Friday, September 22, 2023


North East

Women’s body holds protest against Assam Rifles’ legal notice to Manipur politician

Imphal, September 2: Members of a women's body held demonstrations across five valley districts of Manipur on Saturday, demanding withdrawal of a legal notice served to a politician by Assam Rifles. Representatives of the Committee on Mass Protest against Assam Rifles organised sit-ins to protest against the paramilitary force's legal notice to Republican Party of India (RPI-Athawale) national secretary Maheshwar Thounaojam for harming the "reputation of the organisation". Women in large numbers hit the streets in Uripok, Singjamei, Keisampat, Keismathong in Imphal West district and Wangkhei and Khurai in Imphal...
North East

Assam Government employees start 2-day protest demanding Old Pension Scheme

Guwahati, August 22: Lakhs of Assam government employees started a two-day protest on Tuesday demanding re-introduction of the Old Pension Scheme (OPS) and said the state government can do it provided it has the will. Employees under the aegis of the All Assam Government NPS Employees' Association (AAGNPSEA) started 'Karma Birati' (cessation of work) agitation at their respective workplaces to protest against the National Pension System (NPS). "The NPS views the pension system as a business and pensioners as some trading material. It is against the ethos and traditions of...

Protest against Manipur incident turns violent in Maharashtra’s Nashik district

NASHIK, JULY 30: At least 10 police personnel received injuries in stone-pelting after a protest march against the sexual assault on two women in Manipur turned violent at Satana town in Maharashtra's Nashik district, officials said. Several persons have been detained in connection with the incident which took place on Saturday evening and the situation has been brought under control, Superintendent of Police (SP) Shahaji Umap said. The march was organised by the Eklavya Adivasi Sanghatana, a few other tribal organisations and the Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi to condemn the incident...
North East

Manipur: Rally held to protest against demand for ‘separate administration’ by Kukis

Imphal, July 29: A massive rally was taken out here on Saturday to protest against the demand for a ‘separate administration’ for areas inhabited by the Kuki community. Tens of thousands of demonstrators from across five valley districts of the state participated in the rally, demanding the territorial integrity of the northeastern state where race riots began in early May. The protest march, organised by Coordinating Committee on Manipur Integrity (COCOMI), began at Thangmeiband in Imphal West district and culminated at Hapta Kangjeibunand in Imphal East, covering a distance of...
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