Tuesday, Dec 23, 2014

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Bomb blast in Imphal’s high security area kills 2
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

Police sources said that the bomb was planted inside a betel leaf basket.

Modi’s Northeast visit: Manipur, Nagaland wait for PM push on peace talks
Sat, Nov 29, 2014

Narendra Modi to flag off 19.75 km-long Dudhnoi-Mendipathar line today.

‘She told me to get her from police station as early as possible’
Tue, Nov 25, 2014

Probe into Manorama death, slamming AR and indicating ‘sexual assault’, was kept under wraps for 10 yrs.

Who was Irom Sharmila: A look at the life she has lost, and memories that sustain her
Sun, Nov 23, 2014

Who was Irom Sharmila before her extraordinary protest against the AFSPA took over her existence? As her fast enters its 15th year, a look at the life she has lost, and the memories that sustain her.

A Little India in Myanmar, with Hindi classes and an RSS branch
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Descendants of farmers brought from UP, Bihar, they celebrated Modi’s win.

I believe PM Modi will repeal AFSPA from Manipur: Irom Sharmila
Thu, Nov 06, 2014

People see me as a separatist. But, I am struggling for India’s integrity, she said.

From mud-&-thatch hut to mansion, father narrates Mary Kom’s story
Thu, Oct 02, 2014

Mary's nephews, a cousin and several aspiring boxers, including two girls live with the family.

At Sarita Devi’s home, it’s like a death in the family
Thu, Oct 02, 2014

Sarita’s loss in a controversial decision in the semis has been no less painful than a death in the family.

Bomb blast in Manipur’s Ukhrul district kills two
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

It has nothing to do with the recent violence or incidents which have taken place in Ukhrul, said Ningshen.

Three days after her release, anti-AFSPA activist Irom Sharmila re-arrested from protest site
Fri, Aug 22, 2014

Sharmila has been taken back to her ward at the JNIMS to be force fed through her nose.

I want to eat, help me, join my struggle: Irom Sharmila’s message on first day out
Fri, Aug 22, 2014

The crowd, who had only seen Sharmila in photographs printed in newspapers, garlanded her.

Stature a worry for govt, can come in her way too
Thu, Aug 21, 2014

Irom's fight against what is perceived as a draconian law has made her more than just an icon.

Her tube off, fast still on, Irom Sharmila is free
Thu, Aug 21, 2014

“I will continue my fast until AFSPA is repealed once and for all", she said.

Irom Sharmila released, will Manipur government move HC now?
Wed, Aug 20, 2014

Question is if state government will come up with to ensure that she can be taken into custody again.

Irom Sharmila released from hospital detention
Wed, Aug 20, 2014

A civil rights activist, Irom has been force-fed through her nose for over a decade now.

Court orders release of Manipur activist Irom Sharmila
Tue, Aug 19, 2014

Sharmila has been on fast for past 13 years to demand withdrawal of AFSPA from Manipur.

From Manipur, stories of the women actors who didn’t get to play Mary Kom
Sun, Aug 17, 2014

The Manipuri film industry is a vibrant one, with as many as 80-100 movies being made a year.

Sushma Swaraj discusses trade, insurgency with Myanmar
Tue, Aug 12, 2014

Swaraj raised the issue of insurgent outfits and outfits banned by India setting up bases in Myanmar during her meeting with Myanmar President.

South China Sea shadow over Asian meets; China isolated but unmoved
Mon, Aug 11, 2014

India backs freedom of navigation, access to resources in SCS waters.

India, Aus to expedite civil n-deal; South China Sea dispute raised
Sun, Aug 10, 2014

The two countries also discussed the civil nuclear agreement and agreed to expedite the process.

India keen to enhance Asean ties
Sun, Aug 10, 2014

This is the first time in 17 years after the admission to Asean that Myanmar has Chaired the grouping.

Manorama rape and murder: 10 years on, family’s hope for justice fades
Sat, Jul 12, 2014

The incident had led to widespread protests in Manipur and the rest of India.

My husband wanted power, that’s why he brought men from both Congress and BJP to me: Rajasthan rape victim
Sun, Jun 29, 2014

Now 20, the case of sexual exploitation she filed against her husband and 16 others, including MoS Nihal Chand, comes up for hearing in a Jaipur court.

Bend it Like Bembem: The feisty captain of Manipur women’s football team opens up
Sun, Jun 08, 2014

Oinam Bembem started playing football with the boys in her colony in Imphal city when she was 12.

5 militants gunned down in Meghalaya
Thu, May 22, 2014

A joint team of the police targeted UALA commander-in-chief Singbirth Marak alias Norrok X Momin.

Landslide victory for Nagaland CM; Cong retains both seats in Manipur
Sat, May 17, 2014

Tripura: CPM bags both seats; Mizoram: Cong retains lone seat.

66 elections and a postponement
Wed, Apr 09, 2014

From chief minister to union cabinet, Rio looks at a bigger role.

Nagaland stands up to Centre
Wed, Dec 25, 2013

Citing special constitutional powers,state shortlists companies for oil exploration,ignores ministry questions on move’s validity.

Drugs worth Rs 20 crore seized in Manipur,5 arrested
Fri, Nov 29, 2013

Haul near Chaobok Lamkhai is the third major this year in the state.

Manipur People’s Party V-P shot
Thu, Nov 14, 2013

A vice-president of Manipur People’s Party (MPP),H Manisana,was shot in broad daylight Wednesday. The 64-year-old Manisana was going to the party office when he was killed on Tiddim Road near Tulihal Airport at 9.40 am. MPP is the oldest regional party in the state. The police said Manisana was traveling from his residence in Bishnupur […]

Sharmila meets brother,he denies honour killing threat
Fri, Nov 08, 2013

Irom’s brother had allegedly threatened her with “honour killing” for her relationship with a British citizen of Goan descent.

NHRC notice to Manipur govt for Irom’s detention
Tue, Nov 05, 2013

The commission,which visited the activist in Imphal last month,has questioned the fact that Sharmila is not allowed to meet any member of the public.

Irom Sharmila detention: Human rights panel sends notice to Manipur govt
Mon, Nov 04, 2013

Irom Sharmila remained steadfast on continuing her fast till AFSPA was removed from Manipur.

The Naga Warrior: A daughter travels to Nagaland to retrace journey of her mother
Sun, Oct 27, 2013

Ursula Graham Bower,a British woman,had made her home in these hills in the 1940s.

Ashok Chakra awardee faces probe in kidnap,murder case
Mon, Oct 07, 2013

Was also named by SC panel in Manipur fake encounter case

Ashoka Chakra awardee led fake encounter in Manipur,says SC panel
Sun, Sep 15, 2013

The Ashoka Chakra is the nation’s highest peacetime gallantry medal.