The CM’s proposal comes exactly a year after neighbouring Mizoram lifted its ban on sale of liquor in July 2014.
Villages bank on barter across the border, militants provide more medical help ‘than state govt ever did’
“Suddenly, we heard a lot of shooting and bombs going off in the near distance. Boom, boom, boom. We were wondering what was happening,” 55-year-old Hemlet Guite, a village elder, said.
Sources say Muivah now appears willing to consider options floated by the Indian government, including more autonomy for the Naga hill districts of Manipur.
Security experts in Manipur claim that Chorokhurnao village in Ukhrul was, in all probability, used by the insurgents as it is the shortest and safest route to the location of the ambush.
It was in August last year that Ahmad and Habib had met each other through a mutual friend.
The attack is seen as an attempt by a miffed and slighted Khaplang to send out the message that they cannot be ignored.
Esha Raoy profiles the NSCN (Khaplang), KYKL and KCP — outfits that killed 18 Army personnel in Manipur’s Chandel district last week.
Family members have identified the body to be of 30-year-old Rajabglung Kamei, son of Alu Kamei of Noney in Tamenglong district of Manipur.
“The bomb is still live. We arrived after the incident was over and have been here ever since. We are conducting searches. But the insurgents could very well have left for Myanmar,’’ said a soldier from 6 Dogra Regiment.
Chandel district in Manipur is also known to be a hub of cross border smuggling of arms and drugs.
At least 20 army personnel were killed and eleven injured on Thursday when an insurgent group ambushed their patrol in Chandel district of Manipur.
The tumultuous campaign for the elections of the Autonomous District Councils come to an end on Sunday afternoon.
Kangujam alleged that the minister Abdul Nasir had asked two women delegates to his room in a hotel where they had put up, promising them money.
The incident occurred on Sunday night when a group of young men were returning from a picnic in two vehicles from Selheipung Garden.
Family and friends of the victim have called for an indefinite strike on the Imphal-Ukhrul road demanding the termination of all the commandos involved in the incident.
The two masons died when they were taken "into custody" by the underground group during interrogation by the cadre members.
Elephants which may stray into Manipur from Myanmar are sought after and hunted as well.
Manipur’s guest list for the recently concluded commemoration included dignitaries from countries which took part in the battle.
At the first-ever reading of Flood of Fire in India, Amitav Ghosh talks about his connections with Manipur.
Haollenphai, located right on the Indo-Myanmar border, is set to change. It was named as the site of one of Narendra Modi government’s much-touted 100 smart cities.
The last published book by Manipur’s MK Binodini Devi gives us a glimpse into the past and present of the northeast state.
This is the second time in a year that Sharmila has been released.
CM Zeliang has called for a confidence motion on Tuesday, but the rebels are not keen on it.
Rebels say Zeliang ‘foreign account’ being used to lure MLAs, he says charge ‘political desperation’
Former CM Rio backs rebels; NPF suspends 7 legislators.
The party said that the members have been suspended for associating themselves with 'detractors and deviators'
The compound was used as a camp by the 49 Battalion of the CRPF for more than 20 years.
Police sources said that the bomb was planted inside a betel leaf basket.
Narendra Modi to flag off 19.75 km-long Dudhnoi-Mendipathar line today.
Probe into Manorama death, slamming AR and indicating ‘sexual assault’, was kept under wraps for 10 yrs.
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.
Descendants of farmers brought from UP, Bihar, they celebrated Modi’s win.
People see me as a separatist. But, I am struggling for India’s integrity, she said.
Mary's nephews, a cousin and several aspiring boxers, including two girls live with the family.
Sarita’s loss in a controversial decision in the semis has been no less painful than a death in the family.
With the end of the Mughal Empire and the rise of British power, the 19th century Muslim intellectual had to reimagine his politics.