporters of Sadar Hills Districthood Demand Committee forcing educational institu- tions, Naga villages and non-Kuki villages in Sadar Hills and Saitu sub-divisions to participate in rallies, economic blockade and other programme for demanding Sadar Hills district against their wishes. A press […]

‘Save Sharmila’ drive reaches Kolkata – [ The Sangai Express ]

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Kolkata, Oct 25: Demanding repeal of the ‘draconian’ Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), a team of ‘Save Sharmila Solidarity Cam-paign’ today reached here as part of a nationwide tour for public support. Led by 21 members of the National Alliance for People’s Movement (NAPM), the ‘Srinagar to Imphal Jan Karvan’ is being backed by […]

UN’s B’day : RPF details genesis [The Sangai Express]

October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Contd from previous issue IMPHAL, Oct 25 : However, in Manipur captured revolutionary cadres are being treated in the most inhuman manner by the Indian military against all international laws and UN principles, alleged RPF. By creating a situation of emergency, the Government of India has been deploying a huge military force in Manipur equipped […]

RPF derides surrender events [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 25 : Categorically stating that  only the pseudo revolutionaries who did not have the mettle and conviction ran way from their organisations and surrendered to the Government, the proscribed RPF has asserted that such surrender ceremonies would not deter the liberation movement a bit. It were these  deserters the Government of India and […]

Tiger on the prowl ? [The Sangai Express]

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IMPHAL, Oct 25: Speculation over whether or not any tiger population is left in Manipur has been laid to rest if a Tamenglong villager is to be believed. After a rare case of lynching a tiger in 2005 by some residents of Bhalok village in Tamenglong district led to high expectation that the tiger is […]

ANSAM president assault slur on AR personnel [The Sangai Express]

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Imphal, Oct 25: President of All Naga Students Associa-tion, Manipur (ANSAM) J Kumo Sha was reportedly bea- ten up by personnel of Assam Rifles last night in Senapati. Reports alleged that one Assam Rifles major identified as Major Marathi was involved in the assault. Meanwhile, the ANSAM, Senapati District Students Association (SDSA) and Senapati District […]

Border immunisation programme @ Moreh [The Sangai Express]

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Imphal, Oct 25: As a part of MCUP-11, a medical team of Primary Health Centre, Moreh led by its District Immunisation Officer Dr S Priyokumar Singh carried out mass immunisation programme at 12 villages under New Samtal and Molcham divisions from October 22 till 24, said a statement. It is informed that the Moreh PHC […]

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