PMAY-G: Assam CM warns officials against irregularities in selection of beneficiaries

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has warned the officials of disciplinary actions against irregularities in the selection of beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Gramin (PMAY-G) scheme . He said that officials who have sanctioned houses to ‘ineligible’ beneficiaries in the state under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Gramin (PMAY-G) would be booked as per law.

Manipur Police arrested NSCN-IM cadre allegedly involved in Khoupum ambush in 2015

Manipur Police arrested a NSCN-IM cadre allegedly involved in Khoupum ambush in 2016. The team of Bishnupur district police arrested the NSCN-IM at NTPC Gate, Ningthoukhong under the jurisdiction of Bishnupur district police. The arrested NSCN-IM cadre was allegedly involved in a 2016 ambush at Khoupum which killed one jawan of the Gorkha Rifles.

Manipur a Dry State but High on Spirits : Ranks 5th on Alcohol Consumption trends

Alcohol consumption among both men and women is higher in rural India than in urban India, the National Family Health Survey-5 (NFHS-5), 2019-21 has found. Manipur a dry state since 1991 where sale and consumption of alcohol are prohibited is ranked fifth in order of high consumption among men population . Various civil society organizations have also banned alcohol.

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