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First Time: Supreme Court removed a state minister over Disqualification petition

On March 18, 2020, for the first time in its history, the Supreme Court removed the Manipur Minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar Singh from the state cabinet. The apex court has also been restrained him from entering the Legislative assembly. What is the issue? Mr Shyamkumar won the 2017 assembly elections on Congress Ticket and switched over ..

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Manipur CM launches two new schemes

Chief Minister of Manipur N Biren Singh recently launched two new schemes named “Chief Ministers Akhannaba Sanaroisingi Tengbang (CMAST)” and “Chief Ministergi Artiste Singgi Tengbang (CMAT)” with an outlay of Rs 7.36 crore and Rs.5.7 crore respectively. The CMAST scheme aims to provide suitable government job to sportspersons who win medals in international events. Incentive ..

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Government sets up Delimitation Commission

The last delimitation (Fixing limits of territorial constituencies) was conducted across India in 2002, but the four North-eastern states namely Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Nagaland and Jammu and Kashmir were left out. Recently, a Delimitation Commission was recently set up to redraw the Lok Sabha and assembly constituencies of the above states and UT. ..

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Parliamentary Panel: More than 40% of schools are without power and playgrounds

A Parliamentary panel set up on education submitted its report to Rajya Sabha on 2020-21 demand for grants. The report said that shortfalls in budget funds has led to critical infrastructure gaps. Key findings of the report The Panel in its report says that more than 27% cuts have been made in budget allocations for ..

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Manipur- the major role player of Act East Policy

India has been focusing on Act East Policy lately with a strong motive of developing the North East. Out of all the North Eastern States, Manipur has evolved the major supporter of Act East Policy. Measures The GoI and the Manipur Government have taken several measures together in order to make the Act East Policy ..

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